Category Archives: Art

Secondhand Armchairs and Loveseats Reconstructed Into Dripping Multi-Media Sculptures by Nina Saunders

Danish artistNina Saunders creates sculptures that drip, tip, and spill what appears to be amorphous contents onto the ground, turning domestic objects of comfort and kitsch into sculptural pieces unintended for practical use. Her works typically involve secondhand furniture like … Continue reading

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Miniature Interior Decor Elements Crafted With Impeccable Detail by Kiyomi

Japanese miniaturist Kiyomi  imitates antiques with a stunning attention to detail, creating worn and clouded glass jars, slightly tarnished silverware, and cases packed with dozens of drawers. The talented craftswoman produces pieces for dollhouses out of paper, wire, wood, and other … Continue reading

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Carved Wood Sculptures by Phil Young Appear to Stretch, Twist, and Tear Within Metal Armatures

Artist Phil Young  twists the commonly-held perception of wood as a stiff material in his mind-bending sculptures made of polished wood and metal. Each artwork focuses on a single piece of wood that has been carefully carved to appear as if … Continue reading

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French artist Olivier Grossetête builds (and demolishes) spectacular cardboard structures across the globe

A cardboard bridge floating in Avignon, France Arlene Harris July 15 2018 2:30 AM   For most artists, the definition of success is having your work displayed in a prestigious gallery or knowing that your pieces are being viewed in … Continue reading

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30 Sculptures and Installations at Amsterdam Light Festival – Faith is Torment

The seventh edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival takes place from November 29, 2018 until January 20, 2019. Local artists, as well as artists from abroad, take you on a journey along 30 light artworks specially created for the 53-day … Continue reading

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Museum of Black Civilisations aims to ‘decolonise knowledge’

A large museum will open in Dakar, 52 years after Senegal’s first president presented a post-colonial cultural vision. Dakar, Senegal – In April 1966, Senegal’s first president and a poet, Leopold Sedar Senghor ascended the steps of the National Assembly … Continue reading

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Geometric Animals Come to Life in DIY Lamp Kits by OWL

OWL, a Libson-based lamp brand founded by two architects in 2016, offers a wide range of friendly wild animals that can be turned into volumetric lamps using simple folding techniques. As you might guess, OWL offers a few different owl designs, … Continue reading

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The making of Paper Bristol

Over the last couple of months I’ve had the pleasure of making Paper Bristol! As a follow-up to Paper London and Paper Bournemouth I created Paper Bristol to celebrate my recent move to the city. It’s the most friendly, vibrant … Continue reading

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paper mache sculptures by Mélanie Bourlon

 

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Fractal art – Richard Sweeney

Richard Sweeney was born in Huddersfield, England in 1984. He discovered a natural talent for sculpture at Batley School of Art and Design in 2002, which led him to the study of Three Dimensional Design at the Manchester Metropolitan University, … Continue reading

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