Posts Tagged ‘installation’

straight

06Jun13

I love this Ai Weiwei installation from the 2013 Venice Art Biennale. He gathered 150 tons of steel rebar from the wreckage of the Sichuan quake for the material. (This disaster occurred in 2008 and claimed the lives of 5,000 school children. Ai Weiwei was active in uncovering the names of all the victims, facts that the […]


swimming pool

27Feb13

Here’s a fun project. Made for the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan, here is essentially a fake swimming pool. Argentinian artist Leandro Erlich is the brains behind this piece. Two sheets of acrylic glass are placed a foot apart and filled with water atop a would-be swimming pool. On the top […]


I know I just posted about Mary Iverson, but I came across this public art project she recently made & was compelled to share. After all that painting containers, Mary painted an actual container in Singapore, at the Goodman Arts Center. Shipping is an integral part of Singapore’s identity as a city. In fact, this […]


Artist/ illustrator Anna Higgie has many intriguing projects on her website, but I found this commissioned project for a Berlin nightclub, Crush, in 2008 to be particularly blog-worthy. This is namely because I like seeing a good site-specific installation…and I also am comforted knowing that an artist can get paid to make kick-ass drawings in […]


stacked water

21Sep11

Wanted to share this local site-specific installation by Teresita Fernández at the Blanton Museum of Art here in Austin, TX. Titled Stacked Water, this work is located in the two-story Rapoport atrium, and designed to give the impression of under water. The Blanton’s site tells us: Utilizing the natural light afforded by the space’s many skylights, […]