Brussels, Belgium-based artist David Mesguich used polypropylene sheets or recycled plastic, to create a huge 4 x 3 x 2 meter sculpture of a woman's head. Called Luz 1.0, the futuristic-looking being symbolizes "the passage from one dimension to another, from the concrete to the mental world." Simply put, she is "trying to overcome physical boundaries."
In order to convey…Continue
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Visit New York's famous Madison Square Park starting today, May 2nd, through September 8th, to see how 1.4 million feet of rope - the total length equating to nearly 20 times the length of Manhattan - can be arranged to look like colorful waves. Brooklyn, New York-based artist Orly Genger has taken repurposed rope collected from hundreds of miles up and down the eastern seaboard, covered…
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Studio Drift is a company that brings together nature and technology in unique and unexpected ways. Their works encourage people to notice the little things we often take for granted or just happen to forget about. Fragile Future is a series of specially commissioned chandeliers that are made up of bronze, LED lights and actual dandelions. Real dandelion heads…Continue
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Created by Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya back in 2011, Cloud Parking is a magical installation that gave people a chance to walk through clouds or, depending on how you look at it, a heavy blanket of fog. (“Scientifically, cloud and fog are the same,” stated Nakaya, "but conceptually, there is a big difference." She describes fog as “an interactive media” which…Continue
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Artist Anna Gillespie creates thought-provoking sculptures of the human form and its delicate relationship with nature. We saw this first with Taste the Rain, her ongoing series of surreal sculptures created from the material of fallen trees, and then again…Continue
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UK-based artist Rob Mulholland is known for his eerie forest sculptures that appear invisible, except for the way they reflect the area around them. Made of mirrored material, like acrylic glass, they blend into the background so well that, at first glance, you might not…
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Just wrapped up in London was UK's biggest Easter egg hunt! As part of Lindt's The Big Egg Hunt, 103 giant Easter eggs, that were each decorated by leading artists, were hidden in cities across the country. All the money raised from the hunt went directly to Action for Children, an agency committed to helping the most vulnerable and neglected children in the UK.
Apart from all the…Continue
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We're going to guess that you've never seen a shirt quite like this. It's been over two years since we first came across the incredible screw portraits by Andrew Myers. The Laguna Beach-based artist stunned us with his unique works that were made by patiently drilling in 8,000 to…
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Over the past few years, Ibiza-Spain based artist Roseline de Thélin has been making a name for herself with her stunning holographic light sculptures. Using a wide range of materials including fiber optics, quartz crystals, mirrors, wires and chains, she creates ethereal human beings that look like they're mysteriously hovering in mid-air.
For this year's Kinetica…Continue
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From March 8th to the 24th, visit Cottesloe Beach in Western Australia to see a stretch of sand stunningly transformed into a temporary sculpture park. Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe is back for its 9th year. There will be more than 70 artists, representing over 13 different countries, that will…
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San Francisco, come March 5, 2013, you're in for an incredible treat. Designed by world famous light artist Leo Villareal, The Bay Lights is an epic light project that will span 1.8 miles wide and 500 feet high on the Bay Bridge. Using 25,000 individually programmed white LEDs, Villareal will create complex light patterns in a dazzling display across the bridge’s west span.
To give you an…Continue
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Created as one of several 21st century sculptures aimed to attract visitors to the Lancashire countryside, Halo looks like an unimpressive heap of steel during the day and an awesomely mysterious UFO at night. The 18-meter diameter steel lattice structure is supported on a tripod that's five-meters above the ground. When the sun sets, the sculpture lights up and appears to hover over the…
Just opened this past October is a free sculpture trail in England that brings must-visit art to a rural location. Pendle Sculpture Trail was conceived by artist Philippe Handford to be a unique sculpture trail that would show site specific work inspired by, not just the…Continue
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Designed to immerse its visitors with light and color, Luminaria is a gigantic inflatable sculpture designed by Architects of Air. Since 1992, over two million visitors in 38 countries have experienced a luminarium, or what is described as a dazzling maze of winding paths and soaring domes. The domes can reach up to 30 feet high and are the focal points of the structure.…Continue
Ukrainian artist Nazar Bilyk created this stunning 6-foot tall sculpture called "Rain" using bronze and glass. A huge raindrop stands suspended on the figure's face as he looks up toward the sky. The work has several meanings including representing man's delicate relationship with nature.
As Bilyk explains to us, "The name of the work is 'Rain,' which seems clear and obvious at first…Continue
Last year, artist Michel de Broin presented a bright new public artwork at Prospect New Orleans, an international art biennial. Constructed entirely in New Orleans with the assistance of local artisans, Majestic is a satellite-shaped structure made up of 10 New Orleans street lamps that were torn from their industrial roots by Hurricane Katrina. Approximately 27-feet high and…Continue
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Though Paris-based artist Anastassia Elias is well-known for her miniature art created inside recycled toilet paper rolls, she's also quite talented at creating whimsical art installations like this. For Le Génie des Jardins, 54 artists were asked to make outdoor works that were…Continue
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Master miniature sculptor Alan Wolfson just wrote to us to tell us about his latest project, "Katz's Deli/Closing Time." The first major piece he's done since Canal St. Cross-Section, the miniature model is based on the famous deli that's known for its killer pastrami sandwich on New…
Though she studied philosophy, politics and economics at such prestigious schools as Oxford University and the London School of Economics, Anna Gillespie wasn't meant for a career behind a desk or in a stuffy suit. After graduating, Gillespie traveled the world and worked at non-profits for five years, which eventually convinced her to change the course of her life.
So, in 1992, she…Continue
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