Tag: sweden

Marbles: The Art of Music

This Wintergatan Marble Machine built and composed by Swedish musician Martin Molin is a wonder, such fun. It reminds me of an animated, Rube Goldberg style ball drop music machine (see below) that has mesmerized me for years.

Nina Johansson: Pen and Ink

Swedish artist and graphic designer Nina Johansson has been posting these daily ink drawings lately, saying she’s “trying to rediscover her sleeping imagination.” She’s been a favorite of mine for a long time and I don’t think her imagination is much in jeopardy.

Hallbert: Photo Magic

Swedish artist Rebecka Hallbert charges ordinary scenes with such extraordinary colors, they seem to vibrate.  She says she colors her photographs (with chalk and watercolor) to both highlight and hide the original, and to “improve a memory, fill it with magic.” Rebecka Hallbert’s website, here. Her Facebook, here.

‘Dust, Dirt & Dingy Weeds’

Swedish artist Anna Camner rides the line between botanical and fantastical in these works of natural magic. She is on exhibit in Dust, Dirt & Dingy Weeds at Faggionato Fine Art in London through early July. “Painting in oil on board, Camner primes it in solid black, graduating […]

A Swedish Woods

This photo of Swedish artist Anders Mohlin captivated me as I was browsing, and it warranted sharing.  The light alone makes the shot special, but it’s also the composition as a whole.  Beautiful image, gorgeous spot.

David Leventi’s Chronicles of the Opera

Bjoerling’s Larynx, by photographer David Leventi,  is a series of crisp, dramatic records of the world’s famous opera houses, named for Swedish tenor Jussi Bjoerling, one of the leading operatic singers of the 20th century. All the images are photographed with 4×5” and 8×10” Arca-Swiss cameras to maximize […]