July 25, 2016 Talos EAM invitation ENG

Konstantinos Papamichalopoulos, “Talos – Representations of the Artificial Man”

Exhibition at the National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece Konstantinos Papamichalopoulos attempts a special dialogue with the monumental statues of the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. In the exhibition that is hosted in the café of the city’s most important museum, the Greek artist creates “Talos”, the first artificial creation of antiquity in the image and […]

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July 23, 2016 1

Vasily Klyukin envisions color-changing ‘rose pavilion’ as a bouquet of flowers

Story via Design Boom whether they be in the form of a snake, sailboat or ancient greek statue, the architectural visualizations of vasily klyukin seek to defy ordinary structural standards. his most recent project translates a delicate and ephemeral element of nature into a striking and luminous building proposal for a cultural program in an urban […]

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July 22, 2016 patricia-piccinini-graham-transport-accident-commission-designboom-02

grotesque ‘graham’ is the only person designed to survive a car crash

  this bizarre and bafflingly deformed figure is the physical embodiment of an inconceivable idea: he is the only ‘person’ designed to survive today’s high-impact road traumas. in an effort to highlight the susceptibly of the human body to the forces of a car crash, australia’s transport accident commission has collaborated with a leading trauma […]

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July 19, 2016 AlexaMeade_07

Living Works That Flatten Three-Dimensional Scenes Into Two-Dimensional Photographs by Alexa Meade

Story via this is Colossal Flattening three-dimensional installations into two-dimensional images, Alexa Meade compresses reality by covering models in specifically applied paint, making sure to focus on painted shadows and highlights to transform her posed subjects into paintings. Meade’s works, which she has referred to as “reverse trompe l’oeil” combine installation, painting, photography, and even performance, as many of […]

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July 16, 2016 maud-vantours-3D-paper-art-designboom-01

maud vantours’ psychedelic paper landscapes form kaleidoscopic canvasses

Story via Design Boom maud vantours uses only paper as a medium in the making of kaleidoscopic compositions and layered landscapes. the paris-based artist’s early study of textile design and materials led her to a creative practice that sees ordinary sheets turn into psychedelic chromatic canvasses. vantours meticulously sculpts hundreds of paper sheets layer by […]

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July 12, 2016 Juliette_Clovis_04

Porcelain Female Forms That Blur the Line Between Humans and Nature by Juliette Clovis

Story via this is Colossal French artist Juliette Clovis produces hybrid works that merge nature, history, and myth with the female form, covering simple porcelain busts in wildlife, flora, and spikes. Her additions are either painted on or applied to mask the face, obscuring features like abnormal growths. These ambiguous females question the power that […]

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