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.
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.
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.
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.
Designed by Japanese designer Taku Satoh and sold at a charity market earlier this year to benefit victims of the 3.11 tsunami and earthquake, these beautiful pebble shaped wood seems like the perfect toy for little hands to stack and play.
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.
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.
Mother London’sChristmas project is a hilarious take on psychic readings, promising tees with your personal psychic readings by celebrity LA-based psychic Lucinda Clare. All for just a £100 donation to Age UK.
Vases present flowers as a one dimensional opbject, often obscuring the equally beautiful but oft over looked views, like the bottom and the back of the blooms. Giorgia Zanellato’s Narcisco Vases transform a single stalk of flowers into a kaleidoscopic work of art, allowing the viewer to appreciate the flowers from all angles, all at once.
If you are in New York, drop by Barney on Madison Avenue to visit Gaga’s Workshop. Working closely with Lady Gaga, Barney created an entire floor of weirdness and limited edition items. Did I mention that 25% of sale from all items here will go to the anti-bullying Born This Way Foundation? via mymodernmet