Art

April 14, 2021

How NFTs Are Shaking Up the Contemporary Art World

The buzzword of the contemporary art market right now is NFT. If you don't know what all the fuss is about, you aren't alone. The world of blockchains, cryptocurrencies, and crypto art isn't easy to unravel for newcomers. But with NFT art selling for prices higher than a Monet, we thought it was time to investigate. Is NFT here to stay? Are we looking at the future of art collecting?

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April 13, 2021

Luminous Glass Sculptures Come to Life With Human Interaction

Japanese artist Rui Sasaki captures the mutability of the weather in her mesmerizing glass sculptures. She uses phosphorescent glass—a material that can store light and glow in the dark—to create luminous installations both small and large. From cascading raindrops to kitchenware to abstract objects, these pieces appear in darkened rooms like blue-tinted specters.

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April 11, 2021

Shimmering “Dragon Eggs” Reveal Faraway Landscapes Within Resin and Wood

Ever since NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover safely landed on the Red Planet, it’s been beaming photos, videos, and sounds back to Earth. The amazing mission not only shows us what the alien terrain looks like, but it also makes us wonder what other planets’ landscapes look like too—both in our solar system and beyond. Perhaps these dragon eggs by Australian artist Ben of Ben's Worx will spark your imagination.

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April 9, 2021

Mind-Bending Artwork Transforms From One Portrait Into Two Completely Different Paintings

Throughout art history, artists have played with optical illusions to trick the viewers' eyes with mind-bending complex compositions. Self-taught artist Sergi Cadenas takes a unique and thoroughly modern approach to this age-old tradition by creating paintings that contain dual images; they transform as you move from one side of the piece to the other.

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