Friday, July 20, 2018

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A Centuries-Old Art Form Hides Within the Gilded Pages of Antique Books

Martin Frost creates paintings in places that people can’t see, or can only find if they know exactly where to look. The UK-based artist is a fore-edge painter, which means he produces elaborate designs and...

New Miniature Lace Scenes by Ágnes Herczeg Capture Quiet Domestic Moments

Hungarian fiber artist Ágnes Herczeg (previously) continues to create delicate depictions of quiet moments. Formed from colorful lace and found wood, each small scene floats in mid-air and is attached to a piece of...

Lifelike Eyes Clustered Together in Striking Abstract Portraits by Emilio Villalba

San Francisco-based painter Emilio Villalba creates abstract portraits inspired by the precision of master works from the past. His paintings are set against white backgrounds that partially cover or obscure large clusters of diverse, hyperrealistic eyes,...

Folklore Embroidered on British and American Currency by Noora Schroderus

Finnish artist Noora Schroderus embroiders classic hairstyles inspired by well-known female characters of European folktales and Disney films onto the leaders featured on US and British currency. The hairstyles are reminiscent of Cinderella’s ball-ready bouffant or...

Vibrant Watercolor Paintings Filled With Mysterious Monochrome Worlds

Illustrator Marija Tiurina creates fantastical worlds packed with original characters. The complex watercolor paintings force the viewer to stare deeply into tangled masses to extract specific elements, which often appear to be creations of a centralized...

Painted Street Carpets by Arthur-Louis Ignoré

Arthur-Louis Ignoré, also known as Ali, paints white patterned carpets on public sidewalks and passageways in cities across the world, including recent installations throughout France and Finland. The works are inspired by both geometric...

A 65-Foot Hand-Crocheted Tree Gives Visitors to Zurich’s Train Station a Full Sensory Experience

Brazilian Conceptual artist Ernesto Neto manifests sensorial experiences in highly trafficked public spaces, encouraging passersby to slow down their everyday movements to interact with, smell, and relax in his temporary installations. His most recent work was...

A Multi-Story Metallic Splash by Pere Gifre Drops Through the Center of a Madrid...

For the last 15 years artist Pere Gifre has specialized in producing water-based sculptures through a process linked to visual effects engineering. His technique transforms the natural movements of water into works imbued with its natural...

Remote Landscapes and Abandoned Structures Momentarily Transformed by Colorful Plumes of Smoke

Billowing clouds of smoke burst upon rugged mountainous terrains, deserted architecture, and blossoming fields. These vibrant, ethereal sceneries are captured by French photographers Isabelle Chapuis and Alexis Pichot and are part of their Blossom project. The duo’s smokey clouds emerge...

Studio Drift’s Solo Exhibition ‘Coded Nature’ Floats a Concrete Monolith Above Museum Visitors

One of the must-see shows in Amsterdam this summer is the debut museum solo of Studio Drift at Stedelijk Museum, which balances elements of tech art, performance, and biodesign. The exhibition, titled Coded Nature, presents a wide range...

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