Give old books a second life: some artists succeed by transforming dictionaries and encyclopedias in wonderful sculptures. On the site Bored Panda you find examples, in a gallery open to the contributions of everybody.
See these 3-D printed sculptures designed to animate when spun under a strobe light. The placement of the appendages is determined by the same method nature uses in pinecones and sunflowers. The rotation speed is synchronized to the strobe so that one flash occurs every time the sculpture turns 137.5º— the golden angle. If you
The first works to appear are boxes where shafts of light on a black background multiply if observed in motion; then there are other illusions: a “door” of light perfect to make shadow puppets, an apparently white picture that seen closer reveals itself dotted with green and pink, a monolith-magnifier; rooms where light creates cubes
A labyrinthine and dark corridor on which open windows where rare pieces and archaeological wonders shine: concentrated and evocative, the exhibition Monsters. Fantastic creatures of fear and myth at Museo Nazionale Romano Palazzo Massimo (Rome, near Termini Station) analyzes the myths of classical tradition and their relationship with the contemporary world, their influence on modern
It is the reconstruction of a corner of New York that welcomes visitors to the exhibition Giacometti. The sculpture at Galleria Borghese in Rome. There are three figures commissioned in 1960 – Standing Woman I, Great Woman II, Man Walking I – intended to be placed in front of the sixty-storey skyscraper in the Chase
An impossible comparison: Auguste Rodin and Jackson Pollock. The one a refined sculptor lived in the nineteenth century, the other cursed painter who has forever changed the New York painting scene in the Fifties. No affinity, no point in common, but after having visited the two current exhibitions at Palazzo Reale in Milan on the