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.
Artist Theo Jansen has (rather successfully) set out to create a new species. These self-propelling creatures rely only on wind-power to administer their movements. Like with any life form, Jansen’s “Animaris Gubernare” have evolved over time, becoming more intuitive and more efficient. Check out his TED Talk to learn more about the amazingly simple yet [...]