ART

© Laura Ellen Bacon

‘Nests and Cocoon-Like Forms’ Installations / Laura Ellen Bacon

The work of Laura Ellen Bacon has been described as, ‘monumental’, ‘uncanny’, ‘compelling’ and ‘beautifully strange’. Laura’s contemporary sculptures were initially inspired by nests and cocoon-like forms and she has since developed her own unique language with materials – a language that communicates the properties of the materials she uses and her strong desire to turn chaotic amounts of raw materials into ‘spaces’ of some kind...
Bad Dog activation 01 - © flickr-Manitoba Museum of Finds Art

Bad Dog – Labrador sculpture at OCMA / Richard Jackson

Artist Richard Jackson recently installed a 28-foot-tall sculpture of a black Labrador taking a pie int he Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) in Newport Beach, California. The installation, known simply as Bad Dog,claiming its temporary territory throughout the run of the 74-year-old artist’s first retrospective exhibit titled Richard Jackson: Ain’t Painting a Pain...
© Bureau Detours - Kristoffer Tejlgaard & Benny Jepsen

Peoples Meeting Dome / Bureau Detours – Kristoffer Tejlgaard & Benny Jepsen

The two Danish architects Kristoffer Tejlgaard and Benny Jepsen have recently completed a deconstructed geodesic dome, commissioned by BL, the interest organization representing about 700 housing associations, which manage almost 20% of Denmark's dwellings. The architects wanted to create a unique structure not only for the event (which was intended to discuss the future of housing), but also offer an independent piece of work that would in itself be a contribution...
Candy Shop 01 - © Augusto Esquivel

Button Artwork / Augusto Esquivel

Miami-based artist Augusto Esquivel realistically duplicates objects by suspending thousands of sewing buttons on mere strings. Each strand of his incredible sculptural pieces work with their adjacent string of buttons to create colorful replicas of everything, from a basic geometric cube to a stone fountain covered in flowers and spouting water...
© Hong Kong Tourism

Golden Moon / LEAD

LEAD created Golden Moon for Hong Kong Mid-Autumn Festival - The event, which attracted over 400,000 visitors last year, features a Giant Lantern, “Golden Moon”, with colourful LED lights and sound effects. The lantern’s design and construction is the result of a design competition organised by Hong Kong Tourism Board in conjunction with Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design, Hong Kong Designers Association and the Hong Kong Institute of Architects...
Usain Bolt - © Annemarie Wright
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Hand-Written Text Portrait Paintings / Annemarie Wright

Annemarie Wright is one of the UK’s most exciting young artists. Her work has appeared in the New York Post, USA today, The Telegraph, The Mail and Time Out London to name a few, she has also exhibited widely throughout the UK & USA...
Arch 3 02 detail - © Eric Standley

Laser-Cut Paper Art / Eric Standley

American artist - Eric Standley creates intricately stunning works of art using hundreds of sheets of laser-cut paper. Each piece begins with Stanley drawing out the intricate design, then laser cutting the complex pattern into multiple layers. The painstaking drawing process can take months, while the laser cutting involves hours of meticulous precision. The final result is a work which resembles a labyrinthine 3-D stained glass window...