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Dramatic Landscapes and Dazzling Portraits Highlight Global Perspectives in the 2023 Sony World Photography Awards — Colossal

Dramatic Landscapes and Dazzling Portraits Highlight Global Perspectives in the 2023 Sony World Photography Awards — Colossal

 Photography #contests #landscapes #nature #portraits #wildlife February 8, 2023 Kate Mothes Gyu Seob Shim, Republic of Korea, 1st Place, National Awards. All images © the photographers, shared with permission courtesy of the Sony World Photography Awards From the sinuous lines of a leaping cat, to a giant tortoise gliding alongside a snorkeler, to a...

A Forthcoming Book Catalogs the 150-Year History of the Keyboard — Colossal

A Forthcoming Book Catalogs the 150-Year History of the Keyboard — Colossal

 Design History #books #keyboards #Marcin Wichary #typewriters February 7, 2023 Grace Ebert A spread from ‘Shift Happens’ showing the early QWERTY keyboard on a Sholes & Glidden typewriter (photograph by Eremeev). The layout established on that typewriter led directly to the layout of every keyboard today. All images courtesy of Marcin Wichary, shared with...

“Tin Star Tall Tales” Duo Show by Canyon Castator and Jon Young at Volery Gallery in Dubai, UAE – StreetArtNews

“Tin Star Tall Tales” Duo Show by Canyon Castator and Jon Young at Volery Gallery in Dubai, UAE – StreetArtNews

Volery Gallery presents Tin Star Tall Tales, a solo exhibition featuring Canyon Castator and Jon Young this coming 9 February to 1 March 2023. The show challenges our understanding of the American identity through wall works and sculptures. Using different mediums and techniques the artists explore the ways in which the American West Mythology has been constructed and perpetuated, and...

One-on-One With Cyclona

One-on-One With Cyclona

Anthony Friedkin, “Cyclona, in the Garden, Los Angeles” (1971), gelatin silver print (courtesy International Center of Photography) Editor’s Note: This is part of the 2022/23 Emily Hall Tremaine Journalism Fellowship for Curators, and the second of three posts by the author, the third of which will be an email-only exhibition sent to all Hyperallergic subscribers. *** Long live...

A New Mural by Shepard Fairey in Santa Monica – StreetArtNews

A New Mural by Shepard Fairey in Santa Monica – StreetArtNews

Shepard Fairey is American street artist and graphic designer best known for his Barack Obama “Hope” poster. One of the most famous and influential street artists of the contemporary era, his works are displayed at several prestigious museums all over the world including the Smithsonian, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of...

Ornate Picture Frames Sprout Twisted Roots in Organic Sculptures by Darryl Cox — Colossal

Ornate Picture Frames Sprout Twisted Roots in Organic Sculptures by Darryl Cox — Colossal

 Art #Darryl Cox #roots #sculpture #trees #wood #woodworking February 2, 2023 Kate Mothes “Winter.” All images © Darryl Cox, shared with permission In Darryl Cox’s organic sculptures, gnarled tree roots or branches merge with the ornate grooves, patterns, and gilding of picture frames. The Bend, Oregon-based sculptor (previously) continues to explore the material possibilities of...

Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists — Colossal

Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists — Colossal

 Opportunities February 1, 2023 Colossal Image © Jessie and Katey Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.   $1,800 Innovate...