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Life and Death Converge in a Two-Sided Field of 17,000 Steel Flowers by Zadok Ben-David

 Art #flowers #installation #steel March 22, 2022 Grace Ebert Detail of “Blackfield” (2021) at Kew. Photo by Roger Wooldridge. All images courtesy of Kew Gardens, shared with permission At the heart of Zadok Ben-David’s Natural Reserve on view at Kew Gardens is a low-lying plot sprouting nearly 1,000 plant species. The sprawling, ecologically diverse …

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A Massive Chainmail Shelter Prevents a Renowned Scottish Mansion from Dissolving in the Rain

 Design Documentary History #architecture #steel #video February 7, 2022 Grace Ebert [embedded content] The coastal town of Helensburgh is located in one of the wettest regions of Scotland, averaging more than 190 days and 63 inches of rainfall each year, and it’s also the site of an architectural masterpiece by famed designer Charles Rennie …

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Inscribed Lace Patterns Defy Expectations in Cal Lane’s Plasma-Cut Steel Tools and Industrial Objects

 Art #cars #lace #sculpture #steel #submarines #tools January 18, 2022 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Cal Lane and C24 Gallery, shared with permission Using car hoods, shovels, and oil drums as her base, Canadian artist Cal Lane cuts generic lace motifs found on the shelves of mass-market retailers. Her quotidian designs adorn tools …

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Complex Networks of Metallic Branches Shape Animal Sculptures by Kang Dong Hyun

 Art #animals #metal #sculpture #steel January 6, 2022 Grace Ebert “Forest of Coexistence” (2019), stainless steel and urethane paint, 300 x 160 x 120 centimeters. All images © Kang Dong Hyun, shared with permission What eventually becomes a stately stag or majestically posed lion in Kang Dong Hyun’s Forest of Coexistence starts with countless …

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A Spectacular Staircase by Alex Chinneck Uncoils as It Scales a 25-Meter Building in Brighton

 Art #architecture #public art #sculpture #stairs #steel December 23, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Alex Chinneck, by Marc Wilmont, shared with permission Part functional walkway and part dramatic sculpture, an outdoor staircase by Alex Chinneck unfurls into individual metallic ribbons as it climbs a brick building in Brighton. The latest work by the …

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A ‘Staircase to Heaven’ Installation Ascends into the Sky as a Trippy Optical Illusion

 Art #installation #public art #sculpture #site-specific #stairs #steel #video November 12, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Strijdom van der Merwe, shared with permission South African artist Strijdom van der Merwe’s deceptive “Staircase to Heaven” sculpture is designed to make you wonder. When viewed straight on, the towering optical illusion appears to ascend into …

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