This glass ‘loaf’ with detailed artwork is the most awesome thing we’ve seen all year

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Art on Tuesday 10 June 2014

This is amazing! Californian glassworker Loren Stump is a celebrated expert at manipulating the fickle and delicate medium of glass. Known especially for his work with murrine, over 40 years Stump has mastered the technique of layering coloured molten glass around a core and then stretching the whole thing into a rod.

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Incredible 3D paper masterpieces by Peter Callesen

Marta Millere Contributor

By Marta Millere in New Art on Tuesday 20 May 2014

Danish artist Peter Callesen creates amazing 3D pieces, which he cuts out of paper, leaving it impeccably clean and white, as if a sheet of paper had given birth to something beautiful. Some might consider a black sheet of paper a material of the poor. In Callesen’s hands it transforms into the highest quality Italian […]

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Packing tape art by Mark Khaisman

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Monday 27 January 2014

Artists all over the world have used different mediums to create great art, whether it be paint, rocks, organic material, food, and what not. But would you believe something as “ordinary” as packing tape could be used for art as well? Ukraine-born and Philadelphia-based artist Mark Khaisman uses rolls of brown packaging tape to create […]

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Hyperrealism at its finest: art by Robin Eley

The Flying Dutchman Reader Find

By The Flying Dutchman in New Art on Tuesday 2 July 2013

Robin Eley is a hyperrealist painter based in Adelaide. His oil paintings are incredibly meticulous and a fine display of hyperrealistic art. If you want to see them up close, you have until July 6 to get to the Hill Smith Gallery in the Adelaide CBD.

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Incredible recycled tire sculptures by Yong Ho Ji

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Art on Tuesday 16 August 2011

Phwoar! Can you believe Korean-born sculptor Yong Ho Ji creates incredibly detailed human, monster and animal figures using layers of purely recycled vehicle tyres? The detail perplexes me.

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Idan Friedman’s Embossed Aluminum Trays

Lamia Larkin Reader Find

By Lamia Larkin in New Art on Wednesday 25 May 2011

Many have tried to take disposable items and turn them into amazing artwork. Most of them have failed. It isn’t an easy task. But somehow Israeli-based designer Idan Friedman has managed to do just that with his ‘ordinary people and disposable objects’ series: taking friends and family members portraits to the next level by embossing them onto aluminum trays.

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Performance Paintings by Tony Orrico

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Art on Thursday 21 April 2011

Tony Orrico is an artist and dancer who creates amazing spirographs with his performance drawings. Where he gets the energy from for such an exhausting creative procedure (which sometimes can last up to four hours), I don’t know. But I like the results of his efforts.

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Banana Carvings by Sue

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Art on Wednesday 20 April 2011

Whoa! A super-talented Japanese artist, who goes by the name of Sue, creates these intricate banana sculptures using her hands and toothpicks. Her portfolio spans dragon, zombie and superhero creations.

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James Jean

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Tuesday 11 January 2011

We posted some of James Jean’s drawings before, but his recent, large-scale and gestural paintings are a new and interesting direction worth checking out.

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The amazing Duct Tape art of DuckTapeBandit

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Art on Thursday 16 December 2010

If you were cast out on a lonely island with only five things to bring along in order to help you survive – which items or tools would you take with you? I bet Amanda from DuckTapeBandit would choose a huge stack of duct tape roles. Not only is duct tape useful, apparently, you can also make fashion, purses, necklaces, hair clips and flowers from it (to name just a few). Who would’ve thought that duct tape makes a great material for such an amazing collection of versatile art?

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Typewriter Art

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Art on Tuesday 21 September 2010

Like an artist sketching with a pencil or paintbrush in hand, London-based artist Keira Rathbone creates incredible drawings of famous icons out of vintage typewriters. Rathbone incorporates thousands of painstaking symbols, letters and numbers in each piece of work, some taking up to 90 hours to produce.

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Yulia Brodskaya’s amazing paper art

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Illustration on Tuesday 24 August 2010

This series by Russian-based Yulia Brodskaya combines intricate paper art with brilliantly conceptual typography in a colourful flourish of artistic elegance.

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