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De droomwereld van Lee Sol is erg roze en erg blauw

Als je door de instagrampagina van Lee Sol scrollt, vraag je jezelf al snel af wat het overkoepelende idee is. Wat heeft een lichtroze boeddhabeeld omringd door Hello Kitty te maken met een kleedkamer van een Amerikaanse highschool? Het lijkt Sol juist om die dubbelzinnigheid te gaan en met opzet geeft hij zijn werken ook […]

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Enchanting Flowers Suspended in Light Bulbs Glisten Like Precious Jewels

Flower artist and medical researcher Rie Okitsu has created a way to enjoy beautiful blooms in an unlikely setting—via Edison-style light bulbs. Through their company the Flowerium, they seemingly freeze bouquets in time. Delicate petals are suspended in special liquid that allows them to maintain their vibrancy for a long time. As they gently sway […]

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Deze korte film werd volledig op Snapchat gemaakt en levert je nachtmerries op

Met Snapchat Stories kun je natuurlijk veel meer dan foto’s en filmpjes delen van een uit de hand gelopen feestje en je misselijkmakende kater die gegarandeerd volgt. Dat je er ook een verhaal en kunstwerken mee kunt creëren, liet A.M. Darke ons al zien met haar snapchatfoto’s van blote borsten. Maar nu heeft filmmaker Trimaan […]

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De man die de robotstripper in het Stedelijk aan het dansen houdt

Jordan Wolfson, Female Figure (2016). Foto door Jonathan Smith, met dank aan de kunstenaar en David Zwirner, New York. Hoe is het om samen te werken met Jordan Wolfson?Het is voor mij een beetje alsof ik met een filmregisseur samenwerk – voor bepaalde keuzes heeft hij mij nodig, maar hij weet over het algemeen precies […]

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Dynamic Pixelated Wood Sculptures Are Contemporary Masterpieces

The wood sculptures of Hsu Tung Han are dynamically fashioned pieces of fine art. The Taiwanese artist is a master of puzzling together pieces of wood into unbelievable figurative sculptures. This contemporary sculptor thinks of his work as a puzzle, carefully laying out each piece in preparatory drawings and clay models. Then, strips of walnut, teak, […]

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Ghostly Porcelain Bowls Designed with Dramatic Splatters Frozen in Time

Artist Aylin Bilgiç has captured a moment in time through her delicate ceramic bowls. The porcelain vessels—part of an aptly-titled series Fluid Porcelain—have dramatic splashes that whip from their edges. It’s as if the bowl was full of liquid, had something thrown into it, and then a picture was snapped at just the right second. Bilgiç has […]

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Interview: Artist Paints Survivors Because “Everyone Deserves a Portrait”

Self-taught artist Stephen Martyn Welch specializes in portrait painting and extends his skills to include everyone. His series Everyone Deserves a Portrait, is a raw look at people who are often overlooked when it comes to fine art portraiture. Raised by a single mother in a small town in New Zealand after his father passed at a young […]

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Experimental Cutlery That Challenges Traditional Ideas of Usability

Design by Maki Okamoto. All images via Steinbeisser. Merging design and haute cuisine, Amsterdam-based company Steinbeisser collaborates with designers and artists to produce surreal cutlery that operate beyond traditional ideas of usability for their online store Jouw… (Dutch for “your”). The tableware doesn’t necessarily make the experience of eating easier, but rather encourages the user to […]

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Designer Transforms Arabic Words into Illustrations of Their Literal Meanings

Architect and graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has translated his love of word manipulation into a delightful series celebrating language. Based in Alexandria, Egypt, the creative started the project as a “personal challenge.” He explains, “I manipulate Arabic words and transform them into their meaning, and I made a total of 40 illustrated words.” In addition, […]

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A UFO Abduction on the Streets of Dresden by OakOak

Here’s a fun piece in Dresden by street artist OakOak (previously) who also recently published a new book. You can follow more of his quirky pop-culture influenced street installations on Instagram. (via Street Art Utopia) Lees verder Via:: This is Colossal, kunst