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“Triangle of Love” The natural world gets an unusual interpretation through the lens of Northern California-based painter Tiffany Bozic (previously). She combines a highly developed realism with surreal juxtapositions of animals and plants in carefully composed paintings that question the “natural order” of the environment. In Triangle of Love, an owl family cozies up in a bed of gold-hued four leaf clovers, while in Aether, moths and caterpillars are drawn to a marbled pentagon hovering

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Museum of Fine Art and Lace (Musée des Beaux-arts et de la Dentelle) in Alençon, France (2018), all images courtesy of NeSpoon Polish artist NeSpoon (previously) creates spraypainted murals and textile installations based on traditional lace motifs. Her public paintings often stretch the height of multi-story urban structures, while her yarn works cling to passageways and trees like enlarged spiderwebs. Recent public pieces include a mural for the Museum of Fine Art and Lace

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Fred Tomaselli, “Cubic Sky” (1988
), plexiglas, enamel paint, fluorescent lights, wood, hardware
, 123 x 105 x 54 inches, 
dimensions variable (© Fred Tomaselli, all images courtesy the artist and James Cohan, New York, unless otherwise noted) The first thing Fred Tomaselli shows me, as I arrive at his studio, is his 1988 piece “Cubic Sky.” It is an installation of suspended black cubes depicting the constellations. It’s hung over a bed

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Anni Albers, “Pasture” (1958), cotton, 394 x 356mm, lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1969 © 2018 the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/DACS, London) LONDON — Anni Albers, who wrote the important book titled On Weaving, was a master of the form. Her knowledge of it was encyclopedic. In fact, she wrote the entry on weaving for the 1963 edition of the

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TWO CENTURIES AGO, Simcha Bunim, a neighborhood pharmacist turned celebrity rabbi, proposed a simple treatment for the human condition. All of us, he said, should carry a pair of mantras wherever we go, one in each pocket. When life makes us feel small, insignificant, terminally puny, we should pull out the inscription on the right: “The world was created for me.” When we’re puffed up with self-regard, high on our own

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From trailing indoor plants to terrazzo floors, 1980s design hits are having a moment right now. While piling on all of the decade’s decor trends at once is probably too much, one or two nods can do a lot to liven up your space (especially if you’ve been committing hard to minimalism over the past few years). For inspiration, look no further than . . . the 1988 Tim Burton classic Beetlejuice and its

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One of New York’s most highly anticipated new neighbourhoods, Hudson Yards has been in frenzied construction for a few years now; and results are slowly starting to show. Ahead of the opening of some of the area’s key publicly accessed areas, such as The Shed and a big chunk of the retail element, the new area’s first residential tower, Fifteen Hudson Yards, is also nearing completion. Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and

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Spanish photographic duo Albarrán Cabrera first travelled to Japan six years ago, and have returned there every year since. Turning their lens to Japan’s landscapes and characters, Anna P Cabrera and Angel Albarrán offer a new perspective on the nation through their images via their choice of subject and innovative method of processing images – the pair incorporate both modern and traditional printing techniques into their… read more »       View Gallery (11 images)

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