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The mesmerising shenanigans of a large spiral of cut aluminium manipulated by designer and fabricator Chaz Capobianco (who may just have invented the new Slinky).


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The geometric water colours of Jacob Van Loon (Above: ‘8th & Main’ [1,2 and video], ‘Pershing’ [3,4] and ‘Haish’ [5,6]). Grids of boxes drawn and redrawn over layers of white-out fluid, like abstract architectural plans, sometimes neatly filled, sometimes haemorraging colour. Sez he:

By the time I have a final sketch, the layers of primer are caked up and full of valleys and ridges created by broad brush strokes. “When I’m ready for color, it’s not just about pragmatically filling in the spaces, it’s about putting paint down, letting it travel in the valleys and ridges, and seeing where and how it all comes to rest.


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Artist in residence at Bowdoin College in Brunswick Maine, John Bisbee uses nails and only nails  – bent, welded, hammered and soldered together – to form his extraordinary geometric sculptures.