An Art Inception: Joe Fig’s Dioramas Of Artists Making Art In Their Studios

The artist’s studio is akin to the scientist’s laboratory. It is a space for ideas to take physical form; it is a place for innovation and–pending the occupant’s mental state–alchemy. It is also deeply personal, simultaneously reflecting and shaping the artist’s creative process. Knowing this, American sculptor Joe Fig utilized his own talent to create miniature dioramas of famous artists’ studios and workspaces, recreating in great detail whole rooms in which they allowed their genius to germinate.

The result isn’t unlike a scene from “Inception”, but this really hits home when you imagine Fig sculpting the diorama of himself while in his studio–while physically standing in the very studio he’s recreating in miniature (see below). Have a headache yet?

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The Darkest Truth About Love

You will never find the right person. You are irredeemably alone. There is something wrong with you. And with everyone else. These are some of the truths presented in this lovely short by Hannah Jacobs and Lara Lee. The question is, knowing this, how do we act?

Intricate Tibetan Sand Paintings Dismantled After Completion

If you’ve already powered through the third season of House of Cards, you’ll probably remember the monks who spent weeks creating an awesome sand painting in the middle of the White House. In reality, Tibetan Buddhist monks have been creating sand mandalas (mandala means “circle” in Sanskrit) for more than 2,500 years. The process remains one of the religion’s most distinctive and beautiful traditions.

Creation of Tibetan Sand Mandala

Source: Amazyble


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