This surreal architectural sculpture, entitled Take My Lightning But Don’t Steal My Thunder, is a mind-blowing piece in which a section of a building appears to be levitating in mid-air. Created by British artist and designer Alex Chinneck, the large-scale optical illusion will be on display in London’s Covent Garden piazza through October 24, 2014.
Shironeko (“White Cat”), also known as Kagoneko (“Basket Cat”), is a Turkish Van cat who is known for his perpetually sleepy and happy expressions, his habit of curling up in small baskets, and his amazing ability to balance various objects on his head. The 12-year-old kitty lives in Japan with his human and other feline friends.
Jason deCaires Taylor recently installed Ocean Atlas, a huge underwater sculpture depicting young local girl holding up the ceiling of the ocean, off the coast of Nassua in the Bahamas. Constructed using sustainable pH neutral materials, the colossal piece is meant to serve as an artificial reef for marine life.
In 1988, Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set off in their car “Otto” on a monumental road trip that would span 26 years, 177 countries, and nearly 550,000 miles (885,139 km). Read their story here.