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Art Installation

Sónar Festival Offers More Than You Might Expect

Crane.tv | Posted 06.20.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

This year, Sónar highlighted a very modern reality: there are no clearly defined roles within the creative sector anymore. Multi and interdisciplinary practice has become the norm and lines have been blurred between creators, artists, technicians, performers, DJs and even audiences.

This Massive Gas Tank Turned Art Gallery Is Utterly Hypnotic

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.24.2014 | Arts

The Gasometer Oberhausen in Germany is a massive, 367-foot high gas tank that's been transformed into a creative art space. What was once a storage fa...

Meet Britain's Latest "Controversial Art Installation"

Roadtrippers | Posted 04.01.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

In the spirit of April Fools Tomfoolery, the UK's Worcester News reports on a "controversial new art installation" that's in the form of a massive welly.

These Are The Seven Deadly Sins, Harajuku Style

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.17.2014 | Arts

Gazing upon Sebastian Masuda's dizzying installation "Colorful Rebellion –- Seventh Nightmare" feels like the visual equivalent of eating so mu...

Artist Predicts The End Of The World In A Terrifyingly Accurate Way

Posted 03.03.2014 | Arts

Ever wonder what the end of the world might look like? Perhaps you envision a cataclysmic natural disaster wiping out human existence entirely. Or may...

The Real Goddesses of Essex County

Lisa Levart | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
Lisa Levart

A goddess on earth has vitality and is beautiful, not because her cheekbones are high, her waist is thin, her breasts are large or her wardrobe is current, but because she recognizes her inner divinity -- imperfections and all.

Artist Turns Swiss Mountain Into One Massive (And Colorful) Work Of Art

Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts

As if Gstaad, Switzerland didn't already sound like a fictional snow paradise, artist Olaf Breuning is giving us even more reason to marvel at the win...

Time of the Empress: Architectural Identity and the Persistence of Hope

Sarah Lehat | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Sarah Lehat

It feels like a womb in here, and the buildings, they feel like gestating embryos -- organic, living, breathing organisms. They are born and they die.

Revisiting Power: The Aesthetics of Public Policy

Sarah Lehat | Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts
Sarah Lehat

Humans can contain more than two basic positions. Navigating the gray zone is what it's all about. In Tichy's words "These are the edges we have to exist between".

And This Is How You Turn An Art Gallery Into A Giant, Enchanted Disco Ball

Posted 11.21.2013 | Arts

Art has an uncanny ability to wedge itself between fantasy and reality, creating a space where the fruits of the imagination can be experienced and to...

LIGHT: Bruce Munro at Cheekwood Gardens

Dale B. Cohen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Dale B. Cohen

The heart of the exhibit is the "Field of Light" in part because of its sheer scale tumbling out from the hillside of the Mansion onto the fields below -- and in part because of its mesmerizing quality, as the sea of twinkling lights sway and the colors change and move over the landscape.

265 Glowing Balloons Have Never Looked So Mesmerizing

Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts

What do 265 white balloons affixed with LED lights programmed to twinkle in sequence with audio tracks look like? This. Titled "Cyclique" the m...

LIGHT: Bruce Munro at Cheekwood

Dale B. Cohen | Posted 12.28.2013 | Arts
Dale B. Cohen

The heart of the exhibit is the "Field of Light" in part because of its sheer scale tumbling out from the hillside of the Mansion onto the fields below -- and in part because of its mesmerizing quality, as the sea of twinkling lights sway and the colors change and move over the landscape.

Sheep Take Over A Gas Station In Bizarre Art Installation

Posted 09.18.2013 | Arts

If you happen to be traipsing around Chelsea's gallery district this month and stumble upon a herd of stoic sheep grazing in a random patch of green g...

Drone's Eye Gives Awesome View Of Burning Man

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

Burning Man has just ended and surreal images are beginning to emerge, revealing the magic that took place on the playa this year. Check out this dron...

WATCH: Montreal's Amazing Musical Swing Set

OWN | Posted 03.13.2013 | OWN

A new take on a favorite childhood pastime is allowing even complete strangers to make beautiful music together in downtown Montreal. Each spring,...

Rutherford Chang Wants Your White Albums

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts
Holly Cara Price

If you happened to walk down a quiet Soho street in the last several weeks, you may have noticed what seemed to be a pop-up record store with an electric red sign proclaiming "We Buy White Albums." Inside is a very special world.

James Franco's 'Gay Town' Debuts

VernissageTV | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

Gay Town is American actor, filmmaker, writer and artist James Franco's second solo show in Berlin with the gallery Peres Projects. The exhibition tha...

Watch The Rain Room In Action

VernissageTV | Posted 02.23.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

Random International are known for their digital-based contemporary art. The London-based studio creates artworks and installations that explore behav...

Visions of the Future at the End of the World

Andrew Horwitz | Posted 02.09.2013 | Arts
Andrew Horwitz

What better site to explore the shifting modes of perception and the drastic transformations in our experience of time and space than the largely abandoned administrative facilities of the James A. Farley Post Office and future home of Moynihan Station?

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.

Alternate Reality of a Buddhist Temple

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 11.21.2012 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Touching on archeology, history, religion as well as the political fallout due to pillaged artifacts, Echoes of the Past unites viewers in a recreated installation piece.

Dynamic LED Dome Displays 16 Million Colors

Posted 09.21.2012 | Arts

You know what parks need? More geometry. We may not have come up with this unlikely combo on our own, but after seeing Leo Villareal's geometric sculp...

Artist Creates Futuristic Mars Tribute To 'Curiosity'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

This month marks the successful landing of NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity. With aims of assessing Mars' ability to sustain life forms, the rover has jus...

WATCH: What Is Going On Here?

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.02.2012 | College

Somehow, a house built to hang off the edge of a seven-story building is up to earthquake code in California. A bright blue east coast cottage look...