Giant objects. Claes Oldenburg is a Swedish sculptor who makes large replicas of everyday objects. He was born in 1929 and moved to Chicago in 1936. He went to Yale University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's been associated with the Pop Art movement since the 1960s. He created most of his sculptures in collaboration with his late wife Coosje van Bruggen. More here.
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Beautiful Bacteria The images above are some examples of rotex fractal growth found in colonies of Bacillus subtilis. The varying branching patterns are caused by changes in the environmental conditions of the bacteria as they grow. via: fuckyeahmolecularbiology
Kim has both an MFA in Sculpture from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA in Environmental Sculpture at the University of Seoul, South Korea which all lends to him coming up with these incredibly creative works of art. Love!
"A recent study conducted by the Hypertension Center at the University of Chicago identified a small spot (the “Atlas area”) on the body that appears to control blood pressure. In minutes, a single touch lowers blood pressure back to healthy levels. Top number drops 14 points, bottom number drops 8 points."-from Bottom Line article in link