Palestinian artist sculpts clay family fleeing from homes in Gaza

Palestinian artist sculpts clay family fleeing from homes in Gaza As a symbol of the suffering of citizens in the shuja’iyya neighboorhood of Gaza, where inhabitants have had to flee their homes from destruction, Palestinian artist iyad sabbah has set a family of clay figures wandering away from the war-torn wreckage. the models that comprise ‘worn out’ seem almost mummified, as if completely consumed by the death and devastation surrounding them; a man holds a child in his arms, a woman Read more [...]

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Banksy new Bristol work, Pierced Eardrum, vandalised

Banksy new Bristol work, Pierced Eardrum, vandalised story via BBC news A new mural by street artist Banksy in Bristol has been vandalized less than 24 hours after the work appeared. The image, a parody of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, was found on Hanover Place near the city’s harbour. Girl with a Pierced Eardrum incorporates an alarm box as the model’s earring. On Tuesday, the work was found with dark paint thrown across the bottom of the woman’s face. Banksy’s Read more [...]

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Jason Decaires Taylor submerges ocean Atlas sculpture in the Bahamas

Jason Decaires Taylor submerges ocean Atlas sculpture in the Bahamas Submerged adjacent to the western coastline of new providence in the Bahamas, Jason Decaires Taylor has set ‘ocean atlas’ within the aquamarine depths of nassau’s seas. Thematically, the colossal sculpture draws reference from the ancient greek statue of titan atlas as he holds up the heavens, but instead depicts a local youth sustaining the ocean ceiling. marking the largest single sculpture ever to be inserted into Read more [...]

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Trompe-l’œil Window and Keyhole Illusions on the Streets of Istanbul by Pejac

Trompe-l’œil Window and Keyhole Illusions on the Streets of Istanbul by Pejac Spanish street artist Pejac  just stopped by Istanbul where he painted three new trompe-l’œil pieces in the district of Uskudar titled Lock, Poster and Shutters. Painted with brushes, acrylic paint, pencils and sandpaper the works are located very close together are intended to represent the “perception and illusion of freedom.” He mentions the literal translation of Trompe l’oeil from French as Read more [...]

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Surreal Collages by Eugenia Loli

Surreal Collages by Eugenia Loli Collage artist Eugenia Loli uses photography scanned from vintage magazines and science publications to create bizarre visual narratives that borrow from aspects of pop art, dada, and traditional surrealism. Loli’s background is almost as diverse as the imagery she employs, having been born in Greece and living in Germany and the UK before settling in California. She says on her blog: I’m Eugenia Loli. I’m a filmmaker and a modern vintage collage Read more [...]

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