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“Interpersonal Spatial Arrangements” embroidered works by Roanna Wells

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Election Protest, Bolotnaya Square, Moscow 2011

(detail) Election Protest, Bolotnaya Square, Moscow 2011

British artist Roanna Wells uses embroidery to make marks on cloth like a painter makes marks on canvas. Wells creates abstract works from aerial views of public events. On a single piece of woolen cloth, each person in the crowd is . . . → Read More: “Interpersonal Spatial Arrangements” embroidered works by Roanna Wells

White paper sculptures by Maryse Dugois

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Artist Maryse Dugois uses transparent white paper to create sculptural forms. Some of her work are individual abstract pieces, some are figurative works like suitcases and flowers, some are installations that fill an entire room. Dugois says, “Using the simplest lightest materials available, I create pure forms often inspired by nature in order to . . . → Read More: White paper sculptures by Maryse Dugois

San Francisco Area Event Picks for September 27 – October 3, 2012

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“The Embodiment of Man” at Arc Studios and Gallery in San Francisco

Art Openings Thursday, September 27

Event: “The Embodiment of Man” an exhibition of mixed media works by Stephen C. Wagner, Opening Reception When: Thursday, September 27, 2012 At 6-8 PM Where: Arc Studios & Gallery 1246 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

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Computer generated landscapes by Andreas Nicolas Fischer

Dust; 180 × 108 cm; C-print

Dust; 180 × 108 cm; C-print

These surreal images look like aerial landscapes from another planet. They were created by Berlin-based artist Andreas Nicolas Fischer. Fischer explores the physical manifestation of digital processes and data through generative systems, visualizing the output in the form of sculptures, videos, prints and installations.

Currently, the artist is . . . → Read More: Computer generated landscapes by Andreas Nicolas Fischer

Modular origami paper sculptures by Richard Sweeney

Icosahedron II 2006 paper & adhesive.

Icosahedron II 2006 paper & adhesive.

In modular origami, multiple sheets of paper are folded and combined to create a more complex structure than would be possible from traditional single-piece techniques. UK-based artist Richard Sweeney has built a series of origami balls using his own modular patterns. Beginning by drawing shapes and folding individual . . . → Read More: Modular origami paper sculptures by Richard Sweeney

Mixed-media drawings by Anastasia Ugorskaya

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STARROSPHERE #3 Watercolor on paper, 2012, 18” x 18”

Brooklyn-based artist Anastasia Ugorskaya draws these intricate abstract forms. Created with watercolor, graphite and color pencil, the images have a strong organic nature, suggestive of microscopic organisms, seeds from an open fruit, and other items found outdoors. Lovely!

WILD STRAWBERRY, Acrylic on canvas, 2008, 24” . . . → Read More: Mixed-media drawings by Anastasia Ugorskaya

Drawings on antique maps by Fernando Vicente

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Spain based artist Fernando Vicente painted these vibrant illustrations on antique maps.

See more work from his diverse portfolio here.

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“First Light/ Last Light” photographs by Mary Mattingly

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These photographs were shot by Mary Mattingly during the first and the last light of the day, on the Winter Solstice. While living alone in the desert of the American Northwest, she “began taking these photographs to attempt to capture my experience with sublimity.“

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Fabric houses by Do Ho Suh

'Blueprint (leeum version)', 2010-2012 polyester fabric, metal armature

‘Blueprint’, 2010-2012 polyester fabric, metal armature

What does it mean to have a “home,” especially if you lead a nomadic life? South Korean artist Do Ho Suh has made the nature of the space we inhabit a theme in much of his work. Using sheer material (silk or polyester) suspended over a metal armature, . . . → Read More: Fabric houses by Do Ho Suh

The IOU project – clothing with roots

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Do you ever wonder where the clothes you wear comes from? How many hands does it go through before it gets to you? I’ve pondered those questions many times as I fill my closet with clothes from H&M and American Eagle.

Now there’s a place where you can buy clothing and trace the production . . . → Read More: The IOU project – clothing with roots