An Artist 3D-Printed 100,000 Parts To Make This 26-Foot Long Sculpture

What's more impressive than this 26-foot long version of Taiwanese artist Hung-Chih Peng's Noah's Ark sculpture is the fact that it's assembled from over 100,000 3D-printed pieces. And what's even more impressive than that is the 3D printer farm that Peng has been using to churn out all those pieces. No single person… » 12/23/14 3:10pm Tuesday 3:10pm

This concert looks like the ultimate sensory overload experience

Refik Anadol sent us this video of his latest multimedia project—Visions of America: Amériques—done in collaboration with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The awesomeness here is that conductor Esa-pekka Salonen is driving both the orchestra and the entire 3D projection with his hand… » 12/09/14 9:30pm 12/09/14 9:30pm

A container ship turns into a giant photo using 2,600 paper sheets

Artist JR made something beautiful in Le Havre, the second biggest port in France: He used 2,600 sheets of paper and pasted them into the ship containers to form an image. The ship will go all the way from Le Havre to Malaysia. This piece is part of the project Women Are Heros. » 12/02/14 10:30pm 12/02/14 10:30pm

These City Maps Are Made Out of Razor Blades and Mirror Shards

Damien Hirst loves to play provocateur. The artist makes mosaics with pharmaceuticals and sculptures with taxidermy. Now, for his latest series of paintings, he's depicting cities in conflict. But look closer: What seem like innocent, black-and-white satellite images are crafted out of sharp, dangerous objects. » 11/26/14 9:00am 11/26/14 9:00am

Watching this Kaiseki chef putting food on plates is fascinating

Food all goes down the same but there's so much beauty in food and each ingredient that chefs like Niki Nakayam of Los Angeles Japanese Kaiseki restaurant n/naka turn the idea of putting plate of food into an art form. You're no longer eating protein and vegetables, but edible art on a plate. » 11/20/14 10:53pm 11/20/14 10:53pm

This Dude Wants To Wear Oculus for a Month and Live As Someone Else

Virtual reality is used to transport us to other worlds, but usually just for a short burst here and there. One British artist is prepared to do it for much, much longer. Mark Farid wants to live in a gallery wearing a VR headset and noise-canceling headphones for 28 days, streaming another person's daily experiences. » 11/18/14 3:14pm 11/18/14 3:14pm