Installations

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Art installations are three-dimensional works of art that are meant to transform the viewer’s perception of space. They fall under an artistic genre of contemporary art and can be temporary or permanent, often designed to become an alternative reflection to more traditional art forms.

Art installations gained initial traction in the 1970s, with the ranks of Kurt Schwitters and Marcel Duchamp at the forefront of this contemporary art genre. With engineering elements incorporated into the art, these works transform into an immersive experience the viewer could enjoy in both physical and visual sense.

Magdalena Jetelovà’s Iceland Project

Magdalena Jetelovà is perhaps best known the world over for her 1990s work Domestication of Pyramids. Light works In the 1990s, Magdalena Jetelovà transitioned to the artwork that uses light as a tool to define territories and uncover the secrets that our universe conceals. With a combination of laser use and black & white photography

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Junya Ishigami’s Art Biotop Water Garden – Is this architecture?

Junya Ishigami is a Japanese architect. He was born in Kanagawa prefecture in 1974. In 2000, he obtained a master’s degree in architecture and planning at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. He had a short stint working at Kazuyo Sejima between 2000 and 2004 at SANAA. Accomplishments Right after leaving SANAA, he

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Why you should explore Andy Goldsworthy’s Wood Line

Andy Goldsworthy is a widely known artist famous for creating intricate and elaborate sculptures with his bare hands. He draws his inspirations and motivations to work from a specific location. If he likes the site, he creates art using natural materials he finds around the place, including icicles, stones, mud, flower petals, leaves, twigs, snow

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Carlos Cruz-Diez’s Cistern work needs you to be complete

Carlos Cruz-Diez was a Venezuelan artist who lived and worked in Paris since 1960. The artist was a significant protagonist in the field of kinetic and optical art. He has pioneered a couple of impressive artworks. Some vividly remember his crosswalks installations, painted in numerous cities such as Mexico City, Houston, Texas, Marseille, Los Angeles

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Carsten Nicolai’s syn chron – A one of a kind masterpiece

Artists have an enviable knack for coming up with staggering designs. Carsten Nicolai is no different. In syn chron, he teamed up with his group of architects to design a one of a kind sound, light, and architectural masterpiece. It’s unthinkable how Carsten Nicolai conceptualized the rarely talked of art. Syn Chron stands as one

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Bill Viola’s The Crossing – Everything you need to know

Underlying Bill Viola’s work over the past few decades has been the use of advanced media technologies for purposes of explaining and highlighting spiritual phenomena. As a result of his immersive audio and video installments and environments, the artist manages to externalize the internal realm of the unconscious, supplying audiences with plenty of space for

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Rachel Whiteread’s 14,000 white cubes at Tate – Embankment

Rachel Whiteread’s installation Embankment stands out for many reasons. First, it’s the embodiment of several ideas. One who looks at it casually would conclude that it represents an obsession with boxes. Other than that, the combination of arctic icebergs, pristine crystal-clear massive causeway, and sugar-lump village all give it a distinct look that’s almost impossible

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Snarkitecture’s remarkable & interactive NYC installation Sway

Snarkitecture’s new creation – Sway – is a massive piece of art that only needs a touch to light up into blue. Sway is a collection of 168 white round orbs. The immersive installation is for a gallery located at Intersect. At first, you may not feel like touching the art. However, the reaction you

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Carsten Nicolai’s light patterns dominates Hong Kong’s skyline

Carsten Nicolai has created an impressive audio-visual work in his sterling career as a contemporary artist. His α (alpha) pulse creation stands out from the others for its uniqueness. Through it, he endeavors to illuminate the Hong Kong skyline. The latest creation adds to the impressive list of mindboggling stuff that Nicolai has always churned

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