https://youtu.be/igHnNADgSMA 1500 Scissors Shockingly Suspended from the Ceiling By Beili Liu The Mending Project by Beili Liu. is a threatening art installation that gives an everyday object like scissors a profound, historical meaning. Sat underneath 1,500 pointy, sharp scissors, the artist creates a dangerous environment to explore the tradition of sewing and cutting in matriarchal … Continue reading 1500 Scissors Shockingly Suspended From The Ceiling By Beili Liu
Expressive Dog Sculptures by Helen Thompson These amazingly expressive dog sculptures were created by UK-based artist Helen Thompson (aka Holy Smoke). Each piece is unique and was handcrafted using wire, natural linen and vintage textiles. The sculptures are available for purchase in different sizes through Helen Thompson’s website.
The romantic embroidery of Ana Teresa Barboza Ana Teresa Barboza was born in 1981 in Lima, Peru and started using thread, stitching and embroidery in plastic arts a few years ago. Her first collection “Animales Familiares” (Familiar Animals) is structured around a human body, cut, reconstructed and embellished through the intervention of stitching and embroidery. … Continue reading The romantic embroidery of Ana Teresa Barboza
Gabriel Dawe’s Dynamic Colored Thread Sculptures Imitate Prisms of Light Mesmerizing rainbows have appeared, seemingly out of thin air, just a stone’s throw away from the White House. But what looks like colorful rays of light are actually just a trick of the eye. Artist Gabriel Dawe crafted the ethereal optical illusion, titled Plexus A1, … Continue reading Gabriel Dawe’s Dynamic Colored Thread Sculptures Imitate Prisms of Light
Sophie Standing’s Colorful Collage Endangered Animals Facebook England-born and living in Kenya, textile artist Sophie Standing embroiders intense portraits of the African wildlife around her. At the beginning of her career, she specialized in life drawing which she utilizes in these threaded “studies” on canvas. The influence of 19th century art can also be found … Continue reading Sophie Standing’s Colorful Collage Creatures
Installations by Chiharu Shiota: Haunting Thread Art Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota has lived and worked in Berlin for 20 years, and is known for intricate works that explore the complex relationship between the body and the mind. Mapping elusive sensations of emotion and memory, many of Shiota’s site-specific, large-scale installations incorporate everyday objects, such as clothing, … Continue reading Installations by Chiharu Shiota: Haunting Thread Art