Lyndie Dourthe's work is exciting and new to me. I am so happy to have found an artist using textiles in assemblages that are far from twee and go into a slightly macabre direction. And with such style!
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Sekai, Japanese for 'world', is a series of clever sculptures by Maico Akiba, in which tiny little worlds emerge on the backs of wooden animals. The sculptor and illustrator collects the small figures from Souvenir From Tokyo, the National Museum of Art and Design Tokyo museum shop. She uses miniature trees, cars, people, and even telephone poles to build the detailed scenes on wooden creatures like a panda bear, a hippo, and a turtle, who co-exist with the green landscapes glued to their…