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Banal Moments Contorted into Surreal Stoneware Sculptures by Genesis Belanger

Genesis Belanger twists and stretches familiar objects into surreal scenarios with her stoneware, porcelain, and concrete sculptures. The Brooklyn-based artist frequently depicts detached limbs, misplaced teeth, and unusually located food in her work. One sculpture shows a mustard-topped hot dog … Continue reading

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Wilma thought it a good idea to prepare for the upcoming storm – Morph attire in 2019 | Information art, Art for sale online, Photography

Wilma thought it a good idea to prepare for the upcoming storm. It was also her intent to keep high standards with her new pumped-up kicks. Source: Wilma thought it a good idea to prepare for the upcoming storm. It … Continue reading

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Rainbow-Streaked Interventions by Elsa Tomkowiak Add Intrigue to Covered Bridges and Lakes

Elsa Tomkowiak creates color-focused installations that divide the rainbow into designs that span bridges, light-filled corridors, and large-scale sculptures on water.Tomkowiak’s work is currently exhibited as a part of the second edition of Annecy Paysages in southeastern France. For the … Continue reading

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Thousands of Miniature Mirrors Dazzle and Refract in Multi-Media Sculptures by Lee Bul

Korean artist Lee Bul examines shared human consciousness in a variety of forms, creating tentacled sculptures, futuristic chandeliers, and other large-scale forms that refract the audience through tiny mirrored tiles. The installations and sculptures are at once inspired by the past … Continue reading

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Yulia Brodskaya Reveals Her Process of ‘Painting With Paper’ in a New Book

We’ve featured the paper-centric work of Yulia Brodskaya several times on Colossal, and the U.K.-based artist continues to hone her craft with increasingly large-scale portraits. Three recent portraits, Seeing, Seeshall, and Pull to the Light, all feature larger-than-life busts of female … Continue reading

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Balanced Gourds and Stacked Loaves Compose Bountiful Still Lifes by ChangKi Chung

ChangKi Chung composes cairn-like portraits of flowers, fruits, and vegetables that balance the unique shapes and vibrant colors of each natural object. In some images the edible elements are shot whole, while in others artistic slices are created to highlight … Continue reading

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Ghostly Figures Occupy Sculptures of Architectural Ruin by Diana Al-Hadid

Diana Al-Hadid creates large-scale sculptures and installations that merge bodily forms with collapsing altars, columns, and other architectural forms. Headless bronze figures in repose appear to drip down concrete blocks, while organs surround fictional players like beautiful beasts. In each, … Continue reading

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How Fireworks Work: Ball Shells

NightHawkInLight Published on 8 Jan 2012 This video shows the basic concepts that are used to create professional firework shells. If you would like to learn how to purchase or build professional fireworks safely and legally, I suggest reading this … Continue reading

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Shimmering Collages and Installations by Sara Shakeel Bring Bedazzled Glamour to Everyday Scenes

Chicago-based artist Sara Shakeel used to have a career as a dentist. But she’s traded in pearly whites for a shiny new medium: crystals. Shakeel incorporates a combination of collage and original photography in her glittering work, and focuses on food, landscapes, … Continue reading

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Spike-Covered Vessels by Ikuko Iwamoto Imitate the Irregular Shapes of Microorganisms

London-based artist Ikuko Iwamoto gathers inspiration for her spike-covered vessels from microscopic sources, imitating the shape of the nearly invisible microorganisms that inhabit our bodies. To create the objects, Iwamoto first slip casts the body of the bowl. Next she … Continue reading

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