Category: Installation (page 1 of 2)

Grand scale mountain art

To bring the world closer to the live action at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships that took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland, UNIT9 programmed autonomous robots to craft messages from fans in the snow. The result was an alpine artwork masterpiece – the size of 16 soccer fields. See the video of the amazing process!

Forest of Numbers art installation

An amazing installation called Forest of Numbers for the 10th anniversary of the National Art Center in Tokyo by the French architect Emmanuelle Moureaux. It consists of 60,000 suspended numbers in 100 colors!

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The Floating Piers by artist Christo

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christo floating piers aerial

christo floating piers fabric

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christo floating piers preparation sketches

christo floating piers map

I wish I could personally experience this amazing installation in Lake Iseo, Italy by 81-year-old Bulgarian-American artist Christo, but unfortunately it was on until July 3rd. The artist created The Floating Piersa long walkway made of vivid yellow fabric on top of floating cubes. Visitors were able to experience this work of art by walking on it from Sulzano to Monte Isola and to the island of San Paolo. “Those who experienced The Floating Piers felt like they were walking on water – or perhaps the back of a whale,” said Christo. 

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Amazingly realistic body-painted animals

frog bodypainting by johannes stoetter

Fish bodypainting by johannes stoetter

Wolf bodypainting by johannes stoetter

chameleon bodypainting by johannes stoetter

Is it a frog, or is it 5 humans painted to look like a frog? Look closely in these animal photographs, and you may notice that they are not actually animals, but humans in incredible body-paint. Inspired by nature, musician and body-painting artist Johannes Stoetter creates amazingly detailed paintings of animals on the bodies of living models. Each of these take up to 8 hours of work to complete, but also need up to 5 months of planning. Unbelievable.

Check this ‘revealing’ video:

You can watch more detailed videos on his You Tube channel.

(thanks Vicky)

 

A transforming installation on the Louvre Pyramid by artist JR

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JR au Louvre - preparations

I just love JR‘s installations. For the last years, the artist’s large-scale photographic print projects have been popping out in public spaces all around the world. His latest public artwork is in Paris: He just finished a  large photographic piece that wraps the glass pyramid outside the Louvre Museum, causing it to disappear against the museum’s facade.

Color co-ordinated “Tetris” installations

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Michael-Johansson-self-contained-by Setaprint-blog

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Michael-Johansson-rubiks_kurve-2-by Setaprint-blog

I find the work of artist Michael Johansson so strange and wonderful. He creates neat, color co-ordinated installations that are like “real life Tetris”. Johansson uses unwanted objects from flea markets, including computers, keyboards, suitcases, furniture and cars(!) to create compact colorful blocks, installing them in public areas or interesting gaps.

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Dandelions lighting

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Can you imagine real dandelions emitting light?

Fragile Future III by Studio Drift is a modular system combining nature and technology. The three-dimensional bronze electrical circuits contain luminous dandelion seed heads and bolt together to form a power circuit overgrowing walls, floors and ceilings, forming sculptures and chandeliers.

Very delicate and beautiful result.

Surreal installations photographed in a tiny studio

Nightscape, stage of mind, JeeYoung Lee.

Monsoon Season, stage of mind, JeeYoung Lee.

My Chemical Romance, stage of mind, JeeYoung Lee.

Resurrection, stage of mind, JeeYoung Lee.

Last Supper, stage of mind, JeeYoung Lee.

Nightmare, stage of mind, JeeYoung Lee.

Panic Room, stage of mind, JeeYoung Lee.

Amazing surreal images by Korean artist JeeYoung Lee.

For each of her photographs she spends many weeks to turn her small studio space in a new colorful installation. Everything you see is made by her and there is no photo manipulation.

Probably influenced by the American photographer and installation artist of the 90s, Sandy Skoglund.

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Paper sculptures

Matthew Shlian enneagon Paper sculptures

Matthew Shlian Ara165 Paper sculptures

sphex Matt Salian Paper sculptures

shinola Matt Salian Paper sculptures

matthew shlian breath castles blue

This is Matt Shlian, a paper engineer and artist who makes extraordinary things with paper. His work is often monochromatic, just letting the light and the shadow play with the shapes. These are just a few pieces from his work. Beautiful.

Sculptures in nature

Martin Hill sculptures Circle Of Circles

Martin Hill sculptures Diamond Lake Ice Circle

Martin Hill sculptures Rising Circle

Martin Hill sculptures Synergy

I love these geometric sculptures in nature, by environmental artist Martin Hill.

Hill uses organic materials such as ice, sticks and stones to create his site-specific installations in New Zealand. He then “preserves” these temporary artworks through photographs.

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