This Week in Miniatures...
Weekly Mini RoundUp 2.10.18
Welcome to our latest round up of news and reports from in and around the miniworld capturing mainstream and social media bits as well as local stories you may have missed.
Neo Victorian Miniatures
Patrick Jacob's diorama "Spiral" includes flowers made from thousands of tiny petals extending into the abyss in this piece for a new show "The Neo Victorians: Contemporary Artists Revive Gilded Age Glamour" which opens today at the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, New York.
Love is in the Air...
SquintBox is celebrating the month of love with a delightful stack of Valentine's Day cards (with envelopes!) tied with ribbon by Cassie Leigh. New subscribers have until February 15th to get in on the next SquintBox!
BadAss Miniatures: Artists Open Call
Intent to Submit is Due Today! for artists who wish to send in a submission/proposal for our new show BadAss Miniatures (if you need an extra day or so, let us know!). Mark your calendars: show opens Saturday May 5th!
Bit Size Bats
From Digital Arts: artist Ross Symons is creating one origami miniature each day for an entire year. So far he has made 72 sculptures with only 293 to go! For a daily ping of delight follow him on Instagram here.
NEW! Artisan Floor Plant
This highly detailed artisan (unsigned) floor plant in a decorative ceramic pot with an aged finish was just listed in our shop. Photo taken from our studio in Yonkers, New York.
> From Celebrity Net Worth: 8 year old receives a $71,0000 dollhouse in "Billionaire Kids," a new program on Channel 5 in the UK.
> From NPR: A look back to last year's awesome Small Stories exhibition at the National Building Museum which featured some of our favorite artists creating their "dream rooms" in miniature.
> Author/educator and poet Nicole Cooley shares her perspective in The Paris Review with her piece "Death and Feminism in a Nutshell" after visiting Frances Glessner Lee's exhibition of forensic diorama at The Renwick Gallery in Washington D.C.
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