August 18, 2017

Designer Crafts Stunning Mars Poster By Carefully Rusting a Sheet of Metal

Designer Barry Abrams of PLY Press has taken his work to a new level with this beautiful piece of planetary wall art. Using real rust on metal, he's generated a striking image of Mars. And generously, he's even given step by step instructions on how to create your own version of the Red Planet poster. All you need is a little knowledge of screen printing and it's quite easy to replicate the metal printing.

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August 18, 2017

New Needle-Felted Food and Nature Pairs Are Here to Brighten Your Day

Ukraine-based designer and artist Hanna Dovhan is known for skillfully handcrafting adorable pairs of felted food. While her past creations were limited to edible creatures like smiling eggs and cheerful cherries, she has since expanded her collection of woolen works to include nature-inspired subjects, including pairs of plants and amorous animals. Dovhan designs and fabricates the fuzzy figures using a technique known as needle felting. With this method, she is able to create a wide range of colorful sculptural subjects.

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August 17, 2017

Yayoi Kusama Announces She’s Opening Her Own Museum in Tokyo

Celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is set to open her own museum in October 2017. The prolific artist, most well-known for her Mirror Room installations, recently announced without warning that the new Yayoi Kusama museum would open in Tokyo's Shinjuku neighborhood. A website for the museum is now online, stating that the first exhibition will be Creation Is a Solitary Pursuit, Love Is What Brings You Closer to Art.

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August 17, 2017

13,000 Strands of Yarn Cast a Shimmering Rainbow Inside the Mall of America

The mall hardly seems like the place to view incredible creative installations, but artist Eric Rieger, aka HOTTEA, proves us wrong with his stunning work of yarn art at the Mall of America (MOA). Called Hot Lunch, the impressive piece is composed of 13,000 individual strands of yarn in an array of 103 colors. Together, they hang 60 feet in length from the ceiling of North America’s largest shopping and entertainment complex.

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