Daily Spoon: A One-year Woodcarving Project by Stian Korntved Ruud

15 September 2014 {1} Comment

Drawing inspiration from the traditional Norwegian craft of woodwork, ''Daily Spoon'' is a fascinating project that sees designer Stian Korntved Ruud carving one spoon a day for 365 days. [...]

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Photorealistic Portraits of Swimmers by Gustavo Silva Nuñez

10 September 2014 {2} Comments

Clearly in love with the element of water and the way it reflects the light, artist Gustavo Silva Nuñez from Venezuela likes to paint photorealistic pictures of swimmers, and then pose with them for his Instagram feed! [...]

The Peculiar Fragmented Portraiture of Michael Mapes

04 September 2014 No Comments

American artist Michael Mapes creates fragmented 3D portraits of people, including aristocrats from the Dutch Golden Age and just as an entomologist would, puts together fragments or miniatures of photos in small cabinets. [...]

Back to Work: Art Meets Fashion at the ‘Workwear’ Exhibition in Milan

21 August 2014 No Comments

What is the dress code for an imaginary job? Find out at the ‘Workwear’ fashion exhibition at Milan’s Triennale, open until 31 August 2014. [...]

Sculptor Matthew Simmonds Carves Realistic Interiors Into Marble and Stone

As a contemporary master of a time-honoured craft that is entwined with the history of European art and architecture, marble and stone sculptor Matthew Simmonds carves breathtaking miniature interiors inside chunks of stone. [...]

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Realistic Bird Paper Sculptures by Diana Beltran Herrera

Colombian artist Diana Beltran Herrera through attaching together little pieces of coloured paper creates the most marvelous bird sculptures. [...]

Desktop to Heaven: Magnus Celestii by Joseph Walsh Studio

26 June 2014 No Comments

Showcasing at the design exhibition at the New Art Centre in Roche Court, Wiltshire, UK, Studio Joseph Walsh known for its flowing and gravity-defying wooden furniture presents its largest work to date: the Magnus Celestii installation. [...]

Artist JR turns the Panthèon in Paris INSIDE OUT

25 June 2014 {1} Comment

While you may miss the breathtaking view from the dome of the Panthèon in Paris due to restoration works, a new artistic intervention by JR offers more than enough reason to still visit the awe-inspiring monument this summer. [...]