Animals carry the world’s weight on their backs in this series of amazing copper sculptures

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Monday 29 September 2014

29-year-old Chinese sculptor Wang Ruilin creates surreal animal sculptures that he calls ‘Dreams’. His various hypnotic sea and land creatures appear to be majestic guardians of the world. Paying tribute to the fundamental elements of Mother Nature, they carry nature’s geology on their backs while, perhaps, alluding to many of the world’s myths, like that of Noah’s Arc.

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Surreal dream-induced photography by Ronen Goldman

Tristan Rayner Editor

By Tristan Rayner in New Photography on Tuesday 19 November 2013

Ronen Goldman is a conceptual photographer and artists based from Tel Aviv. In his most recent personal project, The Surrealistic Pillow, he takes us through the everyday real events and objects and adds more than a touch of surreal quirk and imagination to create images which are truly surrealistic. The series is a result of […]

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If You Are Awake, Dream by Girasomnis

Elena Martinez Reader Find

By Elena Martinez in Video on Monday 2 September 2013

This 8 minute performance, created and presented in the Madrid Talent Festival by Girasomnis, makes you dream with your eyes open. Ensueño fuses independent disciplines such as music, dance and visuals into a single piece. Dancers dressed in white suits become living screens. They move around the stage through projected, imaginary landscapes while dancing to […]

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Ana Somnia

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By Jesse Parker in Cool Websites on Tuesday 8 February 2011

A whole world waits for you when you turn out the lights. In our dreams, lie childish figures, random shapes and half remembered memories. Each one is different yet somehow the same. Ana Somnia is a generative art project that emulates how we dream. Dim your lights to enter Ana’s dreamworld.

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Cutting ice to snow

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Illustration on Sunday 14 September 2008

I used to love that slither of time first thing in the morning when I woke a little earlier than expected and had a few moments to lie in bed and contemplate the adventures of the night before and the traverses of the day ahead. There, nestled between the warmth of a clean set of sheets (yup, cleanliness is next to goodliness), I’d enjoy the subtlety of the moment, unforced and unfettered, planning and solving, without distraction from the wall of mental clutter that our waking lives attract. Information is so accessible, stimulation is so ready. Our minds are way too full these days. There’s something to be said for a weekly mental purge. But where? How?

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The haunting illustrations of Katherine Guillen

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By Ilana Kohn in New Illustration on Tuesday 9 September 2008

There is something vaguely haunting about the work of Katherine Guillen. Her moody palette and chaotic patterns depicting the topsy turvy, dream-like world of her imagination and are just stunning.

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Tessar Lo

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By Derrick Stembridge in New Art on Sunday 1 June 2008

Indonesian-Canadian artist and illustrator Tessar Lo has already been making waves in the magazine and gallery circuit. His paintings, combining Asian elements with themes of dreams, nature and human concepts, have an almost mystical aura which clearly resonates with his fans.

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Olivia Edith

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By Casper Johansson in New Art on Friday 8 February 2008

New York-based artist and illustrator Olivia Edith graduated from the California College of Arts and Crafts before studying art in Paris. Her work isa beautiful collection of every dream you’ve ever had. [see also Luke Feldman]

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