Intricately Crafted Marine Life Specimens Suspended in Glass

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Artist Steffan Dam produces fantastical and intricately-crafted specimens that look as though they exist in the real world. Suspended in glass jars and on plates, their forms mimic well-known creatures of the sea and budding plants. Although Dam’s work is based in imagination, his skills as a craftsman—including glass blowing, casting, and grinding—produce a hyperrealistic appearance that fools us into thinking these specimens have been captured alive and in mid-movement. Continue reading »

Wire Animal Sculptures Look Like Life-Size Scribbled Drawings Suspended in Mid-Air

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Artist David Oliveira has an insightful understanding of both the two-dimensional and three-dimensional worlds. With this expert grasp of the two planes, he’s able to skillfully manipulate wire to create a zoo of mind-boggling animal sculptures. Though they are technically three-dimensional, the artist’s work has a visually deceptive quality that makes it appear to be a drawing, at first glance. Continue reading »

Andrew Myers Creates A Portrait Using Suspended Painted Cubes

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Artist Andrew Myers has created “My Dealer Is Not A Square,” a portrait of his art dealer Lawrence Cantor, that took 7 months to create from concept to finish. Continue reading »

A Suspended Treehouse to Sleep with Birds

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The Cocoon Tree is a little tent shaped like a ball, that we can suspend on trees, according to our desires. The circular shape is here to give a feeling of protection to the visitors, like birds’ nests. This tent can contain comfortably two people maximum and is covered by a waterproof tarpaulin. Continue reading »

A Suspended Bonsai Installed Inside an Abandoned Power Plant

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In the city of Charleroi just north of Brussels in Belgium sits an abandoned power station. Originally built in 1921, the coal-burning Power Plant IM remained operational for almost 90 years until it came under scrutiny for its massive carbon footprint and was decommissioned in 2007. Continue reading »

Stupefying Hand-Knitted Hammock Is Suspended

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Andy Lewis, an avid slackliner who once performed in a Super Bowl Halftime Show, envisioned the ‘Mothership Space Net Penthouse’. A spider-web-like hammock, this intricate art-piece took 50 people three days to complete. Hand-knitted from 14,000 feet of colorful cordage, the suspended net is the result of a joined effort between people who share a love for big doses of adrenaline.
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‘History of Suspended Time’ by Gonzalo Lebrija

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Guadalajara-based artist Gonzalo Lebrija created a public art installation in the parking lot (1430 Delgany Street, Denver, CO 80202) across from the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) in the summer of 2010. Continue reading »