Flesh pressed into synthetic mesh, a second skin holding guts in – nylon stockings can be sexy, but also grotesque when in the hands of Dutch sculptor Rosa Verloop. Her nylon sculptures use stockings packed and pinned or stitched into haunting faces and twisted bodies. There is a movement in
Jason deCaires Taylor grew up in Southeast Asia and knows first hand the vital nature of the world’s reef system. Human beings are doing their best to wipe them out with pollution of the land, air and sea, but deCaires Taylor is contributing to the artificial reef systems with his
Ferdinand Cheval (1836-1924) was a postman by day and a pebble-dashing architectural artist by night. One day he literally stumbled on a strangely shaped stone, picked it up and took it home. From then on, if he found any stones he liked on his daily mail based wanders he would
I like art that makes the person viewing it think about it on a deeper level. I also really dig self expression that makes a statement about the world we live in without being obvious. The sculptures of Dongwook Lee are many things, but overall they are disturbing and thought-provoking.
Skulls are one of those things that you just can’t have enough of around the house. Sean and I are always on the lookout for people to recruit as skullfinders for us, since we pretty much stay at home and blog like city folk and don’t make it out to
via Animal Andrea Hasler’s Matriarch references the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp, a historic protest in which 30,000 women gathered at a British air force base to stand against nuclear weapons. According to Hasler, the work metaphorically “[takes] the notion of the tents which were on site during the women’s