Posts Categorized: Sculpture

Lawrence Carroll

American painter Lawrence Carroll makes fascinating objects and paintings. Watch an interview with Carroll here talking about work commissioned by the Vatican for the Venice Biennalle, and just above, a painting of his hanging in interior designer  Joseph Dirard’s Paris apartment, via The New York Times T Magazine. Some photos by Antonio Maniscalco…

Bloodswept Lands & Seas of Red

  A simple and pitch-perfect evocation of the scale of loss and sacrifice of those who died during the First World War is demonstrated in ‘Bloodswept Lands & Seas of Red’, the public art installation by ceramicist Paul Cummins, which is on display at The Tower of London. By today, Armistice Day, November 11th, 888,246 ceramic…

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Just In Case

Just in Case on Nowness.com Last year, Dutch furniture designer Piet Hein Eek was commissioned by champagne maker Ruinart to construct a case for their distinctive bottle. In typical Piet Hein Eek fashion, he used salvaged wood to make each one, and then proceeded to create large, beautiful sculptural shapes with them, including a 6 meter wide arch…

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Maarten Kolk & Guus Kusters

Maarten Kolk and Guus Kusters are designers from Eindhoven, Netherlands. They created the ‘Avifauna’ series of birds for the Italian textile firm Rubelli. They say, “Avifauna, the bird life, is a series of conserved bird species molded in textile. After having observed, analyzed and documented nature, we’ve started with Avifauna to materialize nature as we see it….

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