Mondrian, Composition with Grid 2 (1915), Artifact

This 153 piece Artifact puzzle is, unsurprisingly, a lot harder than the number of pieces would suggest. Mondrian‘s “Composition with Grid 2” is basically about 80 rectangles in various shades of blue-grey and brown-grey, over the eponymous blue grid … I really liked it. … The Artifact description calls this “calming blue”. If you look […]
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Diego Mazzeo “Mechanical Griffin”

Ash and moms did this in Spring/Summer 2022. Really fun, with a fun extra-whimsical whimsy.207-pieces, Artifact Puzzles. Artifact: “This is a cool 207 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle of Argentinian artist Diego Mazzeo’s steampunk digital artwork. Our puzzle pieces are themed to the artwork with steampunk whimsy pieces and an irregular gear-shaped edge (which cuts out […]
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Bruce Riley, Stem Cell

Another June 5 puzzle that A and I did together. Artifact Puzzles, “Stem Cell” by Bruce Riley. Pretty image! Artifact description: This is a 191 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle of Bruce Riley’s painting “Stem Cell”. Designed by Tara Flannery, the themed whimsies and miniature hexagonal connectors coupled with psychedelic colors and abstract shapes make for […]
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Alfredo Arraguin “Jaguars”

This puzzle was … so hard. As it turns out, it was hard (in part) because it was a diptych — two sides of a puzzle — but they had printed the left side twice. So, one of the tricks of the puzzle is that the right-side puzzle mirrors the left-side puzzle in piece shape. […]
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Justin Hillgrove “Pursuit of Happiness”

Very easy, and fast. Artifact Puzzles: “This is a 72 piece “big pieces” wooden jigsaw puzzle of Justin Hillgrove’s Pursuit of Happiness, suitable for little kids or the elderly. Includes cartoony monster-shaped pieces (puzzle design by Tara Flannery and Ben Goldman). We also offer a 185 piece version of this same image. This puzzle has a […]
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Dennis Brady “Cercles et des Carres”

Very beautiful and easy to do small (65-piece) puzzle from Artifact . Ash and I did it together in early 2022. Artifact: “This is a 65 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle of a digital artwork by Dennis Brady.  The abstract sculptural pieces were designed by  puzzle artist Tara Flannery in what we call Stokes-style, a tribute […]
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Utagawa Kuniyoshi “Cats”

4/8 fri – Artifact – Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) “Cats”, 258 pieces – challenging; lots of little black & white spotted cats, on a blue background, with many little red tags (name tags or activities?) … so hard – Ash & me & various PCAs (Abbey, Felicia) & nurses Artifact Puzzles – “This 258 piece wooden […]
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Karen Kunc “Verse from Macrocosmica”

Karen Kunc, “Verse from Macrocosmica”. Artifact Puzzles, 120-pieces. April 22, 2020 Took apart “Mars” and started an Artifacts puzzle, Karen Kunc, “Verse from Macrocosmica”. Easy to solve, completed quickly in a few hours (with AQ doing a lot) but very beautiful and aesthetically satisfying. And surprising! with straight-edged pieces in the middle … and two […]
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