Author - Mary Luoma

Etchings by Nao Ikuma

Nao Ikuma merges humans with nature in etchings full of darkness and detail. The haunting images lure us into another world populated by humans in the midst of transformation, taking onto themselves the body parts of animals or morphing into the forest that surrounds them. The amazingly intricate line-work creates a vivid scene that grabs our eyes...

Intricate wooden sculptures by Joshua Abarbanel

Intricate wooden sculptures by Joshua Abarbanel

Organic and geometric shapes grow on top of each other and create an otherworldly form. Artist Joshua Abarbanel carved these sculptures from wood in his latest series. The highly detailed pieces appear at times organically flowing and highly structured, like what a coral reef would look like if it were built by robots. “The works continue...

Murals in chalk by Philippe Baudelocque

As temporary as the medium is, French artist Philippe Baudelocque enjoys using chalk and white oil pastels to draw large murals of animals you can find all across Paris. Each one is created from a multitude of fragments filled with geometric patterns and starry patterns. The fragments themselves swirl and outline areas such as the protrusion of a...