balloon art

Public Delivery goes East: Golden balloons in Central Asia & beyond

We are closing off 2018 with a selection of recent performances from our Silence Was Golden project. These golden balloons were blown up loosely around the Silk Road, including some of the most remote locations in Central Asia, such as the desert of Turkmenistan and other rugged and sparsely populated spots in Tajikistan and …

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Philippe Parreno’s helium-filled balloons create striking installations

About Philippe Parreno Philippe Parreno likes to work across different mediums. As a result, throughout his career that has spanned decades, he has been able to blur the lines between film, photography, documentaries, and various other types of media. He has built up interest over the years that allowed him to distort the established boundaries …

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Who is artist Filthy Luker?

Who is Filthy Luker? Filthy Luker, otherwise known as Luke Egan, is a mixed-media artist from Bristol, England. He is known for his signature style of creating gigantic and outlandish inflatable sculptures that are typically installed temporarily in different parts of the world. Some of these works include traffic-stopping giant banana peels and outrageous colorful …

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Andy Warhol’s Silver Clouds & His plan to retire from painting

Why is Andy Warhol important? Andy Warhol is no stranger to critical acclaim; his various works introduced thousands of audiences to contemporary art, which helped to put American artists on the map, and it waged war against abstract expressionism. Warhol effectively managed, time and time again, to shatter distinctions in art and he helped to …

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Why are these golden balloons all over Taipei?

What happened? In 2015, Public Delivery collaborated with the Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art, Taiwan’s first museum dedicated exclusively to contemporary art and one of Asia’s most prominent art institutions. Silence Was Golden is our on-going global public art project, which is centered around words or short phrases made out of golden letter-shaped balloons, chosen …

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Gimhongsok mocks Jeff Koons highest priced work using garbage bags

This Canine Construction by South Korean artist, Gimhongsok is one that anyone would fall in love with, coupled with the enigmatic quality it has. This work is the sculpture of a dog and remains one of the artist’s most well-known works in recent times. The creation involved using garbage bags, balloons, cardboard boxes, all …

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