01.09.15 by Staff

Young Tree Carved Inside Old Tree


Amazing wood sculptures by Italian artist, Giuseppe Penone. In “The Hidden Life Within,” Penone carves a young tree inside an old tree to highlight the passage of time and the importance of living in the present. “Tree of 12 Metres” is similarly concerned with growth and drawing attention to natural processes that normally go unnoticed. Check out more images below!

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31.08.15 by Kimi Hamada

Wonderful “Wonderplants” by Sarah Illenberger


Berlin-based artist Sarah Illenberger’s series “Wonderplants” was created during a six-week stay in Portugal using nothing more than plants, and stickers and tape from local DIY stores. More images below.

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28.08.15 by Jeff

Kinetic Sculpture built from 14,000 Eyeglass Lenses

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sea/see/saw is a kinetic sculpture by Caitlind R.C. Brown and Wayne Garrett, constructed from 14,000 used eyeglass lenses. The piece was installed on the Pera Museum in Istanbul, and designed to mimmick a shimmering surface. The lenses were all donated by Canadian Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centre (CLERC) which helps visually impaired people around the world. These were lenses they were unable to recycle. To donate glasses in Canada, head over here.

Watch the video below.

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28.08.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Alex G


Alex Gardner was doing amazing things when we posted about him a couple years ago. Clearly nothing’s changed in that regard. Currently based in Los Angeles, see more of Alex G’s fantastic paintings below!

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27.08.15 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Björn Griesbach


Perfectly creepy illustrations by German artist Björn Griesbach. More images below!

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26.08.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Megan Ellen MacDonald


Wonderful play with aspects of kitsch and cuteness in these paintings by Toronto-based artist Megan Ellen MacDonald. See more images from her series “Lux” below!

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26.08.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Eiko Borcherding


Gorgeous pencil drawings by Hamburg, Germany-based artist Eiko Borcherding. More images below (lots more).

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26.08.15 by Staff

The Painstaking Process of Handcrafted Artisan Globes



Bellerby & Co. Globemakers is a London-based studio that specializes in handmade globes. Founded in 2008 by Peter Bellerby after struggling to find a quality globe, Bellerby’s is now one of only two workshops in the world making handcrafted, artisan globes.

The process includes hand painting individual sections, soaking them, and then stretching them onto the surface. Apparently it takes about six months to learn how to do it properly.

More images of the beautiful (and painstaking) process of globe-making below!

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