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Countless Starlings Flock Together in a Miraculous Bird-Shaped Murmuration Over Lough Ennell

 Amazing Photography #birds March 4, 2021 Christopher Jobson Image © James Crombie, licensed for use After months of chasing starlings alongside his colleague Colin Hogg, Dublin-based photographer James Crombie captured a phenomenal shot of the flock as it swelled into an enormous bird-like murmuration. Hogg recorded the awe-inspiring experience in a short clip that …

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We’re Back! The Colossal Shop Is Restocked

 Colossal March 3, 2021 Colossal We just added a few fun goods to the newly reopened Colossal Shop, including these (reversible!) face masks featuring some of art history’s most iconic works. Head to the shop for pins, magnets, and pop-up greeting cards that’ll find a permanent spot on your fridge. Each purchase directly supports …

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Plants Embedded in Wax Sprout from Fragile Hands in Memory-Infused Works by Valerie Hammond

 Art #encaustic #flowers #hands #memory #plants #wax March 2, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Valerie Hammond, shared with permission In Valerie Hammond’s series of wax drawings, protection is two-fold: the artist (previously) encases dried flowers and ferns in a thin layer of wax, preserving their fragile tissues long after they’ve been plucked from …

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Swaths of Tulle Billow from Site-Specific Installations by Ana María Hernando

 Art #installation #site-specific #textiles March 1, 2021 Grace Ebert “Solo se escuchaba el aire (Only The Air Was Heard)” (2020), tulle, wood, metal, 125 x 120 x 258 inches. Installation at the Château de la Napoule, La Napoule Art Foundation, France. Photo by Sebastian Collett. All images © Ana María  Hernando, shared with permission …

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A Field of Dried Grass Is Suspended from the Ceiling in ‘French Exit’ by Artist Tadao Cern

 Art #death #grass #installation February 26, 2021 Grace Ebert “French Exit,” (2020-2021). All images © Tadao Cern, shared with permission In Tadao Cern’s sweeping installation “French Exit,” a cloud of feathery grasses looms over the room. The immersive artwork juxtaposes the ephemeral, dried material with the viewers who stand underneath as it creates a …

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Sheets of Frosted Glass Obscure Floral Bouquets in a Photographic Series About Ambiguity

 Photography #flowers #glass February 26, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Studio Lernert & Sander Exuding elegance and obscurity, Foggy Flowers is a two-photograph series by Sander Plug and Lernert Engelberts that centers on our collective outlook for the future through a blur of frosted glass. The duo, who work under Studio Lernert & Sander, …

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