Turning Living Cells Into Art | Colonies

The last thing Brazilian multidisciplinary artist Vik Muniz imagined upon meeting MIT postdoctoral fellow, and self-described “bacteria enthusiast” Tal Danino. Months later, from healthy cheek cells to cancer cells, Danino and Muniz were creating image after image of biogenerated beauty. Muniz, the 52-year-old artist responsible for using focused ion beam technology to etch sandcastles onto single grains of sand, explains: “I always love to collaborate…

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Soon a biennial in Antarctica ?

Nadim Samman, curator at the TBA-21 in Vienna and Alexander Ponomarev, a Russian artist, announced that they were planning the organization of the First Biennial in Antarctica, according to The Art Newspaper. Their plan is from the exhibition “Antarctopia”, which was presented at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2014 in the pavilion dedicated to the…

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Famous works of art transformed into buildings

Federico Babina illustrated a variety of houses in the style of famous artists. Among the well known artists are names such as Piet Mondrian, Gerhard Richter, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Donald Judd, Picasso, Christo and some more well known artist names.     Babina explores the symbiotic relationship between architecture and art, and how they…

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