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@email@example.com on Art
Bees Wrap Ava Roth's Intricately Beaded and Embroidered Motifs in Golden Honeycomb
Seasons and the natural rhythms of bees determine much of Ava Roth’s practice, which hinges on collaborating with the fuzzy pollinators. The Ontario-based artist (previously) stitches elaborate…
Wooden Pixels Dissipate from Han Hsu-Tung's Fragmented Figurative Sculptures — Colossal
Han Hsu-Tung carves wood into figurative sculptures that dissolve into pixels, which appear to float away from the central form.
@firstname.lastname@example.org on Design
Vibrant Tiled Mosaics by Ememem Repair Gouged Pavement and Fractured Sidewalks
Lyon native Ememem, aka "the pavement surgeon," examines the streets of European cities and checks for splintered pavement and sidewalks fractured in pieces. Using tiles and stones, he patches the…
Shift Happens: A Forthcoming Book Catalogs the 150-Year History of the Keyboard — Colossal
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@email@example.com on Drawing
Christoph Niemann On Wit, Distilling an Idea, and How the Internet Has Made Us Better Readers —…
Christoph Niemann discusses his practice and process, how he consumes news and culture, and that there is no trick to drawing.
@firstname.lastname@example.org on Lego
LEGO Letterpress: Bird Species from The Netherlands Are Printed with Everyone’s Favorite Toy Bricks
Back in 2017, designer Roy Scholten and collaborator Martijn van der Blom brought LEGO into their letterpress workshops for elementary school students. Small and accessible to most, the ubiquitous…
In His Largest LEGO Work Yet, Ai Weiwei Recreates One of Claude Monet's Most Famous Paintings —…
Composed of nearly 650,000 pieces in 22 colors, "Water Lilies #1" is part of 'Ai Weiwei: Making Sense' at The Design Museum.
@email@example.com on Photography
Winners of the 2022 World Photography Awards Highlight the Striking Sights of Life Around the Globe
The Sony World Photography Awards (previously) garnered a whopping 340,000 entries for its 2022 competition, with subject matter spanning from the magical landscapes of Turkey to an intimate portrait…
Through Gripping Photos, Ryan Newburn Captures the Depths of Iceland's Ancient Glacial Caves — Colossal
Ryan Newburn photographs his expeditions into Icelandic ice caves and the vast, immense spaces that emerge once inside.
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Sports and Art History Team Up in a Playful Twitter Account That Matches Life and Art
What do an injured Kelley O'Hara and "The Incredulity of Saint Thomas" by Italian Baroque artist Mattia Preti have in common? The exasperated soccer star and 1675 religious masterpiece find unexpected…
Sho Shibuya Discusses Ritual, His Impulse Toward Minimalism, and His Love for Ubiquitous Objects
Artist and designer Sho Shibuya (previously) grounds his life in ritual. As his routine necessarily changed when COVID-19 closed public spaces and the office of his design studio Placeholder, Shibuya,…
Majestic Topographic Photos Frame the Rugged Textures and Serene Colors of Earth's Landscapes
From the misty waters of Benagil, Portugal, to Iceland's cragged Múlagljúfur Canyon, the shots that comprise Vadim Sherbakov’s body of work capture the breadth and beauty of landscapes around the…
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