Art

September 14, 2021

Urs Fischer’s Sculptures Are Candles That Slowly Melt Away Over Time

In 2011, Swiss artist Urs Fischer set the art world on fire—literally—with his melting wax figures installation at the Venice Biennale. Now, his melting sculptures are on view once more—this time at the Bourse de Commerce. This new Parisian museum is the latest venture by the Pinault Collection, which handles the art collection of French businessman François Pinault.

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September 11, 2021

Dutch Artist Installs a Dazzling Bejeweled Carpet in Amsterdam’s Royal Palace

Dutch artist Suzan Drummen has always found herself utterly enchanted by things that glisten and sparkle. From the colored silver foil carefully removed from a chocolate egg to the smooth, gleaming outer shell of a chestnut. This fascination, nurtured since childhood, has now made its way into her artwork. Since 2002, Drummen has been creating dazzling art installations with her growing collection of shiny objects.

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September 7, 2021

Artist Crafts Monstrous “Alien King” Sculpture From 200 Recycled Tires

For those that don’t know the Xenomorph, it’s a villainous extraterrestrial species that appears in the Alien film franchise. The gruesome species also reappeared in James Cameron’s 1986 Aliens film, and is still one of the most iconic sci-fi monsters of all time. To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the movie, California-based designer toy studio Sideshow Collectibles created an “Alien King” maquette.

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September 5, 2021

7 Reference Tools Every Artist Should Have in Their Studio

Learning how to draw isn't a straight line. While practice and studying can definitely help you improve your skills, sometimes you need a little bit of extra help. Reference tools can demystify difficult subjects like human anatomy and perspective so that you can stop struggling and start creating. We've put together a list of seven different devices that you can add to your toolkit right now.

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