Considering Complexity and Ritual, an Imaginary Universe Emerges from Psychedelic Digital Illustrations

CONSIDERING COMPLEXITY AND RITUAL, AN IMAGINARY UNIVERSE EMERGES FROM PSYCHEDELIC DIGITAL ILLUSTRATIONS

All images © Luis Toledo, shared with permission Luis Toledo has a knack for building ethereal universes. The Madrid-based artist,...

Elegant Portraits Highlight the Feathery Features of Leila Jeffreys' Perfectly Posed Birds

ELEGANT PORTRAITS HIGHLIGHT THE FEATHERY FEATURES OF LEILA JEFFREYS' PERFECTLY POSED BIRDS

“The Tweets.” All images © Leila Jeffreys, shared with permission Those of us who've been party to an awkward family photoshoot or...

 
 
 
Elaborate Fashions and Hairstyles Explore Beauty and Power in Photographer Luke Nugent's Lavish Portraits

ELABORATE FASHIONS AND HAIRSTYLES EXPLORE BEAUTY AND POWER IN PHOTOGRAPHER LUKE NUGENT'S LAVISH PORTRAITS

From Albinism & Skulls Series, Part 1. Photography by Luke Nugent, concept, art direction, and makeup by Vanessa Davis , modeling by...

CONSIDERING COMPLEXITY AND RITUAL, AN IMAGINARY UNIVERSE EMERGES FROM PSYCHEDELIC DIGITAL COLLAGES

All images © Luis Toledo, shared with permission Luis Toledo has a knack for building ethereal universes. The Madrid-based artist,...

 
 
 
Shelters of People Experiencing Houselessness Are Photographed within Affluent Residences to Demonstrate Inequality

SHELTERS OF PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOUSELESSNESS ARE PHOTOGRAPHED WITHIN AFFLUENT RESIDENCES TO DEMONSTRATE INEQUALITY

All images © Jana Sophia Nolle, shared with permission Whether opulent or minimalist in style, the houses that Jana Sophia Nolle photographs...

Revealing Struggles and Joy, Expressive Portraits Are Superimposed onto Watercolor Foliage

REVEALING STRUGGLES AND JOY, EXPRESSIVE PORTRAITS ARE SUPERIMPOSED ONTO WATERCOLOR FOLIAGE

“Being true to your nature III.” All images © Àngela Maria Sierra, shared with permission Spanish artist Àngela Maria Sierra, who works...

 
 
 
Colorful, Geometric Stitches Embolden Black-and-White Photographs of Historical Figures and Cultural Icons

COLORFUL, GEOMETRIC STITCHES EMBOLDEN BLACK-AND-WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS OF HISTORICAL FIGURES AND CULTURAL ICONS

Yayoi Kusama. All images © Victoria Villasana, shared with permission When Victoria Villasana lays a long stitch on a vintage photograph,...

MIMOSA: An Optimistic Collection of Temporary Installations Take Over Philadelphia's Navy Yard

MIMOSA: AN OPTIMISTIC COLLECTION OF TEMPORARY INSTALLATIONS TAKE OVER PHILADELPHIA'S NAVY YARD

Justin Favela's “Libertad .” All images courtesy of Group X, shared with permission An eclectic array of installations recently popped...

 
 
 

AN INTIMATE SHORT FILM HIGHLIGHTS 2020'S CRISES THROUGH EXQUISITELY SURREAL SCENES

 Set to subdued music, Nicolas Lichtle 's short film titled “ à la fin... ” is an unusually ethereal depiction of the crises climaxing...

Delicately Sculpted Paper Forms Verdant Houseplants and Lush Bunches of Flowers

DELICATELY SCULPTED PAPER FORMS VERDANT HOUSEPLANTS AND LUSH BUNCHES OF FLOWERS

All images © Mabel Low, shared with permission After a slew of houseplant casualties, Mabel Low decided to trade in her withering blooms...

 
 
 

TEXTURED EMBROIDERIES CAPTURE THE THICK PATCHWORK OF SCENIC FARMLAND AND FORESTS

All images © Victoria Rose Richards, shared with permisison Based in South West Devon, Victoria Rose Richards accentuates the textures...

A New Volume Compiles Five Decades of the Pudgy, Curious, and Drowsy Pups in Walter Chandoha's Photographs

A NEW VOLUME COMPILES FIVE DECADES OF THE PUDGY, CURIOUS, AND DROWSY PUPS IN WALTER CHANDOHA'S PHOTOGRAPHS

Mixed-breed and the photographer's daughter Maria, Long Island, New York, 1956. All images © Estate of Walter Chandoha, courtesy of...

 
 
 
A Compostable Coffin Designed by Bob Hendrikx Grows from Mushroom Mycelium

A COMPOSTABLE COFFIN DESIGNED BY BOB HENDRIKX GROWS FROM MUSHROOM MYCELIUM

All images © Bob Hendrikx While traditional wood and velvet-lined caskets can take more than a decade to decompose in the earth, a...

THE ATTENTION ECONOMY: AN ANIMATION VISUALIZES THE ENDLESS ONSLAUGHT OF DIGITAL DISTRACTIONS

If you've scrolled through Twitter while reading Jenny Odell's How to Do Nothing or Cal Newport's Digital Minimalism , you understand...

