Posts by Jessica Stewart

March 27, 2017

Art History: The Evolution of Hypnotic Kinetic Sculptures

Art that contains movement perceivable by the viewer or that relies on motion for its effect—this is the definition of kinetic art. While the definition explains the practical notion, it doesn’t emphasize the hypnotic capabilities of the artform. And though it comprises any medium, it’s actually kinetic sculpture that most comes to mind when thinking of the genre. So where did kinetic sculpture get its start?

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March 26, 2017

Stunning Modern Chapel in South Africa Has Roof that Appears to Take Flight

Set within a serenely expansive vineyard in South Africa, a new modern chapel by Steyn Studio, in collaboration with TV3 Architects, is an impressive piece of religious architecture. Capped by an undulating roof, the Bosjes Chapel pays homage to historic Cape Dutch homes. The chapel is set within the Bosjes Farm, with its swooping, symmetrical roof reaching down to dip into a reflecting pool.

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