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Bold Paper Quilled Artworks by JUDiTH + ROLFE Burst With Color and Character

Minnesota-based artistic collective JUDiTH + ROLFE sculpt paper into voluptuous plant and flower motifs blossoming with movement and character. Featuring many botanical species including magnolias, irises and begonias, the duo’s work is a reminder of the diversity of plant structure and form. Each of … Continue reading

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Ultraviolet Light Transforms Large-Scale String Art Into Intergalactic Installations

Krakow-based duo Przemek Podolski and Marta Basandowska create immersive environments from hundreds of yards of string illuminated by black lights. The deftly woven temporary structures range from simplified cubes to intricate systems that commingle geometry, ultraviolet light, and multi-colored string. … Continue reading

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A Literal Translation Lends a Daring Edge to the First Meal of the Day

Although breakfast is commonly consumed in a rush out the door, or slurped hurriedly before one dashes to catch the bus, the early morning meal’s straightforward composition of actions is often not considered.Madrid-based photographer Tessa Dóniga created the series Break/Fast … Continue reading

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How A Hyperrealistic Sculptor Makes Lifelike Replicas Of People

Ruben Orozco Loza is an artist from Guadalajara, Mexico. He is a self-taught sculptor. He creates sculptures of celebrities and everyday people using modeling clay, silicone, resin, and more. His work is featured in many exhibitions throughout Mexico and are … Continue reading

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Rainwater Collecting Installation by John Grade Dazzles Like an Outdoor Chandelier

Situated in a clearing within an Italian forest, John Grade’s latest installation, Reservoir, appears like a chandelier glistening among the pine trees. Reservoir is featured in the Arte Sella Sculpture Park in Borgo Valsugana and is made up of five … Continue reading

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Small Glass Animal Sculptures by Claire Kelly Connect To Larger Issues of Conservation

Rhode Island-based glass artist Claire Kelly creates adorable animal sculptures out of glass that connect to serious issues concerning the environment. Balancing on balls and standing precariously in boats and on peanuts, the little birds, giraffes, and elephants invite viewers to consider … Continue reading

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Conceptual Typewriter Sculptures by Glenda León Replace Keys With Dripping Candles and Acrylic Nails

Artist Glenda León affixes objects such as matchsticks, melted candles, and acrylic nails to typewriters she sources from antique dealers in Havana, Cuba. Each item replaces the machine’s rubber stamps or keys, and is presented with a different meaning, such as her … Continue reading

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Mysterious Mermaid Tails Lodged in Laundromat Machines by Olivia Erlanger

Artist and curator  Olivia Erlanger upends fantastical ideas of mermaids with her documentation of mermaid tails emerging from laundromat washing machines. Erlanger, who lives and works in New York City, staged the tails in Laundry Zone in  Los Angeles’ Arlington Heights … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Critique of Colonialism in Brazil — Hyperallergic

Centered on Brazil’s northeastern region, Jonathas de Andrade’s One to One dramatizes exchanges between the colonizer and colonized, between the haves and have-nots. via An Artist’s Critique of Colonialism in Brazil — Hyperallergic

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Scenes From Award-Winning Literature Crafted With Hand-Cut Paper by Zim & Zou

Paper artists and collaborators Zim & Zou (previously) were invited to create miniature worlds inspired by previous Nobel Prize winners in Literature. The tolerance-themed traveling exhibition Sharing Worlds was organized by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation. The French … Continue reading

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