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A Giant Sharpener Creates Playful Pendant Lights That Mimic Colored Pencil Shavings

A Giant Sharpener Creates Playful Pendant Lights That Mimic Colored Pencil Shavings

 Design #light #Nanako Kume #pencils #video #wood September 22, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Nanako Kume, shared with permission Nanako Kume’s pendant lights would look perfectly at home in an elementary classroom or art studio. The Tokyo-based designer is behind a playful collection of fixtures that layers colored-pencil-style wood shavings into whimsical lampshades....

Collective Resignation of Board Members Shakes Toronto’s Power Plant Gallery

Collective Resignation of Board Members Shakes Toronto’s Power Plant Gallery

On Wednesday, September 21, 24 members of the Power Plant board of directors resigned en masse in response to their parent organization Harbourfront’s alleged attempt to terminate and replace 12 members of the board. The only remaining members left on the board of the Toronto contemporary art center are two Harbourfront directors, including CEO Marah Braye....

“Kobe Bryant” by Odeith in Los Angeles – StreetArtNews

“Kobe Bryant” by Odeith in Los Angeles – StreetArtNews

Portuguese artist Odeith is currently in Los Angeles where he teamed up with Branded Arts to create a new mural showing Kobe Bryant, Gigi Bryant and Black Mamba. This mural pays tribute to the power of inspiration, which Kobe used in the stories he told with his company Granity Studios. The completed project “GRANA” is...

“Weaving Memory” by Apitatán in La Tola, Quito – StreetArtNews

“Weaving Memory” by Apitatán in La Tola, Quito – StreetArtNews

Apitatán is an Ecuadorian artist who paints everyday stories, an artist by conviction and a true creative by nature. Apitatán’s artwork transforms forgotten urban spaces in to reflections that remind us to laugh at ourselves, something that does us good. Mural painted in the traditional neighborhood of la Tola, where his grandfather lived and grew up,...

Artscape 2022 in Kiruna, Sweden – StreetArtNews

Artscape 2022 in Kiruna, Sweden – StreetArtNews

Far up in the north of Sweden, Kiruna, a mining town inside the Arctic Circle, is relocating its entire central district due to expanding mining operations. As the locals prepare to say goodbye to an area that’s been downtown for more than a 100 years, Artscape is preparing a mural project based on the people...

‘Beyond the Visible,’ a Documentary Illuminating the Life and Work of Hilma af Klint, Is Free to Stream

‘Beyond the Visible,’ a Documentary Illuminating the Life and Work of Hilma af Klint, Is Free to Stream

 Art Documentary History #abstract #art history #Hilma af Klint #painting #video September 21, 2022 Grace Ebert  Released in 2020, an acclaimed documentary serves as a corrective to the art historical record. Beyond the Visible spotlights the life and work of the pioneering Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862–1944), an obscure figure during her lifetime whose...

Thomas Canto “Intersections” Limited Edition Artwork – Available Now – StreetArtNews

Thomas Canto “Intersections” Limited Edition Artwork – Available Now – StreetArtNews

French artist Thomas Canto have collaborated with ArtPort for his latest limited edition artwork entitled “Intersections”. Intersections is an edition created in the line of the body of work Structural Reflections. These works present a vision of infinite rhythms, verticality, and visual harmony. They also refer to ideas of alienation or loss of bearings. These are sensations that anyone can...

We Want to Hear From You! Take Colossal’s 2022 Reader Survey

We Want to Hear From You! Take Colossal’s 2022 Reader Survey

Image © Paperboyo We’re planning our editorial coverage, exhibitions, and programming ahead of 2023, but we want to hear from you first. Help us improve Colossal by taking this brief survey. Your responses help drive decisions about our programming, marketing, and other exciting changes. Submit your responses before September 30 and enter to win one of...