Islands of Wood Float Amidst Sea of Glass in New ‘Archipelago' Furniture by Greg Klassen

ISLANDS OF WOOD FLOAT AMIDST SEA OF GLASS IN NEW ‘ARCHIPELAGO' FURNITURE BY GREG KLASSEN

We've long marveled at the masterful craftsmanship on display in furniture maker Greg Klassen's wood and glass creations. The artist's...

The Wheel Hubs of a Vintage Volkwagen Beetle are Reimagined as a Pair of “Volkspod” Scooters

THE WHEEL HUBS OF A VINTAGE VOLKWAGEN BEETLE ARE REIMAGINED AS A PAIR OF “VOLKSPOD” SCOOTERS

Brent Walter is ready to pop a wheelie on old VW Bug wheel hubs. Walter repurposed an original Volkwagen Beetle to form the dramatically...

 
 
 
120,000 Ribbons Wave Across the Former Footprint of the Berlin Wall in an Installation Marking 30 Years Since the Peaceful Revolution

120,000 RIBBONS WAVE ACROSS THE FORMER FOOTPRINT OF THE BERLIN WALL IN AN INSTALLATION MARKING 30 YEARS SINCE THE PEACEFUL REVOLUTION

On November 9, 1989, German officials decided to allow residents of Communist East Germany to cross over and visit the Western, democratic...

Large-Scale Photographic Installations by Olivier Lovey Blur Distinctions Between Two and Three Dimensions

LARGE-SCALE PHOTOGRAPHIC INSTALLATIONS BY OLIVIER LOVEY BLUR DISTINCTIONS BETWEEN TWO AND THREE DIMENSIONS

“Anachronie”, all images © Olivier Lovey and shared with permission of the artist Olivier Lovey creates large-scale tricks of the eye...

 
 
 
Anonymous Protagonists Navigate Imagined Worlds in Multi-Layered Illustrations by Felicia Chiao

ANONYMOUS PROTAGONISTS NAVIGATE IMAGINED WORLDS IN MULTI-LAYERED ILLUSTRATIONS BY FELICIA CHIAO

Illustrator Felicia Chiao balances out her work as an industrial designer at IDEO with imaginative drawings. Chiao's fanciful worlds...

Painting With Code: UI Engineer Diana Smith Creates Baroque-Inspired Portraits with CSS

PAINTING WITH CODE: UI ENGINEER DIANA SMITH CREATES BAROQUE-INSPIRED PORTRAITS WITH CSS

With little more than a text editor-and years of experience as a web developer-UI engineer Diana Adrianne Smith creates Flemish and...

 
 
 
Salvador Dalí's Surreal Tarot Card Designs from the 1970's to be Released as a Complete Deck

SALVADOR DALÍ'S SURREAL TAROT CARD DESIGNS FROM THE 1970'S TO BE RELEASED AS A COMPLETE DECK

The surrealist master Salvador Dalí often dabbled in modes of mainstream culture, whether designing wine guides , appearing on game...

Not Just For Bookworms: Helsinki's Oodi Central Library Connects Residents Through Multi-Faceted Cultural Resources

NOT JUST FOR BOOKWORMS: HELSINKI'S OODI CENTRAL LIBRARY CONNECTS RESIDENTS THROUGH MULTI-FACETED CULTURAL RESOURCES

Readers, researchers, and other curious residents are encouraged to gather together in a massive new ship-shaped library in Helsinki,...

 
 
 
Project Reset Diverts Low-Level Offenders from Court with Art Workshops in New York City

PROJECT RESET DIVERTS LOW-LEVEL OFFENDERS FROM COURT WITH ART WORKSHOPS IN NEW YORK CITY

Photo courtesy of Project Reset A unique program in New York City created by the Center for Court Innovation offers people who have...

It Was Better Tomorrow: Fashion Designer Benjamin Benmoyal Creates Powerful Silhouettes Using Recycled Materials

IT WAS BETTER TOMORROW: FASHION DESIGNER BENJAMIN BENMOYAL CREATES POWERFUL SILHOUETTES USING RECYCLED MATERIALS

Hulking silhouettes are enlivened with vibrant multi-colored stripes in futuristic garments by fashion student Benjamin Benmoyal. The...

 
 
 

A MONOCHROME DYSTOPIAN WORLD HOLDS AN EERIE BEAUTY IN NEW ANIMATED MUSIC VIDEO FOR THOM YORKE

Saad Moosajee shows the richness and emotional power that can be found in grey-scale animation with his new music video for Thom Yorke....

Lavishly Adorned Chairs by Annie Evelyn Reimagine the Functional Role of Furniture

LAVISHLY ADORNED CHAIRS BY ANNIE EVELYN REIMAGINE THE FUNCTIONAL ROLE OF FURNITURE

Artist Annie Evelyn 's primary medium: wood. Her primary vessel: the chair. One work, “Cathedral Train Chair”, sports an ocean-blue...

 
 
 
Colossal Needs You!-Introducing Membership

COLOSSAL NEEDS YOU!-INTRODUCING MEMBERSHIP

Since launching Colossal nine years ago, I've taken great pride in focusing the site entirely on art and artists. For the first several...

