Bronze Sculptures of Regal African Women by Wangechi Mutu Make History at the Metropolitan Museum

BRONZE SCULPTURES OF REGAL AFRICAN WOMEN BY WANGECHI MUTU MAKE HISTORY AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM

The Seated I, 2019. Wangechi Mutu Kenyan-American artist Wangechi Mutu was commissioned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art to create...

Enormous Panels of Patchworked Fabric Give Colorful Temporary Makeovers to Public Buildings

ENORMOUS PANELS OF PATCHWORKED FABRIC GIVE COLORFUL TEMPORARY MAKEOVERS TO PUBLIC BUILDINGS

Textile artist Amanda Browder collaborates with the communities she's working in to built site-specific architectural interventions....

 
 
 
Olivia Walker Balances Minimalism and Tactile Textures in Ceramics Showcased on her Squarespace Portfolio Site

OLIVIA WALKER BALANCES MINIMALISM AND TACTILE TEXTURES IN CERAMICS SHOWCASED ON HER SQUARESPACE PORTFOLIO SITE

Olivia Walker creates highly tactile unglazed ceramic vessels using a unique layering technique that edges her pieces with organic...

Multi-Color Murals by Aryz Depict Dynamic Gestures in Large-Scale Sk

MULTI-COLOR MURALS BY ARYZ DEPICT DYNAMIC GESTURES IN LARGE-SCALE SK

Continuously evolving his style from early surreal comic-like renderings , to subdued portraits, all the way to abstract assemblages,...

 
 
 
Painted Interventions by Vile Burst Flat Walls into Three Dimensional Spaces

PAINTED INTERVENTIONS BY VILE BURST FLAT WALLS INTO THREE DIMENSIONAL SPACES

Graffiti artist Vile leaves his mark on the walls of occupied and abandoned buildings around Europe, using masterful techniques to...

Old Books Become Craggy Mountains and Waterway Channels in Otoniel Borda Garzon's Mixed Media Sculptures

OLD BOOKS BECOME CRAGGY MOUNTAINS AND WATERWAY CHANNELS IN OTONIEL BORDA GARZON'S MIXED MEDIA SCULPTURES

Colombian artist Otoniel Borda Garzon manipulates outdated volumes of maps, reference texts, and newspapers to form abstract sculptures....

 
 
 

A LOOK INSIDE THE 45,000-PIECE COLLECTION OF TRASHED TREASURES CURATED BY SANITATION WORKER NELSON MOLINA

If, like me, you live in New York City, you're confronted on the daily with mounds of trash on the sidewalk. While the appliances,...

Powerful Portraits of Women by Painter Robin F. Williams

POWERFUL PORTRAITS OF WOMEN BY PAINTER ROBIN F. WILLIAMS

New York-based painter Robin F. Williams captures figures-often women-in powerful poses. Her canvases usually center on one figure,...

 
 
 
Murderous Hippos, Thirsty Birds, and Snoozing Seals are Highly Commended in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition

MURDEROUS HIPPOS, THIRSTY BIRDS, AND SNOOZING SEALS ARE HIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

“Touching Trust” by Thomas P Peschak, Germany/South Africa Photographers from around the world submitted their best snapshots of wildlife...

REWILD: A Short Film by Splash and Burn and ESCIF Chronicles Rainforest Restoration Efforts in Sumatra

REWILD: A SHORT FILM BY SPLASH AND BURN AND ESCIF CHRONICLES RAINFOREST RESTORATION EFFORTS IN SUMATRA

To draw attention to the ecological devastation wrought by palm oil farming in Southeast Asia, the Splash and Burn project creates...

 
 
 
Finely Wrought Metal Flowers and Leaves Form the Bodies of Mammals and Birds in Sculptures by Taiichiro Yoshida

FINELY WROUGHT METAL FLOWERS AND LEAVES FORM THE BODIES OF MAMMALS AND BIRDS IN SCULPTURES BY TAIICHIRO YOSHIDA

Taiichiro Yoshida 's metal sculptures are so meticulously crafted and impossibly delicate that one could be forgiven for thinking they...

Material Properties: Celebrating the Art of Craftsmanship in a Group Exhibition at Paradigm Gallery + Studio

MATERIAL PROPERTIES: CELEBRATING THE ART OF CRAFTSMANSHIP IN A GROUP EXHIBITION AT PARADIGM GALLERY + STUDIO

Kendal Murray Colossal is proud to announce Material Properties , a forthcoming group exhibition curated by our Founder and Editor-in-chief...

 
 
 
A New Circular Juice Machine Turns Orange Peels into Bioplastic Cups

A NEW CIRCULAR JUICE MACHINE TURNS ORANGE PEELS INTO BIOPLASTIC CUPS

Freshly squeezed orange juice is a welcome sight at cafes worldwide. The machines often showcase about-to-be-squeezed oranges with...

