Category Archives: Art

Colorful Light Sculptures by James Clar Interpret Technology’s Effects on Our Perceived Reality – Colossal

Thermal Energy (2013), 160 x 120 x 90 cm Artist James Clar creates sculptural light systems that interpret the ways modern technology has altered our perception of reality and time. His multi-colored works often imitate society’s relationship to the screen, … Continue reading

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Artful Swirls of Plastic Marine Debris Documented in Images by Photographer Mandy Barker

EVERY… snowflake is different (detail) © Mandy Barker. Ingredients; white marine plastic debris objects collected in two single visits to a nature reserve on the East Coast of England.   PENALTY – Europe © Mandy Barker. 633 marine plastic debris … Continue reading

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Colorful illustrations of well-known Japanese sights by Beijing-based graphic designer See Visual. Having visited most of these sights myself on a recent trip to Japan, he has managed to capture the feel of these locations through his graphic interpretation and … Continue reading

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Melting Memories: A Data-Driven Installation that Shows the Brain’s Inner Workings – Colossal

Media artist Refik Anadol’s work Melting Memories combines data paintings, light projections, and augmented data sculptures to visibly demonstrate how the brain recalls memories. The installation was created with a custom 16 x 20 foot LED media wall andCNC milled rigid foam, and was … Continue reading

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Colossal Curates ‘Inflatable: Expanding Works of Art’ at San Francisco’s Exploratorium Museum

Colossal is thrilled to announce the summer show, Inflatable: Inflatable: Expanding Works of Art at San Francisco’s Exploratorium, a museum dedicated to science, art and human perception. Led by our founder and editor-in-chief Christopher Jobson, Colossal has worked closely with the Exploratorium team to … Continue reading

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plastic pipes used to distribute water transformed into hand blown vases – designboom

Kodai Iwamoto transforms mass-produced plastic pipes into ‘Ex-portation’, a series of flower vases on show during Milan Design Week. exploring the potential of combining an old manufacturing process with a cheap, easily-available material, the Japanese product designer applied the technique of glass … Continue reading

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Discarded Objects are Beautified with Colorful Coral-Like Growths by Stephanie Kilgast

Stephanie Kilgast takes discarded objects like tin cans, jam jars, and old cameras and embellishes them with vibrant amalgamations of coral-like growths. The artist honed her detail-oriented skills by making hyperrealistic miniature food, and she continues to use polymer clay and … Continue reading

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The Dizzying Patterns of Movement at Athletic Events Captured in Composite Photographs by Pelle Cass

Photographer Pelle Cass documents the flurry of activity and movement that occurs at sporting events in a unique series of masterfully edited images titled ‘Crowded Fields.’ The Boston-area artist attends local college games, and takes upward of one thousand photographs … Continue reading

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Natural Materials Organized into Precise Geometric Shapes by Kristen Meyer

Prop stylist and designer Kristen Meyer melds quotidian materials into distinctive outlines in her series of geometric flat lays. The designer, who is based in New Haven, Connecticut, gathers crackers, sticks, spaghetti, herbs, and other common raw materials and arranges … Continue reading

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New 360-Degree Immersive Drawing Created With 120 Marker Pens by Oscar Oiwa – Colossal

For his latest immersive installation, Oscar Oiwa (previously) created a 360-degree black and white drawing that fills the space of an inflatable vinyl balloon. The work, Oscar Oiwa in Paradise – Drawing the Ephemeral, took Oiwa and his five assistants two weeks and … Continue reading

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