[...] These pumps were extraordinarily made with metal cooking pots by renown Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos, who last year had a record-breaking 1.6 million visits to her show in the Palace of Versailles, France. Her sculptures are popularly recognized for incorporating daily objects—from Chinese store plasticware to reviving traditional Azorian crochet.
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Andy Warhol encapsulated the mass culture and kitschy pop art movement of the 50s and 60s with his infamous prints of Coca Cola bottles and Campbell soup cans. The man behind the art remains a great enigma though. It’s ironic that Warhol went to such great lengths to emphasize the shallowness of his own work, but when it came to his own personality, he was a deeply fascinating and complex human being.
(Photo © Robert Mapplethorpe)
Twenty-one year old Kenn Skogli aspires to become a tattooer, and one can only imagine that his tats will be based on his realistic drawings. He loves to do speed sketches, and the results are actually quite impressive with 3D spiders, keys, chains, and more.
Ever since then, filmmakers have been testing the boundaries both of their chosen medium, and of their viewers’ tolerance. Here are five films that have given vivid realisation to the repellent, the unconscionable, and the downright offensive, all in the service of pushing art to its outer limits.
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(Photo © Christopher Jobson)
These are the beautiful sketchbook drawings of Mira Sjogren. The artist uses various materials like graphite, marker and paint to produce different textures and shading. And she creates an interesting balance by combining smooth-filled portraits with elaborate patterned backgrounds. Many of Sjogren’s images are positioned in landscape page view, however, she has done some in vertical alignment that are appealing too.
See also: “Big Squeeze.”
In 1895, British author H. G. Wells penned the renowned book The Time Machine, which much later on was developed into two films of the same name from 1960 and 2002. The novel sparked the human interest in the idea of time travel, i.e. “using a vehicle that allows an operator to travel purposefully and selectively.” 
(Photo © respective film studio)
Having a background in documentary photography, Henrik Sorensen has switched his focus to commercial landscape and underwater images. His goal is to channel into the magic of a submerged universe, and be able to examine character, colour, passion, and energy.