Biomorphic art is the ancient Persian and Islamic biomorphic arts

October 29, 2022

In Richly Patterned Portraits, Ruby Sky Stiler Dismantles Art History’s Most Persistent Archetypes

“Artist with Muse” (2022), acrylic, acrylic resin, paper, glue, and graphite on panel, 60 x 50 inches. All images © Ruby Stiler, shared with permission courtesy […]
October 15, 2022

Watch Artist Zak Korvin Draw a Precise Geometric Emblem in a Mesmerizing Timelapse

Artist Zak Korvin offers a look into the process of making a geometric crest of three birds in a mesmerizing timelapse. Drawing inspiration from Japanese mon, […]
October 11, 2022

Color-Blocked Wall Hangings Stitch Graphic Design Principles into Quilts by Emily Van Hoff

All images © Emily Van Hoff, shared with permission Emily Van Hoff merges her background in graphic design with the practical crafting skills she picked up as a […]
September 27, 2022

Ubiquitous Items Are Organized Into Intricate and Colorful Compositions by Adam Hillman

“Skeleton Keys.” All images © Adam Hillman, shared with permission Everyday objects are puzzled into meticulously organized compositions in the work of Adam Hillman, who has […]
September 14, 2022

In Qatar, a Museum Looks Back at the Breadth of Islam

As the World Cup draws visitors to present-day Doha, the Museum of Islamic Art reopens with an expanded vision and presentation of Islamic history.
September 12, 2022

Walk with Hilma af Klint: AR brings works by the mystic mother of abstraction to London’s Regent’s Park

Seventy-eight years after her death, the artist famed for her geometric and spiral forms, has realised her goal of creating a giant temple for her work— thanks […]
September 4, 2022

An M.C. Escher-Inspired Series by Parth Kothekar Distorts Perspectives With Single Sheets of Paper

All images © Parth Kothekar, shared with permission Harnessing the captivating power of pattern and mathematic principles, Parth Kothekar cuts meticulously deceptive works from single sheets of […]
August 29, 2022

Carved Gemstones Embed Intricate Patterns from Ancient Symbols, Architecture, and Nature

All images by Jeff Mason, © Bryan D. Drummond, shared with permission Fractals, grids, religious symbols, and ancient architecture are among the eclectic patterns translated into […]
August 20, 2022

Everyday Objects and Buildings Float Atmospherically in Cinta Vidal’s Perception-Bending Murals

“Public Space” (August 2022) in Toftlund, Denmark, curated by Kunstbureau Kolossal. All images © Cinta Vidal, shared with permission It’s all about perspective in the multifaceted […]
August 16, 2022

Undulating Lines and Geometric Shapes Comprise a Minimally Illustrated Menagerie

All images © Adam G., shared with permission In Surf & Turf, designer Adam G., who’s behind the Santa Monica-based studio TRÜF Creative, transfers his signature messymod style […]