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Artist Michael Ciervo

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Philadelphia based artist Michael Ciervo

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Takashi Murakami x Medicom Toy – “inochi” Figure

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In correspondence with his new exhibition at his Kaikai Kiki Gallery in Tokyo, in which his “inochi” sculptures will be on display, Japanese artist Takashi Murakami teamed up with toy manufacturer Medicom to produce an exact replica of the famous, albeit somewhat bizarre, sculptures.  The toys are limited to only 200 pieces in each color and will be approximately $1500.  A limited amount will be available for purchase at the exhibit with no word yet on a general release date.  

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Artist Susy Oliveira

Canadian artist Susy Oliveira creates amazing 3D sculptures using photos and foam…

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“For the Love of Gold” – Eugenio Merino

This sculpture of Damien Hirst, by  artist Eugenio Merino, entitled “For the Love of Gold,” a playful reference to the $100 million diamond encrusted skull by Hirst entitled “For the Love of God,” recently sold for $35,000 at the Madrid International Contemporary Art Fair. 

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Kinetic Sculpture at the BMW Museum

714 metallic balls suspended in air by strings (or so it appears) controlled simultaneously @ the BMW Museum in Munich.  Certainly interesting to look at…

“Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef” – The Institute For Figuring & Companions

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Taken from the press release:

“One of the acknowledged wonders of the natural world, the Great Barrier Reef stretches along the coast of Queensland Australia, in a riotous profusion of color and form unparalleled on our planet. But global warming and pollutants so threaten this fragile marvel that it may well be gone by the end of the century. In homage to the Great One, Christine and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring have instigated a project to crochet a handmade reef, a woolly testimony that now engages thousands of women the world over.”

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