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Densely Arranged Stone Gradients Sweep Across the Sand in Jon Foreman’s Extraordinary Land Art

 Art #land art #nature #sand #shells #stone April 15, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Jon Foreman, shared with permission An expert in the hypnotic, Wales-based artist Jon Foreman continues his exquisite constructions that position stones and shells into perfectly arranged formations. His most recent pieces include a mesmerizing gradient circle, concentric swirl, and …

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Ritualistic ‘Moon Drawings’ by Yuge Zhou Etch Patterns in Snow and Sand

 Art #drawing #landscapes #performance #sand #snow #video February 10, 2022 Grace Ebert January 2021. All images © Yuge Zhou, shared with permission “In traditional Chinese culture, the moon is a carrier of human emotions,” writes artist Yuge Zhou. “The full moon symbolizes family reunion.” This belief grounds Zhou’s meditative series of landscape drawings that …

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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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Zen Gardens by Yuki Kawae Interrupt Doomscrolling with Meditative Patterns

 Design #gardening #sand #video August 30, 2021 Grace Ebert  A welcome disruption to doomscrolling, the patterned zen gardens composed by Yuki Kawae are an antidote to today’s seemingly endless anxieties. The Bay Area designer records meditative footage of wide-toothed prongs and dense rakes that scrape across beds of white sand, creating intersecting loops, …

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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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