An Illuminated Starburst Explodes and Punctures a Former Warehouse in Malaysia

 Art #architecture #installation #LED #light #site-specific December 27, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Jun Ong, shared with permission A follow-up to the massive, six-pointed star that pierced a concrete building back in 2015, a new site-specific work by Malaysian artist Jun Ong bores through a former warehouse in Kuala Lumpur. “STAR/KL” is an illuminated installation comprised of 111 LED beams in various sizes that burst outward in the open-air structure, impaling the chainlink fence, support columns, and facade of the Air Building at The Godown art center. Described…

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“Home Before the Harvest” by Photographer Roman Spataro

Roman Spataro is a photographer and multimedia artist based in New York City. Taken during the summer of 2019, the images in his photobook, “Home Before the Harvest,” capture the nostalgic glow of summer days near his family home in Pennsylvania. Of the work, Spataro says: “The body of work explores themes of summertime, fruit of the unintentional nature of early life, and the beauty of the blurred line between reality and fantasy within our distant memories.” See more from “Home Before the Harvest” below! Source link

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Elaborate Designs by Mitsuru Nikaido Transform Animals and Insects into Complex LEGO Robots

 Design #animals #insects #Lego #sculpture December 28, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Mitsuru Nikaido, shared with permission Kurashiki-based builder Mitsuru Nikaido reimagines marine life, insects, and land animals as mechanical, robot-like characters built entirely with LEGO. Using his signature palette of gray and white bricks and unique parts, Nikaido creates spring-loaded limbs for walruses, a gecko tail capable of swinging toward its body, and spiders that appear like they could scurry away on hinged legs. The semi-articulate specimens shown here are just a few of the designer’s elaborate…

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