Saturday, March 23, 2019

Art

Hand-Sewn Portraits by Sheena Liam Capture Quiet Moments of Self Care

Malaysian-born artist and model Sheena Liam (previously) creates self-portraiture through dark green thread and embroidery hoops. The hand-sewn images imitate her own subtle gestures from her...

Slumped Plexiglass Pillows by Colin Roberts Refract Light like Dazzling Disco Balls

Los Angeles-based artist Colin Roberts began creating pillows out of perspex, or plexiglass, in 2008. The solid imitations of typically plush objects are shaped to be...

Ornate Birds and Sea Creatures Spring to Life With Environmental Embellishments of Flowers and...

Artist Ellen Jewett continues to create sculptures of animals from the land and sea, crafting realistic depictions with a surreal edge. Each porcelain creature features elaborate...

When the Sun Sets in Baiona, a Seemingly Simple Whale Mural Reveals a Belly...

A new collaborative mural by Barcelona-based artists María López and Javier de Riba undergoes a dramatic shift from day to night. Titled Hizkuntza, the mural appears to be...

Human and Animal Skulls Encrusted in Delicate Floral Filigree by Kengo Takahashi

Kengo Takahashi uses ultra-thin aluminum casting to get the precise shape of real flowers for his series titled Flower Funeral. The detailed works combine hundreds of...

Black and White Vortexes Swallow Bits of Data and Smoke-Like Swirls in Looping Animations...

French student Étienne Jacob creates optically-charged black and white GIFs that suck the viewer into their repetitious animations like deep black holes. His works are often...

Oak Tree Roots Carved into Fantastical Creatures with Long Limbs by Tach Pollard

UK-based artist Tach Pollard transforms gnarled tree roots into fantastical creatures inspired by European folklore. The sleek sculptures have spindly legs and long cloaks, which give...

A Clever Twist on the Donation-Based Community Library Gives New Life to a Big...

Thanks to the nonprofit Little Free Library, chances are you have encountered a small house-like structure on a public thoroughfare, with a front door that...

Recycled Packing Materials Sculpted Into Elaborate Renaissance Costumes by Suzanne Jongmans

Interdisciplinary artist Suzanne Jongmans uses her skills as a sculptor and costume designer to create recycled garments from packing materials such as Styrofoam, plastic sheets, and...

A Balloon Mural by Mehdi Ghadyanloo Brings Levity to the 2019 World Economic Forum...

Iranian muralist and fine artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo is the creator of the poetic mural recently installed in the lobby of the Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland,...

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