Water art

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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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Bill Viola - The Crossing, 1996

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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Why did Francis Alÿs push a block of ice for 9 hours?

Francis Alÿs is known for using poetic and metaphorical techniques to highlight the political and social realities of his city. Often, the issues he addresses range from national border politics to globalism and areas of conflict in his community and the effects of modernism. As one of the most well-known conceptual artists from Mexico, his

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Steve McCurry’s monsoon photos from India & beyond – Devastatingly real

Steve McCurry is no stranger to success, having built a name for himself as one of the world’s most respected photographers. He has won numerous international awards and acclaim for his consistent and impactful repertoire and has sold books in the millions across the world. In particular, some of his most talked-about works are his

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Jaume Plensa’s giant Crown Fountain sculpture in Chicago spits out water

Within Chicago’s Millennium Park stands an interactive piece of art that the public never seems to have enough of. Designed by Jaume Plensa, a Catalan artist, the fountain is an illustration of how creativity and technology can mingle to form an enchanting piece of work. Crown Fountain The work, which was unveiled in July 2004

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Olafur Eliasson’s freestanding waterfall in Versailles

In his 2016 work on the Versailles waterfall, Olafur Eliasson made displacements and destabilization which have changed the perceptions people had about the famous landmark. Before he began his work, he approached the Chateau and gardens of Versailles to experiment whether the project was implementable. His work didn’t involve installing objects but rather coming up

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