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Life Jackets

The renowned Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has created a wall from 2,000 life jackets that were discarded by Syrian refugees while attempting to escape the war in their homeland by crossing the Aegean Sea as part of an installation … Continue reading

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Tourist Information

Last Spring, the Vienna-based Austrian artist group Steinbrener/Dempf & Huber installed the cliffhanger — a faux tourist information booth attached to the sheer rock face next to the scenic Mirafallen in Ötschhergräben Austria. The installation was designed to underscore the impact … Continue reading

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New York City is going to the dogs

Doggy Bags, is a new public art installation on Broadway  NYC’s Manhattan Garment District. The sculptures by New York-based artist Will Kurtz are entitled Doggy Bags and are all create from  recycled materials. The works on display are diverse breeds … Continue reading

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Theory of Time

The Indian artist known as Daku created this wonderful installation for the Start Goa Festival in the state capital Panaji. Suspended netting with inverted lettering used sunlight to project text onto the streets of the old colonial city. The project was alternately titled … Continue reading

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The American Library Project

Cleveland’s main public library branch is hosting an extraordinary exhibition created by renowned British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare. The American Library consists of 6,000 books bound in colorful batik fabric displayed on back-to-back bookshelves. Many of the volumes are gold-stamped with the names … Continue reading

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Every Picture Tells A Story

Placing ordinary objects such as globes, books, lights, and furniture in wilderness locations, Norwegian artist and photographer Rune Guneriussen creates unusual narratives and surprising stories. The video below explores his artistic process in the creation of these extraordinary installations.

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The Walls Between Us

Mexican artist Bosco Sodi is preparing to create his first art installation in New York City, at Washington Square Park. Titled Muro, the installation will be built from 1,600 removable clay timbers, fired at Sodi’s studio in Oaxaca, Mexico, forming a … Continue reading

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It Only Hurts If You Laugh

Artists Mandy Smith and Hal Kirkland collaborated on a macabre interactive sculpture project called “Paper Cuts”. The touring installation, which has visited Amsterdam and London so far, replicates the infamous guillotine with a colorful version that leaves the “victim” with … Continue reading

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