Art

March 14, 2019

Interview: Artists Use Beam of Light to Visualize the Line of Rising Sea Levels

Using synchronized beams of light, two Finnish artists have created a powerful commentary on the rising sea levels that threaten our planet. With Lines (57° 59 ́N, 7° 16 ́W), Pekka Niittyvirta and Timo Aho have wrapped buildings and the surrounding landscapes with lines that mark a point of where the sea could arrive at some point in the near future. This means everything below the line would be submerged. It’s a hypothetical that’s not unrealistic.

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March 12, 2019

This Skilled Makeup Artist Can Transform Herself to Look like Any Celebrity

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by YUYAMIKA宇芽 (@yuyamika7) on Sep 1, 2016 at 6:27am PDT We’ve seen many talented makeup artists around the world who use their skills to creatively transform the human face, but Chinese blogger He Yuhong takes makeup artistry to the next level. The master artist uses cosmetics to turn herself into any famous face, and we really mean any face.

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March 11, 2019

Blown Glass Sculptures Look Like Delicate Ghosts of the Natural World

Artisan Simone Crestani finds inspiration in the “imperfect elegance” of nature. This striking quality informs his entire practice, materializing as beautiful blown glass sculptures of biotic forms found in the natural world. In Crestani’s collection of works, a wide array of flora, fauna, and other organic objects come to life. Using borosilicate glass, he crafts sculptures that showcase his subject’s decorative yet flawed details.

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