found objects

7.2.17

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.

6.13.17

A Found Fabric Textile Artist Bucks Tradition in Montana

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

6.13.17

A Found Fabric Textile Artist Bucks Tradition in Montana

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

6.9.17

[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.

5.8.17

Intricate Collages Turn Everyday Detritus into Iconic Portraits

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

5.6.17

Found Object Terrariums Capture Nature in Jars

Naoko Ito encapsulates wilderness ephemera in glass and wood.

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2.18.17

Vintage Americana Makes Collages of Wartime Valor and Disquietude

A London show mixes found objects and collectibles to build and define a commentary on war.

10.17.16

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.

10.8.16

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.

9.29.16

For Her Senior Thesis, This Fashion Student Made Monster Suits

Sustainability meets performance and fashion design in the beastly works of Lexy Ho-Tai.

9.21.16

How an Art Collective Shipwrecked a Giant Astronaut at Burning Man

Robots arts collective talk about their work for this year’s Burning Man.

9.17.16

Photos of the People, Buildings, and Found Objects We Barely Notice in Cities

When Carlos Alba moved from Madrid to London, he ended up making sense of the area using found objects and a little hand-drawn map.

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