Red Phone Box Domino in London
David Mach's Out of Order, located in London, UK, is a piece of installation art consisting of twelve telephone boxes, gradually falling over like dominoes.
Unraveling World's First Publication: The Diamond Sutra
Simon Winchester, best-selling author, journalist, and broadcaster, has written 21 books, including the best-seller 'The Diamond Sutra'. Known as a masterful and riveting storyteller, his most recent book is The New York Times best-seller 'The Man Who Loved China'.
Tactile Pleasure in the Work of Judith Scott
The role of touch in emotional expression is clear. A hug, a high-five, a caress can all convey feeling and help relieve stress or pain. The sensations of touch can also play an important role in the creative process of some artists, in particular artists who are hearing or sight impaired or acutely sensitive to touch, like fiber artist Judith Scott.
Incredible Lifelike Human Statues
Welcome to the weird and hyper-real world of artist Ron Mueck.
Lifelike Masks Created From DNA
An artist and PhD student in New York City prints 3D masks from the DNA evidence she finds on the street. Used objects like wads of gum, cigarette butts, and fingernails are all forensic evidence that contain traces of DNA.
Artist Creates Fantasy Coffins
Coffins are not objects one typically associates with art. But one talented artist sought a way to change how we see coffins.
Matchstick Men Serve as Art
One remarkable German artist, Wolfgang Stiller has created a project called ‘Matchstick Men’ which resemble previously lit matches by using long pieces of wood with burned head molds attached to the tip.
"The Bay Lights" Transforms San Francisco Skyline
"The Bay Lights" light installation, inspired by the 75th anniversary of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, is officially unveiled March 5. Here's a preview of what it will look like, and a conversation the artist, Leo Villareal.
Not Vital's Exhibition at the Sperone Westwater Gallery
Not Vital is a prominent Swiss artist born in the Engadin Alpine region. He is mostly known for his witty sculptures, full of humor and references to the different cultures in which he has lived. Take a look at his exhibition in the Sperone Westwater gallery.
Artist Jodi Harvey-Brown Creates Sculptures Inside Books
An artist is taking old books and turning them into works of magnificent art. Jodi Harvey-Brown makes old reading material come to life in her collection dubbed ‘Book Sculptures’. In most of her works, the pages are grouped together and cut to create various scenes, but the paper is still attached to the book.
Brooklyn Artist Creates Light Bulb Headed Sculptures
A Brooklyn based artist, Stephan Shaheen has created remarkable sculptures, described in his words as ‘Headlights. Human-like bodies are constructed out of a modeling concoction which he created from cotton, denim and recycled paper. There is also an additional and unique component to the sculptures: functioning electrical cords. The heads are giant light bulbs radiating a traditional yellow glow when the cord is plugged in.
An Artist Creates Balancing Sculptures Using Stones
Check out these balancing structures, featuring gravity defying stones. Natural rock formations, man-made walls, even bricks can be beautiful in their own way. A talented artist, Adrian Gray is using rocks and stones to create amazing sculptures. His work is based on the ‘natural world of balance’. Gray’s biography notes that, “He creates balancing sculptures using naturally weathered stone usually on location by the coast."
Artist Creates Humanoid Heads from Discarded Dolls
Most parents understand the never-ending desires of children to have the newest doll or toy. But it begs the question, what happens to the old playthings? A talented print-maker and sculptor, Freya Jobbins works with plastic, which she describes as ‘pre-loved’, creating humanoid works of art. She uses pieces from discarded Barbie dolls and figures to create heads that have basic human features with a few extras.
Hitler's 'Degenerate Art' Goes on Display
Munich's Neue Pinakothek museum through Jan. 28 will be present an exhibition of 16 sculptures that were unearthed in front of Berlin's city hall in 2010, only 10 of which were shown in Berlin at the time. Mary Lane has details on Lunch Break.
Winter Weather: Amazing Ice Architecture Worldwide
From China to Germany and from Norway to the United States ice means architecture. Grab your jacket and tag along on this icy journey.
Spanish Artist Creates Cement Human Sculptures
Spanish street artist Isaac Cordal has recently gained quite a bit of attention with his works, arranging miniature concrete figures in varied outdoor locations. Cordal intricately places figurines in public places in a project called ‘cement eclipses’.
How to Build a Cool Sand Castle
Make an impressive castle in the sand on your next trip to the beach.
AK-47 Art Show in London
The AK-47, arguably the deadliest weapon in the world, gets an extreme makeover in a new art project in London, titled "AKA Peace". As part of this project, by artist Bran Symondson, riffles are ground into metal dust, be-decked with rhinestones or covered in silver-tinted thorns. When you absolutely, positively has to impress every art lover in the room- accept no substitutes.
Master Sand Sculptor the Amazing Walter
Walter McDonald, aka Amazing Walter, is a sand sculptor.
Baseball Hall of Fame Sculptor Mindy Ellis
Pittsburgh artist Mindy Ellis helps create the bronzed plaques for the Cooperstown, NY. Institution.
Kate Moss' Yoga Piece on Auction
Bonhams’ flag ship salesroom on New Bond Street will be hosting an auction on October 11th. One original piece that stands out above the others is a Kate Moss sculpture. Moss appears to be in a yoga pose with her feet positioned over her head. The sculpture is part of a 7 piece edition, but this is the only one where the lips are painted vibrant red.
Sam & Tury
Founders of FriendsWithYou in Rainbow City
Rainbow City: Sam & Tury
Founders of FriendsWithYou in Rainbow City.
Happy Happy by Choi Jeonghwa
"Happy Happy" is an experimental installation art project, which uses sound and picture manipulation.
Welcome by Choi Jeonghwa
"Welcome" by Choi Jeonghwa is an installation art project, which uses sound and picture manipulation.
How to Make a Butter Sculpture
Don’t laugh—butter sculpture is a true art form that originated in Tibet in the 7th century. It is now one of the highlights of many American harvest fairs.
Art Inside Toilet Paper Rolls
Some of the world's most creative artists find utility in things that we don't even think about. One of them is Anastassia Elias, a French artist, who creates beautiful, whimsical artwork inside toilet paper rolls. She notes that it's fun for her to find out what she can do with recuperated materials. One day, while looking at an empty toilet paper roll, she wondered if something could be done about it. And that's how this art inside toilet paper rolls was born.
Dev Mirel's Kickstarter Campaign
Dev Mirel's Kickstarter Campaign
Jerry Saltz's Fall 2009 Gallery Tour
Tour 24th street in Chelsea, with art critic Jerry Saltz, and see how vibrant the art scene is.
Jennifer Rubell's Brooklyn Museum Gala Food Art Installation
Artist Jennifer Rubell created a large-scale food installation for the Brooklyn Museum's annual "Brooklyn Ball."