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The Alien, Floral Beauty of Patricia Piccinini’s New Works

Note: Contains images that may be considered graphic and disturbing to some readers. Patricia Piccinini is an Australia-based multimedia artist known for her large sculptures of fleshy hybrids that trouble the categories of human and animal, natural and unnatural. In the past year, she has created some astounding sculptures of alien-like flowers, titled “Bootflower,” “Metaflora […]

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Crystal Wagner’s Colourful Paper Sculptures

Crystal Wagner, originally from Baltimore, Maryland, started out as a printmaker but gradually over time went down a more conceptual route and her large-scale installations are making quite a name for herself. Using mostly coloured pieces of paper, tissue and other such materials she draws inspiration from a number of sources, including the vast beauty […]

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James Turrell and his Neon Light Displays

Note: Contains nudity. The American visual artist James Turrell is coming to the end of a huge retrospective of his work at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, so like the NGA, we are have a little look back at the extraordinary career of this visionary. “I want to address the light we see […]

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5 German Artists Making Their Mark in the Art World

Note: Contains nudity. Germany has produced some of the finest artists over the last century. Names like Anslem Kiefer and Wolfgang Tillmans are just a couple of the big ones that have shaped, in different ways, the visual arts of their home nation. Maybe this all has to do with how the German government and […]

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Lifesize Sewn Fabric Sculptures by Do Ho Suh

Do Ho Suh creates sculptures of home appliances and architecture completely out of sewn polyester. He makes blueprints of the pieces before meticulously assembling each one. They are impressively detailed, as in the traditional Korean archway which features embroidered dragons (pictured below). Each installation is like a phantom of the building or appliance it represents, […]

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Enchanted Tree Comes to Life in Dubai Gallery

The international art extravaganza known as Art Dubai is already in full swing in the Middle Eastern city. Hundreds of the world’s finest artists and their galleries will be on display for the movers and shakers to gaze at. The Cameroonian visual artist Pascale Marthine Tayou is one such name who is showing there. His dreamy sculpture “Plastic […]

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5 Amazing Op Artists

Known throughout the world by its shorthand form, Op Art, Optical Art is an art movement which has its roots in older art periods during the 20th century, including Cubism and Dada. It flourished in the 1960s with wonderful artists like Bridget Riley and JesĂşs Rafael Soto who put their own unique stamp on the practise. They […]

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Flattened Fiats: Ron Arad Crushes Cars into Industrial Sculptures

Ron Arad’s wall-mounted car sculptures mesmerize as they play between two and three dimensions. His current exhibition contains six beautifully crushed retro Fiats that he appropriately titles “Pressed Flowers.” The model Arad uses, the Fiat 500c Giardiniera, was not only his family’s first car, but also the vehicle that his father almost died in, from […]

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Stunning Interior Illusions by Peter Kogler

Visual artist Peter Kogler has covered the walls and floors of some of the most prestigious galleries and museums around the world in his spellbinding illusions. The eyes are sucked into his creations like a vortex, drawn further and further in to find the beating heart of the art piece. Images © Peter Kogler Via […]

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21 Artists Share Their Vision of the Near Future

Note: Contains nudity. Inside the Gulbenkian museum you start off viewing a round meteorite hanging from the ceiling (titled “Teoria“/Theory by Eduardo T. Basualdo). You can almost touch it, but probably decide not to stay under the heavy rock in case it breaks loose over you. The artwork’s label states it is made from aluminum foil, […]