Everyday Objects Are Sliced and Re-Assembled into Distorted Sculptures by Fabian Oefner

EVERYDAY OBJECTS ARE SLICED AND RE-ASSEMBLED INTO DISTORTED SCULPTURES BY FABIAN OEFNER

“Heisenberg Object V - Cortez” (2021), leather, foam, and resin, 30 x 18 x 15 centimeters. All images © Fabian Oefner, shared with...

Blue Dunes Ripple Across Mars' Surface in a New Infrared Composite from NASA

BLUE DUNES RIPPLE ACROSS MARS' SURFACE IN A NEW INFRARED COMPOSITE FROM NASA

Image courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU A striking new image captured by Mars Odyssey is a stark contrast to the rust-colored, rugged...

 
 
 
A Sprawling Installation Explores the Power of Protest as It Floats Above a MASS MoCA Gallery

A SPRAWLING INSTALLATION EXPLORES THE POWER OF PROTEST AS IT FLOATS ABOVE A MASS MOCA GALLERY

“In the Light of a Shadow” (2021), installation view. Photo by Tony Luong. All images courtesy of MASS MoCA, shared with permission Rocky...

Innumerable Spines Cover Amorphous Sea Creatures Sculpted in Clay by Marguerita Hagan

INNUMERABLE SPINES COVER AMORPHOUS SEA CREATURES SCULPTED IN CLAY BY MARGUERITA HAGAN

“Blushing,” hand-built ceramic, 3.25 x 5 x 2.5 inches. All images © Marguerita Hagan, by Richard W. Gretzinger, shared with permission Prior...

 
 
 

AN ANXIOUS BIRD BRAVES HIS FEAR OF FLYING IN A CHARMING ANIMATED SHORT

 Dougal is a nervous little bird with an overwhelming dread for an activity he's supposed to instinctively enjoy: he's afraid to fly....

Join PAFA This Fall for a Unique and Flexible Art-School Experience

JOIN PAFA THIS FALL FOR A UNIQUE AND FLEXIBLE ART-SCHOOL EXPERIENCE

The Annual Student Exhibition is an academic capstone event offering PAFA's emerging artists the opportunity to curate, install, and...

 
 
 

STRANDED: STRIKING AERIAL FOOTAGE FLIES OVER ICELAND'S FAGRADALSFJALL VOLCANO AS IT ERUPTS

 A few weeks ago we shared these dramatic photographs of Iceland's Fagradalsfjall volcano as spews molten rock into the air, and a...

Creatures of Hope: Cheery Illustrated Monsters Strut through New York City Streets

CREATURES OF HOPE: CHEERY ILLUSTRATED MONSTERS STRUT THROUGH NEW YORK CITY STREETS

Soho (2019). All images © Loe Lee, shared with permission Friendly monsters with enthusiastic grins and pastel fur and feathers have...

 
 
 
Figurative Wool Sculptures by Nastassja Swift Explore the Memories and Narratives of Blackness

FIGURATIVE WOOL SCULPTURES BY NASTASSJA SWIFT EXPLORE THE MEMORIES AND NARRATIVES OF BLACKNESS

Detail of “Passage, when momma lets my braids flow down my back,” wool, synthetic braiding hair, wood, plaster, resin, satin. Collaborators...

Flowers Mutate into Peculiar Blossoms in 18th-Century-Style Paintings by Laurent Grasso

FLOWERS MUTATE INTO PECULIAR BLOSSOMS IN 18TH-CENTURY-STYLE PAINTINGS BY LAURENT GRASSO

“Future Herbarium,” distemper on wood, 33.5 x 24 x 4.2 centimeters. Photo by Claire Dorn, courtesy of Perrotin. All images © Laurent...

 
 
 
Candid Moments Captured in Vintage Photos Are Magnified in Mohamed L'Ghacham's Murals

CANDID MOMENTS CAPTURED IN VINTAGE PHOTOS ARE MAGNIFIED IN MOHAMED L'GHACHAM'S MURALS

“Confinamiento” (2019), Cheste, Valencia, Spain. All images © Mohamed L'Ghacham, shared with permission Whether depicting a birthday...

150,000 Hearts Representing Lives Lost to Coronavirus in the UK Line the COVID Memorial Wall in London

150,000 HEARTS REPRESENTING LIVES LOST TO CORONAVIRUS IN THE UK LINE THE COVID MEMORIAL WALL IN LONDON

All photos © Henri Calderon for Colossal Nearly 500 meters of small, red hearts will soon cover an expanse of concrete facing the River...

