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Skies Peek Through Foliage in French Knots in Embroideries that Peer Up From the Forest Floor

 Craft #embroidery #fiber art #flowers #landscapes #nature #trees June 14, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Sew Beautiful, shared with permission Look up! The vibrant embroideries of the U.K.-based artist known as Sew Beautiful capture the awe-inspiring breadth of the outdoors within a tiny wooden hoop. Layering colorful French knots and long, straight threads …

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Dozens of Carved Layers Compose Vivid Linocut Prints of Cats and Bouquets by Vanessa Lubach

 Art #cats #flowers #linocuts #printmaking June 13, 2022 Grace Ebert “Helen with Geraniums.” All images © Vanessa Lubach, shared with permission Norfolk-based artist Vanessa Lubach likens her printmaking practice to that of oil painting and draws on the latter to inform her vibrant compositions. “I linocut like a painter and paint like a linocutter, …

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Vivid Compositions in Thread Enliven Hollow Spaces in Diana Yevtukh’s Striking Embroideries

 Art Craft #embroidery #flowers #nature #trees June 3, 2022 Kate Mothes “Why did they do this to us” (2022). All images © Diane Yevtukh, shared with permission Ukrainian artist Diana Yevtukh draws inspiration from her surroundings by carefully situating cornucopian floral arrangements made of thread in the hollows of trees.  Base in Lviv, her …

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Layers of Intricately Cut Paper Evoke Strength and Vulnerability in Christine Kim’s Elegant Collages

 Art #collage #flowers #paper #portraits June 2, 2022 Kate Mothes “By Heart” (2022). All images © Christine Kim, shared with permission In intricately cut collages by Ontario-based artist Christine Kim, flowers, foliage, and crown-like adornments encompass anonymous portraits. Painted floral motifs on carefully torn pieces of paper paired with slats of wood appear like …

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Blooms Exude Presence and Personality in Bold Cyanotypes by Rosalind Hobley

 Art Photography #cyanotypes #flowers #nature June 2, 2022 Kate Mothes All images © Rosalind Hobley, shared with permission In London-based artist Rosalind Hobley’s expressive cyanotypes, flowers assume a portrait-like quality through varied textures and supple shapes. In her Still Life series, a cast of dahlias, anemones, roses, and peonies sit like regal subjects. Originally …

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Lush Aerial Photos by Pham Huy Trung Capture the Annual Harvests of Vietnam’s Countryside

 Photography #aerial #drones #farming #flowers #landscapes #Vietnam May 27, 2022 Grace Ebert Trang An. All images © Pham Huy Trung, shared with permission From the foggy limestone mountains of Trang An to grass collection in Bao Loc, the scenic shots by Pham Huy Trung (previously) preserve Vietnam’s heritage. The photographer often works with drones, …

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Cloaked in Bold Motifs, Ceramic Vessels by Ariana Heinzman Sprout Playful Botanical Forms

 Art #ceramic #clay #flowers #sculpture May 20, 2022 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of J. Reinhart Gallery, shared with permission From her studio on Vashon Island in Washington, artist Ariana Heinzman channels the lithe forms of the human body into supple clay vessels. Enveloped in quirky botanical patterns and thick outlines, the sculptures twist …

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Wildflowers, Trees, and Quaint Cabins Spring From Su Blackwell’s Book Sculptures

 Art #books #flowers #narrative #paper #sculpture May 19, 2022 Grace Ebert “Nature in Britain” (2012). Photo by Jaron James. All images © Su Blackwell, shared with permission The enchanting, imaginative narratives usually bound between the covers of a book burst from the page in the sculptures of Su Blackwell. Often sourcing materials from secondhand …

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Piece Together Nature’s Tiny Wonders with Miniature Jigsaw Puzzles from Nervous System

 Design #flowers #moths #mushrooms #nature #puzzles April 6, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Nervous System, shared with permission The innovative team over at the Catskills-based studio Nervous System (previously) released a new line of miniature jigsaws that match organic shapes with similarly natural subject matter. All spanning less than eight inches, a spotted …

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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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