Mesmerizing Bicycle Sculptures Hover Over French Canal


This summer, French artist Guy Lorgeret put up a mesmerizing sculptural installation over a canal in Betton, France. Called Retour a Betton (Return to Betton), it shows figures on bicycles migrating from one bank to another, claiming their freedom and refusing to compete in a fictitious competition. Raised five meters off the ground, the group of characters seem to magically hover over the water, their reflections adding drama to the overall scene. Reminds me of artist Michal Trpak’s cement figures, in that strange yet whimsical way.

Above photo credit: Tiger Law


Photo credit: Yvan


Photo credit: Thierry Clouet


Photo credit: Thierry Clouet


Photo credit: Atelier 2 l’Ouragan


Photo credit: Atelier 2 l’Ouragan






November 29, 2016

Klimt-Inspired Golden Map of Manhattan Celebrates the Bright Lights of New York at Night

Though designer Rafael Esquer has lived in New York City for 20 years, he’s still in awe of its bright lights and buzzing nightlife. As the founder of Alfalfa Studio, a branding and graphic design house based in Lower Manhattan, he creates pieces inspired by his enlightening experiences in the Big Apple. His latest project, a shimmering map entitled Iconic New York Illuminated, captures the magic of Manhattan after dark.

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