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Installation Art

Alchemy and Star Stuff: The Work of Adam Lovitz

Julia Clift | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Julia Clift

According to Lovitz himself, the interconnectedness of all things in the universe, and the notion that we are all made of cosmic dust, inspire much of his creative activity.

My Enemy

Peter Clothier | Posted 11.24.2013 | Arts
Peter Clothier

"My Enemy" is the dream-child of the California-based painter Yisrael K. Feldsott. An interactive, traveling pop-up art installation, it "seeks to soften and repair divisions between friend and foe."

Susie MacMurray: Notes on the Threatening Quality of Beauty

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Artist Susie MacMurray consorts with the dangerous quality of beauty, that threatening edge between the sublime and the sinister. She understands exactly how, and exactly where, tension can form an unexpected harmony.

Christine Sciulli and the Geometry of Light

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

All the visual arts use light in some form, but in artist Christine Sciulli's new piece, Languid, on view at the Governor's Island Art Fair, light is the graphic kinetic tool with which she activates and shapes space.

Almond Zigmund: Interruptions Repeated

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Space, Zigmund understands, is not just utilitarian: it is symbolic. It is real and imaginary and it is a repository for meaning, memory and human interaction.

'Retreat' -- The Refashioned Reality of Iran do Espírito Santo

Simon Watson | Posted 10.01.2013 | Arts
Simon Watson

Give Iran do Espírito Santo, say, a can of food from a kitchen shelf, a circular mirror, or a '50s ceiling lighting fixture, and he will begin to ruminate on the object's properties of shape and material, and then transform the formerly mundane thing into a sensually, minimal singularity.

Art-Burlesque-Fashion Fusion

JK Russ | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
JK Russ

The glamorous world of burlesque is enjoying a revival in popularity -- and a new vanguard of contemporary performers are sashaying off the stage and into lane ways lit by video projectors accompanied by pulsing electro-swing beats.

This Robot Art Will Blow Your Mind

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts

Harvey Moon, a new media artist, has found a solution to the complaint: "I'm just not good at drawing." Moon has designed, built and programmed ro...

The Traveling Miracle Show Crosses the Great Divide

JK Russ | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts
JK Russ

We our show on the road to Reno, Nevada -- 450 miles north across the arid Mojave Desert. Although we were following in the hoof prints of the traveling medicine shows of old, we had the benefits of bitumen and a hired Dodge Caravan, allowing us to make the trip in a day.

WATCH: "Kings Country Cornucopia" Nationally Brandishes Brooklyn's Food Culture

Kenneth Rosen | Posted 06.03.2013 | New York
Kenneth Rosen

It should come as no surprise that the venerable Brooklyn Brewery is up to something cool again. "Kings Country Cornucopia" exhibits the artisanal foodie culture of Brooklyn in a series of traveling events aimed at bringing Brooklyn to other cities

Christo and Jeanne-Claude Are Back With Another Epic Installation

Posted 03.23.2013 | Arts

Imagine the inside of a white balloon. Now blow that balloon up to 177,000 cubic meters, and imagine yourself standing inside this massive envelope of...

"I Felt Like I Was Losing My Mind"

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.17.2013 | Arts

Titus Kaphar's newest installation, "The Vesper Project," revolves around confabulation, a fantasy masquerading as a memory or factual account. Ka...

Artist Projects Old Movies Onto DVD Disco Ball With Trippy Results

Posted 02.15.2013 | Arts

Here is another reason to mourn the looming obsolescence of DVDs: they make stunning canvases. Artist Daniel Canogar, who often works with re-appropri...

Donald Judd and Marfa

Hannah Hoel | Posted 04.15.2013 | Arts
Hannah Hoel

The crisp black lines on a set of Judd-designed teacups mirror the lines and circles of a corkscrew as well as patterning on an adjacent antique Iranian bowl, items intentionally arranged on a table downstairs.

Apophenia: "Stray Light Grey" at Marlborough Gallery

Daniel Maidman | Posted 01.19.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Not so long ago -- as late as 1988, in fact -- we had a prophet walking among us. His name was William Gibson, and in his breathtaking Sprawl trilogy, he forecast the near future of technology and its social and cultural uses and impacts.

The Deathworks of May Elizabeth Kramner: A New Installation by the Poyais Group

Catherine Despont | Posted 01.16.2013 | Arts
Catherine Despont

An air of mystery emanates from The Deathworks of May Elizabeth Kramner -- from outside the gallery the drone of organs is reminiscent of an overheard church service.

LOOK: Artists Examine American Landscape And Experience

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.16.2012 | Detroit

In an upcoming exhibition, two artists document place and transform space, with work that captures individualized moments of the American landscape an...

What's It Like Walking On Clouds?

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 11.02.2012 | Arts

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to walk on clouds? Well, now you can. Argentine installation artist Tomás Saraceno's new exhibition...

Incredible Photos Of Enchanted Landscapes

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts

Conceptual artist Rune Guneriussen transforms the most ordinary of objects into large-scale installations that pepper the dreamlike landscape of his n...

The GROUND Collective at Milk Gallery

Joseph Sutton | Posted 12.03.2012 | Arts
Joseph Sutton

The GROUND Collective demonstrates the magazine's hopes to establish itself and create something fresh from the ashes of print media's heyday.

100,000 Library Books Stop Traffic

Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

Recently, an anonymous Madrid-based art collective decided to bring the lure of the library to the streets in a new public project. Luzinterrup...

Interview: Artist Jeremy Mende

Kalup Linzy | Posted 11.12.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

During my month long residency at Headlands Center for the Arts, I met artist Jeremy Mende. His work is one of several I began having an internal dialogue or conversation with. Check out my interview with him here.

DIA Gets Dose of Big Pharma

John Corso | Posted 10.31.2012 | Detroit
John Corso

Beverly Fishman's Pill Spill, a glass installation at the Detroit Art Institute, makes the comparison between art and medicine explicit. But what does it mean to stage a "pharmacy" in a museum? It's a more difficult question than meets the eye.

Barbara Kruger Invades The Hirshhorn

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts

Barbara Kruger made a name for herself in the 70s through subverting the powers of print media. After working in design at Conde Nast and Mademoiselle...

Poem: That's How I Roll

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Image courtesy of SuttonBeresCuller That's How I Roll What did the enormous boulder say to the little village, when it was dislodged by lightning a...