This Week in Miniatures
Welcome to the latest WEEkly Round Up of news and reports from the MiniWorld! (Photo: Moshe Samter deutschland.de)
The Appeal of Tiny Food
National Geographic takes on the topic and interest in food miniatures. This, combined with all things "Cute," amounts to a billion dollar business (who knew?). Mini veggies in photo by Sharon Harbison.
Take a peak inside the world of architectural modeling and the skilled makers who create these towers of tiny. More awesome photos in this article by Curbed New York.
Making Memories in Miniature
Miniaturist Pui-Lim (AKA "PicoWorm") from Malaysia is featured in this story from New Straights Times. Ms. Lim recreates structure in miniature as a way of preserving "the old and forgotten" that helps evokes feelings of nostalgia.
BadAss Miniatures: Extended!
The last day to see our BADASS Miniatures exhibition at YoHo Artist Studios is Saturday, August 4 (11am to 5pm) - Call 914-231-9871 to schedule an appointment if you're planning to be in the Yonkers NY area.
Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n Roll
Several pieces from the BadAss Miniatures exhibition will be on view at the Guild Show at the Hartford Windsor Marriott on September 22 and 23. (Photo: "Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n Roll" by Ann Marie Mathius)
Home Town Museum of Miniatures
Moshe Samter recreated his childhood hometown in miniature and then opened a museum in Israel to showcase and share his work. Oh, and he's 95 years old! (From Deutschland.de)
Mini Treasures for Sale!
Artisan-signed ("BBE" 1995) old School miniature folk-art hand-painted corner cabinet from an estate is available in our Facebook Shop or message us for purchase info!
> Meet Ann Ernst. Ann has been making miniatures for over 2 decades. We like Ann. (Dartmouth Tribune)
> Iconic miniaturist Bill Robertson presents "Maximum Miniatures" in his second Ted Talk.
> Miniatures move front and center in this new mini (ha!) series "Sharp Objects" starring Amy Adams premiering this fall on HBO.
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