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Public Sculpture

Resurrecting El Cid

Olek | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Olek

People still ask me why I "cover" things in public with yarn magic. I, emulating the street-art legends before me, hope to do more than merely cover surfaces.

LOOK: New Art Book For Typography Lovers

Posted 04.06.2013 | Arts

"A public lettering is made unique by the relationships it sets up with what is around it: not a blank page, but the sky, the streets, the sunlight wi...

Incredible Chainsaw Sculptures!

Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts

When you think of an artist's tools of the trade, what comes to mind? Some paintbrushes, a canvas, a couple tubes of paint. How about... a chainsaw? ...

WATCH: Anish Kapoor Gets A Disco Makeover

Posted 02.13.2012 | Arts

Cloud Gate, the commandingly large sculpture by artist Anish Kapoor known affectionately as "The Bean" is the focus of a new project that will make yo...

Will Ryman's Giant Rose Sculptures at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

This year's Art at Fairchild exhibition is dedicated to Will Ryman's oversized sculptures. It is Will Ryman's largest outdoor exhibition to date.

Anish Kapoor Completes Twisted Tower For London Olympics

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

Internationally-renowned sculptor Anish Kapoor's "Orbit" tower, previously covered on the Huffington Post, is finally complete. The giant, 1,400 ton t...

Thieves Steal 40 Year-Old Sculpture For Metal

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

The growing trend of stealing public sculptures for their precious metal has hit a Barbara Hepworth sculpture that has made Dulwich park in London its...

Steve Jobs Bronze Statue Unveiled In Budapest (VIDEO)

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2012 | Weird News

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A Hungarian software company unveiled what it said was the world's first bronze statue of Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs Wednesd...

WATCH: Steve Jobs To Be Immortalized With Bronze Statue

Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

The passing of Steve Jobs left the world stunned. The Apple co-founder that introduced us to such revolutionary products such as the iPod, the iPad an...

London Gets Its Own 'Eiffel Tower'

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

To get ready for the 2012 Olympic games, London needed the customary facelift that goes along with the festivities. Efforts have been made to push Lon...

Titillating Art! Light Art Collective Attaches Nipples To Everything

Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts

Madrid has long embraced public art as a cultural centerpiece, but how public can the art really be if it is fenced off, hoisted up on pedestals and g...

Sony Studios Will Soon Be 'Over The Rainbow' With Public Art Piece

Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles

Sony Pictures Entertainment's Culver City studio will soon be somewhere over the rainbow, thanks to a new sculpture by Tony Tasset. The work will b...

South Korea's Public Art Blight (VIDEO)

Posted 09.03.2011 | Arts

Though it may not come as much of a relief, subway commuters and downtown residents should know that Americans aren't the only ones being subjected to...

WATCH: PUBLIC ART: Dazzling Light Installation in Madison Square Park

Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Artist Jim Campbell has a new installation called Scattered Light, a 50-foot wide sculpture made up of 1,600 lightbulbs which have been outfitted with...

Chicago's Big Shoulders Get an Eyeball to Match

Victoria Lautman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

On July 7, when Chicago-based artist Tony Tasset unveils his two public commissions on State Street for the Chicago Loop Alliance, viewers will be anything but neutral.

Nine Sculptures by Carole Eisner on Broadway This Fall

Susan Eley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Susan Eley

This fall, pedestrians along Broadway can enjoy the major exhibition of nine monumental sculptures by Carole Eisner, situated in the malls along the avenue from 64th through 166th.