Archive: May 2017

  1. Thursday Salute to Originals: The Horse Problem

    Man meets animal in an awe-striking statue depicting a horse “frozen in time” and the young lady who happened to stumble upon it. Displayed in the Venice Biennale’s Argentinean Pavilion, this is a masterpiece that is simple in form but heavy in symbolism. The statue, which is called The Horse Problem by Claudia Fontes, resides in the Biennale’s arsenal […]

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  2. Thursday Salute to Originals: Venice Hand Sculptures

    In past blogs we’ve highlighted unique works that have been small, fragile, and nearly microscopic. But today we’re sharing something monumental! Artist Lorenzo Quinn has created a mammoth masterpiece for the 2017 Venice Biennale. The piece has single “handedly” altered Italy’s already gorgeous landscape, leaving a lasting impression on those who cross (or live in) its path. These enormous hands, titled […]

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  3. Thursday Salute to Originals: The Solar Egg

    What better way to enjoy art than amid total relaxation? You can do exactly that the latest architectural masterpiece. It’s a giant mirrored egg, that doubles as a…sauna? What it is actually referred to is the “Solar Egg,” and it has been created by architects Bigert & Bergstroem who reside in the northernmost city of […]

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  4. Thursday Salute to Originals: Sandblasted Book Landscapes

    Technology like Kindles and Nooks are rapidly replacing books. But that doesn’t mean we should forget about our old papery friends! Montreal-based artist, Guy Laramee, had this realization as well. He recently unveiled a stunning body of sculptures that puts a new twist on a not-so-new practice: book carving. While many of us are familiar with carved […]

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