Monthly Archives: December 2013

Why so serious little princess?

Collecting antique ceramic figurines is serious business – ask your grandma or your aunt. But the times for all these delicate and perfect ballet dancers and little princesses constipated in glass cabinets or on sideboards are over now. Because Scotland-based artist Jessica Harrison decided so and delights us with Victorian-era figurines that have a shocking […]

Simon Beck´s Sense of Snow

From the sunny beaches of California to the snowy mountains of Europe… In real life English Simon Beck is a cartographer, but the untouched Alpine scenery he found in the European mountains inspired him to start drawing with his feed. His magical works measure up to the size of three times a soccer pitch and […]

Art that lasts until the tide washes it away

The beautiful temporary creations of San Francisco-based artist Andres Amador are pretty good metaphors for life: Big and beautiful but delicate and fragile at the same time. With the risk to vanish every second or, in this case, as soon as the high tide washes them away. Leaving the canvas blank again and making new […]

Deliciously scary art

When we think of cakes we don´t necessarily think of teeth and guns… But American sculptor Scott Hove is. And so are we while examining his absurd fake cakes he creates out of specialized materials, like sculptable polyurethane foam. Adding literally the icing on the cake by not only using traditional cake decorator’s tools but […]

Mexican Talent Galore

I didn´t even leave Mexico City 24 hours ago and already miss it… So I guess it´s the right moment to write something about a Mexican contemporary artist that produces great work: Saner. As many artists nowadays his spectrum is pretty broad – from ink drawings to sculptures and acrylic paintings that as well culminate […]

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