Art

December 18, 2018

Artist Fills Forest with Life-Size Sculptures Made from Woven Rods of Willow

The ancient art of basket weaving is believed to be one of the widest spread crafts in the history of human civilization. The process involves weaving pliable, natural materials together to create a variety of useful forms and vessels. Inspired by the craft, a British sculptor known as Anna & the Willow has put a contemporary twist on this timeless technique. She creates incredible nature-inspired sculptures made from English-grown rods of willow.

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December 14, 2018

Clever Sculpture Installation “Shines a Light” on Our Obsession with Technology

Three people sit on a bench, completely immersed in their cell phones, ignoring each other’s presence. It’s an all too common scene, but this time what we’re looking at isn’t a real-life experience, but a clever piece of art. As part of the Amsterdam Light Festival, brand design agency Design Bridge created the thought-provoking installation Absorbed by Light.

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December 12, 2018

Exploring the Heavenly History of Angels in Art

For centuries, angels have graced works of art with their ethereal presence. Appearing as ancient statues and adorning modern murals, these winged figures have become a fixture in art history spanning medium, culture, and time. While our contemporary idea of what an angel looks like emerged in the 4th century, the existence of angel-like figures in art can be traced back thousands of years.

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December 10, 2018

Interview: How Burning Man’s Iconic Geometric Light Installations Came About

Inspired by art, physics, math, light, and technology, the incredible art installations of HYBYCOZO have been an absolute sensation since they first went viral after the 2016 Burning Man Festival. By laser cutting intricate patterns into large polyhedrons, artists Yelena Filipchuk and Serge Beaulieu have created a striking visual identity through their collaboration.

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