A Stadium in Austria is Filled with 300 Trees to Highlight the Tenuous Future of Natural Spaces

A STADIUM IN AUSTRIA IS FILLED WITH 300 TREES TO HIGHLIGHT THE TENUOUS FUTURE OF NATURAL SPACES

“FOR FOREST - The Unending Attraction of Nature” (2019), Wörthersee Stadium, Klagenfurt, Austria. All photographs by Gerhard Maurer...

 
 
 
140,000 Pieces of Paper Form a Colorful ‘Universe of Words' Installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux

140,000 PIECES OF PAPER FORM A COLORFUL ‘UNIVERSE OF WORDS' INSTALLATION BY EMMANUELLE MOUREAUX

All Photography: Daisuke Shima Tokyo-based French architect Emmanuelle Moureaux recently hung 140,000 pieces of paper from the ceiling...

Large Scale Murals of Resting Giants Painted on Streets and Rooftops by Ella & Pitr

LARGE SCALE MURALS OF RESTING GIANTS PAINTED ON STREETS AND ROOFTOPS BY ELLA & PITR

French artists Ella & Pitr paint large murals of sleeping characters whose bodies are contoured into the confines of rooftops, geometrical...

 
 
 
Mesmerizing Practical Illusions and Animations by Rogier van der Zwaag

MESMERIZING PRACTICAL ILLUSIONS AND ANIMATIONS BY ROGIER VAN DER ZWAAG

Multi-disciplinary artist Rogier van der Zwaag creates mesmerizing videos using practical effects. Van der Zwaag's videos often feature...

Miniature Castles Emerge from Burled Wood in Carved Kinetic Sculptures by Uli Kirchler

MINIATURE CASTLES EMERGE FROM BURLED WOOD IN CARVED KINETIC SCULPTURES BY ULI KIRCHLER

Woodworker Uli Kirchler 's “very hidden castles” are nestled within gnarled tree burls. The Portland, Oregon-based artist originally...

 
 
 
Colossal is Hiring a Managing Editor

COLOSSAL IS HIRING A MANAGING EDITOR

We're hiring a talented full-time managing editor to help write and edit the majority of articles appearing on Colossal as well as...

Mountains and Rivers Merge with Feathers and Fur in Sujay Sanan's Finely Detailed Watercolor Paintings

MOUNTAINS AND RIVERS MERGE WITH FEATHERS AND FUR IN SUJAY SANAN'S FINELY DETAILED WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS

Watercolor artist Sujay Sanan continues to build his “A Place I Know” series, which melds flora and fauna in delicately rendered paintings....

 
 
 



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 ...

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Encaustic Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting, "DIEM" by Texas...

Encaustic Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting, "DIEM" by Texas Contemporary Artist Sharon Whisnand

14"x11"x1.5" Encaustic on Cradled Board/Framed-Available $324 Read more ...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

11"x11" Mixed Media on Paper/Available $150 Read more ...

Small Paintings, Colorful Contemporary Landscape Painting,Trees, Water Daily...

Small Paintings, Colorful Contemporary Landscape Painting,Trees, Water Daily Painter, “Place of Rest“ by Passionate Purposeful Painter Holly Hunter Berry

Sometimes just surrounded by green trees and a bit of water can be so refreshing! Inspired by a day of walking when I finally stopped to rest. Not a bad spot to relax!... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Art Painting, Expressionism, Art for Sale, “A...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Art Painting, Expressionism, Art for Sale, “A Moment in Time II” by Abstract Artist Lela Kay

40"x30"x1.5" Oil on Canvas/Available This painting is also available as a dyptich with A Moment in Time I Read more ...

Waves and windsurfers

Waves and windsurfers

The windsurfing lesson oil on canvas - 30 x 30 cm painted on location - Aug 19 2019 € 225 Het woest golf - oil on canvas - 30 x 30 cm painted on location - Sept 6 2019 €... Read more ...

2086 Ruby Reflections

2086 Ruby Reflections

70 x 70 cm oil on canvas, available This is the largest still life I have ever painted and as a consequence I almost gave up on it! I have got some even larger canvases but I'm... Read more ...

Tsukimi Restaurant / Studio Tack

Tsukimi Restaurant / Studio Tack

© Read McKendree Architects: Studio Tack Location: 228 East 10th St, New York, NY 10003, United States Category: Renovation Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Read McKendree Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting “Northern Lights III” by...

Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting “Northern Lights III” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

The colors glimmer and change depending on the direction that you view the painting from. 9"x11"x1.5" Acrylic on Panel Available Read more ...

Three Little Kittens

Three Little Kittens

Oil on 12" x 12" stretched canvas$250 Buy with PayPal Read more ...