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Futuristic Art Pavilions. PAVILION 1 A Reflection of Progress: The LOOK pavilion is comprised of numerous mirrors inlaid with LEDs and is a tribute to Saint-Gobain's tradition of glassmaking. By day, its exterior reflects the dynamic world around it; by night, it becomes a perpetually shifting cube of light.
You’ll see plenty of war horse statues when you visit London, but one might shadow them all – Hans Haacke’s skeletal gift horse, standing tall in …England
By adding decorative tile designs to this electrical box, Portuguese artist Diogo Machado helps passersby look beyond urban infrastructure to appreciate the culture that underlies industrial drudgery. The artist, who also uses the pseudonym Add Fuel, used symmetrical stencils inspired by azulejos — …Tiles
Nikolay Polissky - Likhoborskie Gate.Moscow, 2005. Size: height 12m, base 10x10m. In the autumn of 2005 a strange-looking object made from intertwined branches appeared in Moscow. The structure was as high as a three-storey house and looked like an enormous, roughly hewn rectangular arch. A geometrical construction consisting of four rectangles joined at the top, this unusual arch symbolized the fact that travellers were entering Moscow’s North-Eastern Administrative District. According to Polissky, the arch could have come into being as the creation of an intelligent raven who, returning to the city after taking a course in construction techniques, decided to build himself this strange and fashionable nest.
To an untrained eye these pictures would look nothing more than standard photographs. But they are in fact hand drawn.
These are the works of 47-year-old hyperrealist artist Paul Cadden, who -- often just using a pencil -- is able to recreate photos in amazing detail.
From the countless wrinkles on a …
Infamous art world prankster and DIYer Tom Sachs has been making homemade boomboxes since childhood, often from unorthodox materials such as cinderblocks, plywood, and most recently, porcelain. Now you can see all his amplified artworks from the past 15 years in an exhibition at The Contemporary …
Nikolay Polissky - Hunting Trophies .Wood. Paris (France), 2010 . The hunting trophies were thought by Nikolay Polissky, as a wooden sculptural composition. Set of various animals in the form of heads and semifigures on a wall, ful body sculptures standing on four feet. The project already existed in sketches for a long time, but has found a place for an embodiment only this year. Designer Philippe Starck has chosen it, as an art installation, for the hotel redesigned by him in the center of Paris, Le Royal Monceau. The hotel shows the idea of luxury palace with a passion of Frenchmen to art and high culture. All this certainly creates a noticeable context for rough and rural sculpture of Polissky.
Famed artist Anish Kapoor is back and this time he's showing a never-ending, swirling vortex of black water. At the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India's first biennale for contemporary art, Kapoor has created an intriguing installation called Descension. Surrounded by a circular gate, the black water …