Greg Barton

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Contemporist

A Giant Aluminum Snake Skeleton Rises from a Pool of Water at the Queensland Art Gallery | Colossal

<p>Currently on view at the Queensland Art Gallery is <i>Ressort</i>, a 174-foot (53 meter) aluminum and stainless steel snake skeleton by French/Chinese …

Wonderful Conceptual Photo-manipulations by 14-Year-Old Photographer “Fiddle Oak” | Colossal

<p>Today I discovered a photographer who has a camera named Betsy who tells me he’s been taking photographs for nearly six years. Y’know, since he was …

Perceiving the Flow: Human Figures Composed of Unraveling Stainless Steel Ribbons by Gil Bruvel | Colossal

<p>Though cast from bands of stainless steel ribbons, these figurative sculptures by Texas-based artist Gil Bruvel seem more fluid than solid, as if …

The Free Little Library by Stereotank | Colossal

<p>Recently installed in New York’s Nolita neighborhood the Free Little Library is a temporary outdoor shelving unit that functions as a free library. …

High Speed Photographs of Exploding Lightbulbs Filled with Objects | Colossal

<p>As part of an ongoing exploration of high speed photography, Jon Smith has been filling standard incandescent light bulbs with various objects, …

Mirrored Photographs Combined with Watercolor by Fabienne Rivory | Colossal

<p>French artist Fabienne Rivory creates these unusually beautiful images by working with mirrored photographs and watercolor paints. Rivory has been …

Birds Illustrated on Vintage Envelopes by Mark Powell | Colossal

<p>It’s been over a year since we last checked in with artist Mark Powell (previously here and here) who draws portraits and birds on old vintage …

Long Exposure Photographs of Fireflies in the Forests of Nagoya City by Yume Cyan | Colossal

<p>For the last month or so photographer Yume Cyan has been shooting some magical long exposure photographs of fireflies in a forested area around …

Suspended Cloud Paintings by Joris Kuipers | Colossal

<p>While Dutch artist Joris Kuipers spent years studying traditional painting and fine art techniques at both the Arnhem Academy and the Frank Mohr …

Bang: Ai Weiwei’s Latest Installation Made from 886 Antique Stools | Colossal

<p>Artist Ai Weiwei has unveiled a number of significant artworks in the last few weeks. The artist released a music video and created a large-scale …

A Massive Rotating Supercell Filmed Near Booker, Texas by Mike Olbinski | Colossal

<p>On June 3rd of this year after four years of trying, Arizona photographer and storm chaser Mike Olbinski finally got the shot he’d been searching …

Highlights from Sculpture by the Sea 2013 in Aarhus, Denmark | Colossal

<p>Last week marked the opening of Sculpture by the Sea in Aarhus, Denmark including sculptural artworks from 64 artists hailing from 22 countries …

Frenetic Urban Time-lapse Videos of Shanghai, Vietnam and Kuala Lumpur by Rob Whitworth | Colossal

<p>It is almost impossible these days to click around the web without running into the work of filmmaker and architectural photographer Rob Whitworth …

Fallen Tree Bench by Benjamin Graindorge | Colossal

<p>Created by designer Benjamin Graindorge, FallenTree is a minimalist bench made from little more than a slab of glass and a carefully carved oak …

New Origami Street Art in Angers, France by Mademoiselle Maurice | Colossal

<p>French artist Mademoiselle Maurice (previously here and here) has two fun new pieces up this month as part of the 2013 ARTAQ Festival in Angers, …

Bird Street Art on the Streets of Brazil by L7m | Colossal

<p>I’m enjoying these spray painted birds by Brazilian artist L7m. The mix of realism that morphs into more frenetic strokes of spray paint is really …

The Geometric Paper Torso, Now with DIY Templates and Tutorials | Colossal

<p>A year ago I wrote about this amazing geometric paper torso designed by artist Horst Kiechle. At the time the piece wasn’t actually complete as he …

Beautiful Thoughts: Artist Lisa Park Manipulates Water with Her Mind | Colossal

<p>Conceptual artist Lisa Park has been experimenting with a specialized device called a NeuroSky EEG headset that helps transform brain activity into …

Art of the Brick: Nathan Sawaya’s LEGO Solo Show in New York | Colossal

<p>If you happen to be in New York this weekend stop by Art of the Brick, the upcoming solo show by artist Nathan Sawaya at the Discovery Times Square …

Volatile 1 Sculpture by KORBAN/FLAUBERT http://www.contemporist.com/2013/04/04/volatile-1-sculpture-by-korbanflaubert/

Hush by Freyja Sewell

<b>Clerkenwell Design Week 2013:</b> British designer Freyja Sewell's felt cocoons have gone into production and were on show in a Victorian former prison …

Call for entries to the Asia Awards at Tokyo Designers Week 2013

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> Tokyo Designers Week is calling for design professionals, young creators and design schools to enter the Asia Awards, which will be …

"The world today is becoming a little bit boring"

<b>Interview:</b> we caught up with Miguel Fluxá, head of shoe brand Camper, at the opening of the brand's Nendo-designed boutique on Fifth Avenue in New …

Guardian architecture critic calls for overhaul of "stagnant" UK education system

<b>News:</b> Guardian architecture critic Oliver Wainwright has added his voice to calls for an overhaul of the UK architectural education system, accusing …

Peace Pavilion by Atelier Zündel Cristea

An inflatable pavilion covered with a clear tensile membrane has been installed in east London by Paris architects Atelier Zündel Cristea (+ …

Thomas Heatherwick reveals garden bridge designed for River Thames

<b>News:</b> Thomas Heatherwick has released images of a proposal for a garden to span the River Thames on a new pedestrian bridge (+ slideshow).<p>The design …