Alex Chinneck Unzips a Condemned Building in the Style of a Retro Shirt

Alex Chinneck Unzips a Condemned Building in the Style of a Retro Shirt

British sculptor Alex Chinneck has a history of manipulating facades—previously slumping the brick face of an apartment in Margate and completely upending a building in London. Chinneck’s newest monumental manipulation is a condemned office building in Kent, England. The 1960s structure seems to unzip from its middle with a XXXL zipper, revealing the ruin of the forgotten interior. Two folded segments near the top act like a collar, giving the entire...

Alex Chinneck Unzips a Condemned Building in the Style of a Retro Shirt

Banksy Painting Spontaneously Shreds Moments After Selling for $1.3 Million at Sotheby’s

It was 2003 when Banksy (previously), following a record-breaking auction result for one of his canvases, created a harsh critique of the art market widely known as the Morons image. The photograph was taken from the legendary 1987 Christie’s auction where Van Gogh’s Sunflowers (originally titled Tournesols) broke the record for the most expensive painting at auction when it sold for $39.9 million. More

Alex Chinneck Unzips a Condemned Building in the Style of a Retro Shirt

Satisfying Looped Animations Inspired by Interior Design Elements

 Motion graphics artist Andreas Wannerstedt designs short animated loops that present invented machines performing mesmerizing tasks. His videos are often inspired by real-world interior design, and incorporate elements such as rose gold, dark wood grains, and tropical Monstera leaves. The works are published under a series of iterations titled “Oddly Satisfying” which he posts to his Instagram and Vimeo accounts. You can see additional projects by the...

Alex Chinneck Unzips a Condemned Building in the Style of a Retro Shirt

Spools of Colorful Tape and Piles of Painted Canvases Transform Subjects into Living Works of Art

French creative studio Akatre was recently asked by Centre Pompidou to create a series of visuals that would further engage the Paris-based institution’s audience. For the project, Akatre knew they wanted to humanize the museum’s visitor communication materials, while also speaking to the act of creation. The studio shot a series of seven portraits that covered their subjects’ heads with arts and craft materials such as spools of colorful tape, dozens...

Alex Chinneck Unzips a Condemned Building in the Style of a Retro Shirt

New Miniature Houses on Cork Cliffs Float Inside Handmade Wooden Frames

Designer Rosa de Jong produces micro homes that are built into the side of tiny cliffs constructed out of cork. Her miniature environments are covered in fake moss and dotted with modeling trees, which add an enchanting element to the small homes. Previously she has suspended her creations in glass tubes, which created the illusion that the works were floating in mid-air. Her most recent pieces hang between two panes of glass and are secured with thin...

Alex Chinneck Unzips a Condemned Building in the Style of a Retro Shirt

Snails Occupy Miniature Sets Built by Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland

Creative duo Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland build elaborate miniature sets occupied by small, slimy actors. The environments are laced with suburban nostalgia, which feature perfectly manicured lawns, plastic-coated furniture, and messy teen bedrooms littered with snack wrappers and tiny video game consoles. The pair’s collaborative worlds are used for still images and short films. Murawski’s favorite part of shooting with snails is seeing how they...

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