Man and Christmas Elf Explored In 14 Snowglobes By Various Architects

Man and Christmas Elf Snowglobes

This year DAC, the Dansk Architectural Center, invited architect firms Jaja, Primus and Masu to create new interpretations of the Christmas landscape in the form of snow globes or snow domes, with modern pixies or elves (Nisse). Read more

Royal Asscher’s Stars Of Africa, 18k And Diamond Snowglobe Rings

I promise this is the last snow dome-related post until next holiday season, but I simply couldn’t ignore these. These unbelievable lust-worthy 18k gold and real floating diamond rings work like little snowdomes! By Royal Asscher, the collection is for their fundraising initiative Stars Of Africa. Read more

Seven Deadly Sin Snowdomes By Ligorano And Reese

Seven Deadly Sin Snowdomes

Only a select few know that I’ve got a ridiculously enormous collection of snowdomes ( also called snowglobes, shakies or waterglobes). Most of the over 300 that I own are packed away in boxes with the exception of a few of the more artsy and unusual ones. By that I mean limited editions, signed and numbered and sold either in museums, galleries or directly from the artist. Read more

A White Winter As Seen By Artists Martin And Muñoz

Artists Martin and Muñoz

In honor of a White Christmas, which I am not experiencing today in Southern California, I’m sharing with you more of the collaborative artworks of artists Martin and Muñoz from their Traveler Series. Snowglobes and C-prints of snowglobes whose narratives at first appear charming, and then upon closer inspection are quite a bit twisted. Read more

Martin and Munoz Travelers: Wonderfully Wicked Winter Wonderland

martin and munoz travelers

Like fairy tales or dreams Walter Martin and Paloma Munoz construct trancelike, metaphorical panoramic photographs and snow globes. The collaborative team, which have been working together since 1993, draw from art historical references ranging from Goya and Persian miniatures to literary references from William Blake to Zadie Smith. The collection of C-Prints and actual snow globes is called “Travelers.” Read more