Category Archives: Art

Intertwined and Contorted Figures Form Surreal New Portraits by Brooke DiDonato

Brooklyn-based photographer Brooke DiDonato (previously) poses bodies in twisting forms, skewing the viewer’s perception of where one body ends and the next begins. DiDonato also combines subjects and scenes in surreal ways that question the division between human and nature, presenting limbs … Continue reading

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Swirling Abstract Portraits by Firelei Báez Explore Identity in Diasporic Societies

Vessel of Genealogies” (2016, acrylic), graphite and ink on paper, 40.5 x 70 inches (102.9 x 177.8 cm) Using acrylic, gouache, ink, and graphite, artist Firelei Báez creates intricate portraits that blur the boundaries between abstraction, realism, and surrealism.  Báez forms … Continue reading

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Engram : Data Sculpture for Melting Memories

Engram : Data Sculpture, 3+1 AP 6M x 5M, 3MM LED Media Wall, Custom Software From February 7 through March 17, 2018, Pilevneli Gallery presented Refik Anadol’s latest project on the materiality of remembering. Melting Memories offered new insights into … Continue reading

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Imaginative Illustrations of Immune System Cells by Masanobu Ishii – Spoon & Tamago

an illustration of Natural Killer (NK) Cells. NK cells are best known for killing virally infected cells, and detecting and controlling early signs of cancer. Our immune system is essential to our health. It not only fights common ailments like … Continue reading

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Mirage: Doug Aitken’s Mirrored House Creates a Kaleidoscopic View of the Surrounding Swiss Mountains

For this year’s Elevation 1049, a series of site-specific installations dotting the mountain town of Gstaad, Switzerland, the chosen theme is “Frequencies.” In response, Los Angeles-based artist Doug Aitken (previously) installed a house-shaped structure made almost entirely of mirrored surfaces that reflect the mountains, … Continue reading

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Mysterious Worlds Collide in Justin Peters’ Digital Collages Created with HP’s ZBook x2

German artist Justin Peters (previously) uses the wide world of photography to create unique composite images. Peters’ dreamy creations play with scale and proportion, mixing human-sized objects like jellyfish and surfboards with the monumental: moons take the place of beach-side … Continue reading

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Dream Worlds Imagined in Contorted Clay Portraits by Johnson Tsang – Colossal

Johnson Tsang (previously) continues to create spectacularly emotive ceramic sculptures of the human face. The Hong Kong-based artist’s latest series, Lucid Dream II, features surreal contortions that squish, wring, melt, and stretch. Titles like “Remembrance,” […] Source: Dream Worlds Imagined in Contorted Clay Portraits by … Continue reading

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Paper Olympics: Sculptures by Raya Sader Bujana

A series of serial plane paper sculptures Olympic athletes by Barcelona-based paper artist Raya Sader Bujana. The project was commissioned by stock image photographer Abel Mitjá with the idea of creating a series of paper pieces expressing movement by adding texture, … Continue reading

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The making of a tree

Watch as Ryan’s Reading Tree is assembled in the Children’s room at the Modesto Library

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Artist Maude White Counts on Squarespace to Showcase Her Stunning Papercut Artworks

Artist and self-described craftsperson Maude White (previously) captures gentle moments of beauty and grace in her meticulously detailed paper cut artworks. White has worked in paper for the last several years, first exploring her signature medium with simple silhouettes and popup … Continue reading

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