When I first came across these I didn’t know if I was looking at custom dollhouses or travel cases. Turns out, I was looking at both. This series of architecturally embellished travel and suitcases by artist Ted Lott was inspired by immigrants seeking the promise of a better life here in America. Read more
Israeli artist Ronit Baranga creates figurative art that sits on the cusp of lifelike and lifelessness. Her mischievous little demon babies and tableware infused with human body parts are simultaneously compelling and repelling. Read more
Yesterday Takuma Sato won the 104th Indianapolis 500 championship (his second victory – he also won in 2017) and will soon have his head added to the strangest trophy in sports for a second time, the Borg-Warner Trophy.
Okay, so maybe that’s a crass way of referring to the unusual art installation, but it’s accurate. “Hase” (also referred to as Rabbit or Colletto Fava) is a 200 foot long by 20 foot tall knit pink rabbit that was placed in the Italian Alps by the Australian Art Collective Gelitin. The giant pink art piece was laid to rest upon a hilltop in 2005 and left there so its decay could be documented. Read more
The first question out of most people’s slack-jawed mouths upon seeing these for the first time is “what are they made of?” When told they’re made of sintered nylon using various 3D software programs and the latest 3D printing technology, they are blown away. So were we. Maker Michael Eden’s contemporary versions of classic porcelain and ceramic European antiques are as innovative as they are attractive. Read more
A few years ago we introduced you to the work of assemblage artist Kendal Murray in which we featured her miniature worlds created within compact purse mirrors. Today we share with you more of her physical representations of the human psychological experience created on a miniature scale, only this time they are constructed atop coin purses. Read more