100 Wooden Toy Cars By 100 Different Designers: TobeUs

100 wooden toy cars by 100 designers

Matteo Ragni has gathered together 100 masters of design from all over the world including Karim Rashid, Marcel Wanders, Barber Ogersby, Fernando and Humberto Campana, Jaime Hayon, Fabio Novembre and Setsu & Shinobu Ito to name but a few. With these globally renowned designers and the support of Alessi, Ragni created “100% TobeUs: 100 designers for 100 new toy cars.” (more…)

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Scott Campbell Breaks Out Of His Shell With Graphite Illustrated Ostrich Egg Interiors.

Scott Campbell's Illustrated Ostrich Eggs

It’s no secret I’ve been a fan of Scott Campbell’s work for awhile now, having written about him numerous times. The Brooklyn-based tattoo artist has quickly became a celeb favorite and force in the art world. He’s inked Marc Jacobs (both Marc and Scott have his “Bros before Hos” tatts), created leather bags for Louis Vuitton (and drew faux tatts on the runway models with a Sharpie marker), cut up currency, burnt tortillas and is now drawing inside broken Ostrich eggs with graphite. (more…)

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Portugese Artist Dalila Gonçalves Melds Her Native Country’s Tiles With Boulders

Dalila Gonclaves Kneaded Memory

In Blankenberge Square, “Kneaded Memory” by Portugese artist Dalila Gonçalves is an outdoor sculpture garden of concrete-cast boulders partially covered with decorative Portugese “azulejos” tiles. (more…)

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Killer Piñatas In Aquatic Environments. Paper Sculptures From Under The Sea.

Paper Sculptures
above: Rodolfo Moraga, Gabe as Yaws, 40″ x 60″ photograph, hand constructed shark piñata and environment

“The Role of Piñatas” is a contemporary photography installation by Rodolfo Moraga that mixes, sculpture, live dioramas, video, sound and photography. Most impressive are the five large-scale photographic images of custom constructed papier-maché pinatas in aquatic habitats. The titles of the pieces subtly reference everything from JAWS to underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau. (more…)

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The Rock Has Landed. Levitated Mass, A 340 Ton Boulder by Michael Heizer, Hits LACMA.

Levitated Mass at LACMA

Levitated Mass by artist Michael Heizer, considered one of the last great ‘land artists’, is composed of a 456-foot-long slot constructed on LACMA‘s campus, over which is placed a 340-ton granite megalith. At 340 tons, the boulder is one of the largest megaliths moved since ancient times. (more…)

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