Beautiful video by Philip Leaman showcasing the locale, process, and feeling behind the work of printmaker and sculptor Bryan Nash Gill. We love this inspiring take on looking to nature for inspiration and meaning. Brian visits lumber yards, or as he calls them, “Boneyards”, and repurposes downed trees that would otherwise be burned or turned [...]
New York’s Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) current exhibition is clearly something that would resonate with us here at Shwood. Titled “Against the Grain“, the exhibition features 57 artists from around the world who use art as their medium and utilize everything from the simplest of hand tools to the most advanced technology. From [...]
Cornelia Konrad creates site-specific installations by implying a sense of weightlessness to ordinary objects. The German artist’s sculptures appear to be frozen in time and space, gracefully suspended in the air as if the otherwise ordinary landscape has begun to float away. You can see Konrad’s diverse body of work at her website: www.cokonrads.de
American visual artist Scott Hazard doesn’t just want his audience to look deeper, he practically forces them to. By utilizing a unique combination of photography and sculpture, Hazard is able to draw the viewer’s attention to what would typically be the more-easily overlooked aspects of his images. His artist statement explains; “As Walt Whitman wrote [...]
Polish street artist NeSpoon created this installation at Oak Beach on the Baltic Sea. Using lace, spray paint, and a few pieces of driftwood, these pieces fit seamlessly into the landscape as if they’d grown there naturally. Check out NeSpoon’s many other lacy installations from around the world by viewing her portfolio here.