Laura Katherine McMillan. Size: 9 pieces, 5.5”x 5.5” Medium: Machine and Hand Embroidery in Petri Dishes Year Made: 2010 Cell Series "I began this series of embroideries as a way to fuse my background studies in anatomy and kinesiology with my passion for textile art. Revisiting old text books brought back not just information I would have to memorize for its function but a wealth of beautiful imagery. I began to see the cells as a series of intricate textures and shapes. "
This artist really does get under your skin making amazing art from anatomical cross-sections of the human body. Lisa Nilsson¿s Tissue Series, depicts anatomical cross sections, created from rolled PAPER. Lisas studio in an old laundry room and she actually makes boxes to contain her work made out of cherry wood and old glass, she covers the outside in Japanese silk book cloth.
A Crinkle Crankle Wall in Bramfield, Suffolk. The crinkle crankle wall economizes on bricks, despite its sinuous configuration, because it can be made just one brick thin. If a wall this thin were to be made in a straight line, without buttresses, it would easily topple over. The alternate convex & concave curves in the wall provide stability & help it to resist lateral forces. The term is thought to come from Old English meaning zig-zag. Suffolk has twice as many as in the rest of the…
<p>Brazilian photographer, stylist, and art director Carolina Mizrahi was commission the task of styling this shoot for Old Tat Magazine. The theme is inspired on “Second Life” and the idea of how the internet allows society to disconnect from reality and create virtual identities. For more info visit: www.carolinamizrahi.com</p>