Our Changing Seas III is the third piece in a series of large-scale ceramic coral reef sculptures by artist Courtney Mattison. The sprawling installation is entirely hand-built and is meant to show the devastating transition coral reefs endure when faced with climate change, a process called bleaching. Source: Our Changing Seas: A Ceramic Coral […]
Diana Al-hadid is an artist who’s work I first saw at the Marienne Boesky Gallery in New York. Her sculpture “Trace of a Fictional Third”(2011) absolutely took my breath away. (see my post here) Her latest exhibition “The Fates” just opened at Secession in Vienna. I really love her sculpture work. I am intrigued by the floral yet geometric composition […]
I had the great pleasure of going to visit the University of Alabama Birmingham’s brand new art building: The Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts. Currently on display on the exterior of the building is Amanda Bowder’s Magic Chromaticity, where the building is draped with fabric. Read about the fabric installation on AL.com. Another one of the […]
At this years Sidewalk Film Festival in Birmingham, I had the great pleasure of seeing Mood Indigo – a new film by Michel Gondry based on the 1947 novel by Boris Vian. It was an incredibly creative film. I would expect nothing less from the director of “The Science of Sleep” and “Eternal Sunshine of the […]
I’ve had this sculpture/installation by Henrique Olivera in my inspiration folder for a while now. This massive winding sculpture is positively beautiful. It’s quite incredible how he can make wood seem so fluid. Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira (previously) recently completed work on his largest installation to date titled Transarquitetônica at Museu de Arte Contemporânea da […]
Artist Jeremy Geddes paintings are absolutely stunning. Photo realistic super etherial/fantasy combined with subtlety and emotion. Hyper-realism at its finest. Here’s a cool interview with the Jeremy about his work. Follow him on instagram at jeremyispainting. View more of his work on his website JeremyGeddesArt.com
I am in love with this huge installation by Jacob Hashimoto titled “Gas Giant“. The installation took 25 Days, 7 people, and over 3,000 hand made and suspended kites. I am absolutely stunned by the complexity of the installation as well fascinated by the intricate patterns. I wish I could see this stunning work in person. […]
Olafur Eliasson has as fascinating installation at Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art opening up tomorrow 8/20/14. As seen on Dezeen, the landscape of rocks and riverbeds contrast against the bright white stark walls. This is a super interesting installation for Eliasson. I’ve seen a lot of his spatial-installation work, but none have drawn so much on […]
When Isaac and I were in Berlin at the Flea Market in MauerPark (Flohmarkt), We stumbled across Kurihara Takuya selling his work from a table in the middle of the isle. His collages and works were captivating. We bought a good number of pieces from him and I have three sitting above my desk to this day. His […]
Nasan Tur‘s installation at the Hamburger Bahnhoff’s “Wall Works” shows a large wall so full of spray painted words that it is a dappled solid red. Paint cans strewn across the gallery floor. It took a lot of words, time, and paint to fill this wall up. There’s a video of the execution of the […]
This weekend I had the insane pleasure of peeking in on Gallery Weekend Berlin. I got to see some incredible art. One artist in particular stood out to me: Bjöern Dahlem at Galerie Guido W. Baudach. His installation “Orbits of High Velocity Starts” is this gorgeous tangled floating wood with balls of various light fixtures […]
I’m swooning over the combination of materials and the classic ode in these busts by Livio Scarpella via Juxtapoz Magazine – New Classic Sculptures By Livio Scarpella.
Loving Katharina Grosse‘s “I Think This Is A Pine Tree” at the Hamburger Bahnhof. I can’t wait to see if I can make it to this exhibition in person. via Art thing: The Queen of the spray gun and its object-painting – Culture – Berliner Morgenpost. (german article) more images on her site here. Update 5/7/2014: […]
I’m in love with this sculpture “Möbius Ship,” by Tim Hawkinson at the Indianapolis Museum of Art via Laughing Squid.
I’m just in love with these Architectural Columns at the Palais de Tokyo byHenrique Oliveira via Architectural Columns at the Palais de Tokyo Explode into Organic Forms | Colossal.
When I was abroad in Prague, Czech Republic – I was able to go to the DOX Center for Contemporary Art. What a fabulous place. The building is off the beaten path but well worth the cab ride. It the center, there was an amazing and emotional exhibition called “The Silent Strength of Liu Xia.” you […]
My friend Cody introduced me to Tran Nguyen after seeing her work at Dragon Con and bringing me back an original artist print. This one to be exact: I just loved the fantasy and geometry in it, and ever since, I’ve been keeping an eye on her work. She had a recent exhibition at Thinkspace […]
I find Ann-Marie Manker’s to be fascinating: full of depth, sinister playfulness, and just love the colors. She is represented by whitespace gallery
Another artist exhibiting at Thinkspace Gallery has caught my eye. Japanese artist Fuco Ueda. In Thinkspace’s words: Ueda is renowned for her surreal narrative paintings of slight girls surrounded by all manner of lush hyper-colored flora and fauna. I just love it. Check out the exhibition Kioku No Hana (Flower of Memory) if you’re in […]
I am absolutely in love with the new works by artist Joao Raus that are on exhibition at Thinkspace Gallery currently. If you’re out in the LA area, please go, I’ll be jealous of you, and you tell me everything about these pieces from first person.
Love these paintings by Tiffiany Bozic. TIFFANY BOZIC.
Love these paintings by Riikka Sormunen View her site:Riikka Sormunen.
View more on the website: JOAN SALÓ.
Preview Berlin was a really interesting experience. There was a wide variety of work represented and some absolutely stunning pieces.
Love this sculpture by Umair Khan “Submission” Chaos and Order Wood Sculpture. Beautifully assembled. at one angle it looks like a mess but then a circular order to it is revealed at another angle. Great work by a Birmingham artist!