Feel Big Live Small Exhibition

NYC's apexart gallery gathers a collection of meticulously crafted miniature dioramas for its newest show

Living in NYC is enough to make anyone feel small, with lofty skyscrapers (and egos) towering over the city streets. Luckily TriBeCa’s apexart gallery is inviting visitors to experience what it’s like to rise above with its newest exhibit “Feel Big Live Small,” featuring a collection of meticulously crafted miniature dioramas, opening 18 March 2015. The show brings together work by some of the world’s …

Cool Hunting Video: World’s Largest Toy Car Collection

A collection of over 30,000 model cars and 400 dioramas buried in the bustle of Beirut

by Billy Karam. He walked us through his incredibly numerous possessions, and told stories about the struggles and triumphs he endured in creating his astounding, Guinness Book of World Records-awarded collection.

Institute of Intimate Museums

Pasta boxes become microscopic museums

A collection of dioramas by artist Kenji Sugiyama, “Institute of Intimate Museums” proved to be one of the most engaging displays at Scope Basel 2012. Spanning the artist’s output from 1999 to 2008, the works serve as clever variations on traditional diorama art—cramped consumer boxes containing lilliputian scenes of museum-goers standing in halls of shrunken art. Within the setting of the fair, Sugiyama’s museums forced …