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Japanese artist and sculptor Tadashi Kawamata installed chaotic slabs of wood above the courtyard at the kamel mennour gallery in Paris, creating an unsettling haphazard ceiling that blots out the sky.

Affected by the catastrophes that have wreaked havoc in Japan this year, the artist has conceived of his structure as a motionless and deadly wave, in a reference to all those bits of broken wood carried along by the receding tsunami, which saturated the ocean surface with their sheer quantity.

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Motion sensitive kinetic art from Tim Lewis at Kinetica Art Fair 2009 that is, for the lack of a better phase, freaky cool.

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Ever stood in from of the works of great artists such as Dali and Rembrandt, and told yourself that it would look a lot better with a cat? Well… now all your fantasies are realities! Fatcatart.ru has a huge collection of famous paintings improved with a cat as its hero.

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American artist Jim Sanborn projected stark geometric shapes onto hills and mountains, creating juicy juxtaposition.

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A very dedicated (and patient) Matthew Yake collected and lovingly photographed all 237 pieces of trash he found around the bleachers.

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In creating reliefs of slightly displaced squares out of silicon rubber, Alexandra Roozen manages to mystify and intrigue with minimal effort.

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Greg Eason isolates different objects by his detailed pencil drawings to form narratives on a sparse canvas.

 

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Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira has no qualms about breaking down the walls of museum spaces with his sculptures. These tree trunks almost becomes a part of the museum, weaving in and out of the walls and pillars.

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One of Roy Lichtenstein’s last works was on display in Gagosian Gallery in Hong Kong recently. Lichtenstein re-interpreted Chinese landscape paintings in his own unique pop-art style. This resulted in a very much bold and edgy, yet somewhat quiet and harmonious collection.


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Kyosuke Nishida, Brian Li and Dominic Liu came together to create this beautiful 3D poster and site, Words can come fly, in support of the people of Fukushima and to help raise funds for those in need.

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Studio Roso created this beautiful Christmas tree, commissioned by V&A. Made up of 3.3 miles of elastic cord and over 4 meters in height, this tree features a total of 1500 individual strands of cords coming together with ge0metric shapes that resembles Christmas ornaments to form a beautiful Christmas tree.




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With a 0.5 mechanical pencil, a large 5ft by 8 ft blank piece of paper and  10 months at 10 hours a day, pop surreal artist Todd Schorr created this intriguing work called Solitude.

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Banky’s newest work, Cardinal Sin, is a pixelated sculpture of a 18-century stone bust of a priest on display at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool.


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Spanish art collective Penique Productions gives new meaning to existing spaces by completely enveloping them with custom inflatable structures. The result is a stunning monochromatic representation of the shell.

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Designed by MAD architects, the Ordos Museum in Inner Mongolia is like a space ship that has just landed in the desert.

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British architect Ian McChesney produced a series of sculptures named ‘Blaze’ along roadside verges of the A66 in Middlesbrough, resembling rolling hills ablaze with the sun, all gold and shimmering.

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With a simple twist and a turn, Japanese illustrator BAKU’ Maeda transforms the lowly ribbon into a delightful caricature of animals in all shapes and forms.

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By rendering hard, harmful weapons in softness,  Kyle Bean created a series of objects dubbed “Soft Guerilla” for CUT Magazine as a commentary on violence and conflict. The “feather-knife” seems particularly poignent and visually arresting.

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Pareidolia is a phenomenon where human beings need only a few minimal details to recognise a face. And as such we’re predisposed to seeing human faces in everyday objects such as clouds, buildings, and paintings. Ukrainian painter Oleg Shuplyak exposes this side of us by cleverly using people, objects, and landscapes to give his paintings a double meaning, much like the more famous Surrealist painter, Salvador Dali.

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These intrigue and delicate drawings of hair come from the hands of America based Chinese artist, Hong Chun Zhang.



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