Construction Goes Small Scale with Mini Materials's Tiny Building Supplies

CONSTRUCTION GOES SMALL SCALE WITH MINI MATERIALS'S TINY BUILDING SUPPLIES

All images © Mini Materials Building a tiny home gains new meaning when working with Mini Materials. The U.S.-based company invites...

Miniature Ships Sail Atop Asya Kozina's Extravagant Baroque Wigs of White Paper

MINIATURE SHIPS SAIL ATOP ASYA KOZINA'S EXTRAVAGANT BAROQUE WIGS OF WHITE PAPER

All images © Asya Kozina, shared with permission Artist Asya Kozina is known for her elaborate paper wigs that soar into the air with...

 
 
 
Join Us for A Colossal Workshop on Playful Character Drawings with Mattias Adolfsson

JOIN US FOR A COLOSSAL WORKSHOP ON PLAYFUL CHARACTER DRAWINGS WITH MATTIAS ADOLFSSON

Image © Mattias Adolfsson, shared with permission Grab a pen and paper, and join artist Mattias Adolfsson and Colossal on March 11...

Commuters Go Wild in Matthew Grabelsky's Uncanny Subway Paintings

COMMUTERS GO WILD IN MATTHEW GRABELSKY'S UNCANNY SUBWAY PAINTINGS

“Giddy Up” (2022), oil on canvas, 14 × 16 inches. All images courtesy of Thinkspace Projects, shared with permission Urbanites know...

 
 
 
Ornate Picture Frames Sprout Twisted Roots in Organic Sculptures by Darryl Cox

ORNATE PICTURE FRAMES SPROUT TWISTED ROOTS IN ORGANIC SCULPTURES BY DARRYL COX

“Winter.” All images © Darryl Cox, shared with permission In Darryl Cox 's organic sculptures,gnarled tree roots or branches merge...

The Astonishing Biodiversity of Fungi Blooms in Max Mudie's Macro Photographs

THE ASTONISHING BIODIVERSITY OF FUNGI BLOOMS IN MAX MUDIE'S MACRO PHOTOGRAPHS

All images © Max Mudie, shared with permission “I'm not the first person to say it, and I'm not going to be the last, but when you...

 
 
 
Trick Facial Recognition Software into Thinking You're a Zebra or Giraffe with These Pyschedelic Garments

TRICK FACIAL RECOGNITION SOFTWARE INTO THINKING YOU'RE A ZEBRA OR GIRAFFE WITH THESE PYSCHEDELIC GARMENTS

All images © Cap able, shared with permission Here's some unusual criteria to consider when deciding what to wear: if you're scanned...

Savor These Decadent Cakes, Pastries, and Other Sweet Treats in the Soft Glow of Candlelight

SAVOR THESE DECADENT CAKES, PASTRIES, AND OTHER SWEET TREATS IN THE SOFT GLOW OF CANDLELIGHT

Photos by Julie Purpura, all images © Center of Order and Experimentation, shared with permission Just like recipes are passed from...

 
 
 
February 2023 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

FEBRUARY 2023 OPPORTUNITIES: OPEN CALLS, RESIDENCIES, AND GRANTS FOR ARTISTS

Image © Jessie and Katey Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls,...

Lithe Figures Cast in Bronze by Coderch & Malavia Mimic Gracefully Choreographed Movements

LITHE FIGURES CAST IN BRONZE BY CODERCH & MALAVIA MIMIC GRACEFULLY CHOREOGRAPHED MOVEMENTS

“Kymo.” All images © Coderch & Malavia, shared with permission From their recently relocated studio in Ribarroja de Turia, Valencia,...

 
 
 
Interview: A Prison Art Community On the Power of an Annual Exhibition in Michigan to Support More Than 700 Incarcerated Artists

INTERVIEW: A PRISON ART COMMUNITY ON THE POWER OF AN ANNUAL EXHIBITION IN MICHIGAN TO SUPPORT MORE THAN 700 INCARCERATED ARTISTS

“Self Portrait: Free Inside” by Jamal Biggs As abolitionists and activists fight to end mass incarceration and the horrifying conditions...

Ethereal Light Suffuses Domestic Interiors with Surreal Hues in Alfie Caine's Paintings

ETHEREAL LIGHT SUFFUSES DOMESTIC INTERIORS WITH SURREAL HUES IN ALFIE CAINE'S PAINTINGS

“House through the Ferns” (2022), vinyl and acrylic paint on canvas, 120 x 90 centimeters. All images © Alfie Caine, shared with permission...

 
 
 
Jennifer McCurdy Harnesses an Island's Natural Rhythms in Captivating Porcelain Vessels

JENNIFER MCCURDY HARNESSES AN ISLAND'S NATURAL RHYTHMS IN CAPTIVATING PORCELAIN VESSELS

“Gilded Wind Vessel,” porcelain, 12 x 12 x 10 inches. All images © Jennifer McCurdy, shared with permission. Photos by Gary Mirando The...

