Quirky Illustrations by Virginia Mori Blend Melancholy and Surreal Humor

QUIRKY ILLUSTRATIONS BY VIRGINIA MORI BLEND MELANCHOLY AND SURREAL HUMOR

Using simple line drawings and pared down images, Virginia Mori captures complex human emotions. Though many of Mori's illustrations...

A National Park-Inspired Chapel Composed of Branching Fractals by Yu Momeoda

A NATIONAL PARK-INSPIRED CHAPEL COMPOSED OF BRANCHING FRACTALS BY YU MOMEODA

Agri Chapel is located within a national park on the northwest coast of Japan's island of Kyushu. The chapel was constructed by Japanese...

 
 
 
Complex Moiré Patterns Created by Mechanical Drawings Machines by James Nolan Gandy

COMPLEX MOIRÉ PATTERNS CREATED BY MECHANICAL DRAWINGS MACHINES BY JAMES NOLAN GANDY

A post shared by James Nolan Gandy on Feb 7, 2018 at 6:34pm PST Artist and metalworker James Nolan Gandy creates elaborate drawing...

AN EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM CAPTURES THE DRAMATIC DANCE OF THE SEASONS

 French film director Thomas Blanchard is known for his video work with oils and inks. In his most recent video, DANCE DANCE, Blanchard...

 
 
 
Pat Perry's Intricate Portraits of People Intertwined with the Natural World

PAT PERRY'S INTRICATE PORTRAITS OF PEOPLE INTERTWINED WITH THE NATURAL WORLD

Detroit-based artist Pat Perry renders intricate, fantastical portraits of humans and our relationship to the natural world-a dynamic...

Elaborate Paper Origami Tessellations and Kusudamas by Ekaterina Lukasheva

ELABORATE PAPER ORIGAMI TESSELLATIONS AND KUSUDAMAS BY EKATERINA LUKASHEVA

Moscow-based paper artist Ekaterina Lukasheva first tried folding paper at the age of 14 when a mathematics professor brought in a...

 
 
 
Larger Than Life Guerrilla Sign Installations by Trevor Wheatley and Cosmo Dean

LARGER THAN LIFE GUERRILLA SIGN INSTALLATIONS BY TREVOR WHEATLEY AND COSMO DEAN

Trevor Wheatley and Cosmo Dean work together to create large installations based around phrases and logos that are part of the common...

In 1848 A French Commune Built an Interconnected Treehouse Cabaret Based on Swiss Family Robinson

IN 1848 A FRENCH COMMUNE BUILT AN INTERCONNECTED TREEHOUSE CABARET BASED ON SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON

For over a century, Parisians were drawn out of the city and into the neighboring village of Le Plessis-Piquet to experience charming...

 
 
 
Jennifer Crupi's Unconventional Jewelry Highlights Gesture As Ornament

JENNIFER CRUPI'S UNCONVENTIONAL JEWELRY HIGHLIGHTS GESTURE AS ORNAMENT

Jennifer Crupi uses carefully constructed jewelry to communicate ideas about psychology, body language, and art history. In her series,...

Art in Ad Places: A New Book Collects 52 Public Artworks Installed in Pay Phones Across NYC

ART IN AD PLACES: A NEW BOOK COLLECTS 52 PUBLIC ARTWORKS INSTALLED IN PAY PHONES ACROSS NYC

Artwork by Andrea Sonnenberg, all installation images by Luna Park Frustrated by the daily bombardment of advertising on the streets...

 
 
 
Suspended Ocean Wave Installations by Miguel Rothschild

SUSPENDED OCEAN WAVE INSTALLATIONS BY MIGUEL ROTHSCHILD

Elegy , 2017. Print on fabric, fishing line, lead balls, epoxy, acrylic, 300 x 550 x 280 cm Multidisciplinary artist Miguel Rothschild...

Amok Island Paints Modern Minimalist Murals of Native Flora and Fauna

AMOK ISLAND PAINTS MODERN MINIMALIST MURALS OF NATIVE FLORA AND FAUNA

Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2017. ‘Zeus faber' for SOBER WALLS Festival A native of The Netherlands and now based in Australia, Amok...

 
 
 
New Miniature Post-Apocalyptic Environments by Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber

NEW MINIATURE POST-APOCALYPTIC ENVIRONMENTS BY LORI NIX AND KATHLEEN GERBER

Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber collaboratively produce detailed dioramas caught in the throws of natural or manmade chaos. From 2005...

Anonymous Figures Struggle Against Nature in Porcelain Sculptures by Claudia Fontes

ANONYMOUS FIGURES STRUGGLE AGAINST NATURE IN PORCELAIN SCULPTURES BY CLAUDIA FONTES

Since 2013, artist Claudia Fontes has been investigating the use and meaning of the word “foreigner” in a series of small figurative...

