Sculptures

Michael Heizer – North, East, South, West, 1967/2002, installation view, Dia Art Foundation

Michael Heizer’s negative sculpture – North East South West

Who is Michael Heizer? Michael Heizer was born in California in the year 1944. He is a renowned sculptor and environmental artist. Michael draws his early interest in art through the influences of his father’s archeological and grandfather’s geological works that he grew up around. Despite having attended art school shortly, one of his most …

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Burning Man & The best art cars

Every year, thousands of tourists and locals flock to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to mark the Burning Man festival. They usually create Black Rock City, a time-based metropolis dedicated to self-expression, community, art, and independence. Every year, people turn this place into one of the most jam-packed cities in the world with tents, RVs, …

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What makes Bruce Nauman’s neons poetic & provocative?

Background As one of the most well-known artists to emerge during the 1960s, Bruce Nauman has racked up a great reputation over the years thanks to his use of different media throughout his long and illustrious career. Utilizing a range of media that consists of performance art, photography, video installations and sculpture, Nauman has become …

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Huang Yong Ping’s Bank of Sand – A clever 20 ton sculpture

In 2018, Gladstone Gallery in New York presented a rare spectacle of art; Bank of Sand, Sand of Bank. A thought-provoking artwork, from renown Chinese artist Huang Yong Ping. Background First launched in 2000 at the Shanghai Biennale, the artwork portrayed a metaphorical representation of the gigantic HSBC building in Shanghai, China. HSBC is …

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Martin Kippenberger – Metro stations in strangest places

Who was Martin Kippenberger? Martin Kippenberger was one extraordinary artist who could make art using any available medium. His projects were nothing short of exploration, first of the models and then of the history. If there was ever a creative who successfully interrogated art from a political perspective, Martin Kippenberger was his name. Kippenberger used …

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These are some of Yasuaki Onishi’s most impressive works

Who is Onishi Yasuaki? Japanese artist Onishi Yasuaki is well-known for his ethereal art installations, paintings and sculptures that he creates using a mix of materials. Born in 1979 in Osaka, the artist has been at the forefront of creating new forms and inspiring a sense of awe, etherealism, and thoughtfulness with his work. He …

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Architects of Air

Architects of Air’s Luminarium – Why do people love these sculptures?

What is Architects of Air’s ‘Luminarium’? It has been described as something of a cross between a womb and a cathedral. This is the inflatable walk-in sculpture made of plastic sheeting and inflated with compressed air, called the Luminarium. This walk-in sculpture is designed to encapsulate and give visitors a sense of the beauty of …

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Anish Kapoor’s Marsyas really is 150m long

Anish Kapoor is a British-Indian sculptor who is well-known especially for his large-scale sculptures and installations. His work does not entail and explore the human body but one of his finest creation Marsyas is an exception. A little about Anish Kapoor Many describe Kapoor’s work as enigmatic. He has been creating powdered pigment sculptures, …

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