Alberto Bustos’ Paperlike Ceramics Imitate Sprouting Blades of Grass

Inspired by forms of vegetation, Spanish artist Alberto Bustos‘ pieces appear like blades of grass sprouting from the earth, stretching and curling upwards towards an imagined sun. At first glance the pieces look delicate enough to be paper, layered works that exude a dual sharp and fragile quality. However, after a…

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Swirling Illustrations by James R. Eads Explore Human Connections and the Natural World

Multi-disciplinary artist and illustrator James R. Eads plays with motion and color to render harmonizing illustrations of people and nature. With swirling van Gogh inspired skies and percussive strokes of color, his style is well-suited for meditations on human connection and the relationships between humans and the natural world. He…

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Artist Buys Billboard Advertising Time to Display Art Instead of Ads on Massachusetts Highways

All images @Brian Kane, photography by Nate Wieselquist and Simone Schiess Created as a set of billboards along two Massachusetts highways, “Healing Tool” is a temporary public art installation by artist Brian Kane produced to temporarily relieve stress and promote introspection during one’s monotonous daily commute. Kane’s digital billboards circulate between…

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The Force of Nature: A Series of Sculptures That Depict Mother Nature Hurling Planet Earth in Circles

After witnessing the destruction brought on by hurricanes in Thailand, the Southern U.S. and around the world, Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinn began creating a series of sculptures titled ‘Force of Nature’. Made from bronze, stainless steel and aluminum, the sculptures, full of life and energy, depict mother nature hurtling planet…

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Serene Photographs of Isolated Landscapes and Lone Animals by Petros Koublis

Subtly influenced by Greek mythology, photographer Petros Koublis waits for scenes to unfold rather than push preconceived concepts onto the natural environments that surround him. This patience gives him access to moments of complete serenity on the outskirts of Athens, snapshots of wheat being pushed softly by the wind and singular…

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Dramatic Aerial Landscape Photos of Our Impact on Nature Captured by Daniel Beltrá

February 8th 2007, Southern Ocean, all images © Daniel Beltrá During his past two decades as a photographer, Daniel Beltrá has photographed landscapes in all seven continents, exploring equally the beauty and tragedy found in nature across the globe. Beltrá works mostly in the air, providing the viewer with the…

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Site-Specific Pinhole Cameras Constructed From Nature Capture the Pacific Northwest

Site-specific pinhole image of Pescadero Creek, image via David Janesko In a meta, Mother Nature-inspired project, artists David Janesko and Adam Donnelly use objects from the earth to photograph the environment from which they are found, often utilizing leaves, logs, dirt, and scattered wood to produce hazy images of the…

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An Explosive New Mural and Paintings by Collin van der Sluijs

From the smallest details expressed on canvas to the cracked facade of a multi-story building, Dutch artist Collin van der Sluijs is comfortable investigating what he refers to as “personal pleasures and struggles in daily life.” Working without sketches or notes, the artist dives into each artwork with spray paint,…

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56-Foot-Tall Aluminum Honeycomb Structure Responds to the Buzzing of Bees Within London’s Kew Gardens

Image by Dacian Groza Forty-four tons of aluminum was just transported and installed at London’s Kew Gardens, a beehive-inspired structure produced by the artist Wolfgang Buttress in partnership with designer and engineer Tristan Simmonds. “The Hive” was originally built as a centerpiece for the UK Pavilion at the Milan Expo…

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