is that the cabbagebatch at the top
Flute Concert with Frederick the Great in Sanssouci, detail.
Adolph von Menzel, 1850 - 1852.
“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”
I could stare at this until I die.
Do Ho Suh's massive silk installation entitled 'Home Within Home Within Home Within Home Within'
Keng Lye - Alive without Breath (2013) - Hyperrealistic sea animals created using acrylics and epoxy resin, layer by layer
I will reblog this artist’s works every time it comes on my dash omfg
Antoine Vestier, Portrait of a Lady with a Book, Next to a River Source detail, c. 1785
speaking of art history
this is Undine by Chauncey Bradley Ives. she’s at the Smithsonian.
and this is her from the back
that is marble, y’all.
carved so thin you can SEE THE LIGHT THROUGH IT.
fucking art, y’all.
the realism of thin fabric folding and draping over a freaking perfectly sculpted body is killing me
my semester’s design project
A dynamic “second skin” which articulates a wearer’s need for personal space by responding to and exaggerating his body language. The piece changes position depending on the movement the wearer makes with each arm.
We used a combination of digital fabrication techniques and handcrafting to get this result.
I thought I had shared this awesome lady’s work before, it’s incredible, and I can’t wait to get one when she feels comfortable with commissions, first in line ;D