Neon Art That Speaks to the Heart

For anyone who’s ever experienced the highs and lows of being in love, you’ll appreciate these neon sculptures by Olivia Steele. The London and Berlin-based artist creates intimate statements that evoke an emotional response. For last year’s Frieze Art Fair, she placed her neon signs in public spaces all around London in an exhibition she appropriately called Public Displays of Affection. As she writes on her website, “From an East London lingerie shop to a historical religious landmark, over the Mile End foot bridge and above ordinarily dingy public toilets, her artworks have become beacons spanning the city – a yellow brick road of illuminating lyrical sculpture.”

Consider me a fan.

Olivia Steele’s website

January 22, 2017

Dynamic Sculptures Capture Powerful Combination of Emotion and Movement

The dynamic work of sculptor Gaylord Ho is instantly recognizable. Emotion oozes from the figures, as they throw their energy into dancerly poses. His female figures twist and twirl, animated and vital. Born in Taiwan, the 66-year-old artist has a fascinating personal history. Growing up as the son of low income farmers, Ho was expected to balance his studies while helping on the rice farm.

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January 21, 2017

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully illuminated by millions of brilliant celestial points.

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