Kimchi and Chips – 3-D Light Sculptures

The brilliantly named Seoul-based art and design studio Kimchi and Chips have created Light Barrier, a series of glowing rays that create stunning 3-dimensional geometries and shapes. The installation creates floating graphic objects which animate through space and time, by crossing millions of calibrated beams, projection, scanning and convex mirrors. The light installation creates floating … Continue reading

Judit Rita​ Rabóczky – Wire Sculptures

Hungary-based artist Judit Rita​ Rabóczky playfully molds strips of wire cables together to create her series of energetic human figurine sculptures. She welds the colorful pieces into acrobatic and seductive poses, that seem almost lifelike. As a result, the work is filled with a lively energy that emanates from each body. Rabóczky pays close attention … Continue reading

Claire Droppert – Sand Creatures

Prominent Dutch landscape photographer and visual designer Claire Droppert, has created a stunning new series entitled Sand Creatures. Droppert has captured stolen moments in time where the sand seemingly comes alive through weightlessness, forming stunning shapes in the process and transforming the desolate natural surroundings. This first series has a project title of Gravity and … Continue reading

Dave Cole – Patriot Games

New Hampshire-born, Rhode Island-based conceptual artist Dave Cole mixes craft with political messaging, often making the viewer rethink their thoughts on national identity and patriotism. Cole’s protean craftsmanship gives voice to both a scholarly knowledge of this nation’s past and a conscientious understanding of what it means to be American in today’s society. His work is a poetic inquisition … Continue reading

Yinka Shonibare – Fabric-ation

British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare has brought a splash of his typical lighthearted colour to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park with his installation Fabric-ation. The exhibition, his largest yet, showcases over 30 of Shonibare’s art amongst the expanse of cedars and firs in the idyllic landscaped gardens. The show includes sculpture, film, photography, painting and collage, with … Continue reading

Richard Jackson – Bad Dog

Bad Dog by artist Richard Jackson is a temporary sculpture installed at the Orange County Museum of Art. The 28-foot-high giant black labrador is part of the Richard Jackson: Ain’t Painting a Pain exhibition, the first retrospective devoted to the works of the Sierra Madre, Californina-based artist. It has one of its hind legs cocked … Continue reading

Jaume Plensa – Wonderland

Barcelona-born sculptor Jaume Plensa is one of the world’s most celebrated public artists. Plensa’s work is best known for the monumental figurative sculptures that are seen across the globe. The Spanish artist was commissioned by Calgary’s The Bow plaza to create two artistic legacies for the space. Plensa’s Wonderland, a 12-metre tall bent-wire portrait of … Continue reading

Anish Kapoor at Lisson Gallery

The Lisson Gallery in London is hosting a major exhibition of new works from the Turner Prize winning artist Anish Kapoor. Spanning both the gallery’s spaces on Bell Street, the exhibition provides a thorough exposition of Kapoor’s most recent work. A complex and varied body of new explorations of experience and form, Kapoor’s show includes … Continue reading

Mathilde Roussel – Lives of Grass

Paris-based designer Mathilde Roussel has created the stunning sculptures ‘Lives of Grass’ that show the effects of transformation of the material as a metaphor of the transformation of the body. Time sculpts the forms, makes them change and then decay. The natural world, ingested as food becomes a component of human being. Roussel’s sculptures strive … Continue reading

Yasuaki Onishi – ‘Reverse of Volume RG’

Yasuaki Onishi installation, ‘Reverse of Volume RG’, uses plastic sheeting and black hot glue to create a monumental, mountainous form that appears to float inside of Rice University Art Gallery. The installation is on show now until June 13. The process that he calls “casting the invisible,” involves draping the plastic sheeting over stacked cardboard … Continue reading

Antony Gormley – Facts and Systems

British artist Antony Gormley, famous for his huge steel-based sculptures, is exhibiting a special project entitled, ‘Facts and Systems’ (Fatos e Sistemãs) at a temporary White Cube Gallery space in São Paulo, Brazil. The ‘Facts and Systems’ installation is comprised of two new series by the Angel of the North sculptor and is on now … Continue reading

Maskull Lasserre – Incarnate Skull Book

Canadian born Maskull Lasserre has created ‘Incarnate’ a stunning human skull sculpture carved into books. Lasserre’s drawings and sculptures explore the unexpected potential of the everyday through allegories of value, expectation, and utility. Elements of nostalgia, accident, humour, and the macabre are incorporated into works that induce strangeness in the familiar, and provoke uncertainty in … Continue reading

Maskull Lasserre – Incarnate Skull Book

Canadian born Maskull Lasserre has created ‘Incarnate’ a stunning human skull sculpture carved into books. Lasserre’s drawings and sculptures explore the unexpected potential of the everyday through allegories of value, expectation, and utility. Elements of nostalgia, accident, humour, and the macabre are incorporated into works that induce strangeness in the familiar, and provoke uncertainty in … Continue reading

Valérie Buess – Paper Sculptures

Swiss artist Valérie Buess has created stunning intricate mini sculptures from paper. The now German-based artist was born in 1966 in Lucerne, but in 1990 she decided to live and work in the city of Marburg, where she has been honing her craft for over the last twenty years.  The delicate creativity in Buess’ work … Continue reading

Weaving Forest

‘Weaving Forest’ by SUPER NATURE is a Hong Kong art installation consisting of wooden reindeers and structures where visitors can use yarns to weave and make their own line-patterns on it. The result of the interaction and the user-engagement of it, ensured that a mass of yarns were soon covering the installation. Shanghai-based multidisciplinary design … Continue reading

Banksy – Fallen Soldier

Renowned graffiti artist, Banksy often goes months without any work popping up and then there is deluge of his work on the streets. It seems that now is the latter for the secretive street artist as a new piece of work has sprung up. So, after last week’s new sculpture, ‘Cardinal Sin’ at the Walker … Continue reading

Herb Williams’ Crayon Art – Unwanted Visitor: Portrait of Wildfire

“Unwanted Visitor: Portrait of Wildfire” is an outdoor art installation, created by sculptor Herb Williams to raise awareness of wildfire in an area that has been severely affected by drought. This installation is on display outdoors at the National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock, TX. Williams designed and created several freestanding, three-dimensional sculptures of wildfire … Continue reading

Maurizio Cattelan: All

Maurizio Cattelan has been one of the most interesting, provocative, bold and funny contemporary artists of his generation, looking at today’s society and exposing its contradictions in works that despite their humour are a scathing attack on 21st century culture. Following his announcement to retire, the Guggenheim in New York is hosting a retrospective of … Continue reading

Damien Hirst & Beyond Limits at Chatsworth House

English artist Damien Hirst, has unveiled two new sculptures and thank god they are a million miles away from those awful skulls! The recent pieces, ‘Legend’ and ‘Myth’, are currently on display at Chatsworth House as part of Sotheby’s Beyond Limits until October 30. The sculptures depict a winged horse and unicorn that have been … Continue reading

Nicola Freeman’s giant sweet sculptures

After going back to where I once was a teenage tearaway in Northolt yesterday and seeing the old newsagent and its penny sweet emporium no longer there, I wondered… does anyone eat sweets like that anymore.Ok the super trendy Shoreditch House has jars of sweets that everyone goes to enjoy – only bad thing is … Continue reading