This lumpy couch, the furniture version of Brutalism, has become a hit with influencers during the pandemic. Continue reading
Step into Claudia Bueno’s aquarium-style installation at Meow Wolf’s new space in Las Vegas and experience the slow, oscillating movements of natural life. “Pulse” is comprised of countless white line drawings that are meticulously intertwined and superimposed on 60 glass panels. When illuminated, they mimic scores of nautilus spirals, coral, vines, and botanics that sway and throb in glowing masses.
“This is what ‘Pulse’ is, a way of creating animated volumes using layers of drawings that build up. More Continue reading
If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. If you tend to shoot a lot of objects, it’s a good idea to invest in a lightbox. Like your own scaled-down studio, these contained spaces are designed to offer clean backdrops and lighting; […] Continue reading
With his assemblages, he imbued everyday objects with rich histories. Continue reading
You have questions. The former Venice Biennale curator has answers. Continue reading
On December 22, Jupiter and Saturn appeared closer together in the sky than they have since March 4, 1226. The nearly 800-year event is known as the Great Conjunction, which occurs to some extent every two decades. In true 2020 fashion, though, this year’s meeting was the most acute in centuries.
Like others around the globe, photographer Jason De Freitas shot the event, although his image is particularly fortuitous because it frames the International Space Station flying between the glowing planets. More Continue reading
Wrapping a gallery space at the 2020 NGV Triennial is a bowed pavilion of tessellating wood. A collaboration between renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma (previously) and Australian artist Geoff Nees, the large-scale installation is constructed with trees felled at Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens during the millennium drought. The pointed slats interlock without the use of additional supports, a design derived from traditional Japanese joinery, and create a scaly pattern that allows light to stream through. More Continue reading
UPDATED (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JUNE 17, 2020 12:33 PM) If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Terrariums are glass or plastic containers in which a variety of plants can grow. A closed terrarium is sealed; light and heat enter the terrarium and […] Continue reading
The timeless process of printing can be intimidating, as it requires a lot of specialized equipment and tools as well as a designated space in which to work and properly transfer your designs. A handy way to print that is both economical and space-saving: Use a tabletop printing press, which sits neatly on a flat […] Continue reading
Along the beaches of Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf lies a series of gumdrop-esque abodes. The multipurpose project, titled “Presence in Hormuz,” features earthen structures that dot the sandy landscape in a textured cluster of peaks and bulbs.
To build the candy-colored domes, ZAV Architects utilized the SuperAdobe process of renowned Iranian architect Nader Khalili, which involves stacking coils of wet earth, and trained local craftsman in the technique. More Continue reading
The sculpture park is one of the country’s most idyllic settings to see outdoor art. Continue reading
“As France went into lockdown and resorted to a frenetic consumption of news, specific themes started to surface around questions related to what it means to be human.” Continue reading
Interview: Danielle Clough Discusses Embroidery’s Lengthy History and the Tenuous Distinction Between Art and CraftNovember 24, 2020
Through thickly layered thread, Cape Town-based artist Danielle Clough (previously) conveys joy, positivity, and moments of pure delight, themes she discusses in a new interview supported by Colossal Members. Clough positions herself in the worlds of both fiber-based craft and art by embroidering intimate portraits of pop culture icons and vivid floral works on found objects. Each piece is stitched in vibrant and bold hues that exaggerate existing tones or provide a playful interpretation of the subject. More Continue reading
The Utah Department of Public Safety has put itself to the fullest possible use by not only counting bighorn sheep roaming the region but also discovering an unusual fixture jutting out from the rocky landscape. Last week, state employees stumbled upon a nearly 12-foot-tall silver monolith while flying overhead. Mimicking the inexplicable structure in the opening scene of Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey, the lustrous object appears to be made of metal and is located in an undisclosed area. More Continue reading
Melania Trump said the work highlight’s the White House’s efforts to promote diversity. Continue reading
David Ross, the chair of the opera house’s board, is reportedly the buyer of it. Continue reading