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Colossal Cover Artist Archive

January 5, 2022

Christopher Jobson

[…] the Royal Ballet in London. You can view more of Woodcox’s work on Instagram, and buy select prints on his site.     Spring 2020: Zaria Forman “Supraglacial Lake (between Hiawatha and Humboldt Glaciers), Greenland, July 19, 2017” (2018), soft pastel on paper, 60 x 81 7/8 inches Through detailed […]

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Colossal Needs You!—Introducing Membership

November 6, 2019

Christopher Jobson

[…] share the stories of another 6,000 artists who also see the hope, wonder, and joy in this beautiful, complicated world. P.S. Thank you to artist Zaria Forman for giving us permission to use her extravagant pastel iceberg drawings on our membership and page social media channels for a few months. […]

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Dramatic Pastel Drawings of Shifting Glacial Landscapes by Zaria Forman

October 2, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

“Lincoln Sea, Greenland” (2019), soft pastel on paper, 68 x 108 inches Pastel artist Zaria Forman’s subject of choice is the glacier. The natural phenomenon that occurs around the globe is a critical element of cold-weather ecosystems, as well as a barometer of global climate health. The Brooklyn-based artist travels […]

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Monumental Pastel Drawings of Endangered Icebergs by Zaria Forman

September 1, 2017

Kate Sierzputowski

“Whale Bay, Antarctica no.4″ (In progress), Soft Pastel on paper, 84″ x 144”, 2016 Zaria Forman (previously here and here) creates incredibly realistic drawings of Antarctica’s icebergs, producing large pastel works that capture the sculptural beauty of the quickly shrinking forms. This past winter, the artist had the opportunity to […]

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Art Documentary

Perspective: Artist Zaria Forman Shares the Inspiration behind Her Large-Scale Pastel Waves and Icebergs

September 3, 2014

Christopher Jobson

As part of his ongoing Making Art series, filmmaker Jesse Brass sits down with artist Zaria Forman (previously) who discusses the inspiration and intent behind her giant pastel drawings of icebergs and ocean waves.   https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/perspective-4.jpg perspective-4 https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/perspective-2.jpg perspective-2 https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/perspective-3.jpg perspective-3

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Exploring Climate Change through Art: Giant Pastel Oceanscapes and Icebergs Drawn by Zaria Forman

January 2, 2014

Christopher Jobson

[…] 60″ / Soft pastel on paper. Tackling climate change or the documentation of extreme environments can be challenging endeavors for any artist, but for Brooklyn-based Zaria Forman it was simply an extension of a childhood spent traveling with her family to some of the Earth’s most remote locations. For her […]

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