Art about global warming

Agnes Denes - Wheatfield - A Confrontation, 1982, Battery Park Landfill, Downtown Manhattan

Why did Agnes Denes create this Wheatfield in New York?

Agnes Denes is a renowned Hungary-American and artist with numerous pioneering artworks that carried a prophetic message. She is known for her groundbreaking use of metallic inks and other non-traditional materials in creating an unusual body of exquisitely rendered prints and drawings that delineate her explorations in philosophy, mathematics, science, geography, and other disciplines. In …

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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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Ragnar Axelsson - Hunter Ole Neylsen looking for a polar bear on the ice in Thule

Ragnar Axelsson: These might be the last days of the Arctic

Ragnar Axelsson is an Icelandic born photojournalist who has been a champion for preventive measures against global warming. Born in 1958 in Iceland, RAX, as he is commonly known, has been a vocal person about the effects that rapid climatic change has had on the Arctic region. Growing up passionate about photography, RAX has been …

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Nigeria’s Makoko Floating School – Everything you need to know

Global warming has become one of the most prominent issues in today’s world. As a result, water levels are rising, and people who live in coastal communities have come across a series of challenges. However, some might not need to worry about it too much. Some architectural possibilities are emerging to help them adapt according …

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Olafur Eliasson’s Weather Project – Why did he try to recreate the sun?

Olafur Eliasson has created a gigantic installation which in 2003 took overall space in Tate Modern, London. The artwork, a sun rising out of a mist, was bound to keep any visitor in awe. In this project named The Weather Project, the Scandinavian artist recreated the sun and the sky to occupy the Turbine Hall. …

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