April 26, 2023

Monumental Lollapalooza Sculpture Is a Towering Pine Cone Created With 95 Car Hoods

In the proper context, one object can completely transform into something else. Work by Argentina-based Estudio Normal is an awe-inspiring example of this phenomenon. The multidisciplinary architecture and design office created a sculpture titled Capot (Spanish for a car hood) at the center of Lollapalooza 2023 in Buenos Aires. Although at first glance it appears as a giant pine cone, the entire form was created using 95 hoods from Volkswagen Golf vehicles.

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March 26, 2023

Interactive Exhibition Celebrates Spring With Shape-Shifting Graphics of Beautiful Blooms

Springtime in Japan is known for spectacular cherry blossoms. While these are visible in real life between March and April, art collective teamLab creates annual immersive exhibitions that capture the beauty of these delicate pink flowers through amazing digital graphics. Hosted at teamLab Forest Fukuoka, this year's experience promises even more visual wonders with the addition of holographic animals.

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March 6, 2023

Tyre Nichols’ Photos Are on Billboards in Palm Springs as Moving Tribute to His Creativity

California's Coachella Valley has been transformed into a site-specific art exhibition. Called Desert X, the event features 12 international artists using the desert as their playground. This year includes a touching tribute as Tyre Nichols has been included in the lineup. The young Black father was passionate about photography before being brutally beaten by Memphis police officers in early January 2023. Three days later, he died from his injuries.

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January 22, 2023

Poignant Wooden Sculpture Conveys Layers of Human Conflicts Contained in One Figure

Spain-based artist David de la Mano captures the strife of human conflict in his latest work of art. Titled Under the Skin, this large-scale wooden sculpture was installed at the European Parliament for a collective exhibition on human rights. It features a silhouette of a woman's head containing numerous scenes of conflict painted inside. De la Mano uses his background in sculpture and public art to convey many narratives in a single piece.

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