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Designed by Charles and Ray Eames for the Herman Miller furniture company, and released in 1956, the chair is made up of three curved plywood shells. In modern production the shells are made up of seven thin layers of wood veneer glued together and shaped under heat and pressure. Since being introduced in 1956, the chair has been [...]

William Fahey’s paintings can be considered borderline surrealism mixed with a twist of science fiction. He paints impossible things with an earth bound naturalism. This is no surprise as Fahey influences stem from imagery of Symbolists, surreal artworks and science fiction cover art. Symbolism, was prominent in the  late nineteenth-century style of French, Russian and Belgian origin [...]

Belgian fashion artist Vanessa van Meerhaeghe creates beautiful illustrations, focused on females, with much attention to detail and color. Her are some samples of her gorgeous illustrations. Porte-Plume

Russian digital designer Anton Semenov illustrates brilliant fantastical creatures, such as one would see in a Guillermo Del Toro’s film Pan’s Labyrinth or in the Silent Hill movie, dark, twisted, horrific and intriguingly nightmarish. Here are some of his new creations. Lola

Debbie Englund has lived and worked in Chapel Hill, NC for over 30 years. After her children went off the attend college, she began toying with sculpturing as a vocation. Being inspired by facial expressions, her sculptures can be described as whimsical to being thought-provoking. Here are some examples of her Face Clay Pot sculptures.

SPACE, ABOUT A DREAM EXHBITION AT KUNSTALLE WEIN Outer space is not only a physically extending sphere, but also a symbol: for centuries, man’s dreams and visions have been concerned with conquering the “extraterrestrial zone,” with getting to know worlds  beyond Earth, and even with colonizing other planets. “Space is the Place,” proclaimed the musician Sun [...]

New works by Cologne-based artist Cosima von Bonin will be on exhibit at her sixth solo show in New York, The Juxtaposition of Nothings, at the Friedrich Petezel Gallery, which opens March 31 and runs through April 30, 2011. Cosima von Bonin, one of the most prominent artists of her generation, has always been multifaceted, by [...]

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