Welded Steel Sculptures by Frank Plant

Welded Steel Sculptures by Frank Plant sculpture metal decor

Welded Steel Sculptures by Frank Plant sculpture metal decor

Welded Steel Sculptures by Frank Plant sculpture metal decor

Welded Steel Sculptures by Frank Plant sculpture metal decor

Welded Steel Sculptures by Frank Plant sculpture metal decor

Frank Plant is a Barcelona-based American sculptor who works primarily with welded steal, making large-scale wall-mounted sculptures that look like delicate line drawings. Via his website:

My work is about physical and social observations. I think of things in terms of compositions whether that be an object, a line of text or a social situation. It’s important to me that the work be open and accessible. I look equally for harmony and discordance and find them similarly revealing and fascinating.

He has an extensive portfolio of work available here and you can also follow him on Flickr and via his blog.

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Paintings by YDK Morimoe

Paintings by YDK Morimoe painting fantasy faces

Paintings by YDK Morimoe painting fantasy faces

Paintings by YDK Morimoe painting fantasy faces

Paintings by YDK Morimoe painting fantasy faces

I’m loving these digital paintings by artist YDK Morimoe who lives and works in Tokyo. (via vorkurs)

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Some Colossal News

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I have some pretty exciting news to kick off the week. About four months ago I received an email from an editor at Wired asking if I might be interested in writing for them occasionally. After mulling things over for a few seconds I decided I was extremely interested. I pitched my first few ideas and now in the December issue you can flip to page 80 and find a piece I wrote on figurative sculptor Evan Penny (previously). I can’t tell you how thrilled and honored I am to be contributing to one of my favorite magazines, and want to thank my editor, Sarah Fallon, for helping me learn the ropes. The article isn’t online just yet, but I’ll be sure to link it up soon.

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In more news, I was recently interviewed by my good friend Philip Haritgan over on Hyperallergic. If you’re interested in how Colossal got started, about how I curate content, or if you’d like to see my son’s art blog debut, head on over. A huge thanks to Philip and the great folks at Hyperallergic for the opportunity!

Happy Cloud Coasters

Happy Cloud Coasters home drinks clouds

Happy Cloud Coasters home drinks clouds

Happy Cloud Coasters home drinks clouds

A few minutes ago New Zeland-based Barefoot Dynasty launched their latest product: Happy Cloud Coasters. The coasters are made from Portugese cork, are dirt and water resistant, and come packaged in a fancy recycled paper box. Just a hunch, but I think they’re going to sell a gazillion of these.

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The Beauty of One Second

The Beauty of One Second social people life advertising

The Beauty of One Second social people life advertising

A wonderful collection of one second video clips from the first round of the Beauty of a Second short film competition run by Leo Burnett Milan to promote the Montblanc luxury chronograph. Every once in a while viral marketers get things right, and this is one of those times. (via vimeo)

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The Storybook Fantasies of Dara Scully

The Storybook Fantasies of Dara Scully tableau people narrative fantasy animals

The Storybook Fantasies of Dara Scully tableau people narrative fantasy animals

The Storybook Fantasies of Dara Scully tableau people narrative fantasy animals

The Storybook Fantasies of Dara Scully tableau people narrative fantasy animals

The Storybook Fantasies of Dara Scully tableau people narrative fantasy animals

The world of Spanish artist Dara Scully is filled with childlike fantasy, her photos blending the lines between fact and fiction, each loaded with rich narrative potential. Acting frequently as the protagonist, Scully places herself in a world where bicycles are strapped to hot air balloons, where she parties with miniature elephants, and has adventures rivaling those of Alice in Wonderland. I can only hope an enterprising children’s book publisher will reach out to her soon. Follow along via Flickr. (thnx, dara!)

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Bruce Munro’s Newest Light Installation at the Holbourne Museum

Bruce Munros Newest Light Installation at the Holbourne Museum lighting light installation Bath

Artist Bruce Munro has unveiled his latest light installation at Holbourne Museum in Bath. The field of more than 5,000 Christmas lights atop acrylic stems sprawls across the museum grounds intending to mimic the way a barren desert bursts into bloom after a brief rainfall. See much more over at the Daily Mail. (via notcot)

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