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“Time seems to have stopped in a wild summer world of long, long ago.”
French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel has published a new book about the flowers within the storied Paris museum’s art collection, alongside an intervention of new paintings in the Louvre’s glass-roofed French sculpture hall
Using a combination of watercolor and ink, Zhifang Shi creates vignettes of the places he encounters in his worldwide travels. The Shanghai-based artist works en plein air, painting atop a portable palette to document storefronts, architectural features, boats, and trolley cars. Washes of color add
Colour is creeping over our cities, thanks both to an explosion in street art but also designers and architects’ subsequent confidence in splashing rainbow-hued graphic treatments over their walls. But the line between street art, fine art and architecture is increasingly blurring as artists are invited to weave their own distinctive works into the fabric of buildings.
German photographer Bernhard Lang first became fascinated with aerial views while on travelling passenger planes. Now, taking photographs out of an open helicopter door is his main practice, offering a new perspective on the world below.