Saturday, November 16, 2019

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Magazine Cutouts Form Nature Collages Shaped Like Birds and Butterflies by Jennifer Murphy

Toronto-based artist Jennifer Murphy combines cutouts of animals, plants, and other organic objects to create large-scale nature collages. Strung together using gossamer thread, the collages form the silhouettes of birds and surreal outdoor scenes from Murphy’s...

Polish Tram Shelter’s Walls Become a Gallery for Dried Flower Designs

A tram stop at Dabrowskiego Square in Łódź, Poland is blossoming with dried flowers, giving pedestrians and commuters a fresh view on the intersection of their natural and built environments. The project, titled “Nostalgia”,...

An Enormous Skeleton Emerges in the Middle of a Mexican Street for Día de...

In celebration of Día de Muertos on November 1, Raymundo Medina built a massive skeleton that appears to be lurching out of the pavement on a street in Santa Cecilia Tláhuac, Mexico. Piles of crumbled concrete at the places...

Sci-Fi Inspired Cardboard Sculptures by Greg Olijnyk

To balance out his working life as a graphic designer focused on 2-D digital projects, Greg Olijnyk creates cardboard sculptures  in his free time. The remarkably refined artworks are made with packaging-grade cardboard and tracing paper,...

Poetic Wisdom Appears on a Building in Las Vegas in New Sunlight-Activated Installation by...

As part of last month’s annual Life is Beautiful festival in sunny Las Vegas, anonymous artist DAKU channeled natural light to activate his literary installation. Placed on the facade of a building that used to house a book...

The Twist: A New Gallery in Kistefos Sculpture Park Connects Two River Banks

A sinuous new gallery and bridge reaches across the Randselva River in Jevnaker, Norway. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), the aluminum-clad structure joins north and south river fronts on the campus of Kistefos Sculpture Park. 15,000...

A Swedish Art Collective Handcrafts 17,000 Unique Sculptures Signifying Refugee Youth at Risk of...

Seventeen thousand unique sculptures are displayed in a new installation by Swedish artist collective Skaparkollektivet Forma. The group sought to draw attention to the individuality of 17,000 Afghan refugee youth whom the Swedish government plans...

Unfolding: A Monograph Cataloging a Decade of Matthew Shlian’s Sculptural Paper Artworks

Over the last several years, we’ve been endlessly fascinated by the artistic practice of Matthew Shlian. The Michigan-based artist uses paper as his medium of choice, transforming the seemingly ordinary material into large-scale sculptural installations....

Elaborate Underground Architecture of Soviet Metro Stations Photographed by Christopher Herwig

After traveling to 15 cities in 7 countries and taking over 15,000 photographs, Christopher Herwig has compiled a new book that showcases the diverse architecture of every underground metro station in the former U.S.S.R. Soviet Metro Stations provides...

Photographs of Animals and Architecture are Sliced and Rearranged into Bizarre Collages by Lola...

Spain and Scotland-based collage artist Lola Dupre continues to surprise and delight with her unusual composite images. Rather than incorporating unique individual collage elements that contrast with each other, Dupre works with repetition and duplication to...

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