22.02.16 by Staff

Artist Creates Detailed Masks Using Discarded DNA From Chewing Gum and Cigarette Butts

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Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg creates “Stranger Visions” from stuff we discard publicly without a second thought. Gleaning genetic information from things like chewing gum and cigarette butts, Dewey-Hagborg creates detailed masks of what the person might look like, raising questions about privacy and the implications of genetic tampering. See more images and a short video of Dewey-Hagborg discussing her project below.

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22.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Yuichi Ikehata’s Digitally Manipulated Images Blur Reality

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Japanese Artist Yuichi Ikehata’s works are a clever combination of digital and physical. Photos of sculptures made of wire, clay, and paper are subtly merged with images of the artist’s own body painted white. The viewer is left to question what’s real. See more of Ikehata’s work below.

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22.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Dragan Bibin

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A selection of paintings from “The Human Condition” by Serbian artist Dragan Bibin. See more below.

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21.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Dylan Andrews

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Beautiful charcoal drawings by Bristol-based artist Dylan Andrews. More images below.

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19.02.16 by Staff

Surreal Stained-Glass Amoeba by Artist Thomas Medicus

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You might recall Austrian artist Thomas Medicus’ hand-painted, anamorphic sculpture the “Emergence Lab” we posted back in December. Well Medicus has unveiled a new project: a floating sculpture shaped like a giant amoeba. The abstract piece is gorgeously detailed, capturing the idea of those shining aspects of life that pique our curiosity and urge us to take a closer look. Check out more images below!

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18.02.16 by Jeff

Reader Submission: Artist Johan Barrios

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A selection of drawings by artist Johan Barrios, found via our February Reader Submissions. More images below.

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17.02.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Evoca1

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Murals by Dominican-born artist Evoca1, currently based out of Miami, Florida. More images below.

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17.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Lampu Kansanoh

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Thai artist Lampu Kansanoh captures the best facial expressions! Check out more of her wonderfully alive paintings below.

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16.02.16 by Staff

Artist James Turrell’s Monumental Light Installation Set Inside Extinct Volcano

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“Roden crater” is the culmination of artist James Turrell’s lifelong obsession with the contours of light and space. Located in an extinct volcano in the Arizona desert, Turrell’s large-scale project involves a series of specially engineered caverns, tunnels and apertures, all working to allow Turrell’s true medium (light) to shine through.

While the site isn’t currently open to the public, you can see some images of the site taken by Florian Holzherr below!

*Edit February 18th 2016 – This article was originally published with details (from another site) about admission to the public but James Turrell’s marketing team has informed us the site is not currently open to the public. This information has been removed.

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