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A Library That Plummets into an Abyss by Susanna Hesselberg for Sculpture by the Sea

For her entry into the biannual Sculpture by the Sea in Aarhus, Denmark, Swedish artist Susanna Hesselberg installed this ominous library that plumments into the ground like a mining shaft. While visually arresting, the piece has a somewhat somber intention. Titled “When … Continue reading

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Half a Century in the Making: Tree ‘Crop Circles’ Emerge in Japan – Spoon & Tamago

Two peculiar ‘crop circles’ have recently been spotted in Japan’s Miyazaki Prefecture. Viewable only from above, they were formed by sugi (Japanese cedar) trees. Conspiracy theorists will be disappointed to learn that there is a very practical explanation for how … Continue reading

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Christmas Postbox Toppers by Secret Society of Hertford Crafters

A group of yarn bombers calling themselves the Secret Society of Hertford Crafters have installed these Christmas postbox toppers in Hertfordshire, UK to brighten people’s days and to raise money for charity. Previously, the 100-strong knitting group produced a spectacular cascade of … Continue reading

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The Surprising Result of Crushing Non-Newtonian Fluids and Crayons in a Hydraulic Press

Warning: strong language. Over on the Hydraulic Press Channel, Finnish factory owners Lauri and Anni devised an awesome experiment to force a variety of soft objects like cheese, soap, and crayons through a plate drilled with holes with the help of … Continue reading

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Miniature Architectural Interiors and Collections of Tiny Symbolic Objects Carved into White Stone

Copenhagen-based artist Matthew Simmonds (previously) carves miniature architectural interiors, angular shapes, and tiny windows filled with symbolic objects, trinkets, and animals. His ghostly white sculptural forms are cut from and presented within raw stone, which allows for a striking contrast between his … Continue reading

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New Paintings and Sculptures by Seth Globepainter Explore the Psychological Depths of Childhood

French street artist Julien Malland, known as Seth Globepainter (previously), currently has two solo exhibitions collectively titled Chambrum Rangeam, or “clean up your room,” at Dorothy Circus Gallery’s locations in London and Rome through December 24, 2018. The title references the common phrase … Continue reading

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The art of asking | Amanda Palmer

Don’t make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer. Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer (drop a dollar in the hat for the Eight-Foot Bride!), she examines the new relationship between … Continue reading

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Chad Knight and his world of Digital Art – The Future of Digital Art

The ‘Japanese fountain’ that is currently going viral and trending on most social networking sites is indeed, a fine piece of art. The only thing is, it is neither a fountain, nor is it art in a physical form! This … Continue reading

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Thousands of Shards of Glass Imitate Blurred Motion in a Towering Public Sculpture by Costas Varotsos

First completed 1988, Dromeas or “The Runner,” is a 40-foot-tall public sculpture created by Greek artist Costas Varotsos. The densely layered work is formed from thousands of jagged shards of greenish-grey glass which are stacked around iron in the formation of a runner … Continue reading

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Emmeline Pankhurst statue unveiled in Manchester

Guardian News Published on 14 Dec 2018 A statue of Emmeline Pankhurst has been unveiled in her her home city of Manchester. Created by the award-winning sculptor Hazel Reeves, it shows Pankhurst standing on a chair imploring her audience to … Continue reading

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