Muralist Elian Chali Envelopes Building Facades in Enormous Abstract Fields of Color

MURALIST ELIAN CHALI ENVELOPES BUILDING FACADES IN ENORMOUS ABSTRACT FIELDS OF COLOR

Argentinian artist Elian Chali , who goes by just his first name professionally, creates vibrant murals that balance a simple aesthetic...

 
 
 
Unusual Augmented Reality Book Merges Dance, Theater, Literature, and Technology

UNUSUAL AUGMENTED REALITY BOOK MERGES DANCE, THEATER, LITERATURE, AND TECHNOLOGY

Adrien Mondot and Claire Bardainne, who work together as the Adrien M / Claire B Company , explore the intersection of tangible and...

A Yellow Brick Road is Paved in Chicago to Mark Former Home of ‘Wizard of Oz' Author L. Frank Baum

A YELLOW BRICK ROAD IS PAVED IN CHICAGO TO MARK FORMER HOME OF ‘WIZARD OF OZ' AUTHOR L. FRANK BAUM

Photographs: Bickerdike Follow the yellow brick road to 1667 N. Humboldt Boulevard in Chicago. The address is home to recently rehabbed...

 
 
 
Magazine Cutouts Form Nature Collages Shaped Like Birds and Butterflies by Jennifer Murphy

MAGAZINE CUTOUTS FORM NATURE COLLAGES SHAPED LIKE BIRDS AND BUTTERFLIES BY JENNIFER MURPHY

Toronto-based artist Jennifer Murphy combines cutouts of animals, plants, and other organic objects to create large-scale nature collages....

Hand-Carved Wood Sculptures by Jui-Lin Yen Capture Cartoonish Facial Expressions

HAND-CARVED WOOD SCULPTURES BY JUI-LIN YEN CAPTURE CARTOONISH FACIAL EXPRESSIONS

Taiwanese woodworker Jui-Lin Yen creates charming sculptural characters using traditional techniques. Silky-smooth finishes, expert...

 
 
 
Impossible Cityscapes by Benjamin Sack Draw Inspiration From Cartography and Musical Compositions

IMPOSSIBLE CITYSCAPES BY BENJAMIN SACK DRAW INSPIRATION FROM CARTOGRAPHY AND MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS

“Astrum”, 11 x 14 inches. All images courtesy of the artist At the Direktorenhaus Museum in Berlin this past week, a solo exhibition...

DÉGUSTE: A NEW SHORT FILM SHOWING THE BEAUTY AND BRUTALITY OF COMMERCIAL KITCHEN WORK

Alternating between sensual, almost biological macro shots of raw ingredients and the harsh, dully-lit environs of a commercial kitchen,...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Rock, Cliffs, Fine Art Oil Painting, Arizona Landscape, Impressionist Landscape

Rock, Cliffs, Fine Art Oil Painting, Arizona Landscape, Impressionist Landscape

15"x18" Oil on Panel-Framed/Available Through James Ratliff Gallery, Sedona , AZ $950 Read more ...

Rock, Cliffs, Fine Art Oil Painting, Arizona Landscape, Impressionist Landscape

Rock, Cliffs, Fine Art Oil Painting, Arizona Landscape, Impressionist Landscape

15"x18" Oil on Panel-Framed/Available Through James Ratliff Gallery, Sedona , AZ $950 Read more ...

Expressionism, Contemporary Painting, Mixed Media Art, “Dance in the Rain”...

Expressionism, Contemporary Painting, Mixed Media Art, “Dance in the Rain” by Texas Contemporary Artist Sharon Whisnand

This is an acrylic painting using gesso to great texture prior to beginning. This is an interesting and complex painting with layers of colors glazed over stencils, some asemic... Read more ...

The Strip

The Strip

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Everything seems normal until it is not. While Pam Schwartz was at a museum archivists conference in Las Vegas, Nevada I explored the... Read more ...

Showcase: Dark Angel Primaris Inceptors

Showcase: Dark Angel Primaris Inceptors

I'm on a mission. I'm going to smash all my unfinished projects like an Inceptor making an orbital drop on a mob of Orks. I'm firing on full auto at the moment as cut through... Read more ...

Amé 236 Housing / Lavalle + Peniche Arquitectos

Amé 236 Housing / Lavalle + Peniche Arquitectos

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Bountiful

Bountiful

8 x 8 inches, oil painting on gessoed board Read more ...

Going underground, Mike Goldwater

Going underground, Mike Goldwater

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MegaFood Wellness Gummies

MegaFood Wellness Gummies

Over the last 2 years I've had the fun of being the artist behind MegaFood Wellness Gummies.I get excited when I'm in Sprouts and see my "paintings" on the shelves!The young... Read more ...

SOM+ May Architecture Design Facilities for Cancer Care in Atlanta

SOM+ May Architecture Design Facilities for Cancer Care in Atlanta

© SOM Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP with local architecture partner May Architecture, the new Winship at Midtown facility for cancer care is an addition to the... Read more ...