27 Feb, 2024
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Yoonmi Nam Venerates the Insignificant with Her Ceramic Sculptures of Disposable Containers — Colossal

 Artwork #ceramics #sculpture #Yoonmi Nam February 23, 2024 Grace Ebert All photos by E.G. Schempf, © Yoonmi Nam, shared with permission Most of us will quickly throw out the takeout evidence from a late night or the box of cookies we ate all in one sitting. Yoonmi NamShe preserves the remains of her consumption […]

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Exploring the Unpredictably of the Human Body, Cristina Camacho Flays Symmetric Paintings — Colossal

 Artwork #Cristina Camacho #painting #sculpture February 16, 2024 Grace Ebert “Cuerpo hambriento”(2022), acrylic and canvas, 66 by 52 inches. All images © Cristina Camacho, shared with permission Cristina CamachoCanvas stretched over a skeletal structure is compared to skin. The flesh is both a protective barrier and a medium for expression. The artist peels it […]

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Aurélie Hoegy’s Surging Rattan Forms Oscillate Between Interior Design and Sculpture — Colossal

 Artwork Design #Aurélie Hoegy #furniture #nature #rattan #sculpture February 10, 2024 Jackie Andres “WILD FIBERS Tapestry.” Image © Gordon Spooner, shared with permission Paris-based artist Aurélie HoegyHer dynamic rattan sculptural works expertly conjure a seamless vacillation of movement, material and environment. Each form is characterized by a constant ebb and flow, similar to the […]

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Thomas Allen’s Playful Paper Cutouts Spring from Vintage Books and Color Swatches — Colossal

 Artwork Illustration #humor #paper #sculpture #Thomas Allen February 4, 2024 Jackie Andres “Bearings.” All images © Thomas Allen, shared with permission The aging books and color swatches can be transformed into scenes by meticulous incisions and methodical folds. Thomas Allen’s paper cutouts. Having loved pop-up books and shoebox dioramas since childhood, the artist cultivates […]

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Mark Powell’s Pen Drawings Accentuate the Memories Etched into Faces and Ephemera — Colossal

 Artwork History #drawing #maps Mark Powell #pen #portraits January 31, 2024 Grace Ebert All images © Mark Powell, shared with permission The following are some of the ways to get in touch with us Mark Powell’s tender portraits, crinkled eyes and foreheads creased with age mirror highways and scrawled cursive notes. The artist (Earlier() […]

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Kelly O’Dell Brings Extinct Creatures Back to Life through Vibrant Colored Glass — Colossal

 Artwork Nature #animals #extinction #glass #Kelly O’Dell #nature #oceans #sculpture January 27, 2024 Jackie Andres “Aquatic Flash.” All images © Kelly O’Dell, shared with permission Ammonites roamed marine environments with their coiled shells on before they became extinct over 65 million years. Now, they are index fossils which offer a look at a geologic […]

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In Drew Simms’s Short Film, Yellowstone National Park’s Gentle Giants Hunker Down in Subzero Temperatures — Colossal

 Nature Photographs #Drew Simms #video #wildlife January 23, 2024 Kate Mothes  Bison are rugged survivors of the Northern Great Plains. They were nearly eradicated in the late nineteenth century due to human activity. overhunting. The creatures’ highly profitable, heavy wool hides were fashionable for jackets, and the U.S. government also sanctioned their slaughter […]

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Discover Maze-Like Passageways Exploding with Elaborate Mosaics at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens — Colossal

 Artwork #glass #immersive #set up #Isaiah Zagar #mosaics #Philadelphia #public artwork January 22, 2024 Kate Mothes All photos © Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, shared with permission When mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar moved to Philadelphia’s South Avenue within the Nineteen Sixties, he noticed a possibility to not solely revitalize a uncared for space however remodel it […]