This installation by Japanese artist Kohei Nawa called “Foam” gives us the opportunity to experience the unexperienceable. In his new work for the Aichi Triennale 2013, Nawa creates a well-known yet unbelievably magical landscape – a room full of clouds. Using nothing but foam, he filled the entire space with cloud-like mountains for visitors to wander about.
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Michael Mapes, an American artist, gave a few 17th century masterpieces by Rembrandt, van der Helst and Pickenoy some solid make-overs. His technique resembles collage because he uses hundreds of small pieces like pins, capsules, prints, sequins, resin and more to compose the intricately detailed portraits.
The artist becomes the artwork in this new piece by Eliza Bennett called “A Woman’s Work Is Never Done.” Using the palm of her hand as her canvas, Bennett stitched the top layer of her skin with colorful thread aiming to create the image of an incredibly work-worn hand.
U.S. artist Phillip K. Smith III has created a striking and original piece of installation art called Lucid Stead in the desert near Joshua Tree, California that has been turning heads due to the graceful and beautiful way in which it interacts with its environment. To create the striking piece, Smith took a 70-year-old homestead cabin and ripped out parts of the walls, replacing these strips with mirrors.
This large-scale installation by Tomás Saraceno in Düsseldorf, Germany is suspended in 20 meters height above the piazza of K21 Ständehaus and covers an area of 2500 sq. meters. It was fairly entitled “in orbit”.
When our devices read our minds we may not need fingers. The Ascent Project imagines how the human hand will evolve in the increasingly digital world!
Every time you look up the sky, an elderly citizen 20 ft above the ground would be the last thing you’d expect to see. To our surprise, Germany-based artist, director and choreographer Angie Hiesl makes that chance very much possible.