Tag Archives: Installation art

Light Up Winter

If you’ve ever visited Montreal during the winter months, then you know that it can be cold, dark and dreary, but each year the Luminothérapie festival discovers new and entertaining ways to dispel the gloom and lighten up the season. … Continue reading

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Meaning Minus Truth

I’m a fool for book-based art installations, as you may have already surmised. So here’s new one called “Meaning Minus Truth Condition” by Vienna-based artist Thomas Ehgartner. Built with 8,000 recycled books, the installation in the Kunstacademie Wien also includes … Continue reading

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5,000 Books (more or less)

Madrid-based artist Alicia Martín’s amazing installation at Casa de America cultural center in the heart of Madrid appears to pour out of the building like an avalanche of literature. This piece is part of an ongoing series of installations around … Continue reading

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Boston Loves Public Art

Many thanks to Gabrielle Schaffner, Executive Director of Fort Point Arts Community, for this guest post. Each year the Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) in Boston’s downtown waterfront neighborhood presents a series of temporary public art produced by local artists. … Continue reading

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Pulp Fiction (better than pulped books)

In the Philly region, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller are famous for their spooky art installation Pandemonium in Cell Block Seven at the über-scary old Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. But they rubbed some booklovers the wrong way with … Continue reading

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