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US secret service conducts clandestine drone testing over Washington

The agency intends to practice methods over the next several weeks to thwart potential civilian attacks on the White House, an anonymous official says<p>Mysterious, middle-of-the-night drone flights by the US secret service during the next several weeks over parts of Washington – usually off-limits as …

Secret Service

Using Beauty to Examine Ugly Political Truths

Beauty has long occupied an inferior rank in the modern art world. At best, it’s deemed inconsequential — at worst, shallow. But this puritanical …

Jeff Koons Is Back!

Getting a massive retrospective this month at the Whitney, preparing to install his balloon sculptures at the Louvre, lecturing at the Frick—has Jeff Koons, taboo-busting rebel, become a pillar of the art establishment? With a look back at the simultaneous implosion of Koons’s career and personal …

Luminous Lotus Building Blooms In China

The new civic center, designed by studio505, connects to a subterranean government lair beneath an existing artificial lake.<p>Commissioned by the Wujin District People’s Government, studio505 has designed an impressive civic landmark and cultural anchor for the Chinese district. Situated on a …

256 Floating Balloons Beautifully Illuminate to Music

For the Mapping Festival, an audiovisual art event held annually in Geneva, Switzerland, a mesmerizing installation was just presented that turned ordinary white balloons into a mesmerizing installation. On May 16, in front of the Museum of Art and History in Geneva, a matrix of 256 balloons that …

Art

3D Collages Encased in Layers of Glass

Dustin Yellin likes to collect various objects and elements he finds in the street and then use it to compose human silhouettes embedded in different …

Paper Sculptures by Barbara Wildernboer

South-African artist Barbara Wildernboer makes beautiful sculptures in paper from books or different objects such as plate covers, wool stitches and …

Venice Architecture Biennale: the top 10 pavilions

Sandcastle towns in Israel, a greenhouse that looks like a snowflake, and the future of utopian tourism in North Korea. Curator Rem Koolhaas asked the national pavilions at this year's Venice Biennale to tackle their ideas of 'modernity'. Here are 10 of the best<p>Not content with curating the grand …

Swiss culture: More than just the cuckoo clock

The world’s most important art fair invites billionaire collectors to descend on Switzerland and buy work made elsewhere. But is Swiss art itself worth a closer look? Jason Farago investigates.<p>Among the commuters and daytrippers passing through the central station of Basel in Switzerland last week …

Art

Elaborately Sliced Paper Reveals Detailed Portraits

Tokyo-based artist Risa Fukui creates detailed portraits simply by cutting slices out of sheets of paper. For this series, entitled <i>Life-Sized</i>, the artist developed ten new large-scale works mounted on translucent panels. Fukui developed each piece with swirling, haphazard lines that overlap in what …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

10,000 Chopsticks Form Huge Mythological Dragon

This giant dragon sculpture is an innovative creation made completely out of 10,000 chopsticks. Simply called <i>Chopsticks Dragon</i>, the piece was developed to promote the opening of Aziatage Caf, located in Yekaterinburg, Russia, which opened its doors in the spring of 2012 on the Day of the Dragon. In …

Street Art

Olha só que ideia ótima para reutilizar aquela mala velha de viagem que está lá juntando poeira: mesinha criativa!

Wind Portal made with 5000 Paper Origamis http://bit.ly/1eQC2B2

Lotus Dome by Daan Roosegaarde

Artist Daan Roosegaarde created the Lotus Dome, an interactive sculpture made out of hundreds of ultra-light aluminum flowers that fold open in …

Layers Cloud Chair by Richard Hutten for Kvadrat

Richard Hutten has designed the Layers Cloud Chair made from layers of fabric cut using a CNC machine. The chair will be part of Kvadrat’s Divina …

Exploding Chair by Simone Micheli

Erwin Wurm's work is hilarious, poignant and awe inspiring. He creates bubble gum-like inflated cars, distorted thin houses, inflatable men and people out of walls. We did a major feature on him in Hi-Fructose vol.22. Get that and other back issues direct from us while they last here: http://store.hifructose.com/products/hi-fructose-volume-22

RGB by Carnovsky

Johannsen Gallery in Berlin present an exhibition of wallpapers by Milanese collective Carnovsky that change under different lighting conditions.<p>The …

Embroidered Landscapes and Plants by Ana Teresa Barboza | Colossal

<p>Using embroidery, yarn, and and wool artist Ana Teresa Barboza creates landscapes and other imagery that exists in the space between tapestry and …

Sleep in the Trees Inside a Portable Suspended Treehouse by Tentsile | Colossal

<p>Created by UK inventor Alex Shirley-Smith, Tentsile is an ingenious portable suspended treehouse that installs much like a hammock while offering …

Amazing Metallic Sculpture Appears to Endlessly Melt

<i>Melter 3-D</i> appears to be a continuously moving sphere of liquid metal but, in fact, this amazing sculpture is actually an optical illusion developed by digital artist Takeshi Murata. Recently revealed at Frieze New York 2014, the small chrome sphere sits alone in the corner of a dark room, …

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Volkswagen Beetle Covered with Wrought Iron Gate Designs

(Photos: Sandro Vrbanus)<p>The Croatian metal shop MG Vrbanus put three artists to work modifying <b>this 1970 Volkswagen Beetle</b>. It took them 3,500 hours …

Reflexions Faites: Digital Art by Romain Trystram

Reflexions Faites: Digital Art by Romain Trystram<p>Beautiful illustrations that gives you a feel for life in a big city. You sort of have to strain …

Japanese ‘Liberation Wrapper’ for Hamburgers Politely Covers Eaters’ Mouths

Japanese hamburger joint Freshness Burger realized that women weren’t ordering its largest burger because in Japan its seen as rude and unattractive …

Playful Looping Picnic Table by Michael Beitz

<i>Picnic</i> is a playful looping picnic table designed by artist Michael Beitz. The green dining surface is the latest in the artist's line of functional sculptures, offering a whimsical take on standard pieces of furniture. The sculptor's collection of works, which are inspired by the “social, …

Furniture