Category Archives: Environmental Art

Of leaves, marker drawings and paper dolls: Tang Chiew Ling

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To stumble upon Tang Chiew Ling graceful art is almost a case of serendipity for me, because a few things that recently attracted me combine harmoniously in her work – specifically what an artist can do with leaves (see the work by Hillary Fayle), make up with a few marks on a white background (see the work by Rafael Mantesso)  and some miniaturized paper dolls (see the work by Jorge Miranda).

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It’s time of leaves again with Hillary Fayle

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I am twofold amazed by Hillary Fayle‘s art. She poetically manages to mix together two favourites of mine: leaves and embroidery.

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Feather Art by Chris Maynard

Nature has countless ways to offer inspiration. The colourful feathers of many species of birds are the raw material for the graceful and sophisticated art by American Chris Maynard.

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Nicole Dextras: where fashion and environment meet

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Canadian Nicole Dextras is an environmental artist whose work stems out of her reflections on consumerism and its detrimental effects on nature. For part of her rich and varied artworks (from sculpture to installations, all realized with ephemeral materials) she uses fashion as a way of looking at and meditation about the human relationship with the natural world. Her series Iceshifts and Weedrobes give beautiful visual shape to her ideas.

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