found objects

Fashion

Sasha Velour's Fashion Designer Dishes on Her Daring 'Drag Race' Looks

Diego Montoya is the artist behind many of Velour's iconic looks, including her now-infamous Finale mask.
Mikelle Street
7.3.17
50 states of art

A Found Fabric Textile Artist Bucks Tradition in Montana

Maggy Rozycki Hiltner doesn't make "cowboy art," and she likes it that way.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.13.17
video

[Premiere] Theaster Gates Is Preserving Black Spaces by Buying Whole Stores

The Chicago-based artist shares his outlook on collecting in a new video by Art21, premiering today on Creators.
Kara Weisenstein
6.13.17
Collage

Intricate Collages Turn Everyday Detritus into Iconic Portraits

Brazilian artist Christian Pierini immortalizes his favorite pop culture icons using the stuff that surrounds him.
Andrew Nunes
5.9.17
sculpture

Found Object Terrariums Capture Nature in Jars

Naoko Ito encapsulates wilderness ephemera in glass and wood.
DJ Pangburn
5.7.17
Art

Turns out, Other People's Shopping Lists Are Oddly Poignant

This exhibition gathers hundreds of lost notes, lists and letters found in public spaces.
Katherine Gillespie
2.6.17
Art

Architectural Decay Transforms into Wood, Glass, and Metal Sculptures

America’s crumbling structures inspire Pittsburgh-based artists Seth Clark and Jason Forck, who create a series of experimental glass, wood and metal artworks.
DJ Pangburn
10.18.16
Canada

Hand-Crafted Horror Scenes Are the Perfect Blend of Cozy & Kooky

Fear, popular culture, and nostalgia get explored with yarn at Shanell Papp’s 'Based on a True Story' exhibition.
Andrew Salomone
10.8.16
Art

How an Art Collective Shipwrecked a Giant Astronaut at Burning Man

Robots arts collective talk about their work for this year’s Burning Man.
DJ Pangburn
9.22.16
Art

A Towering Multimedia Installation Explores Deformed Dreams

When Rashid Johnson became fascinated with human structures being taken over by vegetation, he made it his artistic vision.
DJ Pangburn
8.9.16
Accidental Internet

Strange Photos and Stranger Stories from the Depths of the Internet

A writer and artist continue their combing of the oddest parts of the web for nuggets of gold.
Gideon Jacobs and Eric Oglander
6.26.16
Art

We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat for This Shark Sculpture

A discarded fuel tank from a F-94 bomber transforms into a miniature kinetic submarine sculpture.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.24.16
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