 
 
 
A Menagerie of Ceramic Beasts and Curiosities at Messums Wiltshire's ‘Material Earth II'

A MENAGERIE OF CERAMIC BEASTS AND CURIOSITIES AT MESSUMS WILTSHIRE'S ‘MATERIAL EARTH II'

Caribou Antler and Bone Handled Forks by Ann Carrington, 210 x 127 x 20cm In Material Earth II, a group show that just opened at Messums...

A Single Book Disrupts the Foundation of a Brick Wall by Jorge Méndez Blake

A SINGLE BOOK DISRUPTS THE FOUNDATION OF A BRICK WALL BY JORGE MÉNDEZ BLAKE

The Castle is a 2007 project by Mexican artist Jorge Méndez Blake that subtly examines the impact of a single outside force. For the...

 
 
 
Photo of a Single Atom Wins Top Prize in Science Photography Contest

PHOTO OF A SINGLE ATOM WINS TOP PRIZE IN SCIENCE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

Image © David Nadlinger / Oxford University You might need your glasses for this one. Quantum physicist David Nadlinger from the University...

The Blinged-Out Work Trucks of Japan Photographed by Todd Antony

THE BLINGED-OUT WORK TRUCKS OF JAPAN PHOTOGRAPHED BY TODD ANTONY

For more than 40 years Japanese truck drivers have been piling on lights, patterned fabrics, and other over-the-top adornments to their...

 
 
 
New Textural Sculptures Made With Swirls of Seashells by Rowan Mersh

NEW TEXTURAL SCULPTURES MADE WITH SWIRLS OF SEASHELLS BY ROWAN MERSH

Pithváva Praegressus II 2017, H30 X W19 XD17cm, Dentalium Shells Rowan Mersh creates textural artworks that toe the line between two...

A STUDIO INTERVIEW WITH EMBROIDERY PORTRAIT ARTIST CAYCE ZAVAGLIA

 Embroidery artist Cayce Zavaglia creates mesmerizing portraits of everyday people using cotton thread and wool. In this thoughtful...

 
 
 



Hauser & Wirth Pop-up Bookshop / dongqi Architects

Hauser & Wirth Pop-up Bookshop / dongqi Architects

© Raitt Liu Architects: dongqi Architects Location: 10 Jianguo Middle Rd, Lu Wan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China Design Team: Nan Jiang, Yiting Ma, Wenyi Han Project Year... Read more ...

Original Mixed Media Abstract Expressionist Painting "Petals of Pure...

Original Mixed Media Abstract Expressionist Painting "Petals of Pure Delight" by Colorado Modern Artist Kit Hedman, Boarding House studio Galleries

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Kehinde Wiley Was Destined To Paint Barack Obama

Kehinde Wiley Was Destined To Paint Barack Obama

As one of his last presidential acts, Obama chose a queer, black artist as his official portraitist. Wiley's colleagues and peers explain why the choice was fated. Read more ...

Hands-On with the Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art ‘No Distortion' Lens

Hands-On with the Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art ‘No Distortion' Lens

For Canon and Nikon shooters looking to get a fast ultrawide, the choices in the past have been the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 , Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 , and Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 VC. Or... Read more ...

Mixed Media Flower Art Painting, Poppies “THREE REDS AND A YELLOW” by...

Mixed Media Flower Art Painting, Poppies “THREE REDS AND A YELLOW” by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson

This painting is done in the faux batik style. After painting the flowers, a layer of wax was applied as a resist. After gently crumbling the waxed painting, a darker color was... Read more ...

City Hyde Park / Studio Gang Architects

City Hyde Park / Studio Gang Architects

© Tom Harris Architects: Studio Gang Architects Location: Chicago, IL, United States Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Tom Harris , Hedrich Blessing © Hedrich Blessing Text... Read more ...

Bridge House / LLAMA urban design

Bridge House / LLAMA urban design

© A-Frame studio/ Ben Rahn Architects: LLAMA urban design Location: Huntsville, Canada Architect In Charge: Mariana Leguia Design Team: Angus Laurie, Patrick Webb, Alvaro... Read more ...

The 17C Family Portrayed on a Garden Walkway

The 17C Family Portrayed on a Garden Walkway

The Renaissance, from the 14-17C, marked a turning point in portraiture. Renaissance artists began to paint secular scenes, breaking away from the dominant religious art of... Read more ...

Civic Centre Lleialtat Santsenca 1214 / HARQUITECTES

Civic Centre Lleialtat Santsenca 1214 / HARQUITECTES

© Adrià Goula Architects: HARQUITECTES Location: Sants, Barcelona, Spain Author Architects: David Lorente, Josep Ricart, Xavier Ros, Roger Tudó Area: 1750.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

New Etsy store for small paintings and drawings

New Etsy store for small paintings and drawings

I thought it might be a good idea to try Etsy as an outlet for my small works as its already been established as a global marketplace, their website's bit slow to response but... Read more ...