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Avacado Love by Wool Sculpture


Ukranian crafter Hanna Dovahan makes some pretty fantastic wool objects including animals, arthropods, and food which she sells in her Etsy shop.

Anish Kapoor’s Perpetual Black Water Whirlpool Installed in the Floor of a Former Movie Theater in Italy


Churning and frothing just below the old wooden floor of a former movie theater in San Gimignano, Italy, a mysterious vortex of ominous black water seems to perpetually drain into nothingness.

Wet Fold Origami Technique Gives Wavy Personality to Paper Animals by Artist Hoang Tien Quyet


Often one associates origami with sharp and precise folds, miniature works that have a crisp perfection.

Perfect Home: An Immersive Tour of Do Ho Suh’s Massive Silk Architecture Installations

Korean artist Do Ho Suh (previously here and here) is interested in how we interact with public space. Directed, shot, and edited by Nils Clauss, “Perfect Home” brings together several exhibitions from 2002-2012 to examine the breadth of Do Ho Suh’s immersive works.

Futuristic Views of London Shot From a Helicopter at Night by Vincent Laforet


Earlier this month, photographer Vincent Laforet spent two hours in a helicopter at 6,000 feet above London to capture these surprisingly futuristic aerial views of the sprawling metropolis.

Artist Sean Yoro Paints Meticulous Seaside Murals While Balancing on His Surfboard


Utilizing a surfboard rather than skateboard, artist Sean Yoro (aka Hula), paints murals while balancing on his board, placing his works just above sea level.

Pneumàtic’s Salvaged Tire Installations Playfully Interact With Barcelona’s Urban Architecture


Pneumàtic was founded by artists OOSS, Iago Buceta, and Mateu Targa for the street art festival Ús Barcelona.

Delicate Glass Sea Life Sculptures by Emily Williams


Glass Seaweed, 2014, Flameworked borosilicate glass, 20″ x 20″ x 20″ American artist Emily Williams draws insiration from the sea and other and other aspects of organic life for the creation of her fragile glass sculptures that mimic seaweed, jellyfish, and coral.

A Technicolor Swimming Pool Painted by HOTTEA on New York’s Roosevelt Island


In a departure from his large-scale color field yarn installations, Minnesota-based artist HOT TEA is back in New York and was given the opportunity to transform a swimming pool on Roosevelt Island with whatever colors he saw fit.

New Historical Portraits on Flattened Cans by Kim Alsbrooks


Kim Alsbrooks (previously) began painting historical portraits on crushed cans in 2004 while living in the South.

An Extraordinary Glimpse into the First 21 Days of a Bee’s Life in 60 Seconds

In an attempt to better understand exactly what happens as a bee grows from an egg into an adult insect, photographer Anand Varma teamed up with the bee lab at UC Davis to film the first three weeks of a bee’s life in unprecedented detail.

Treats in the Streets: Artist Jim Bachor Fills Potholes with Ice Cream Mosaics


For the third year in a row Chicago artist Jim Bachor (previously here and here) has taken it upon himself to preemptively fix city potholes by filling them with themed mosaics.

Erosion: Layered Porcelain Sculptures Sandblasted to Mimic Biological Forms


British ceramicist Tamsin van Essen is fascinated by what she describes as the “the fragile boundary between attraction and repulsion,” a place where tension is created by the visible and the obscured.

Artist Alexey Kondakov Imagines Figures from Historical Paintings as Part of Contemporary Life


For his ongoing series “Art History in Contemporary Life,” Russian artist Alexey Kondakov takes scenes and figures lifted from classical paintings and drops them into modern-day life.

PaperBridge: A Load-Bearing Arch of Paper Sheets Spans an English Creek


all photos by Steve Messam courtesy the artist While it’s certainly not the longest, this weight-bearing structure is definitely one of the more interesting bridges we’ve come across.

New Trompe L’oeil Sculptures of Flowing Dresses and Leaves Constructed from Plywood by Ron Isaacs


When looking at these wall-mounted sculptures depicting wrinkled dresses that sprout leaves or butterflies by artist Ron Isaacs (previously), you would be forgiven for thinking they were constructed from anything other than their actual materials: plywood and acrylic paint.

Miniature Hand Blown Glass Vessels and Scientific Instruments by Kiva Ford


Glass artist Kiva Ford draws from his vast experience in scientific glassblowing to create perfect miniatures of wine glasses, beakers, and ribbon-striped vases, some scarcely an inch tall.

Photographic Portraits of Famous Artist’s Paint Palettes by Matthias Schaller


Palette of Marc Chagall Since 2007 photographer Matthias Schaller has photographed raw, abstract paintings.

Skeletal Leaf Bowl Sculptures by Kay Sekimachi


While attending school at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, artist Kay Sekimachi was struck by a quote from her teacher Trude Guermon-prez: “Try to make something with the simplest of means.” Over the span of her sixty-year art career Sekimachi took the words to heart as she rose to the forefront of contemporary fiber art in the 60s and 70s by creating challenging artworks with extremely limited means.

Beautiful Abstract Bird Plumage Photographs by Thomas Lohr


Photographer Thomas Lohr is known mostly for his high-profile fashion shoots for clients like Vogue, Le Monde d’Hermès, and i-D, but somewhere in his grueling shooting schedule he still finds time for personal projects, the most recent of which is a collection of bird plumage photos gathered into a limited edition book titled Birds.


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