Though Paige Bradley has a few “trademark” sculptures, the Internet came and fell in love with one particular one that’s causing people from all over the world to see her art for the very first time. It’s an incredibly beautiful sculpture of a naked woman with light bleeding out of her cracked body.
How did this piece, called Expansion, come about? The sculptor just shared with us her fascinating and inspiring story.
Smack dab between Newport and Laguna beach lies the oceanfront lots of Cameo shores, in the ultra-exclusive Corona Del Mar in Orange County, California. Originally listed at a cool $76 million in 2006, the fantastical Portabello Estate (which means ‘beautiful door’ in Italian) was eventually sold in 2010 for $34.1 million, less than half the original asking price.
This 22,000 square foot (2,044 sq m) oceanfront behemoth features eight bedrooms, ten bathrooms (and 5 half baths) and two saltwater pools surrounded by 3-storey high grotto cliffs. Of course there’s your standard 10-pin bowling lanes, 16-car garage, state-of-the-art movie theatre and automotive museum. Full details and pictures below on this insane property. It’s madness!!!
Can I die here? @_@
Photograph by Chris Kotsiopoulos
Photographer’s Description: Fire in the sky! This is an image sequence containing 70 lightning shots, taken at Ikaria island during a severe thunderstorm.