All Blog Posts Tagged 'outdoor' (9)

10 Awesome Outdoor Installations That Will Inspire You

While art viewed inside the confines of a museum’s walls will always have its place, public outdoor art installations are truly inspiring, giving viewers a broader sensory experience. These three-dimensional works are often site-specific, meaning they were created for that particular place. Today, we’ve rounded up ten recent favorites that were each made with the viewer in…


Added by alice on October 17, 2012 at 8:44am — No Comments

Surreal Outdoor Art in France

While England has the Olympics, walk along certain streets in France right now and you might just come across some of the strangest, most surreal art you've ever seen. Two contemporary art events are concurrently happening, "Estuaire" (estuary of the Loire river) and "Le Voyage a Nantes" (A journey to Nantes). Where else could you happen to come across what remains of…


Added by alice on July 28, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Colorful Umbrellas Magically Float in Mid-Air

Flickr photographer Patrícia Almeida recently shot these great photos of a wonderfully whimsical umbrella art installation in Portugal. Like something out of a fairy tale, the umbrellas look almost like they're magically floating in mid-air. As she writes, "In July, in Águeda (a Portuguese town), some…


Added by alice on July 26, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Creative Outdoor Installation: 50 Cars Make 1 Bus

How does an advertiser get an idea to go viral? Ask Acne Advertising agency who created this awesome ad campaign for their client Flygbussarna Airport Coaches. In an effort to show that riding in… Continue

Added by alice on May 4, 2009 at 6:51pm — No Comments

10 Beautiful Art Installations

By definition installation art uses interesting material to transform a space and create an experience. It implies a dissolution of the line between art and life. It makes us stop and notice our surroundings, it involves us so that we forget for a brief moment where we are, as we become a part of the art itself. Here we've collected ten of our favorite indoor and… Continue

Added by alice on March 14, 2009 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

The Wave: A Beautiful, Modern Hammock

Now this is what I call a hammock! Created by Belgian company Royal Botania, the Wave is a luxury hammock that's designed to smash all our preconceived ideas about what a hammock should look like. Can't you just imagine this on the rooftop of the Standard?…


Added by alice on March 13, 2009 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

The LightScraper - Interactive Light Shines in the Night

If you're interested in how art is going to get interactive, you must check out The LightScraper.

The LightScraper is a custom built aluminium structure fabricated with a layer or semi translucent mesh. By Electronic Miracles, the structure can be easily… Continue

Added by alice on February 9, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Neat-o Outdoor Art Exhibitions Inspired by Ice Fishing Houses

If there is one thing we love here at theMET, it's outdoor art exhibitions. Throw in some freezing temperatures and some old school board games and now you have something even better, an awesome experience.

The Art Shanty project is a six-week exhibition of performance, architecture, science, art, video, literature, survivalism and karaoke inspired by… Continue

Added by alice on January 25, 2009 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Street-level billboards from Inwindow Outdoor

I am trying to decide if the guy who's brining "storescapes" to us is actually really smart or if he should be burned at the stake. As if we didn't have enough places to look at for advertising, Steve Birnhak, from Inwindow Outdoor, has started to dress up store windows with advertising! Think of it as billboards at eye-level.

At first, I was a bit peeved - seriously,… Continue

Added by alice on June 30, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

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