The jagged coastlines of the Pacific Northwest are a juxtaposition of strength and grace.  Peppered with tide pools, plant life, and rock formations, the environment is teeming with life, both above and below the surface. A close look into the nooks and crannies of the landscape reveals a hidden world of colors and textures.  To […]

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Nothing quite brings the environmental and ecological plight of coral reefs to the forefront like a 10-foot high, life-like sculpture. And that’s exactly Courtney Mattison’s point. Putting her interdisciplinary degree in marine ecology and ceramic sculpture to it’s best possible use, she hand-sculpts breathtakingly detailed, large-scale interpretations of coral reefs and the plants and animals that inhabit them […]

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Sculpture and photographer Andy Goldsworthy (British, b.1956) has spent the last several decades creating transitory, site-specific installations around the English and Scottish countryside. Using largely found materials, he builds his works on-site, allowing them to  form organically and intuitively. His works are intentionally temporary and he views the inherent decay as a part of the […]

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Photographer Peter Schweitzer shares this candid, intimate piece for Journeys No. 27. And then one day I saw you, I stopped and truly looked at you. That was enough, that is all it took, I had found home. I found that point of light to guide me back, a safe place to rest. For me, […]

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An abandoned subway stop in Manhattan’s Lower East Side is the future site of an amazing feat of ingenuity: the world’s first underground park. Using new technology that allows funneling sunlight from the street above, the three-block-long park will host flourishing plantlife, bringing nature back into a previously desolate urban artifact. The Lowline is projected […]

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