 
 
 
Figures Experience Constraint and Confinement in Bronze Sculptures by Khaled DAWWA

FIGURES EXPERIENCE CONSTRAINT AND CONFINEMENT IN BRONZE SCULPTURES BY KHALED DAWWA

“Sans titre” (2020), bronze, 35 x 14 x 13 centimeters. All images © Khaled DAWWA, shared with permission Whether folded into a box,...

Graphite Portraits Distort and Intertwine Subjects to Visualize Metaphors of the Body

GRAPHITE PORTRAITS DISTORT AND INTERTWINE SUBJECTS TO VISUALIZE METAPHORS OF THE BODY

All images © Miles Johnston, shared with permission Malmö, Sweden-based artist Miles Johnston portrays subjects whose figures are in...

 
 
 

COSMIC NATURE: A SPECTACULAR POLKA DOT-FILLED EXHIBITION BY YAYOI KUSAMA SPRAWLS ACROSS NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN

Now inhabiting the verdant, 250-acre campus of the New York Botanical Garden are oversized flowers sprouting in seasonal arrangements,...

Massive Curved Vaults Mimicking Traditional Kilns House a Jingdezhen Museum Dedicated to Porcelain Production

MASSIVE CURVED VAULTS MIMICKING TRADITIONAL KILNS HOUSE A JINGDEZHEN MUSEUM DEDICATED TO PORCELAIN PRODUCTION

All images © Studio Zhu-Pei Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China is widely recognized as the porcelain capital of the world with a more than...

 
 
 

RUN FOREVER: A FIGURE UNDERGOES METAMORPHOSIS AS IT TRUDGES THROUGH MYRIAD ENVIRONMENTS

The team at Universal Everything is back with its latest video artwork, “ Run Forever ,” that stars a now-familiar nondescript figure...

A Sleek Deck of Cards by Studio LO Honors 12 Black Figures Who've Revolutionized History

A SLEEK DECK OF CARDS BY STUDIO LO HONORS 12 BLACK FIGURES WHO'VE REVOLUTIONIZED HISTORY

All images © Studio LO, shared with permission Kansas City, Missouri-based designer Kearra Johnson of Studio LO describes her standard...

 
 
 
Ironic Compositions Juxtapose Outlandish Scenarios in Paco Pomet's New Paintings

IRONIC COMPOSITIONS JUXTAPOSE OUTLANDISH SCENARIOS IN PACO POMET'S NEW PAINTINGS

“The Lesson” (2020), oil on canvas, 130 x 170 centimeters. All images © Paco Pomet, shared with permission In Beginnings , Spanish...

Nature's Palette: A New Book Expands the Landmark Guide to Color for Artists and Naturalists with 800 Rich Illustrations

NATURE'S PALETTE: A NEW BOOK EXPANDS THE LANDMARK GUIDE TO COLOR FOR ARTISTS AND NATURALISTS WITH 800 RICH ILLUSTRATIONS

All images © Thames & Hudson, shared with permission Prior to the proliferation of photography-based reference guides, naturalists...

 
 
 



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 ...

Just Three

Just Three

It's spring and I thought that those endearing and pesky robins who wake me up at dawn would be the perfect thing to sketch with just three colors. Black for their wings and... Read more ...

Boy Oh Boy

Boy Oh Boy

Saturday Leftover Day. I have shared many pages from the scouting magazine Boy's Life. Some using my own scans, some from the complete run that can be found online. The comic... Read more ...

Rusty Young, Country-Rock Pioneer, Is Dead at 75

As a founding member of the band Poco, he helped define a genre and establish the pedal steel guitar as an integral voice in West Coast rock. Read more ...

Summer Cottage Pötzleinsdorf / Schuberth und Schuberth

Summer Cottage Pötzleinsdorf / Schuberth und Schuberth

Schuberth und Schuberth Location: Wienerwald, Austria Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Christoph Panzer Area: 50.0 m2 Read more ...

The First-Ever Camera Collar Footage Shot by a Wild Wolf

You can now see the world from a wolf's point of view. This 3-minute video is the first-ever camera collar footage shot from the perspective of a wild wolf. The video was... Read more ...

After Bullying Reports, Scott Rudin Will Step Away From Broadway

The powerful producer of “Hello, Dolly!” and “The Book of Mormon” regrets “the pain my behavior caused” and says others will directly run his shows. Read more ...

Why Are So Many Cameras Limited by Design?

Why Are So Many Cameras Limited by Design?

Expensive cameras often lack basic features. The most common limitations-by-design are fixed screens and no flash. I suspect that some camera designers aren't photographers and... Read more ...

ROBERT FAWCETT'S MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ROBERT FAWCETT'S MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

Even a boring spot illustration of a postal clerk can become an exciting trip through an abstract art exhibition when the illustrator is Robert Fawcett. Take a closer look... Read more ...

Krazy Kat

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Up all night, Greg Girard

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