Category Archives: Art/Craft

Empire: a series of miniature cardboard, foam and glue apocalyptic dioramas by Lori Nix and Maureen Gerber, some taking up to seven months to create before they’re photographed.

More here.

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Trust: a barely believable nano sculpture by Jonty Hurwitz – holder of the 2015 Guinness World Record for “The smallest sculpture of a human form”.

Previously: Twisted

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People. 1. Coloured (2015) – a pared-back animated loop by sculptor and digital artist Julian Opie.

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The extraordinary animal sculptures of Korean artist Kang Dong Hyun, constructed from intricate networks of metallic branches and twigs.

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An experimental short where each frame of a simple scene is rendered in a different art style, from ancient Egyptian tomb murals and Chinese Ink painting to expressionism, primitivism and contemporary.

Created, with much skill and understanding of the subject, by filmmaker and educator Cao Shu of  the China Academy Of Art in Hangzhou.

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The ephemeral artworks of British land-artist James Brunt; multiples of natural materials found in forests and beaches near his home in Yorkshire organised into meditative spirals, rings and other geometries which he photographs, then abandons to dissolve, fall apart or blow away.

Mmf.

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Tree Mountain by environmental artist Agnes Denes   part art installation, part remediation project  – a 38m high ‘mountain’ in Finland covered in 11,000 trees planted in a Golden Ratio configuration. 

The artist explains more here.

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The ongoing works of San Francisco based muralist Mona Caron: indigenous and invasive species from Portland and Sãu Paulo to Spain and Taiwan.

She discusses the whys and wherefores of it all here.

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