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New York-based artist Miya Ando’s solo show, Sora/Ku (Sky/Emptiness), just opened at the Sundaram Tagore Gallery in Hong Kong and it will travel to the Singapore location of the gallery, October 29th. Ando is known for her subtle works on metal; layered abstract paintings on varied surfaces created using heat, sandpaper, grinders, and acid. It’s obvious these images aren’t going to do these works justice. More images below.

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Drew Young Some new works from the most talented painter in Vancouver, Drew Young. Denmark Student Design Blog Thise Mejeri packaging Designed by Randi Sjælland Jensen | Country: Denmark BA school assignment. Corporate identity assignment to redesign Thise Mejeri, which is a danish dairy. I designed Letterheads, business cards, profile brochure, web layout and packeting design. Hand-Cut Paper Sculptures Take on Organic Forms Artist Georgia Russell creates paper art by slicing, ripping, and cutting apart printed text and transforming it into visually exciting sculptures. Her process began when she used to sift through old books in Paris and sensing that the objects felt lost or dead. So she now takes a scalpel to everything from newspaper and photographs to sheet music in order to create interpretive, energetic pieces that redefine the books. According to her bio, "The atmosphere of the original material she uses is extremely important to her, and her use of either new, or of older papers or images redolent of past lives, is dependent on the mood or idea that she wants to communicate.

The Town that spent 25 Years Underwater This is Villa Epecuen, an old tourist town south of Buenos Aires that spent a quarter of a century underwater. Established in the 1920s on the banks of a salt lake, the town was home to over 5,000 residents and a holiday destination to thousands more vacationers from the Argentinian capital. In 1985, a dam burst and buried the town in 33 feet of salt water, rendering it a modern-day Atlantis. Initially, people waited on their roofs, hoping for the water to recede. It didn’t, and within two days, the place was a devastated ghost town.

Katherine McCoy I have to begin this essay with a confession: it is not easy to write about an old friend and teacher, someone to whom I owe so much. I have been in awe of Katherine McCoy's talents and accomplishments for the almost thirty years that I have known her, and that admiration is framed by my experience of being her student at Cranbrook back in the '70s. When I heard that Katherine McCoy was being awarded the AlGA Gold Medal, I interpreted it as a sign that the AlGA was honoring design education through this specific award to such a consummate educator. My reaction may be an automatic reflection of the stubborn split between those designers who perceive themselves primarily as educators, and those who see themselves primarily as professionals. Welcome to Dinovember — Thoughts on creativity Every year, my wife and I devote the month of November to convincing our children that, while they sleep, their plastic dinosaur figures come to life. It began modestly enough. The kids woke up to discover that the dinosaurs had gotten into a box of cereal and made a mess on the kitchen table.

The Museum of Every Object you can Probably Think Of Hop over to Italy with me for a minute will you? In the countryside province of Parma (yeah, that place where the ham comes from), an unusual and one-of-a-kind museum awaits … We’re at the Ettore Guatelli Museum, an archive of more than 60,000 artifacts that bear witness to the lives and work of men and women, masterfully arranged within a beautiful old farming estate. Art Inspiration The Magnetic Wallpaper by Luis Pons Design Lab Interactive Wall Installation. The Luis Pons Design Lab deals with the extraordinary in the ordinary to discover new meanings and interpretations. Their interactive magnetic wallpaper is an installation made of a magnetic panel, covered with a metal mesh. You can move, manipulate, and rearrange it according to your own taste. The magnetic wallpaper gives you the...

Artist Shows What Disney Princesses’ Happily-Ever-Afters Really Look Like EmailEmail The one thing you could be sure about in childhood was that every fairy tale would end with a “happily ever after”. But what if we were to continue on with what happened to the beautiful princesses after we closed the last book page? Photographer Dina Goldstein imagines what lives of the Disney princesses turned out to be if we left all the fairy tale luck and charm aside. “I began to imagine Disney’s perfect Princesses juxtaposed with real issues that were affecting women around me, such as illness, addiction and self-image issues,” says Dina.

Cura Te Ipsum - The Continuing Adventures of Charlie Everett » (170) Safe Well, my decidedly off-kilter/Nerdesque theory on that goes more like this: We have no conclusive evidence that DE ever was any other Everett. To go Trek here, IDIC, or Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations says all possibilities are possible in an infinite amount of parallel realities. We saw a bit of that in the CP/Billie walkabout after CP telling his father what-fer, with the dickhead Broadway Charlie, where their common dream of becoming an actor came true, but not so much with a Charlie who is as much like the common Everett (as Lord BaileyMort is aware I have a large unspecified theory on the Charliverse I am working on, but suffice to say the central group we know are what I would consider ‘common’ in this context). Now I know the next part has been discounted as a raison d’etre for the why of DE, I consider it more of a why for DE: Once he ran out of (a)morally similar selves, the weight of all that is what made him decide ‘All Charlies Must Die!’

CMYK Wild Ilk From Birmingham based design duo, Wild Ilk, comes a limited edition art print based on the idea of a labyrinth. Labyrinths are amazing and ancient structures with many uses. Lila Rose Melting wax sketches at granma’s house Midway doodles Lower house drawing inspired by the book ‘Ant colony’ Pilton Storm and other wanderings Pilton 2014 in The park, green fields, cafe lala west holts and shangri la