There’s nothing quite as charmingly twee as a Wes Anderson scene—except, perhaps, a boxed diorama of a Wes Anderson scene.
Something unexpected lies beneath the manholes of Lodi, Italy.
There’s an undeniable charm to miniature figurines, delicate pieces of a greater world.
Twenty-nine-year-old South African artist Lorraine Loots creates eight by ten millimetre portraits in which anything can be recast as a tiny delight, from a Malayan tapir calf, to a National Sea Rescue Institute boat, to a stellar jet streaking across the Grand Nebula.
Embroidery has traditionally been used as embellishment: a decorative flower on a handkerchief here, a geometric pattern adorning a quilt there. Over the years, however, the contemporary art world has reclaimed needlepoint, and challenged the medium’s norms.