Zaha Hadid on Installation Art

For Milan’s Design Week, celebrated Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid created a vortex-like three-dimensional structure in the 16th-century setting of Milan’s State University. Called Twirl, it was made for Interni magazine’s Mutant Architecture and Design event as as a contemporary study on courtyard architecture. Interni Magazine just released this video where Hadid talks about installation art and what she hoped to accomplish with this daring (and temporary) piece.



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January 23, 2017

World’s First Fully-Painted Feature Film Brings Van Gogh’s Paintings to Life

The animated film Loving Vincent is one that’s nearly six years in the making. If that seems excessive, just wait until you find how it’s made.  The movie, which examines the life of post-Impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh, uses hand-painted canvases to bring its action to life. It takes 12 oil paintings just to create one second of footage! Are you itching to see how it looks? You’re in luck.

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January 23, 2017

Intricately Detailed Plates Made With Hundreds of Tiny Painted Dots

Russian artist Daria—known as dahhhanart—shows off her elaborately decorated plates via her Instagram. At once delicate and complex, she employs a dot painting technique that combines acrylics, enamel, and appliquéd gems. The results are stunning, each plate replete with detail. This form of pointillism, also known as point to point painting, requires patience and a steady hand. Daria’s feed provides plenty of work in progress images.

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