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  • porcelain-vessels-laurent-craste

    Porcelain Vessels Pummeled in Unfortunate Accidents by Laurent Craste

    Montreal-based artist Laurent Craste has a penchant for decorative objects, exploring their meaning by more or less beating up the porcelain objects. Craste intervenes with history, morphing the staid and decorative nature of each vase or dish into a moment of comical misfortune. These accidents that are not necessarily happy ones, but ones that involve…

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    Sleeping People Embroidered Onto Handmade Pillows by Maryam Ashkanian

    Iranian artist Maryam Ashkanian embroiders individuals deep in sleep onto the surface of her handmade pillows, matching the size of her subjects to the area one would physically occupy if they took a nap on her work. The stitched sleepers lay sprawled in different configurations on the white background, some with their arms outstretched, whiles…