Posts tagged "sculpture"
A cross between a cooling tower and a Van de Graaff Generator

A cross between a cooling tower and a Van de Graaff Generator

Contemporary artist and luminaire designer Bruce Munro has been commissioned to create a pendant light for a tall and narrow stairwell in London. The result is a piece of illuminated sculpture, a funky piece which references early scientific instruments. It’s like a cross between a cooling tower and a Van de Graaff Generator, says Bruce Munro. Munro...
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...
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,...
NordArt - Northern Europe largest annual art exhibition

NordArt – Northern Europe largest annual art exhibition

The first NordArt took place in 1999, since then it has established itself as Northern Europe’s largest annual art exhibition. The NordArt is a work of art in its own right and is designed as such each year. More than 200 international artists, selected by a jury, present a comprehensive panorama of contemporary art. Each...
Porcelain characters, made to dislike

Porcelain characters, made to dislike

Remedios Vincent is presenting a series of FEEAS, porcelain characters, made to dislike. They have been created from broken pieces of porcelain, bought in antique markets and recomposed, not in the most correct way, but in the funniest and most macabre way that occurred to him. I try to preserve the antique patina that they...
A metaphor for growth and gaining knowledge

A metaphor for growth and gaining knowledge

For the entrance of Netherlands exam institute CITO Dutch designer Ineke Hans designed an impressive light object. A big tree, metaphor for growth and gaining knowledge, changes colour day and night through a LED heartbeat. For the topfloor – which is one of the highest spots in Arnhem – Ineke Hans designed roof terrace with...
Giant rock sculpture by Arik Levy

Giant rock sculpture by Arik Levy

Giant rock is part of a series of pieces entitled «bigger than man» where Arik Levy experienced the object we are looking at becoming a counterbalance in space, a new gravity of both visual and emotional parameters. At first sight we say rock!, but at a second glance we realize it is not what we...
A transformed flower for life

A transformed flower for life

“Transformed Flower,” a new public art sculpture designed and built by Phillip K. Smith, III, principal of The Art Office was installed in May, 2008 as part of the newly renovated Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park in Kansas City. The sculpture was commissioned by Kansas City resident and philanthropist, Annette Bloch, as a...
New decanter sculptures by Etienne Meneau

New decanter sculptures by Etienne Meneau

Etienne Meneau is the a French designer that makes the really different wine carafes. Now he is back with two new unique decanter sculptures. Below is one of them. You can see the other one here. Earlier decanters by Etienne Meneau here. Ping Intressant.se tags technorati : etienne meneau decanters carafes wine Andra bloggar om:...