Sunday, August 18, 2019

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Comical Combinations of Ceramic Animals Form Surreal New Figurines

Debra Broz cleverly fuses found ceramic figurines to create comical new animals. From high-fiving horses to boxers with parrot wings, her work exists in the space where familiar and surreal meet. The artist told: “As I...

Blooming Metallic Birds and Other Animals by Taiichiro Yoshida

Artist Taiichiro Yoshida forms the delicate wings of birds and fluffy fur of mammals from a variety of sculpted metal flowers of bronze, copper, or silver. Decorative hot metalworking in Japan is considered an ancient technique,...

Lykke Steenbach Josephsen has an amazing ability to capture emotion and nature

Over the last decade Lykke has established herself as one of the most talented portrait painters on the Danish art scene. Her portraits are striking, instinctive and driven by a deep understanding of the...

Hauser and Wirth Los Angeles Will Present First Survey Of Mike Kelley’s Kandors Series

Organized in collaboration with the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts, ‘Mike Kelley: Kandors 1999 – 2011’ is the first comprehensive survey of the Kandors series. These visually opulent, technically ambitious sculptures, along with...

Puddles of Skies and Galaxies by Jeffrey Michael Austin

Chicago-based artist Jeffrey Michael Austin spends a lot of time photographing the puddles that collect on his city’s sidewalks and streets, observing the mirror-like quality that occurs when the sun hits the water at just the...

New Geometric Paper Cats and Other Creatures by Estudio Guardabosques

Estudio Guardabosques is a Buenos Aires-based design and illustration studio consisting of Carolina Silvero and Juan Nicolás Elizalde. The duo create a wide range of paper objects for editorial, artistic, and personal experimentation, each...
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A Puppeteered Music Video Explores the Wishful Daydreams Embedded in a Daily Commute

Asleep on the Train is a puppeteered music video for musician Tom Rosenthal’s new single by animator and director Catherine Prowse. The stop motion short film follows a businessman as his daily commute gets wildly off-track, leaving...

Life-Size Cardboard Sculptures of Chinese Villagers Tap Into Artist Warren King’s Ancestral Heritage

Warren King began sculpting with cardboard as an attempt to add fantasy to the lives of his children, creatively crafting masks and helmets out of the recyclable material. This slowly evolved into a more time-consuming...
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A Kinetic Sculpture Built from over 600 Parts Gracefully Imitates a Swimming Sea Turtle

Carapace is a kinetic sculpture designed by Derek Hugger that mimics the motion of a sea turtle gliding through the ocean. The wooden work is composed of over six hundred parts which allow the creature to elegantly tilt...

Life-Size Embroidered Sculptures That Imitate Everyday Domestic Scenes by Gao Rong

Beijing-based artist Gao Rong sews life-size replicas of everyday objects from Chinese urban and domestic infrastructure. The embroidered sculptures imitate the routine items our eyes often skip over—graffiti-covered bus signs, broken pay phones, and stacks of...

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