 
 
 
Hyperrealistic Portraits by Artist Arinze Stanley Reflect the Emotions of Black Experiences

HYPERREALISTIC PORTRAITS BY ARTIST ARINZE STANLEY REFLECT THE EMOTIONS OF BLACK EXPERIENCES

“Mindless 3.” All images © Arinze Stanley, courtesy of Corey Helford Gallery, shared with permission Arinze Stanley describes his hyperrealistic...

Rich Portraits Illustrated by Uli Knörzer Capture Subjects' Idiosyncrasies through Colored Pencil

RICH PORTRAITS ILLUSTRATED BY ULI KNÖRZER CAPTURE SUBJECTS' IDIOSYNCRASIES THROUGH COLORED PENCIL

All images © Uli Knörzer, shared with permission Fascinated by the transient expressions and feelings of his subjects, Uli Knörzer...

 
 
 
A Plant Overruns an Incredibly Intricate Cardboard Universe for Robots by Greg Olijnyk

A PLANT OVERRUNS AN INCREDIBLY INTRICATE CARDBOARD UNIVERSE FOR ROBOTS BY GREG OLIJNYK

All images © Greg Olijnyk, by Griffin Simm , shared with permission Until now, Greg Olijnyk 's cardboard robots have been poised for...

Bees Encase Raw-Material Embroideries with Honeycomb in New Encaustic Works by Ava Roth

BEES ENCASE RAW-MATERIAL EMBROIDERIES WITH HONEYCOMB IN NEW ENCAUSTIC WORKS BY AVA ROTH

“Falling Horsehair, Gold 2,” encaustic, Japanese tissue, horse hair and thread in embroidery hoop, embedded in honeycomb, custom double...

 
 
 
Meditative Faces Emerge from the Staggered Wooden Sticks Forming Artist Gil Bruvel's Sculptures

MEDITATIVE FACES EMERGE FROM THE STAGGERED WOODEN STICKS FORMING ARTIST GIL BRUVEL'S SCULPTURES

“Breathe” (2020). All images © Gil Bruvel, shared with permission Gil Bruvel has spent 40 years practicing vipassanā meditation , an...

LIGHT STREAMS THROUGH A SWELLING CANOPY OF WOVEN BAMBOO IN CHINA'S KARST MOUNTAINS

All images © Lllab. An understated bamboo canopy situated among the verdant landscape of the Karst Mountains in Yangshuo, China, offers...

 
 
 



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 ...

Campus and Creative Innovation Knowledge Park / 3h architecture

Campus and Creative Innovation Knowledge Park / 3h architecture

3h architecture Location: Budapest, Zugligeti út 9-25, 1121 Hungary Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Tamás Bujnovszky, Balázs Danyi Photographs: Area: 15851.0 m2 Read more ...

Abstract Painting “Eruption” by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

Abstract Painting “Eruption” by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

FINE ART PRINTS in MULTIPLE SIZES AVAILABLE HERE Visit to Read more ...

Alonso House / Sebastian Arquitectos

Alonso House / Sebastian Arquitectos

Sebastian Arquitectos Location: Calle Badajoz, 7, 50014 Zaragoza, Spain Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Irene Ruiz Bazán Area: 90.0 m2 Read more ...

Abstract Landscape, Trees, Contemporary Painting,Mixed Media "Sunny Day 4...

Abstract Landscape, Trees, Contemporary Painting,Mixed Media "Sunny Day 4" by Carol Nelson Fine Art

9"x12"x.75" Mixed Media on Panel $300 Read more ...

Cavalcante House / BLOCO Arquitetos

Cavalcante House / BLOCO Arquitetos

Cavalcante - State of Goiás, 73790-000, Brazil Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Joana França Area: 2960 ft2 Read more ...

ZJA Unveils "Dune Landscape" and New Landmark for the Belgian Coast

ZJA Unveils "Dune Landscape" and New Landmark for the Belgian Coast

Courtesy of Nautilus Consortium Amsterdam-based architecture firm ZJA has unveiled the winning proposal for a new architectural landmark and "dune landscape" along the Belgian... Read more ...

Metal Profiles Coated with Wood Veneers: 7 Options for Applying them to...

Metal Profiles Coated with Wood Veneers: 7 Options for Applying them to Architecture

AluSiding. Image Cortesia de Technowood For many, the aesthetics of wood are powerfully enchanting. With a huge diversity of species and innumerable variations in colors... Read more ...

Guy Anderson, Another Pacific Northwest "Mystic" Painter

Guy Anderson, Another Pacific Northwest "Mystic" Painter

Guy Anderson (1906-1998) was one of the four Seattle area painters famously featured in a 1953 Life Magazine article. I wrote about them here. More information regarding... Read more ...

6 Small Scale Projects with Large Social Impact

6 Small Scale Projects with Large Social Impact

Story Pod Library / Atelier Kastelic Buffey. Image: © Shai Gil The field of architecture has the potential to influence human relations in countless ways through the built... Read more ...

The Wild Ones

The Wild Ones

Wild Sunflowers9" x 12"Arches Watercolor PaperAvailable at $20 plus $10 shipping. Wild Irises9" x 12"Arches Watercolor PaperAvailable at $20 plus $10 shipping. More... Read more ...