Aleksandr Kuskov’s vision of a mechanical heart

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Design on Wednesday 26 December 2012

Aleksandr Kuskov’s vision of the future involves sleek, mechanical hearts. Everything about this CG work seems believable, and it kind of gives you hope that something like this might benefit humanity in the near future.

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Ashley’s Heart: sculpture by Wu Daxin

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By Sara Sweet in New Art on Monday 3 December 2012

Wu Daxin created a magnificent sculpture which he titled Ashley’s Heart. What at first appears to be a tangled formation of cables turns out to be something much more. As your eyes study the work, it becomes clear that there are patches of ice on some of the tubing. The ice is actually melting and […]

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Mixed-media hearts by Francis Baker

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Tuesday 14 August 2012

At the heart of much of mixed-media artist and photographer Francis Baker’s art is, well, the heart itself. He’s done a heavily rubber banded heart, Molotov bomb hearts, metal alloy hearts, a black heart sculpture from resin, hearts from bundles of living plant roots… and much, much more. We love the idea of using hearts to bomb stuff.

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VIRAL VIDEO: A short film shot entirely by a dog

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By Dave Meinert in New Film on Friday 16 March 2012

My friend went away for the weekend and asked me to look after his dog. I made a video to prove I had. I synched it up to a song by another friend, Johnny Neon. I threw in a girl in a bikini, some sunsets … oh, and the dog is a rescue dog. 1.4 million […]

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Nicholas Aoki’s Goodnight; Sweet, Hearts

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By Erin Letson in New Events on Tuesday 18 August 2009

Paintings from Nicholas Aoki’s new solo exhibition, Goodnight; Sweet, Hearts blur two worlds — one of mortals and one of Gods, skeletons and creature spirits. The Toronto-based Aoki uses watercolors and acrylics to create rich landscapes that he layers with the characters in this journey to death. And while the paintings contain a dark subject […]

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