June 9, 2022

The Healing Mother Earth

  “She has been my friend and passion during the Covid lockdown. I started working on her in early July – 2021 and it took over […]
May 28, 2022

A 546-Piece Puzzle Slots into a Hulking Simian with Moveable Limbs

All images © Mat Random A follow-up to his wooden geometric figures, Mat Random designed a similarly stocky simian with a DIY twist. The architect and […]
May 21, 2022

New dam could drown ancient Iraqi city of Ashur

Having survived Islamic State, Assyrian capital is under threat once again
May 18, 2022

Kinetic Actions Trigger Mesmerizing Tessellations and Patterns in an Absorbing Short Film

Basic geometric forms like circles, triangles, and lines alchemize into a hypnotic study of patterns in a new short film from the Barcelona-based Diatomic Studio. Part […]
May 1, 2022

Nature and Geometry Blend in Beguiling Symmetry in Oliver Chalk’s Voluminous Timber Vessels

All images © Oliver chalk, shared with permission Only two years ago, Canterbury, U.K.-based artist Oliver Chalk began creating bold, geometric vessels out of wood. Having […]
April 30, 2022

Column: SoFi Stadium’s art plan left Black artists in limbo. ‘Used as a pawn’ says artist rep

Maren Hassinger and Alexandre Arrechea were slated to have installations around Hollywood Park Lake within view of SoFi Stadium. When SoFi Stadium hosted the Super Bowl […]
April 30, 2022

Monumental 1932 Picasso Portrait Of Marie-Thérèse To Make Auction Debut At Sotheby’s

A Monumental Achievement in Picasso’s Oeuvre and the History of Portraiture, Is Poised to Achieve in Excess of $60 Million. Painted in April 1932, 90 years […]
April 30, 2022

Contemporary Muslim artists continue to adapt Islamic patterns to challenge ideas about fixed culture

Canada geese and mallards at sunset, laser-etched with a pattern from sections of mosaic design of the Imam Mosque in Isfahan, Iran, seen in ‘Mallards Reeds’ […]
April 30, 2022

UAE unveils new installation by Emirati artist Mohamed Ibrahim at La Biennale di Venezia

VENICE, 20th April, 2022 (WAM) — The National Pavilion of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today unveiled its exhibition at the La Biennale di Venezia, Mohamed […]
April 30, 2022

Oakley and Brain Dead Are Getting Into Sneakers Together

Image via Oakley Bringing back a shoe from years past is no easy feat. At the designer level, tasks like sourcing hard-to-find archive models, re-creating molds, […]