According to the New York Times sculptor Mario Ceroli is one of the least known yet most influential artists of the Italian post-war scene.
With a span of work that reaches over 40 years, two of his most beautiful works depict crashing waves sculpted from thin layers of precisely cut wood and glass titled La Vague and Maestrale.
Sometimes the greatest artworks are hidden in plain sight!
Case in point: the University of Iowa recently discovered a four-volume set of scientific books from 1837 contains hidden paintings on the edges of the pages, which only show up when you fan them part-way open.
Well-known as a purveyor of alienation and despair, an artist who delights in turning kitchen utensils into instruments of torture, Mona Hatoum's many fans weren't disappointed by this work displayed at Mason's Yard a few years back.
Mona wields blazing neon red lights to illustrate the areas of conflict on Earth. That is to say… every area on Earth. More after the jump:
Chinese artist Li Hongbo creates these mind blowing, flexible paper sculptures that might be at first mistaken for porcelain works.
Slaughterhouse Starlets, a new mixed media art series by Keith P. Rein, takes everyone’s famous starlets and re-uses original poses with a reimagined badass horror/slasher aesthetic. More after the jump:
Andrew B. Myers presents snapshots of a high quality very well thought and and often funny.
Holy! Liu Bolin’s images invite a game akin to Where’s Waldo?. In some of the Chinese artist’s incredible photos, it’s clear where he is standing; in others, like the some of the above, it’s much harder to spot the outline of his body at all. It’s for this that Bolin has been called “The Invisible Man.” More after the jump: