Globes on display at Bellerby and Co Globemakers’ workshop and headquarters in Stoke Newington in north London. Photo: AFP

Globes: handmade, bespoke, large, small – how a London artisan shows people the world like few others

  • Peter Bellerby started to make high-quality handmade globes after being unable to find one as a present for his father. Now his firm makes 600 a year
  • His tailor-made products are sold to heads of state and large companies as well as everyday buyers, with the largest taking up to 18 months to create
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Globes on display at Bellerby and Co Globemakers’ workshop and headquarters in Stoke Newington in north London. Photo: AFP
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Kohei Nawa at his Recent Works exhibition at Pace Gallery, in Central, Hong Kong. “My ‘PixCell’ artworks explore humanity – the human sensibility – and how it is developed by technology,” the 43-year-odl Japanese artist says. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

How technology distorts nature: Kohei Nawa’s art for the information age – so tactile you want to feel it

  • Japanese artist’s stuffed animals encrusted in glass balls are a mesmerising commentary on society’s obsession with viewing the world in pixelated form
  • On display in his first solo Hong Kong show, the works and others, such as his throne made from blades, explore the contrasts between nature and artificiality
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Kohei Nawa at his Recent Works exhibition at Pace Gallery, in Central, Hong Kong. “My ‘PixCell’ artworks explore humanity – the human sensibility – and how it is developed by technology,” the 43-year-odl Japanese artist says. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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