Shiro Kuramata

Japanese furniture designer Shiro Kuramata created pieces that seem free from gravity. He typically uses materials that are transparent and a combinations of surfaces that plays with light that are visually beautiful.  Featured images: Cabinet de Curiosité, 1989 acrylic.

Circle Of Animals/Zodiac Heads

Ai Weiwei – Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads. Phillips Auction, New York.  The artist did extensive research to replicate the zodiac heads (this time with gold coating) that were looted in 1860 by British and French soldiers from imperial palace complex outside Beijing towards the end of the Opium Wars.  They were originally part of a… Continue reading Circle Of Animals/Zodiac Heads