All Blog Posts Tagged 'giant' (7)

Book Hive: New Interactive Book Display in Bristol Central Library

A new living sculpture just went up in the Bristol Central Library called Book Hive that will ultimately consist of 400 "moving" books, one for each year of the library's history. To celebrate the library's 400th anniversary, Bristol's creative robotics collective Rusty Squid, with an award of £90,000 from Arts Council England, designed this interactive installation…


Added by alice on December 18, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Giant Sunbathing Hare Relaxes in Russia

This relaxed hare makes me want to take a nap! Artist Florentijn Hofman, famous for his giant rubber duck, is back with another huge art installation. Sunbathing Hare currently lays on Hare Island near the St. Peter and St. Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg,…


Added by alice on September 18, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Giant Chief's Head Busts Out of a Limestone Wall

If you ever visit Dublin, Ohio, make sure to check out the Chief Leatherlips Monument, a 12-foot-high portrait of a great Indian chief that seems to be busting out of a wall. Chief Leatherlips was known as a good friend of both Indians and white settlers. He earned the name Leatherlips because of "his admirable trait of never breaking a promise."

His life took a dark turn when, in 1810,…


Added by alice on August 16, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Celebrating Life with Giant Dessert Sculptures

Who's not getting just a little bit hungry while looking at these images? Peter Anton creates large scale sculptures of some of our favorite desserts like ice cream and chocolate, using plaster, wood, metal, resin, clay and acrylic. His artworks look so incredibly realistic, they'll almost make you salivate right on the spot. Personally, I love the box of donuts with gooey bits of jelly and cream…


Added by alice on March 9, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Nokia's Giant Arrow Points You to Good Things

Though this giant arrow is no longer up, I like the creative concept and how this video succinctly explains Nokia's idea behind it. In order to get people to think about Nokia when they think about navigation, they put up the world's biggest signpost (arrow) in London. Help up by a crane, the arrow was a digital panel where people on the street could send text messages to. Their favorite places to visit would show up, the arrow would point to that location, and also… Continue

Added by alice on February 26, 2010 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Scion Presents: Papershapers

Papershapers, curated by Giant Robot opens on April 11 at Scion’s 4,500 square foot Installation L.A. Gallery Space in Culver City. Papershapers is a group show featuring ten artists who work with paper-not "on paper." The exhibition will feature works that are cut, torn, folded, and sewn into unique creations. Shin Tanaka will be making a rare U.S. appearance at the opening and will be on hand to show original pieces and fold paper with attendees!

Tanaka is… Continue

Added by mobileunderground on April 9, 2009 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Ozeaneum - One Giant Fish Tank: Stralsund, Germany

Ozeaneum is the one of the biggest aquarium parks in Europe and opened July 12, 2008 in Stralsund, Germany. It took three years to construct and cost about 60,000,000 euros. ($89,442,000)

Inside visitors can discover what is going on in a mysterious world that makes up 70 per cent of our planet's surface. With aquariums and exhibitions spread over some… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 13, 2008 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

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