Hyperallergic reports that a prankster festooned a Guggenheim Museum toilet with gold yarn, an apparent response to the 2016 gold toilet installation at the same museum (above). Via the Hyperallergic Instagram:
Renegade knitters and art scenesters alike suspect this is the work of “Polish fiber and knitwear artist, Olek.”
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Looking for a lovely way to honor a special pooch in your life? British sculptor Helen Thompson, aka Holy Smoke, creates textile sculptures of dogs that really capture the essence of dogness. From her site: Layering scraps of materials and using a limited palette to create fragile, often threadbare textures with hanging threads and rawRead More
Artist Roberto Benavidez specializes in whimsical piñatas, but his Hieronymus Bosch piñatas are a Garden of Earthly Delights.
If you purchase one for use at a party, in keeping with the theme, they may only be filled with hell-candy: Necco wafers, baseball card chewing gum, licorice, and circus peanuts.
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These amazing plywood art pieces are created in a small work area by Gabriel Schama and his laser cutter Elsie. His work really took off after a successful Kickstarter a few years ago.
Via a great profile in In the Make:
We visited Gabriel at his Inner Sunset homeRead More
Sculptor Johnson Tsang (previously) has a cool new series of ceramic busts titled the Open Mind Series. Each one depicts a different way one’s mind can be expanded.
Click through for lots of great closeups of the pieces.
There are 23 in the series, so checkRead More