Inspiring archive for 2017-01-27

Artist Spotlight: Ben Tolman

(3 years ago)
New work by Washington D.C.-based artist Ben Tolman (previously posted here). See more images below or on display at Gallery Neptune and Brown opening this weekend and showing until February 25th.

Approaching Life with Beginner’s Mind

(3 years ago)
By Leo Babauta A lot of our troubles could be solved by one simple practice. A lot of joy could be found with the same practice. And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner’s mind. I’m stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism’s shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki’s Zen Mind Beginner’s Mind, and I’ve […]

150 Boats Float Atop Giant Wave of Yarn in New Installation by Japanese Artist Chiharu Shiota

(3 years ago)
Photos by Gabriel de la Chapelle   Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota’s latest site-specific installation is on display at Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche in Paris. It features 150 boats suspended in the air as well as a large-scale floor exhibition involving a … Continue reading →

Artist Spotlight: Dennis McNett

(3 years ago)
Incredible wood carvings and sculpture work by Richmond, Virginia-based artist Dennis McNett. Killer stuff. See more images below.

Photographer Spotlight: Osma Harvilahti

(3 years ago)
A selection of photos by Paris-based photographer Osma Harvilahti. Click here for previous posts. More images below.

Poles and rules

(3 years ago)
In the fall of 2003 I was walking late one night through the center of Stockholm when I saw a woman walking along using ski poles. My first reaction was to think of some injury she must have suffered, but then I noticed she was moving quite fast and with rhythmic movements as if she […]