Posts tagged "art"
An open house as platform for art and design

An open house as platform for art and design

Studio Job has purchased and reconstructucted a villa by one of Gerrit Rietveld’s pupils, the architect D.L. Sterenberg. Sterenberg, strongly influenced by his master, designed this characteristic modernist villa with a flat roof, a highly functional and cost-efficient design. The villa is located in the quite village of Bergeyk, near Eindhoven. For years Studio Job...
Herman Miller youth art project

Herman Miller youth art project

Herman Miller has collaborated with the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) and ArtPrize to give students opportunity to design art that expressed their own unique perspective. The students were invited to address four major topics, including sustainability, cultural diversity, arts and community, and volunteerism. They worked with an unusual canvas—a set of the company’s...
Enlightened Waste at London Design Festival

Enlightened Waste at London Design Festival

As part of the 2011 London Design festival, Marion Friedmann Gallery presents Enlightened Waste, the first UK exhibition to showcase the work of French-Mexican designer Thierry Jeannot and Austrian artist Gisela Stiegler. Both Thierry Jeannot  and Gisela Stiegler use waste packaging material to create enchanting light sculptures. The exhibition will be conceived as a magnificent...
Radioactive Control by Luzinterruptus

Radioactive Control by Luzinterruptus

The intervention “Radioactive Control” by Luzinterruptus was created for the Dockville Festival in Hamburg which tried to demonstrate the paranoia that we are suffering from since the escape of radioactive material in Japan, has brought into question the safety systems at the nuclear power plants. With our mysterious army of 100 illuminated radioactive figures, which...
Walter Raes at London Design Festival

Walter Raes at London Design Festival

Walter Raes will be exhibiting his new installation, ‘DUN ROAMIN’ at Oratory House, adjacent to the V&A museum in the heart of London Design Festival this September. Raes was born in Belgium, and though he has lived and worked in London for more than twenty years, he is steeped in the Belgian surrealist tradition. Walter Raes is...
Loch Ness, non-site by Gerard Byrne

Loch Ness, non-site by Gerard Byrne

Loch Ness, non-site is an investigation by Gerard Byrne into the role of photography today and its undermined credibility as a form of evidence in the digital era. Gerard Byrne is best known for using film, photography and installation to explore indicative moments in our recent history. In his films the casts re-enact conversations originally...
UK light artist Bruce Munro in Longwood Gardens

UK light artist Bruce Munro in Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens, one of the world’s great display gardens, has commissioned UK light artist Bruce Munro to present a debut, garden-wide exhibition, LIGHT!, in the summer of 2012. This is Munro’s first garden installation in the US and will showcase never-before-seen views of Longwood at night. LIGHT! will feature seven large-scale outdoor installations, two installations...
Pilane - contemporary art in an ancient cultural landscape

Pilane – contemporary art in an ancient cultural landscape

Contemporary art in an old cultural landscape – Sculpture in Pilane on Tjörn is a great experience for everyone, young and old alike. Pilane is one of the most beautifully located historic sites in Sweden with about 90 judgment circles, standing stones and stone circles dating from the Iron Age. The ancient remains are surrounded...
Michael Young - Works in China

Michael Young – Works in China

In 2004 Michael Young settled in Hong Kong in order to develop industrial design projects in China. Over the course of time, this process exposed him to enumerate fascinating technologies in factories he felt he could not exploit fully for industrial production. The result of these experiences has led to the creation of an exhibition...
Rock Strangers at the statue of Liberty

Rock Strangers at the statue of Liberty

A 200 foot high digital sculpture was unveiled on top of the flame of the Statue of Libery, New York City yesterday – 4th of July – to mark the launch of the Beck’s Green Box Project. Rock Strangers, created by Belgian artist Arne Quinze, marked both the launch of the Beck’s Green Box Projects,...