Brooklyn-based artist Tara Donovan uses everyday objects like tape, straws, buttons, and cups to create large-scale installations and sculptures. Lots more images below.
There’s something really satisfying about watching these undulating kinetic sculptures by artist Jennifer Townley (maybe the music has something to do with it). I would love to experience standing in the middle of a giant version of one of these. Watch the videos below.
Love these cactus plant sculptures made out of recycled plastic bottles by Czech artist Veronika Richterová. I’m totally gonna make some of these for my apartment! Lots more plants below!
This mesmerizing video features 3d-printed zoetrope sculptures designed by Stanford University teacher, John Edmark. The shapes are generated based on Fibonacci numbers, the same relationship you will find in pinecones, and sunflowers. Zoetropes traditionally rely on a strobe light for the human eye to perceive the animation; this video employs a fast shutter to achieve the same effect.
Watch the video below!
Malin Gabriella Nordin is one of my absolute favourite artists, as evidence by the sheer sheer of times I’ve posted about her (here, here, here, here, here). I came across this wonderful video after posting the Anton Alvarez profile from the same Vans Documentary Series a couple days ago. This is honestly one of the best artist profiles I’ve seen (all credit to Vincent Skoglund who beautifully captured it). It got me super pumped to go and make stuff, and I could relate so much to her and her desire to create quickly!
I’m so inspired! Highly recommend watching this video below!
What you’re looking at is not a discarded cigarette package, it’s a detailed painting by artist Tom Pfannerstill on a carved piece of basswood. His artworks are made based on objects he finds in the street, which he carefully catalogs, noting the time and place of each. These re-created artifacts act as a very personal record of his movements through time and space. For him, creating these 3D memories is “strangely comforting in a world that is increasingly electronic and virtual”.
Lots more images below!
Israeli artist Zemer Peled creates beautiful organic forms out of porcelain shards and clay. See more below.