Leonardo Da Vinci would be proud of these cardboard flying machines

These flying machines created by Daniel Agdag make me think of those designed by Leonardo Da Vinci in the 15th century. The difference is that Leonardo based his designs in precise calculations while Daniel builds his spectacular cardboard sculptures guided only by his intuition, with no previous sketching. » 8/11/14 11:19pm 8/11/14 11:19pm

An Artist Who Uses 3D Scanning To Upgrade Renaissance Sculptures

They say that good artists copy and great artists steal—but artist Barry X. Ball sort of does both with his semi-unique sculptures that start where classic renaissance-era sculptors left off. The original pieces are recreated as digital models using a detailed scanning process, and then enhanced or augmented in 3D… » 5/15/14 5:20pm 5/15/14 5:20pm

You can stretch out these fake marble sculptures like a slinky

Yes, like a slinky. These marble-looking sculptures that look like they're from Ancient Greece are actually completely malleable, deformable, slinky-like art pieces. You see, the sculptures are made from thousands of sheets of paper to appear solid when still. When you tug at the sculpture though, you can stretch it… » 2/06/14 12:01am 2/06/14 12:01am

The best kind of technology is the kind you get to eat

How often have you stared at a piece of technology and felt like you absolutely needed it? That's just consumerism at work, my friends! How often have you stared at food and wanted to eat it? That's human nature! So when you combine the basic instinct of wanting to eat with our developed desires for tech gadgets,… » 11/05/13 10:50pm 11/05/13 10:50pm

These wire sculptures actually look like people frozen in carbonite

It's sort of unbelievable but these sculptures are all made from aluminum wire. When you look at the artwork up close, you can see each line of wire coming together to form the body of a human but when you're looking from far away it totally looks like people frozen in carbonite. » 11/04/13 10:42pm 11/04/13 10:42pm

This NYC Gas Station Is Home to a Temporary Sheep Pasture

When most Manhattan real estate developers buy up land to build a new tower, they unceremoniously raze any existing structures. But Michael Shvo, a developer and art collector who recently bought a lot near the High Line with the intention of building a new residential tower, decided to have a little fun first. » 9/17/13 7:20pm 9/17/13 7:20pm

Art Meets Science At This Giant Seething Flask Sculpture

What looks like a mad scientist's oversized scheme to conquer the city of Winnipeg is actually a half million dollar sculpture created by artist Bill Pechet. Standing 35 feet tall, the Emptyful artpiece towers over the city's Millennium Library Plaza looking like a constantly brewing science experiment thanks to a… » 10/09/12 5:00pm 10/09/12 5:00pm