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Abstract, Textured Patterns Woven With Natural Fibers Compose Massive Wall Hangings by Tammy Kanat

 Art Craft #fiber art #textiles #weaving November 26, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Tammy Kanat, shared with permission A decade into her weaving practice, Australian artist Tammy Kanat (previously) continues to explore the possibilities of fiber, texture, and knots. Her giant wall hangings rely on patches of tufted wool, concentric circles in linen, …

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Miniature Watercolor Works by Ruby Silvious Are Painted on Stained Teabags

 Art Illustration #landscapes #miniature #painting #tea #watercolor November 26, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Ruby Silvious, shared with permission Ruby Silvious’s quaint seaside scenes and bucolic landscapes nestle between the torn edges and wrinkled folds of a used teabag. The Coxsackie, New York-based artist (previously) paints miniature scenes of everyday life on the …

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‘Beneath the Bird Feeder’ Documents the Spectacular Wildlife Visiting a Wintertime Food Source

 Photography #animals #birds #nature #wildlife November 24, 2021 Grace Ebert A northern cardinal. All images licensed from Carla Rhodes During the winter months of late 2020 into early 2021, photographer Carla Rhodes cared for a birdfeeder that hung outside of her home in the Catskills of New York. The suspended food source garnered attention …

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In States of Ruin, Architectural Sculptures by Peter Callesen Spring from a Single Sheet of Paper

 Art #architecture #paper #sculpture November 24, 2021 Grace Ebert Detail of “Human Ruin.” All images © Peter Callesen, shared with permission Towering over cut-out voids are artist Peter Callesen’s sculptures of existing architectural ruins and stately edifices. Constructed with a single sheet of white paper, the miniature buildings appear to surface from their original …

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Comprised of Undulating Bricks, A Facade Allows Light to Stream in Without Sacrificing Privacy

 Design #architecture #bricks November 23, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of A.P.P. Architects & Associates The innovative project of Farhad Mirzaie and the firm A.P.P. Architects & Associates, “Revolving Bricks Serai” is a dynamic office building in Arak, a city largely known as the industrial capital of Iran. Nestled within a residential area, …

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Migrants: A Climate Disaster Forces a Polar Bear and Her Cub to Flee Their Home in a Harrowing Animation

 Animation #animation #bears #climate crisis #migration #refugees #video November 22, 2021 Grace Ebert  A stunning work of both social commentary and technical dexterity, “Migrants” explores the heartbreaking aftermath of a climate disaster. The animation—which is an impressive collaboration between fifth-year animations students Zoé Devise, Hugo Caby, Antoine Dupriez, Aubin Kubiak, and Lucas Lermytte, …

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Ephemeral Compositions Use Sand and Stone to Create Hypnotic Works on Land

 Art #land art #nature #sand #stone November 19, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Jon Foreman, shared with permission The wildly prolific Wales-based artist Jon Foreman has spent much of 2021 on a new batch of mesmerizing land pieces. Expanding on the swirling, organic shapes he’s known for, many of his recent works take …

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78,846 Photos of the Sun Are Stitched Together into a Mesmerizing Timelapse of Its Movements

 Photography Science #NASA #sun #timelapse #video November 19, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] Using data from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, filmmaker Seán Doran composed an entrancing timelpase of the sun’s glowing coronal loops during a month-long period. The video project compiles 78,846 ångström-171 photographs from August 2014 that show the bright, curved structures, which …

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Ornate Rugs by Artist Faig Ahmed Ooze Onto the Floor in Drippy Fabric Puddles

 Art #glitch #rugs #sculpture #textiles November 18, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Sapar Contemporary, shared with permission Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed (previously) has amassed a staggering archive of sculptural carpets that blur the boundaries of digital distortion and traditional craft techniques. Often monumental in scale, his fringed rugs are woven with classic, …

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A Hazy Stream Drifts Across a Spring Landscape in an Enchanting Series of Long-Exposure Photos

 Photography #forests #landscapes #long exposure #water November 18, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Jennifer Esseiva, shared with permission Back in spring, Swiss photographer Jennifer Esseiva visited the remote forests of Vallorbe, Switzerland, as the trees and rugged, wooded terrain emerged from their winter stupor. There she captured the lush mosses and foliage that …

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