From Chicago to Detroit, Yashua Klos Presents Black Resilience, Defiance, and Tenderness

FROM CHICAGO TO DETROIT, YASHUA KLOS PRESENTS BLACK RESILIENCE, DEFIANCE, AND TENDERNESS

“You See Through It All” (2021), paper construction of woodblock prints and graphite on archival paper, 41 x 54.5 inches. All images...

 
 
 
Fanciful Characters Inhabit María Jesús Contreras' Whimsically Illustrated Worlds

FANCIFUL CHARACTERS INHABIT MARÍA JESÚS CONTRERAS' WHIMSICALLY ILLUSTRATED WORLDS

All images © María Jesús Contreras, shared with permission Fluffy calves with wings and a knack for pollination, picnicking bunnies,...

The Block Museum of Art Presents ‘The Heart's Knowledge: Science and Empathy in the Art of Dario Robleto'

THE BLOCK MUSEUM OF ART PRESENTS ‘THE HEART'S KNOWLEDGE: SCIENCE AND EMPATHY IN THE ART OF DARIO ROBLETO'

Detail of Dario Robleto's “The Computer of Jupiter” (2019), various cut and polished seashells, urchin spines, cut and quilled paper,...

 
 
 
Braids and Bowlers: Indigenous Bolivian Women Skateboard in Style in Celia D. Luna's Empowered Portraits

BRAIDS AND BOWLERS: INDIGENOUS BOLIVIAN WOMEN SKATEBOARD IN STYLE IN CELIA D. LUNA'S EMPOWERED PORTRAITS

All images © Celia D. Luna, shared with permission Against the pastels and earth tones of a skate park in Bolivia, Miami-based photographer...

Whimsical Woodland Creatures and Sea Life Carved by Zoe Feast Inhabit Raw Wood Rounds

WHIMSICAL WOODLAND CREATURES AND SEA LIFE CARVED BY ZOE FEAST INHABIT RAW WOOD ROUNDS

All images © Zoe Feast, shared with permission Designer Zoe Feast has an affinity for patterns, and her practice revolves around motifs...

 
 
 
Folk Art and Bold Geometric Shapes Flourish in Lisa Congdon's Joyful Paintings

FOLK ART AND BOLD GEOMETRIC SHAPES FLOURISH IN LISA CONGDON'S JOYFUL PAINTINGS

All images © Lisa Congdon, courtesy of Chefas Projects, shared with permission A sense of lively optimism permeates Lisa Congdon 's...

Memories Emerge in Stephen Wong Chun Hei's Paintings as Vivid Saturated Landscapes

MEMORIES EMERGE IN STEPHEN WONG CHUN HEI'S PAINTINGS AS VIVID SATURATED LANDSCAPES

“MacLehose Trail Section 4” (2022), acrylic on canvas, 150 x 200 centimeters. Photos by Bonhams HK, all images © Stephen Wong Chun...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

PWC Mondorf / Moreno Architecture

PWC Mondorf / Moreno Architecture

Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Christophe Bustin Area: 400.0 m2 Read more ...

Villa Wood / NORD Architects

Villa Wood / NORD Architects

Brønshøj, Copenhagen, Denmark Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Adam Mørk Area: 180.0 m2 Read more ...

Sun

Sun

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Black Barn / studio) (Space architecten

Black Barn / studio) (Space architecten

Studio] [Space architecten Location: Goirle, The Netherlands Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Koen van Damme Area: 400.0 m2 Read more ...

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Featured in Newest Episode of ByDesign

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Featured in Newest Episode of ByDesign

Courtesy of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago The most recent season of ByDesign - a television series that explores design, featuring the designers who bring ideas to... Read more ...

Corto commission

Corto commission

Hugo Pratt's Corto Maltese . Read more ...

"CHALK CLIFF" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson

"CHALK CLIFF" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson

With this geologic abstract, I was trying for a more subtle palette, with less saturated colors. It is painted on watercolor paper, then mounted on a cradled wood... Read more ...

Maine Man: 1940

Maine Man: 1940

December 1940. "War boom in a New England industrial town. Portrait of a shipyard worker. Bath, Maine." Photo by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape, Seascape Painting “Closed Door, Open...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape, Seascape Painting “Closed Door, Open Passage” by International Contemporary Artist Arrachme

Exhibitions- Awards- Cataloged- Published - Tatler Magazine 2019, Published -Art International Contemporary Magazine 2019. Awarded Exhibited and Cataloged - 4th Place in The... Read more ...

Expressionist Figurative, Abstract Painting, “ALL TOGETHER NOW” by Oklahoma...

Expressionist Figurative, Abstract Painting, “ALL TOGETHER NOW” by Oklahoma Artist Nancy Junkin

Abstract Figurative Painting 10"x12"x1" Acrylic on Watercolor Paper, Matted and Framed/ Available Read more ...