A House of Crimson Steel Vines Harbors Memory and Mourning in Wuhan Shimenfeng Memorial Park

 Design #architecture #houses #memory #public art #steel All images by Jin Weiqi Rambling, weathered ivy constructs the walls of a home placed among the quiet, serene cemetery of Wuhan Shimenfeng Memorial Park. The project of designer Hu Quanchun of Field Conforming Studio, “The Vanished House” elicits the act of remembering in a public space devoted to mourning and memories. Tension between the enduring and transitory pervades the architectural work, shown through the combination of the sturdy material and open roof that appears to fade around the perimeter. In a…

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Marcelo Canevari – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Born and currently based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, artist Marcelo Canevari got his start at the age of sixteen working as an assistant to his father, a scientific illustrator, where he learned to represent plants and animals with scientific accuracy. Since 2017, he has explored a personal art practice, creating open-ended paintings that flirt with ideas of mystery and the uncanny, leaving interpretations up to the viewer. See more from Marcelo Canevari below! Source link

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Five Prehistoric Cave Drawings Uncovered in Alabama Are the Largest Discovered in North America

 Art History #Alabama #archaeology #cave art #drawing Anthropomorph in regalia, with a rayed circle in the midsection, 0.93 meters tall. All images courtesy of Jan F. Simek, Stephen Alvarez, and Alan Cressler in Antiquity Hidden in a narrow cavern extending less than two feet from floor to ceiling, five cave drawings are the largest of their kind discovered so far in North America. Three anthropomorphic figures and two rattlesnakes are etched into the mud surface of 19th Unnamed Cave in Alabama—the name is intentionally vague to protect the exact…

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Activist Symbols and Witty Scenarios Are Woven into Towering Hair Sculptures by Laetitia Ky

 Art #activism #books #hair May 13, 2022 Gabrielle Lawrence All images courtesy of Princeton Architectural Press, shared with permission Laetitia Ky exercises art activism by braiding African identity into hair sculpture. Born from the lack of representation she experienced growing up on the Ivory Coast, her practice started by cutting the silky straight strands off of her Barbie doll heads and meticulously re-stitching curly extensions as a child. In Love and Justice, Ky’s towering sculptures are embedded into aspects of everyday life. She draws on the strength and durability…

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