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Tangled Red Yarn Unravels from a Loom to Overtake a Brazilian Chapel

Tangled Red Yarn Unravels from a Loom to Overtake a Brazilian Chapel In 2011, Brazilian artist Tatiana Blass pierced the walls of a Sao Paulo chapel with large masses of red yarn, letting the bright material trail into the surrounding grasses, landscape, and trees. The installation, titledPenelope, was named after Odysseus’s wife in Homer’s Odyssey, a character who...
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Isaac Cordal Cement Eclipses in Rijeka

Isaac Cordal Cement Eclipses recently found its way in  the coastal town of Rijeka in Croatia. Invited to participate in the Spajalica public art project organized by the local museum of modern art, Spanish artist spent his time there installing his miniature sculptures around the center. Cordal still works on his project Cement Eclipses (Previously featured...
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Maurizio Cattelan installs fully functional, 18-karat gold toilet at the Guggenheim

Maurizio Cattelan has installed an 18-karat gold, fully functional toilet.   Maurizio Cattelan, as part of an ongoing project, opening on September 16th titled ‘america’,  has replaced a restroom toilet on the building’s fifth floor with a working replica cast in gold, making an extravagant luxury product available to the public. visitors are permitted to individually and privately use...
dense webs of red yarn seemingly grow from the ceiling and surrounding walls
all images courtesy the artist and blain|southern / photos by christian glaeser
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Chiharu Shiota creates a labyrinth of red yarn to boat carcasses at blain|southern

Chiharu Shiota presents ‘uncertain journey’, a monumental, site-specific exhibition at Berlin’s blain|southern from September 17 – November 12, 2016. the japanese artist is best known for her immersive, intricate installations made of woven thread, such as the key in the hand, which she presented for japan at the venice art biennale last year. ‘Uncertain journey’...
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kanye west’s ‘famous’ nude celebrities exhibit at blum & poe gallery

kanye west’s music video for the song ‘famous’ became an instantly controversial and polarized topic of discussion. its blatant depiction of twelve celebrity figures nude in bed stirred both high praise for its artistic and visionary attributes, and sharp criticism for its provocative and unorthodox content. as part of a limited, two day show from...
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Vasily Klyukin envisions color-changing ‘rose pavilion’ as a bouquet of flowers

Story via Design Boom whether they be in the form of a snake, sailboat or ancient greek statue, the architectural visualizations of vasily klyukin seek to defy ordinary structural standards. his most recent project translates a delicate and ephemeral element of nature into a striking and luminous building proposal for a cultural program in an urban...
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Li Hongbo hand carves school children from textbooks at Klein Sun gallery

From now until February 13, 2016, new york’s klein sun gallery presents ‘textbooks’, a solo exhibition of mixed media installations and sculptures by li hongbo. best known for his kinetic paper works previously featured by designboom here, the beijing-based artist now presents four new series that express educational systems as economic and social currencies across various cultures. throughout the gallery,...

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