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Putt Around the Playable Artworks of ‘Par Excellence Redux: The Back 9,’ Now Open at Elmhurst Art Museum

 Art Colossal #exhibition #games #golf October 21, 2021 Colossal All images courtesy of Elmhurst Art Museum, shared with permission The Back 9 of Par Excellence Redux, an artist-designed miniature golf course, is now open at the Elmhurst Art Museum. Curated by Colossal’s founder and editor-in-chief Christopher Jobson as part of an open call, the …

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Interview: The Sketchbook Project Needs Help After Its Brooklyn Collection Grows to 55,000 Globally Submitted Books

 Art Colossal #interview #sketchbook project July 30, 2021 Christopher Jobson Fifteen years ago, Steven Peterman launched The Sketchbook Project, an ongoing initiative he discusses in a new interview with Colossal editor-in-chief Christopher Jobson. The project, which gathers sketchbooks filled with artwork and stories from people around the globe, has since grown into the Brooklyn …

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Round Up 216 Lizards in a Psychedelic Infinity Puzzle from Nervous System

 Colossal Design #animals #gradients #puzzles May 28, 2021 Colossal All images © Nervous System, shared with permission Can you tame the Lizard Infinity Puzzle? New from the brilliant designers at Nervous System is a vibrant gradient jigsaw made of 216 reptile pieces that tile in thousands of combinations. Because each individual lizard varies in …

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Piece Together the Geography of the Earth and Moon in Infinite Combinations with Nervous System’s Jigsaw Puzzles

 Colossal Design #Earth #geography #moon #puzzles May 7, 2021 Colossal Earth Infinity Puzzle. All images © Nervous System, shared with permission Longtime Colossal readers are likely familiar with Nervous System’s unmistakable jigsaws, two of which we just added to the Colossal Shop. Both Earth and Moon designs are infinity puzzles, meaning you can start …

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Interview: Lalese Stamps of Lolly Lolly Ceramics Discusses Her Wildly Ambitious 100-Day Project, Brand Activism, and the Need for Vulnerability

 Colossal Design April 21, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Lolly Lolly Ceramics, shared with permission In the summer of 2020, Lalese Stamps (previously) found herself in the middle of a boom in her then-fledgling business, Lolly Lolly Ceramics, an experience she recounts in the latest interview supported by Colossal Members. The timing coincided …

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Join PAFA This Fall for a Unique and Flexible Art-School Experience

 Colossal #sponsor April 14, 2021 Colossal The Annual Student Exhibition is an academic capstone event offering PAFA’s emerging artists the opportunity to curate, install, and sell their own work in America’s first art museum. All images © PAFA 100% of students receive merit scholarships; Fall ’21 applications are open Finding an art college that …

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The New Issue of Create! Magazine Is Out Now

 Colossal March 5, 2021 Colossal Cover image by Patty Carroll We’re delighted at the release of Create! Magazine’s Issue #24, which was curated in part by our editor-in-chief, Christopher Jobson. Colossal readers might recognize some of the artists and photographers featured in the winter edition, including Patty Carroll (previously), Greg Olijnyk (previously), and Rose …

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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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