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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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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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RAW turns downtown Montreal into an interactive kaleidoscope

RAW turns downtown Montreal into an interactive kaleidoscope RAW have designed Prismatica, a public art installation in Montreal, Canada, that is made from 50 pivoting prisms. The installation will be on display until February 1st, 2015. Comprised of 50 pivoting prisms, each more than two meters tall, Prismatica is one of two installations selected by the juries of the fifth annual Luminothérapie competition and will be on display until February 1st, 2015. With their contribution, RAW becomes Read more […]

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Hand painted installation by Yusuke Asai

Hand painted installation by Yusuke Asai Japanese artist Yusuke Asai created this large-scale, painted installation with paper and marker in Tokyo. The piece is called ‘Creating Here’, a vibrantly colored web, painted with blue illustrations, rich with abstract geometric patterns and floral and animal symbols stretches from the ceiling to the floor of the gallery. The work extends the surfaces outward towards the audience, enveloping them within the saturated, hand-drawn expanse. Read more […]

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Millions visit London’s ‘sea’ of poppies

Millions visit London’s ‘sea’ of poppies Wrapped in heavy coats against the November chill, thousands of visitors crowd onto the paths circling the Tower of London to catch a glimpse of the extraordinary “sea” of crimson filling the castle’s moat below. The blood-red tide which flows from one of the palace’s windows and laps at its ancient stone walls is made of hundreds of thousands of individually handcrafted ceramic poppies. Each of the 888,246 blooms in the artwork, “Blood Swept Lands Read more […]

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