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The post Allan D’Arcangelo at Waddington Custot, London appeared first on ARTnews.

http://www.artnews.com/2018/01/16/allan-darcangelo-waddington-custot-london/

MrKiff · Jan 16 · Tags: artnews international

Chicago-based artist Jeffrey Michael Austin spends a lot of time photographing the puddles that collect on his city’s sidewalks and streets, observing the mirror-like quality that occurs when the sun hits the water at just the right angle. Eager to remake these special moments of reflection, Austin began creating his own sculptural puddles that appear to reflect the sky above. The works incorporate small bits of debris to strengthen the work’s illusion, while also adding to the quotidian nature of each false pool.

“The Puddles came from my desire to make work that at first glance feels mundane and unassuming, a candid situation you wouldn’t immediately regard as or associate with an art experience,” said Austin. “I’d hoped that in this way they would gently present themselves as yet another detail of your natural environment, before then unfurling with a kind of subtle and surprising magic — an extraordinary quality that you have to grapple with for a moment before facing it with any criticality.”

Austin likes to present his puddles in their “natural habitat” so they are not initially read as art. He hopes his small reflections of the sky (and more recently galaxies) spark a moment of curiosity in the audience they reach, making one rethink their expectations of the surrounding world.

You can view more of Austin’s in situ puddle sculptures, as well as browse a selection of the artist’s candid puddle photography on his Instagram.

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2018/01/strange-mess-puddles-of-skies-and-galaxies-by-jeffrey-michael-austin/

MrKiff · Jan 16 · Tags: thisiscolossal.com

She was chosen to paint Michelle Obama's portrait last year. Read More

The post Baltimore Museum of Art Adds Amy Sherald to Its Board of Trustees appeared first on ARTnews.

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MrKiff · Jan 16 · Tags: artnews international

Swedish animator Guldies (previously) just released his latest stop motion short titled Going Fishing. The entire clip was filmed in his bedroom on a desk requiring 2,500 photographs shot with a Canon EOS 600D. The attention to detail in giving weight to small objects like the bucket, wood, and bobber is extremely well done. See more of Guldies’ work on his YouTube channel. (via Twisted Sifter)

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2018/01/going-fishing-a-stop-motion-fishing-excursion-filmed-on-a-bedroom-desk-by-guldies/

MrKiff · Jan 16 · Tags: thisiscolossal.com

Leave it to the stationery-loving Japanese to come up with a new way to enjoy writing notes. The Omoshiro Block (loosely translated as ‘fun block’) utilizes laser-cutting technology to create what is, at first, just a seemingly normal square cube of paper note cards. But as the note cards get used, an object begins to appear. And you’ll have to exhaust the entire deck of cards to fully excavate the hidden object.

Produced by Japanese company Triad, whose main line of business is producing architectural models, the Omoshiro Blocks feature various notable architectural sites in Japan like Kyoto’s Kiyomizudera Temple, Tokyo’s Asakusa Temple and Tokyo Tower. The blocks are composed of over 100 sheets of paper and each sheet is different from the next in the same way that individual moments stack up together to form a memory.

But despite the declining cost of laser-cutting technology, the Omoshiro Blocks are still quite expensive and range from around 4000 yen to 10,000 yen, depending on their size. Getting your hands on one will also be tricky for the time being as they’re currently only available at the Tokyu Hands Osaka location. But you can keep up with updates from the company by following them on Instagram. (Syndicated from Spoon & Tamago)

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2018/01/omoshiro-block-a-paper-memo-pad-that-excavates-objects-as-it-gets-used/

MrKiff · Jan 16 · Tags: thisiscolossal.com

The inaugural show will present work by Matthew Lutz-Kinoy. Read More

The post Los Angeles’s Freedman Fitzpatrick Will Open New Location in Paris appeared first on ARTnews.

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MrKiff · Jan 16 · Tags: artnews international

Every winter, flocks of Siberian seagulls migrate through Delhi making a temporary home in the Ganga and Yamuna, two of India’s most holy rivers. Photographer Navin Vatsa camps out in the early morning light as the birds flock in the thousands, often fed by devotees who arrive to bathe in the river and feed them. The birds fly over 6,000 miles to escape the harsh Siberian winters between October and March. You can see many more photos on Vatsa’s Instagram feed.

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2018/01/seagulls-in-delhi-photographed-by-navin-vatsa/

MrKiff · Jan 16 · Tags: thisiscolossal.com

He spent 40 years of his career at the school. Read More

The post Former VCU Dean Joseph Seipel Named Interim Director of School’s ICA appeared first on ARTnews.

http://www.artnews.com/2018/01/16/former-vcu-dean-joseph-seipel-named-interim-director-schools-ica/

MrKiff · Jan 16 · Tags: artnews international

The award comes with an unrestricted $50,000 grant. Read More

The post United States Artists Names 2018 Fellows, Including Dread Scott, Pepón Osorio, and Cassils appeared first on ARTnews.

http://www.artnews.com/2018/01/16/united-states-artists-names-2018-fellows-including-dread-scott-pepon-osorio-cassils/

MrKiff · Jan 16 · Tags: artnews international

We’ve seen a wide gamut of paper project books lately, from shadows and cameras to planetariums and architectural models. Joining the DIY library today is Papier Machine, a collection of six interactive electronic paper toys all gathered together within the pages of a book developed by a trio of French designers. The various experiments are silkscreen printed on perforated paper and activated by button cell batteries, conductive silver ink, metal marbles, and other electronic components.

The six included gadgets include a piano “tuned” by hand-drawn graphite zones, a gyroscope, a marble track that plays sounds, a wind sensor, a centrifugal force track, and a tilt switch. Earlier versions of Papier Machine won Audi Talent and Red Dot Design awards, leading way to extra research and development in this final book which just launched on Kickstarter. (via It’s Nice That)

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2018/01/papier-machine-a-book-of-electric-diy-projects/

MrKiff · Jan 16 · Tags: thisiscolossal.com
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