Björk in MOMA

Björk in MOMA Icelandic alternative recording artist Björk is getting her very own retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, starting this spring. The self-titled exhibition will be a look at the singer’s twenty-plus years in the music world, using everything from her recordings to experimental video, costumes, and the instruments she has used on her many records. In fact, according to the museum’s website, various odd instruments used on her album Biophilia—including Read more […]

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Interview with artist Olafur Eliasson on Design Boom

Interview with artist olafur eliasson on Design Boom Since the founding of his studio in 1995, olafur eliasson has engaged audiences across the globe with an extensive and important body of work spanning sculpture, painting, photography, film, and installation. the danish/icelandic artist has set his monumental projects both in and around civic space and within museum institutions, each embodying his interests in perception, movement, experience, and feelings of self. His urban artworks like Read more […]

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Greek artist Hacks Euro banknotes depicting economic and social instability

Greek artist Stefanos, modifies euros by drawing human figures in his project euro banknotes bombing the greek artist stefanos, modifies euros by drawing human figures onto them in ink transforming the soulless environments into scenes emblematic of the economic and social instability in greece.    for the last year euro banknotes have been drawn on, scanned for documentation then spent on a daily basis – the social medium then becomes part of a new territory. ‘observing Read more […]

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Anish Kapoor Builds an Endless Whirlpool in India

Anish Kapoor Builds an Endless Whirlpool in India An endless black whirlpool has been spiraling like an angry vortex in the floor of the Aspinwall House in Fort Kochi, India since December. Created by renowned sculptor Anish Kapoor, Descension is a site-specific installation at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India’s 108-day long contemporary art biennale, the country’s first. The sculpture itself happens to be Kapoor’s first site-specific work in India. “I would say the skin of an object Read more […]

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French Artist Levalet Injects Humor into the Streets of Paris with New Site-Specific Street Art

French Artist Levalet Injects Humor into the Streets of Paris with New Site-Specific Street Art A bronze bull head fountain is suddenly transformed into a minotaur. A decrepit corner of an alley becomes a holding pen for ostriches. If any of these odd happenings sound familiar to you, you’re probably living in Paris and have just witnessed the work of French artist Charles Leval. Going by the name Levalet, the artist injects humor into the streets of Paris by gluing animal and human-shaped Read more […]

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