07.07.15 by Staff

El Anatsui


Ghanaian artist El Anatsui transforms typically discarded materials to create pieces that reflect his interest in reuse and reclamation. The collection currently on display at Jack Shainman’s The School in Kinderhook, NY until September 26, highlights Anatsui’s lesser known work in various forms. See more images below.

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09.06.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Matthew Harris




Matthew Harris graduated from the University of Colorado in 2011 with a Masters in Fine Arts. See more of Harris’ fantastic sculptures below!

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09.04.15 by Jeff

“A Risky Jump” by Artist Scott Billings


Love this piece by Vancouver-based artist Scott Billings, currently on show at WAAP. “A Risky Jump” is a kinetic sculpture that projects a video clip as it moves. This gave me so many ideas! Watch the video below!

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17.02.15 by Jeff

Sound Installation: Zimoun 250 prepared ac-motors, 325 kg roof laths, 1.8 km rope


New sound installation by Swiss artist Zimoun (previously featured here and here), at Knockdown Center, in New York. The exhibition is part of 3 concurrent solo exhibitions in New York (Bitforms gallery NYC, Knockdown Center NYC, and Simons Gallery for Geometry and Physics at the Stony Brook University). Zimoun often utilizes cotton balls and cardboard boxes but this piece is made of rope and wood.

Love to experience this piece in person. Watch the video below.

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29.12.14 by Jeff

Jennifer Rose Sciarrino




“North Facing on December 21st”, waterjet cut concrete sculptures by Toronto-based Canadian artist Jennifer Rose Sciarrino. More images below.

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24.11.14 by Jeff

Chad Murray


“Solitary ping pong on the ocean” by Vancouver-based artist Chad Murray. There’s something about this image of a person playing ping pong, against a perfect horizon, forever that I find funny, and sad, and actually kinda poetic. Watch the video below.

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13.10.14 by Jeff

Frames on Frames on Frames by Artist Taylor Holland


A couple years ago I wrote about Taylor Holland’s Fra[mes] project in which he digitally manipulated ornate frames from the Louvre. He since partnered with Sainthill Lijsten, who do restoration work and framing for large institutions like the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to create real versions of the absurd frames.

Here are six antique frames filled with repeated elements from the frames themselves, using custom molds built from the digital images. See the rest below.

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21.07.14 by Jeff

Leon Chew


“Sculpture for Hotels”, by photographer Leon Chew. Sculptures made of tape and tinfoil left behind for hotel staff to discover. More below.

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