The Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas, Texas, is known for its eclectic mix of murals, unique galleries, bars, restaurants, and concert venues. It now has a new claim to fame, though: A tribute to the 300-year-old Ténéré Tree.
Great artists see potential everywhere, including, as Finnish artist and architect Pasi Widgren has recently shown, on frozen lakes. Widgren recently created a massive “drawing” of a fox on Finland’s frozen Lake Pitkajarvi. He carved the 295-foot image into the ice using just his footsteps and shovel.
For true artists, any kind of surface can serve as a canvas, no matter its size or the material from which it’s made. In the case of Colorado artist Remington Robinson, this rule even applies to old Altoids tins.
Multidisciplinary artist Amanda Valle is taking the concept of “returning home” to a whole new level with her latest short film, “Back in the Island.” “Back in the Island” explores Valle’s journey back to her home country, the Dominican Republic, and the power that a trip home can have after going through a difficult period in one’s life.
What does nude modeling have to do with saving a global landmark? American photographer Spencer Tunick is here to explain with his new art installation, which is intended to make a statement about the quickly disappearing Dead Sea.
Like many people across the globe, Canadian artist and activist Benjamin Von Wong has experienced a growing concern over the last few years regarding single-use plastic waste and its effect on the planet. Unlike many of those who are aware of the problem, though, he’s also making an effort to find a solution.
Mexican hyperrealist artist Ruben Orozco has got the people of the Spanish city Bilbao up in arms with his latest creation, which is meant to start conversations around the topic of sustainability. Orozco’s statue is titled “Bihar” (translated as “Tomorrow” in Basque) and features the face of a young girl drowning as it pokes out of Spain’s river Nervion.
On September 11, 2021, HOT•BED, a Philadelphia-based gallery and creative lifestyle space, launched a new, multidisciplinary exhibition that explores the subconscious memories and the impact they have on human identities. The show, titled Hidden Threads, is a group exhibition that was curated by Bryan Hoffman (CEO of Hoffman Design Group and Principal of HOT•BED).
A new short film, titled “Voice Above Water” and directed by San Francisco director Dana Frankoff, offers a fascinating glimpse into the life of 90-year-old Wayan Nyo, a Balinese fisherman dedicated to collecting and recycling plastic found in the ocean.
This year, the Louvre Museum is celebrating two significant anniversaries with an exhibition titled “Paris – Athens. The Birth of Modern Greece, 1675-1919.”