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British photographer Neil Burnell captures striking environments void of human subjects, often traveling to remote areas far outside of civilization. His ongoing series Mystical takes a look at the fairytale-like atmosphere created by the thick fog, gnarled trees, and moss-covered stones of Wistman’s Wood in Dartmoor, Devon, England. This particular wood has long been the subject of folklore and myth, with many writers describing it as the most haunted location in Dartmoor. Despite

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The Hole gallery in New York City is currently hosting Minneapolis-based artist Mathew Zefeldt’s first solo exhibition. Entitled “Customizable Realities,” the presentation is essentially an immersive installation filled with Zefeldt’s new series of post-analog paintings inspired by Rockstar Games’ cult-video game franchise, Grand Theft Auto. A total of eight oil on panel paintings are displayed at the space, portraying crashed cars, fighter jets, and deer. In regards to the visuals shown

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Agnes Denes, Tree Mountain—A Living Time Capsule—11,000 Trees, 11,000 People, 400 Years, 1992–96, Pinsiönkankaantie 10, 39150 Pinsiö. © Agnes Denes. (project 70, page 86) All images courtesy of Phaidon. When traveling, it is a given that I will visit at least one museum dedicated to art. Most often it is someplace new—either an institution that has previously escaped my radar, or one that belongs to a city I have not yet

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AllRightsReserved releases news of its next art project with KAWS, this time taking place in Taipei. The outdoor installation also sees help from Mandopop star JJ Lin's JFJ Production, as a massive 36-meters-long KAWS Companion will be erected at Taipei's Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. With this being KAWS' largest sculptural endeavor to date, the artist looks to share some of the excitement by releasing a number of exclusive vinyl Companions and merch. The

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Technology-driven installation art may seem like a strange medium through which to explore Buddhist philosophy, but the work of Tatsuo Miyajima does just that. And it’s profound. Miyajima’s new exhibition—his first solo outing in New York—entitled “Innumerable Life / Buddha,” opens this week at Lisson Gallery. The show debuts five new installations by the Japanese artist, all constructed from intricate networks of red LED lights. Each individual LED displays a number

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Colorado-based wildlife artist and natural history illustrator Tiffany Miller Russell uses carefully molded paper to express the unique characteristics of her animal subjects. To start the sculptural works, the artist first creates an original drawing. She then she cuts and forms found specialty papers by hand to build a three-dimensional collage atop the underlying illustration. “I delight in the unique and unusual,” she shares with Colossal, “and my goal when

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As ever, it promises to be a busy year for museums and galleries across North and South America. From an in-depth survey of the Guggenheim’s holdings of Robert Mapplethorpe photographs in New York, to Jordan Casteel’s first major museum show, there’s a remarkably wide range of art to see this year—enough, no doubt, to satisfy any art lover. Here’s what we’re looking forward to seeing in the months ahead.   “Sophie Calle: Cuídese Mucho” at

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Wife to Max Ernst and lover to Samuel Beckett, someone who was compared to Casanova and who discovered Jackson Pollock, Peggy Guggenheim provided a sanctuary and stage to some of the most prominent artists of the avant-garde movement until her death in 1979. Her Art of this Century gallery, which operated in New York between 1942 and 1947, became both a meeting place and exhibition nexus for exiled European artists and young emerging Americans, playing a pivotal role in

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  Brazilian-born, New York-based artist Valeska Soares‘ latest is brilliantly titled Doubleface. In it she flips older paintings over to the reverse side, paints them, and cuts out tiny portals to the original side. It’s also interesting the way Soares titles each one – by the paint color used.         The post Valeska Soares appeared first on Design Crush.

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