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Art as Translation: Konstantin Dimopoulos’ Art Installations Tackle Complex Concepts with Visual Language

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“Trees don’t care if they are blue,” says conceptual and social artist Konstantin Dimopoulos discussing his wildly successful environmental art installations, The Blue Trees. “They just don’t want to be cut down.”

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Wimberley Glassworks’ Custom Blown Glass Installations Complement Space and Place

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When asked what drew him to creating large-scale blown glass lighting designs, Canadian-born glass-blower Tim deJong recalls a wintery visit to Niagara Falls many years ago. As evening fell, the frozen mist that covered the light posts began to refract into myriad colors. “The light shining on those water crystals was coming up fiber optically,” deJong remembers. “That’s when I knew I wanted to work with glass. It’s the closest thing to ice and it lasts forever.”

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Telling Stories: Gordon Huether’s Large-Scale Installations Tackle Time, Space and Identity

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If you are fortunate enough to find yourself stuck in traffic with Gordon Huether, your very perception of time and space may just be altered. “Everyone has sat in bumper-to-bumper traffic,” the sculptor says by way of explaining his fascination with nature’s effect on man-made objects. “Maybe at some point you’re behind a beat-up old truck. And maybe it has stains and rust patterns on it.” Or take for example the weeds pushing up a poured sidewalk, he continues, or bird droppings splattered along an exterior wall. “Humanity is so preoccupied with making things, manipulating things,” he says. “But nature has a way of taking things back.”

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Form, Flow, and Essence: Rosetta’s Bronze Animal Sculptures Capture Grace in Motion

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Years before she cast her bronze animal sculptures, Rosetta had been honing the “stylized realism” that characterizes her work. A former graphic designer, she says, “I got used to crafting things like trademarks that have animals you simplify to the

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