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Clever Paper Cutouts by Paperboyo Transform Architecture and Landmarks into Amusing Scenes

 Craft Photography #architecture #cities #collage #humor #paper #silhouettes August 4, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Paperboyo, shared with permission Rich McCor (aka Paperboyo) has a way of imagining the potential for quirkiness and whimsy in existing architecture. Using tourist attractions, landmarks, and urban settings as his backdrops, the Brighton-based artist and photographer (previously) …

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A Visit to Wangechi Mutu’s Nairobi Studio Explores Her Profound Ties to Nature and the Feminine

 Art Documentary #collage #colonialism #identity #nature #sculpture #video July 23, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] Kenyan-American artist Wangechi Mutu made history in 2019 when her four bronze sculptures became the first ever to occupy the niches of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s facade. Stretching nearly seven feet, the seated quartet evokes images of heavily …

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An Eclectic Group Show Features Sound Sculptures, Collages, and Toy Assemblages for the Annual BBA Artist Prize

 Art #collage #fiber art #light #painting #sculpture #sound June 18, 2021 Grace Ebert By June Lee. All images courtesy of BBA Artist Prize, shared with permission A broad, varied collection of work from 20 emerging artists converges in a group exhibition for the sixth-annual BBA Artist Prize. Living in ten countries and working across …

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Sand and Currency from Dozens of Countries Converge in an Endless Interchange of Culture and Economics

 Animation #collage #currency #sand #stop motion #video June 11, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] Corrie Francis Parks’s absorbing stop-motion short “Foreign Exchange” is all about perspective. Through a continuously evolving landscape of minuscule stones and banknotes, mini-universes emerge that meld the two materials into culturally significant tableaus. “Between the dazzling layers of currency and …

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Digital Renderings Collage 3D Objects into Futuristic Self-Portraits by Artist Omar Aqil

 Art #collage #digital #sculpture #self-portrait #technology May 13, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Omar Aqil, shared with permission Lahore, Pakistan-based artist Omar Aqil (previously) digitally assembles technology, 3D objects, and textured masses into figurative collages for his series Self-Portraits 2050. The futuristic characters all sport a pair of glasses but are otherwise distinct, …

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Digital Portraits Reinvent Classical Paintings by Enveloping Subjects in Garments and Masks

 Art #collage #digital #portraits March 24, 2021 Grace Ebert “Hidden Perronneau” (2020), photocollage. All images © Volker Hermes, shared with permission Nearly a decade before masks became a ubiquitous part of our lives, artist Volker Hermes was fashioning lavish face coverings made of flowers, lace, and ornate baubles. In his ongoing series, Hidden Portraits, …

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New Perspective-Bending Collages by Lola Dupré Distort and Reconfigure Pets and Portraits

 Art Photography #animals #architecture #collage #humor #surreal March 19, 2021 Grace Ebert “Cleo” (2020), 8.2 x 11.6 inches. All images © Lola Dupré, shared with permission Glasgow-based artist Lola Dupré (previously) continues her practice of slicing and rearranging photographs and art historical works into cleverly surreal collages. Her newest manipulations include a blockheaded Léon …

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Meticulous Digital Works Layer Petals, Leaves, and Natural Textures into Fantastic Creatures

 Illustration Photography #animals #birds #collage #digital #flowers #leaves #plants March 9, 2021 Grace Ebert Detail of “Kulu.” All images © Josh Dykgaaf, shared with permission Melbourne-based artist Josh Dykgraaf has a discerning eye for matching two seemingly disparate elements. In his ongoing Terraforms series, autumn leaves become feathers, magnolia petals wind into scales, and …

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