Art

March 22, 2019

This Artist Has Gravity-Defying Sculptures in Public Spaces Around the World

Polish sculptor Jerzy Kędziora is known for his balancing sculptures that appear in public spaces around the world. From Abu Dhabi to Miami to Krakow, Kędziora is able to string up his magnificent sculptures into athletic poses that defy gravity. His work stems from a diverse range of influences, resulting in a brilliant blend of classical sculpture and kinetic art.

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March 20, 2019

Hundreds of Colorful Umbrellas Float Above a Charming Passageway in Paris

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Descubra Europa (@descubraeuropa) on Mar 18, 2019 at 3:49am PDT Le Village Royal, a boutique-lined passageway in Paris, is always popular with window shoppers. Now, however, this high-end alleyway is attracting foot traffic from all walks of life, thanks to an awe-inspiring installation by Sextafeira Produções. Featuring 800 polychromatic parapluies, or “umbrellas,” floating overhead, the Umbrella Sky Project takes public art to new heights.

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March 18, 2019

This 11-Year-Old Boy Is a Crochet Master Who Uses His Skills to Give Back

A post shared by Jonah’s Hands (@jonahhands) on Jan 7, 2019 at 5:01am PST At five years old, Jonah Larson began an unusual hobby for a kid his age. He became hooked on crochet, a craft commonly associated with people many decades older. It all began when Larson received a bag of supplies and then proceeded to teach himself crafting techniques via YouTube.

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March 17, 2019

Paper Illustrations and GIFs Artistically Visualize the Body and Mind

New Zealand and Estonia-based illustrator Eiko Ojala boasts a broad portfolio of work that often supplements serious articles about the body and mind. Consisting of bright colors and defined silhouettes, his works visualize powerful messages as artfully rendered layers of colorful paper, but there’s one catch—each image is actually created digitally. Ojala’s textured 3D compositions will make you want to reach out and touch them.

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