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Friday Art Love

Immerse yourself in the amazing embroidery art of Peruvian artist Ana Teresa Barboza and you’ll never want to leave. Please see more here. [First seen at The Jealous Curator].

embroidery art by Ana Teresa Barboza

Helsinki-based artist Mikko Kuorinki  created a new piece of art each week over the course of a year from 2010-11 using the words of writers and philosophers at the Kiasma Museum. This one pretty much sums up my gardening prowess … (See more at Yellowtrace).

Mikko Kuorinki wall art at the Kiasma Museum in Helsinki

Mitch Hedberg // Mitch All Together (2003)

Have always loved Australian artist Victoria Reichelt’s extremely realistic paintings of books. A-mazing! She has an exhibition on in Brisbane until Nov 16 at the Jan Murphy Gallery. [See more of her work and an interview with her at The Design Files]

‘After (books)’, 2013, oil on linen, 130 x 91cm by Victoria Reichelt, winner of the Sir John Sulman Prize 2013.

‘After (books)’, 2013, oil on linen, 130 x 91cm by Victoria Reichelt, winner of the Sir John Sulman Prize 2013.

Incredible giant sculptures take over some of New Zealand’s landscape at Gibb’s Farm north of Auckland. Alan Gibbs  has created a land art sanctuary where, in some cases, the land literally had to be moved to accommodate some of these mammoth pieces of art. You have to watch the video on the Gibbs Farm home page to get a true sense of what it’s like. Or you could pay a visit (by appointment or on special open days).

Leon van den Eijke sculpture at Gibbs Farm

Leon van den Eijke/ Photograph by Gibbs Farm

Anish Kapoor sculpture at Gibbs Farm

Anish Kapoor / Photograph by Gibbs Farm

Happy weekend!

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