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Gregor Gaida

January 6, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Stunning sculpture from German artist Gregor Gaida.

 

 



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Motorized wooden marionettes by Juan Pablo Cambariere

January 6, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Seven Basic Exercises is a collection of incredible marionettes by Buenos Aires based artist and designer Juan Pablo Cambariere from a show at Turbo Gallery. It’s astounding how humanistic their physical actions are, considering they’re comprised mostly of plain interlinked blocks. His web site also has a fantastic gallery of additional puppet photos, and don’t miss his typeface. (via the automata / automation blog)

 

 



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Traumgedanken: A physical hyperlink book by Maria Fischer

January 5, 2011

Christopher Jobson

GGrr kmvmdgfffff uy. Hold on, trying to pick my jaw up off the keyboard. Traumgedanken (Thoughts on Dreams) by German artist Maria Fischer is a 76-page collection of literary, philosophical, psychological and scientific texts on dream theories interlinked with thread.

To ease the access to the elusive topic, the book is designed as a model of a dream about dreaming. Analogue to a dream, where pieces of reality are assembled to build a story, it brings different text excerpts together. They are connected by threads which tie in with certain key words. The threads visualise the confusion and fragileness of dreams.

See more via her web site. What a great 600th post for Colossal. (via fubiz)

 

 



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Pixel Pour 2.0

January 4, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Pixel Pour 2.0 as seen on Mercer Street in New York City. Possibly the work of Kelly Goeller who created another Pixel Pour in 2008. (via laughing squid)

 

 



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Anders Krisár

January 4, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Work from Stockholm-based artist Anders Krisár. I especially enjoy the last piece, a bronze cast attached to a heat isolator in close proximity to another cast made of beeswax. Pretty incredible. (via designspiration)

 

 



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The Woodwork of Ben Butler

January 3, 2011

Christopher Jobson

If you’re in Chicago, artist Ben Butler will have work at Zg Gallery as part of a show that opens this Friday, January 7th. I find his sculpture to be almost hypnotic, as if the pieces themselves are the visualization of rhythm or sound. Very cool stuff.

 

 



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Myeombeom Kim

January 3, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Myeombeom Kim could be my new favorite artist. Blending nature with man-made objects Kim explores the philosophical idea of hylozoism, that all or some material things possess life, or that all life is inseparable from matter. The images above are just a small handful of pieces from a much larger body of work and I urge you to poke around her site. (via who killed bambi)