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Surfin’ the web and this caught my eye… Inversions by artist/sculptor Eda.

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Stone and Industry by Lex Pott

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Dutch designer Lex Pott has created a table called “ Stone and Industry “. From Lex Pott: As Belgian bluestone is found deep under the ground, natural rugged forms are typically created during its extraction. Industry then processes this into rectangular blocks or sheet material. Lex Pott designed a table that combines industry and nature. It can clearly be seen in the contours how the natural rock formations are combined with industrial geometry. (via The Contemporist)

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Duane Hanson

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Since the early 1970′s Duane Hanson has been making startlingly lifelike sculptures of middle America accomplished through a complex process of casting from live models, recreated in bronze or fibreglass resin. Duane Hanson concentrated on the naked fact of the subject, an astonishingly persuasive counterfeit of another human being as a fully realised physical presence. When describing this sculpture Duane Hanson said: ” I like the physical burdens this woman carries. She is weighted down by all of her shopping bags and purchases, and she has become almost a bag herself. She carries physical burdens, the burdens of life, of everyday living. But initially, it’s quite a funny sculptures. ”

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Tea Sub

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The TeaSub submerges tea leaves to the bottom of your cup, creating the perfect infusion of your favorite brew. Designed by Ototo.

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Eric Daigh

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“Using push pins, the innocuous, adhesive, near-detritus of our everyday Eric Daigh creates the view from here. His work is that rare arial perspective of the faces we see everyday, the vistas of common personalities, the longview of the human.”

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Iran do Espírito Santo

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Iran do Espírito Santo was born in Mococa, Brazil in 1963. In 1986 he received a B.A. at the Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado in São Paolo. He participated in the 48 th and 52 th Venice Biennale, the 19th International Biennial of São Paul, the 6th Istanbul Biennial and the 5th Mercosul Biennial. A retrospective his work was exhibited in 2006/2007 in MAXXI, Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, in the Pinacoteca Station. His works are included in the collections of MoMA, New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and MAXXI, Rome, among other important institutions.

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Barrão

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Really nice sculptures made of porcelain and epoxy resin by artist Barrão.

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Sandrine Pelletier

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Sandrine Pelletier <-- Born 1976 in Lausanne, Switzerland; 1999-2002 B.A Visual Communication, graphic design specialisation, ECAL, University of Art and Design, Lausanne, Switzerland; 1994-1999 ECOLE D’ARTS APPLIQUES, Vevey, Switzerland, Display designer; Lives and works in Lausanne and Paris

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Ian Davenport

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Ian Davenport (born 1966) is an English painter, and former Turner Prize nominee. Davenport’s use of dripped paint and gravity has been compared to similar techniques employed by Helen Frankenthaler and Morris Louis in the 1950s and 1960s. Other possible influences on his work include Jackson Pollock and Bridget Riley. His work is exhibited in London at Waddington Galleries and The Alan Cristea Gallery, and the Ingleby Gallery in Edinburgh. (via Wikipedia)

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Joanna Kustra

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Polish photographer Joanna Kustra captures the model’s characteristics and expressions in a fantastic painterly style.

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