Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Art

Praying Mantises, Venus Fly Traps, and Autumn Leaves Crafted From Finely Molded Crepe Paper

Illustrator and paper artist Tina Kraus sculpts realistic insects, plants, and reptiles out of textured crepe paper, adding colorful details with pastel chalk and paint. Kraus...

Geometric Dresses and Headpieces Created Entirely From Strands of Spaghetti

French interior designer and visual artist Alice Pegna is attracted to unusual or surprising materials, often using objects outside of their intended purpose. For her project Ex...

Shimmering Collages and Installations by Sara Shakeel Bring Bedazzled Glamour to Everyday Scenes

Chicago-based artist Sara Shakeel used to have a career as a dentist. But she’s traded in pearly whites for a shiny new medium: crystals. Shakeel incorporates...

Overlapping Jewel-Toned Fabrics Fill the Nave of a Former Italian Church in a New...

  Thomas Granseuer and Tomislav Topic, known as the art duo Quintessenz, recently completed a new hanging fabric installation at CARME, an arts center located inside a...

Find Yourself in the Pages of the New Search-And-Find Book ‘Where Are You?’ Illustrated...

“Where Are You?” is a new customized search-and-find book illustrated by Marija Tiurina. The children’s book combines elements from “I Spy,” Where’s Waldo?,” and video...

Landscapes of Glistening Digital Rectangles Formed and Subdivided by Algorithms

Dimitris Ladopoulos creates random geometric patterns based on four-sided-forms by implementing an algorithm in the 3D animation program Houdini. The resulting designs look like intricate...

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...

Spiked Sculptures by Matthew Shlian Create Angular Geometry from Folded Paper

Paper engineer Matthew Shlian combines intricate geometric tessellations with exact folds and creases to form bas-relief sculptures. Shlian has been crafting his paper artworks for several...

Mountain Ranges and Beehive Structures Inspire Amy Genser’s Intricate Rolled Paper Sculptures

Connecticut-based Amy Genser uses rolled paper and acrylic paint to create topographic explorations of rocky and oceanic landscapes. Her sculptures reference natural forms and creatures such...

Meteorological Data Visualized as Mixed Media Sculptures by Nathalie Miebach

Boston-based conceptual artist Nathalie Miebach weaves colorful, complex sculptures using rope, wood, paper, fibers, and data from weather events. Two of the artist’s recent series explore...

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