Artist Carol Inez Charney applies a painterly approach to her photo-based work, rephotographing images through water coated glass so as to purposefully obscure the composition, creating a juxtaposition between abstraction and realism. More images from “Interior Landscape” below.
Belfast-born, Brooklyn-based artist Oliver Jeffers combines classical landscape and seascape paintings with technical measurements in a beautiful series. More images from Measuring Land and Sea below. Also, check out video of Jeffers discussing his wonderful Dipped Painting project over at Booooooom TV if you haven’t already!
San Francisco-based artist Tiffanie Turner creates incredible flower sculptures made up of tiny bits of paper carefully pieced together, with some pieces reaching up to 5 feet wide and taking over 200 hours to complete! See more images below or on display at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Massachusetts from August 9th to September 18th.
Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has set up a series of stunning installations in and around the Palace of Versailles in France. Utilizing the Palace’s architecture, the outdoor pieces explore different states of water (liquid, fog and ice), while the indoor series encourages visitors to participate in their own illumination with various interactive optics. See more images below or at Versailles until October 30th.
Seattle-based artist Mike Leavitt creates amusing hybrid sculptures by mixing the faces of famous directors like Hayao Miyazaki, Quentin Tarantino, and Wes Anderson, with references to beloved characters from their most memorable films.