January 26, 2022

Oversized Sculpture of a Fragmented Woman Invites the Public To Unify Through Music

South African-born artist Daniel Popper is known for his oversized, fantastical installations. Typically working on themes around human connection, his large-scale sculptures are immediately recognizable. Popper's work often shows up at art and music festivals; and in 2019, he created an incredible entry into EDC Las Vegas. The work, titled Chasm, is a little over 24 feet tall and shows a woman's head and bust slowly coming apart.

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January 12, 2022

Avant-Garde Carpets Look Like They’re Melting Into Viscous Puddles

Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed is known for his mesmerizing textile masterpieces. He debuted Doubts, an intricate red tapestry in 2020 after COVID-19 interrupted his artistic practice. Now, three new works join the piece on display in a solo exhibition titled Faig Ahmed: PIR at Sapar Contemporary in New York. This exhibit includes three textile pieces inspired by spiritual minds that are highly influential in Azerbaijani culture, as well as a video from the artist himself.

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December 13, 2021

Kyoto’s Historic Bamboo Forest Illuminated With Lanterns and Light Projections

Kyoto is known for its beauty, but things are getting even better this December. This historic Japanese city is motivating people to come out after dark by illuminating one of its most beloved sites—the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest. From December 10 until December 19, the entire forest comes to life with special light installations and illuminations.

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