Sculptor Matthew Simmonds Carves Realistic Interiors Into Marble and Stone

As a contemporary master of a time-honoured craft that is entwined with the history of European art and architecture, marble and stone sculptor Matthew Simmonds carves breathtaking miniature interiors inside chunks of stone. [...]

Beyond Selfies: iPhone Photography Awards Announces its Winners for 2014

As the first and longest-running competition dedicated to iPhone photography, each year the IPPAWARDS presents a selection of truly compelling photos, all taken with an iPhone, iPad or iPod. Check out the winning entries of this year’s competition here! [...]

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Realistic Bird Paper Sculptures by Diana Beltran Herrera

Colombian artist Diana Beltran Herrera through attaching together little pieces of coloured paper creates the most marvelous bird sculptures. [...]

Desktop to Heaven: Magnus Celestii by Joseph Walsh Studio

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Showcasing at the design exhibition at the New Art Centre in Roche Court, Wiltshire, UK, Studio Joseph Walsh known for its flowing and gravity-defying wooden furniture presents its largest work to date: the Magnus Celestii installation. [...]

Artist JR turns the Panthèon in Paris INSIDE OUT

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While you may miss the breathtaking view from the dome of the Panthèon in Paris due to restoration works, a new artistic intervention by JR offers more than enough reason to still visit the awe-inspiring monument this summer. [...]

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy & International Affairs by Zaha Hadid in Beirut, Lebanon

24 June 2014 No Comments

The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut is now based in its new permanent home by Zaha Hadid Architects. Developed with the support of a generous donation by former Deputy Prime Minister Issam Fares, the 3,000-square-meter building represents AUB’s ambitions into the 21st century. [...]

The Written Words of a Ledger Account are Transformed into a New ‘Masterpiece’ for Ruinart

24 June 2014 No Comments

During Art Basel 2014, Ruinart, the world's oldest champagne house, presents the second part of its latest collaboration with visual artist Georgia Russell, which involves the transformation of an 18th-century relic into a magnificent paper sculpture. [...]

''1968: Radical Italian Furniture'' by DESTE Foundation and TOILETPAPER

Cheeky humour, surreal dreams and iconic furniture fill the pages of the new exhilarating book by famed art collector Dakis Joannou and TOILETPAPER magazine’s Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari. [...]