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Jeff Koons’ Rabbit Sculpture Fetched The Highest Price For Any Living Artist

Jeff Koons, the 64-year-old artist best recognized for its balloon-style sculpture, has just made history. The man’s 33-year-old sculpture entitled “Rabbit” concluded a sale at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction for a whopping $91 million – the highest paid for a work by any living artist. The 41-inch tall stainless steel sculpture made to look like a balloon rabbit went over 20 million above its expected price of $70 million. Continue reading Jeff Koons’ Rabbit Sculpture Fetched The Highest Price For Any Living Artist

Rejected LEGO Ideas Projects Get A Second Chance Through Fan Vote

Wanting your favorite LEGO Ideas project to become an official LEGO Ideas set is akin to buying lottery. You gotta chip your one precious support (or vote), share the project in hope others will do the same, and ultimately, keeping your fingers crossed that LEGO will green lit the project. As a result, there are many LEGO Ideas submission slipping through the net, but the good news is, not all hope is lost. Or at least “hope” is for the four shortlisted projects. Continue reading Rejected LEGO Ideas Projects Get A Second Chance Through Fan Vote

Life-size LEGO Civic Type R Somehow Looks Better Than The Real Thing

It is no secret that I have always thought the new Honda Civic’s design leaves much to be desired. Despite that, I find myself ogling over this life-size LEGO Honda Civic Type R created by LEGO Certified Professional, Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught. The jagged edges somehow accentuated the overall appearance, making me forget it had a design that I love to hate. Continue reading Life-size LEGO Civic Type R Somehow Looks Better Than The Real Thing

Watching The Marble Conveyor Belt Creating Music Is Very Hypnotizing

Not going to lie. I was coaxed to sleep a few nights ago watching Wintergatan’s newest project, the Marble Conveyor Belt, churning out music. The combination of audio produced by the marbles, and the visual of the marbles moving through this inexplicably complex musical marble sculpture is absolutely hypnotizing. I slept earlier than usual and I am not the kind who sleeps early. Just for that, Marble Conveyor Belt is definitely worthy of a mention here. Continue reading Watching The Marble Conveyor Belt Creating Music Is Very Hypnotizing

French Artist Cut A Fiat Coupe Into Two, Turn It Into A Mobile Chip Shop

You may remember French artist Benedetto Bufalino for its whimsical, quirky and poetic installations that sometimes borderline mind bending. Some of his thought provoking work include a mini excavator with an aquarium cabin, an upside down car ping pong table, a super stretched limousine bench, the Ford Mondeo pizza oven and a cement truck disco ball – just to name a few. Continue reading French Artist Cut A Fiat Coupe Into Two, Turn It Into A Mobile Chip Shop

Star Wars: A New Hope Classic Poster Reimagined In LEGO Form

LEGO has gone all out to celebrate 20 years of LEGO Star Wars. Besides kick starting the Star Wars Celebration event, it has announced some new Star Wars sets and then the Danish toy maker proceeds to set a new record for the Largest Display of LEGO Star Wars minifigures. Now we hear that it had in fact created two amazing LEGO sculptures to mark the anniversary. Continue reading Star Wars: A New Hope Classic Poster Reimagined In LEGO Form

Company Surprises Staff With Game Of Thrones Paper Dragon Sculpture

The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones is upon us. As HBO are working to drum up the hype with events like an impressive light show at the Fountains of Bellagio, one stationery supply company in U.K., Viking, has taken upon itself to show the love of the series with a giant, 13-meter long fire-breathing dragon made entirely of paper. The bosses of the company hatches a plan to surprise their staff who are huge fans of Game of Thrones. Continue reading Company Surprises Staff With Game Of Thrones Paper Dragon Sculpture

Life-size LEGO McLaren Senna Has 400K Bricks, Is Heavier Than The Real Car

Well, McLaren and LEGO have done it again. The British sports car maker and the world famous Danish toy maker have come together again, this time to create a life-size replica of the limited McLaren Senna Road Legal Track Car. A total of 4,935 hours were invested to create this highly detailed model using LEGO elements, including the design and development phase, and involving no less than 42 men and women from the LEGO build team. Continue reading Life-size LEGO McLaren Senna Has 400K Bricks, Is Heavier Than The Real Car

Drinking Straw Sculpture Is A Show Of Earth’s Plastic Waste Problem

Our reliance on plastic has caused much distressed to the Earth, particularly the ocean. Well, what can we say? This alarming environment issue is not just about plastics; it is also about how we shitty humans just love dropping trash where they do not belongs. But we are not here about the issue of littering. That’s another story for another day. We are here for this wonderful plastic waste awareness campaign called Strawpocalypse happened recently. Continue reading Drinking Straw Sculpture Is A Show Of Earth’s Plastic Waste Problem

KAWS Companion As Ooompa Loompas Robot Art Is Strangely Attractive

If you love Slobot, AKA Robot Art, and happen to be particularly enamored by the original movie adaption of the 1964 Roald Dahl novel, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971, Paramount Pictures), then this new piece from Slobot artist Mike Slobot may interest you. Mike Slobot, who is a self-declared Willy Wonka of his Slobot universe, created a robot character inspired by the Ooompa Loompas from the movie which he named Slonkabot 1000-5YL. But this Ooompa Loompas has no love for cocoa beans and it does not make make chocolate; it “work” at Mike’s Slobot Factory churning out robots instead. Continue reading KAWS Companion As Ooompa Loompas Robot Art Is Strangely Attractive