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  • Human and Natural Elements in Sculptures by Kate MacDowell

    Artist Kate MacDowell continues to construct discomfiting combinations of human and wildlife elements in her porcelain sculptures. She builds each piece by hand, and often layers in details after hollowing out the main form, whether it is a rabbit’s body encasing a human skull or a human brain filled with flora and fauna. You can find more…

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    Friendly Giants Built From Recycled Wood Hidden in the Forests of Copenhagen

    Danish artist Thomas Dambo works on large-scale sculptures with recycled materials, having completed 25 wooden works around the world in just under three years. His latest project, The Six Forgotten Giants, is based in his hometown of Copenhagen, a project that builds and hides friendly giants throughout the city’s forests. Using a treasure map, visitors…

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    Miniature Scenes Staged Inside Jewelry Boxes by Curtis Talwst Santiago

    Canadian-Trinidadian artist Curtis Talwst Santiago imbues vintage jewelry boxes with both bucolic moments and scenes of societal disaster in a collection of work titled Infinity Series. For many, the lid of the box serves as a backdrop for the particular environment, while the bottom serves as a stage filled with miniature figurines and elements of…

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    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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    Fusion Frames by Darryl Cox Fuse Gnarled Tree Roots with Ornate Picture Frames

    Since 2011, Oregon-artist Darryl Cox has been making “Fusion Frames,” sculptural hybrids of picture frames and segments of tree roots. Each piece begins with a search to find a frame that closely matches the reclaimed roots he obtains from manzanita, juniper, and aspen trees, or even from grapevines. The pieces require extensive amounts of woodworking…