Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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Multi-Layered Lettering Challenges the Aesthetics of Graffiti in New Works by Pref

British graffiti artist Pref explores words and common phrases through unique multi-layered murals. His 3D text is used to create amalgamations of quippy sayings, often placing one word inside of another to give a piece multiple...

Delicate Accumulations of Colorful Spring Flowers Installed in a Historic French Home

During a residency this spring at La Maison Verte, a house affiliated Jardin Botanique in Marnay-sur-Seine, France, artist Jenine Shereos  created a series of ephemeral installations using local flowers. Inspired by her long daily walks in the village and gardens,...

The Second Annual Nuart Aberdeen Festival Activates the Scottish Town With Installations Inspired by...

It was 2002 when an international group of street art and electronic music enthusiasts organized the first  Nuart Festival in Norway's oil capital, Stavanger. The idea was to create a secondary event for their...

Subversion of the Everyday: Artist MyeongBeom Kim Reinterprets Common Objects in Delightful Ways

MyeongBeom Kim builds unique works by combining everyday objects whose purposes are often in stark contrast. The sculptures are created from recognizable pieces such as birthday cake candles, canes, and standard #2 pencils. These objects...

New Contemplative Female Busts Cast from Porcelain, Polymer Gypsum, and Resin by Gosia

Toronto-based sculptor Gosia  constructs minimally-hued porcelain busts of contemplative female forms from a variety of materials, including ceramic, polymer gypsum, resin, and most recently, porcelain. Her very first experiment with the new medium is included in...

Splash and Burn: An Artist-Led Initiative Raising Awareness About the Negative Effects of Palm...

Indonesia is the world’s largest exporter of palm oil, the harvesting of which has been shown to have extremely adverse effects on wildlife and natural resources, including deforestation, fires, and the displacement of people and...

Lustrous Glass Sculptures by Julie Gonce Mirror the Beauty of Natural Forms

French artist Julie Gonce's artworks imitate the beauty and detail of natural forms—budding flowers, moss growing within fallen branches, and dew delicately balanced on strands of fresh grass. Gonce has been creating her glossy sculptures...

The Magical Sculptures of the Sorcerer

Basque mythology contains the archetypes from which all the knowledge of humanity has emerged. Within deep knowledge are hidden the keys to open the secret doors of all the traditions of the world. Patxi Xabier...

New Humorous Urban Interventions by Levalet Combine Wheatpaste Artworks with Public Architecture

Artist Levalet  headlined this year’s Roads Street Art Festival, which brought together street mosaics, basketball, DJs, and more in Orleans, France this past April. For the festival, Levalet (a.k.a. Charles Leval) created several new craft paper and...

Inner Worlds Revealed in Michelle Kingdom’s Intricate Narrative Embroideries

Los Angeles-based embroidery artist Michelle Kingdom  expresses unspoken emotions in scenes composed of women surrounded by plants or animals. Kingdom often depicts a solo protagonist, or multiple characters engaging in ritualistic activities. Her imaginative scenarios often...

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