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Liquid Gold Appears to Flow, Drip, and Drain Through Galleries by Vanderlei Lopes

In this ongoing body of sculptural works, Brazillian artist Vanderlei Lopes creates temporary interventions where his polished brass objects appear to pour and drain like gold from the walls or floors of galleries. Source: Liquid Gold Appears to Flow, Drip, … Continue reading

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Temporal Floral Structures Formed From Unfired Clay by Phoebe Cummings

Artist Phoebe Cummings works primarily with unfired clay to create floral arrangements that are both performative and temporal. The malleable sculptures last only as long as the exhibition, and are made on-site to specifically respond to their temporary environment. The works’ … Continue reading

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Figurative Sculptures Formed From Recycled Cardboard by James Lake

Artist James Lake has used cardboard as his medium of choice for the last 20 years. The-UK based sculptor pieces together multiple layers of the recyclable material with hot glue to create free-standing  figural sculptures that are often a reflection … Continue reading

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An Architectural Study of a Norwegian Cathedral Facade Animated From a Single Photo

Animator Ismael Sanz-Pena has brought the sculptural facade of Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway to life through a unique continuous motion animation that uses just one photograph. Sanz-Pena’s pairing of the video with a lively, fast-paced Liberian field recording of chants, … Continue reading

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Plant Party: A Greenhouse in Tokyo Bursts Into a Dazzling Light Show When You Touch the Plants Inside | Colossal

An illuminated greenhouse fills Tokyo Midtown’s garden space, encouraging visitors to touch the variety of vegetables that grow inside. The functional plant shelter was created by design studio PARTY for the city’s 2017 Design Touch event, a month-long festival that … Continue reading

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Computer-Generated Jigsaw Puzzles Based on Geological Forms | Colossal

Massachusetts-based design studio Nervous System writes unique computer programs that aim to imitate processes found in nature. These systems produce housewares and jewelry based on organic forms, creating pieces such as algae-inspired necklaces and 3D printed leaf-shaped lamps.  The company recentl … Continue reading

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An Exquisite Collection of Paper Pop-Ups Designed by Peter Dahmen | Colossal

From commercial packaging to artistic creations fused with geometry, paper designer Peter Dahmen is a true master of the pop-up. This new video titled Most Satisfying Video of Pop-Up Cards is a portfolio of sorts spanning the last several years … Continue reading

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An 80-Foot Steel Kraken Will Create an Artificial Coral Reef Near the British Virgin Islands | Colossal

This past April a massive 80-foot steel kraken was purposefully sunk into the Caribbean Sea on top of a decorated WW2 ship. The former Navy fuel barge and its monstrous passenger were placed underwater in order to jumpstart a new … Continue reading

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Origami Inception: Paper Artist Folds Four Works From a Single Sheet of Paper | Colossal

Vietnamese paper artist Nguyen Hung Cuong (previously) just unveiled this new origami work titled “Fly High, Dreamers!” that incorporates four sequential objects—a hand holding a crane with a rider also holding a smaller crane—each connected to the other, all from … Continue reading

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Sky-High Paper Wigs Topped With Modern Luxuries by Asya Kozina | Colossal

Paper artist Asya Kozina was inspired by the decadent wigs found in Baroque and Rococo still lifes, tall masses of hair adorned with objects that represent the ideals of luxury and beauty in the 17th and 18th centuries. Her series … Continue reading

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