Grandfather With Vitiligo Crochets Dolls To Make Children With This Condition Feel Better

Grandfather With Vitiligo Crochets Dolls To Make Children With This Condition Feel Better

Vitiligo is a long-term skin condition in which patches of the skin lose their pigment, becoming white with sharp margins. The disorder, which affects roughly 1-3 percent of the population, is otherwise harmless physically, but it can result in psychological stress and social stigma, as well as an increased sensitivity to the sun. Continue reading »

Alex Chinneck Transforms An Antique Grandfather Clock Into A Flexible Sculpture

Alex Chinneck Transforms An Antique Grandfather Clock Into A Flexible Sculpture

Alex Chinneck’s (previously) latest artwork, ‘Growing up gets me down’, transforms an antique grandfather clock into a contemporary sculpture.

The unique piece, which is on display and available to purchase at Liberty London, achieves the seemingly impossible task of tying the body of a longcase oak clock into a knot. The result is an inventive and witty twist on a traditional aesthetic, breathing new life and eccentricity into an antique object. Continue reading »

Engineer Grandfather Turns His Backyard Into An Amusement Park For His Grandkids

1

Tired of waiting in lines at amusement parks? So was Steve Dobbs of Fullerton, California. More than that, though, the loving grandfather wanted his grandchildren to have a reason to come over to his house and spend time with him. Living so close to the Happiest Place on Earth in Anaheim, he could feel the pressure building that somehow, he needed to outdo Disneyland’s magical allure. Dobbs told the OC Register that “Disneyland is tough to compete with,” but he wasn’t going to give up. Continue reading »

Artist Uses Cardboard to Create Full-Scale Replica of Her Grandfather’s 1979 Lincoln Continental

1

Artist Shannon Goff constructed her Miles to Empty exhibition so that she could pay homage to a quintessential American car that also serves as a personal memory of her grandfather. Using cardboard as her medium, Goff recreated the special edition 1979 Lincoln Continental, which features an impressively detailed interior. Continue reading »