Dutch design office Rietveld Landscape has built an arched foam screen with hundreds of building-shaped holes inside a disused chapel at the Centraal Museum in Utrecht. The installation presents the “negative spaces” of the model city and stretches from the floor of the mezzanine all
American artist Chris Maynard gives homage to nature through the plumage of birds with his ‘Featherfolio’. Work by plying various techniques spanning the disciplines of art, design and craft Maynard carefully sculpts mini dioramas of the the flighted creatures – using feathers as his canvas.
Marise Maas incorporates and deconstructs the small, everyday things in her paintings: pods from the garden, lampshades, headphones, telephones, socks. Horses, which she loves also figure heavily in her work. The scribbly abstract depictions that appear in seemingly random areas of the canvas, sometimes duplicated, sometimes
Margaretann Bennett‘s current paintings explore the Scottish west Coast landscape through use of mixed media. She creates a surface of rich colour and sumptuous texture with paint, often incorporating layers of delicate paper which she pre-colours and marks. Bennett’s approach is intuitive rather than analytical: