Michael Heizer’s ‘City’

City is the culmination of a lifetime of work by artist Michael Heizer, and even in its unfinished state, it is the largest piece of contemporary art in existence. Situated in the Nevada Desert, work on City started in 1970, and has been ongoing ever since. City consists of buildings and abstract sculptures that take […]

Murals by Oli-B

Brussels-based artist Oli-B paints vibrant murals that add a unique twist to urban cityscapes. Oli-B’s murals are made up of a patchwork of shapes that overlap as they work their way across the wall, often covering an entire building facade. Oli-B, who has been painting since his youth, started out primarily working with spray paint but […]

Architectural Sculptures by David Moreno

Barcelona-based sculptor David Moreno describes his artistic process as “drawing with sculpture.” Moreno’s works show this tone as even in their final form they resemble the scribbly line drawings that they are based on. After creating his original sketches, Moreno welds together hundreds of steel rods to bring his architectural scenes to life. When lit by spotlights, Moreno’s […]

Mondrian Brought to Life

Bulgaria-based design studio Brani & Desi, recently designed an interior inspired by the work of Dutch painter Piet Mondrian. Breakfast with Mondrian uses the forms, lines and colors typical of Mondrian paintings, with black elements that ground the space and a larger white backdrop that activates the colors and makes them pop. While every zone […]

Hilma af Klint at the Guggenheim

Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future, is the first major solo exhibition of the artist’s work in the United States, and is on show at the Guggenheim until April 23rd. The work of Hilma af Klint is remarkable, especially when one considers that her abstract paintings were created as early as 1906. During her lifetime […]

69 cities of the UK

Artist Carl Lavia and photographer Lorna Le Bredonchel have been collaborating on a project called ’69 cities of the UK’ since 2016. Carl, who is a London-based artist, is travelling around the UK sketching large drawings of the cities he visits, as Lorna tackles historical research, photographic research and documentation. Each piece takes 2-4 months to create, and the […]

Shantel Martin

New York-based British artist Shantell Martin covers surfaces with black and white doodles that feature faces, catchy phrases and short narratives.  While her doodles seem simple, they aim to address issues of identity, intersectionality, and modern culture. Martin creates her work through a meditative drawing process, sometimes even working in front of a live audience. Martin has […]

Marc Fornes / Theverymany

For the last ten years, the art and architecture studio Marc Fornes/Theverymany have been creating installations that disrupt notions of form, structure and space. Their works aim to create a whimsical experience for visitors while adding appeal to the surrounding space. The studio, which is based in New York and France, has installations all over the […]

‘Matter to Matter’ by Arthur Analts

The Latvian National Museum of Art recently coordinated Latvia’s representation at the second London Design Biennale. They chose designer Arthur Analts of Variant Studio, and his installation titled Matter to Matter to represent their country. Analts’ piece was inspired by his hometown and Latvia’s Capital, Riga, and its surrounding forests. Because of Riga’s proximity to the Baltic […]

Modular Maze at the V&A Museum

During London Design Festival 2018, Waugh Thistleton Architects showed their interactive installation ‘Multiply’, outside of the V&A museum. The creators encouraged visitors to explore the work and freely climb through staircases, rooms, and bridges and to enjoy various lookout points. The installation was engineered by ARUP and informed by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), who used sustainable, carbon-negative […]