Giant Rubber Duck attacks Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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By Annie Churdar in New Events on Tuesday 24 September 2013

A giant rubber duck visited Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Standing a full 18 meters tall, the ducky is pretty hard to miss: he confidently holds the title of second largest rubber duck in the world. Designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, the little yellow friend is expected to attract three million visitors and plans to spend a full […]

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Street artist illegally creates useful urban installations

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By Annie Churdar in New Art on Thursday 20 June 2013

Thor ter Kulve is a street artist. But unlike some the young kids who make it a point to deface public areas with their art, Kulve uses his powers for good. He takes boring urban places and alters them just enough to make them interesting. He maximizes seemingly useless objects, such as light pulls, and turns them into […]

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Enchanting illustrations from Femke Hiemstra

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By Joyce de Gruiter in New Illustration on Thursday 28 March 2013

Femke Hiemstra paints on paper but sometimes it finds its way into little prayer books, small scouting vanes or antique tobacco cans. In these paintings and drawings, Hiemstra’s shapes and objects come to life playing with animals, fantasy creatures and typographics. Her rich imagination tells us a story of a drop dead cute world, but […]

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Sunny mixed media work by Sebastiaan Bremer

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Monday 25 February 2013

Dutch artist Sebastiaan Bremer specializes in collage photos. His dreamy imagery is bathed in sunshine and ink designs that resemble confetti. These warm, sunny photo pieces feel like the best memories of yesteryear. Bremer has been using this unique mixed media technique since 1999. It seems like he’s mastered the technique over that period of […]

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Bar Rectum: an anatomically correct drinking space

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By Rani Nugraha in New Design on Friday 22 July 2011

At sixteen metres long and four metres wide, Bar Rectum is a giant fiberglass sculpture that has all the amenities of a working bar. Dutch artist Joep van Lieshout’s anatomically correct drinking space starts at the tongue and concludes at the complete opposite orifice.

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Hoodies made from recycled sex dolls

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By Zolton in New Eco on Thursday 20 January 2011

Dutch artist Sander Reijgers creates awesome hoodies, coats and tracksuits from recycled sex dolls. Let’s hope they’ve been well washed before he gets his hands on them.

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Wild Animals by Rop van Mierlo

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Tuesday 4 January 2011

Wild Animals by Dutch artist Rop van Mierlo is a collection of his amazing wash paintings of animals. Allowing the inks and watercolors to soak and spread on the paper as it wants to, Mierlo’s animals are wild in their formation, without hard lines or angles to confine them.

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Lobke van Aar

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Wednesday 22 December 2010

Dutch artist Lobke van Aar’s portraits remind me of Devo character Booji Boy. They creep me out just a little bit, but in a good way.

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Ron van der Ende

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Monday 5 October 2009

Dutch artist Ron van der Ende makes unbelievable basrelief sculptures from scrap wood that confound the viewer’s sense of space. While the big ones such as the jetliner are attention-grabbers, van der Ende’s genius truly shines with smaller pieces such as a rock installed next to a radiator.

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