When we think of three-dimensional fine art, we usually imagine statues in gleaming marble. Well, one artist is challenging our perception of “ideal” fine art with a series of plush sculptures. Barcelona-based artist Sergio Roger creates unique textile art inspired by classical art and architecture. From stately Roman busts to fragmented Greek columns, each of these pieces echoes the ancient past with a “soft” twist.
British artist Alex Chinneck is known for his mind-bending architectural sculptures that effortlessly combine the elements of art, design, and...
A sculptor known simply as Jay is recreating some of the world’s biggest stars through polymer clay.
Artist Hossein Behzadi sculpts figures that emerge from interior walls. His incredible relief art features portraits of women and angels that don sweeping wings and flowing garments. Created to match the walls they're on, the tonal artworks are full of so much life that they're ready to burst into living color. They are strong yet delicate, with Behzadi conveying the gentle drape of fabrics and slightly tousled hair using plaster and palette knives.
If you’ve ever walked around an art museum and observed the work of Renaissance and Baroque masters, you’ve probably stood...
Every year since 1993, the Japanese village of Inakadate transforms its fields into living works of art.
While preparing for their exhibit A Taste for Impressionism, conservators at the National Galleries Scotland turned to a technique standard in the art world: X-ray. X-ray is used to examine what lies beneath layers and frames. Turned upon a small painting by Vincent Van Gogh, entitled Head of a Peasant Woman, the X-ray machine revealed something astonishing.
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Paris is one of the ultimate destinations for art and architecture lovers.
Designer Ariel Adkins transforms masterpieces into wearable works of art. Her project Artfully Awear features handmade garments inspired by paintings, sculptures, installations, artists, and other individuals. Artfully Awear originally began as a way for Adkins to manage the grief of losing her mother. “When [my mother] passed away shortly after I graduated, I struggled to find my voice as a creative,” she tells My Modern Met.
Many big cities have a reputation for being gray and industrial. But not in Amy Shackleton‘s world.
Slices of wood become the canvases for magical paintings in the art of Anna Kucharska.