Sculptures

Dr. Gindi – How sculptors, painters & architects can reimagine our world

The years of 2020 through 2021 created an inflection point in human history as the COVID virus surfaced many human weaknesses and vulnerabilities. Amid the entrenched pandemic, we have a rare but brief opportunity to rethink, reimagine and repurpose our world. What are the seedpods of shared solutions to solve the existential predicaments facing humanity …

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Torres de Satélite, Mexico City feat

Torres de Satélite – The story behind

The Torres de Satélite or Satellite Towers are a collection of sculptures installed in the Ciudad Satelite district of Naucalpan in Mexico State, a few kilometers outside Mexico City. They are considered among Mexico’s first large-scale urban sculptures. The monuments were conceived in 1957 by the famous Mexican painter Jesús Reyes Ferreira, architect Luis Barragan, …

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Tiger & Turtle – A roller coaster for pedestrians

The locals call this sculpture the world’s slowest roller coaster, but the most fitting name will be stroller coaster. It gives visitors the pleasure of a fairground ride without the speed usually characterized by roller coaster rides. However, the official name is the Tiger and Turtle – Magic Mountain. This interactive installation-turned-landmark by Ulrich Genth …

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Mario Bellini’s Kar-a-sutra – You can’t drive this car

Mario Bellini created an outrageous concept that he dubbed Kar-a-Sutra. He worked on it in collaboration with two of the world’s most famous companies: Citroën and Pirelli. Through it, the Milan-based architect and designer astounded all and sundry with this artwork. Eventually, art lovers around the world referred to his creation as Mario Bellini’s Car. …

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Gilbert & George’s Singing sculpture – Breaking down this barrier

2 min 38 sec The artist duo of George Passmore and Gilbert Proesch – famously known as Gilbert and George – is undoubtedly one of the most long-standing and prolific collaborations of the post-conceptual art era. Perhaps the pair is best recognized for its wall-to-wall, colorful paintings, such as The …

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Architecture Studio Ensamble & their weird & impressive sculptures

Ensamble Studio, an architect studio, persisted in finding a balance between architecture, art, local fauna, and the ranching activity in the area. The architects behind Ensamble Studio resorted to natural elements to shape the site-specific architecture in alignment with nature. They worked with the existing material at the art center, from rocks to earth. And …

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The largest sculpture created by Jean Dubuffet – Villa Falbala

Sculptor and painter Jean Dubuffet had his art styles that shunned classic aesthetics for what he perceived as original and idealistic. Despite his radical approach to art, the renowned sculptor left many artworks that mark his career as incredible. At the top of his artworks was the Closerie Falbala, which up to date draws visitors …

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Antony Gormley’s field sculptures – Everything you need to know

British artist Antony Gormley is well known for his life-size statues which mimic the human body. His Field series, however, represents a different approach. Each work consisted of a couple of ten thousands of small soil figures to up to 210,000 used in his latest piece of the series, Asian Field, 2003. Each of them …

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Le Corbusier’s most famous house drowned

Globally, flooding seems to be growing more intense each year. At any given moment, you will always come across people who are forced to relocate because of flooding. That’s just the way modern life is. According to scientists, humans have invaded the paths that water has always flown along. As this happens, coupled with the …

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Edoardo Tresoldi’s wire mesh Coachella sculpture

In recent years, Edoardo Tresoldi has made a name on the artistic stage by creating near-transparent sculptures made from wire mesh. His works take the form of humans, animals, and buildings. These sculptures are placed in public spaces in music and art festivals, group showings and public events. He has designed impressive installations placed in …

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