R2-D2 Appears to Sit on a German Hillside Thanks to a...

Sci-fi superfan Hubert Zitt has given the Zweibrücken Observatory of the Natural Science Association a pop culture-inspired makeover. The paint job, completed in fall 2018, replicates...

Subverted Consumer Goods Become Wearable New Apparel

During the weekday, Nicole McLaughlin works as a graphic designer at Reebok. But after hours her relationship to branded apparel and personal accessories takes a different...

Colorful Ceramics Accented by Gravity-Defying Drips

Rain falls through the air in smooth curvaceous orbs, instantaneously splitting as it splatters to the ground. Chinese artist Bian Xiaodong’s glossy ceramics resemble these...

Human-Powered Clocks by Maarten Baas Physically Mark the Passage of Time

Dutch artist Maarten Baas produces artworks that lay at the intersection of visual art, performance, and design, creating manual clocks that are erased and redrawn on...

A Multi-Level Pedestrian Vessel Designed by Heatherwick Studio Opens at Hudson...

Thomas Heatherwick’s new copper-colored structure at New York City’s Hudson Yards exists somewhere between a building and a pavilion, yet is classified by neither title. The...

Layers of Crocheted Fabric Drape Across a Large-Scale Inflatable Installation Inside...

Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos recently installed a large site-specific inflatable installation covered with crocheted fabric and embellishments inside of Paris’ oldest department store, Le Bon Marché. The...

The Secret Lives of Objects Revealed in Juan Pablo Zaramella’s Trailer...

Argentinian director Juan Pablo Zaramella has shared the trailer for a cute new stop-motion television series featuring typically inanimate objects living out funny scenarios. With a...

Balloon Birds by Terry Cook Mimic Their Real-Life Counterparts

Passing up the typical party tricks of dogs, flowers, and hats, Terry Cook riffs on classic balloon-twisting shapes with his avian creations. After modeling herons, blue...

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

  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...

1,440 Portraits Emerge from a Single Ink Drawing in a New...

  In an impressive feat of dedication and patience, artist Jake Fried spent seven months creating Brain Wave, a hand-drawn animation using only ink and white-out. Fried reworked...