Installation

Felix Kiessling’s Taumel Exhibition Explores The Effects Of Urban Materialism Through Art – Fine Art Photography Article

Felix Kiessling’s Taumel Exhibition Explores The Effects Of Urban Materialism Through Art Drawing connections between materials and space, the pieces comprising Kiessling’s exhibition are made from items we encounter in urban areas: in construction sites, public spaces, and buildings we commonly interact with. His two sculptures titled ‘And the world turned silent for a little while Rot/Weiss’; encompass two old steel doors that were crushed by an 800 kilogram concrete weight, painted in red and white respectively. Other works include…

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An Illusory, Infinite Staircase In Japan By Argentinian Artist Leandro Erlich – Fine Art Photography Article

An Illusory, Infinite Staircase In Japan By Argentinian Artist Leandro Erlich The piece is part of the group exhibition ‘The power of things’. This new work is one of Erlich’s numerous installations that seemingly defy the laws of gravity, by warping the everyday function of a staircase. Naturally, a normal staircase is a construction that provides transit between two different areas—in Erlich’s artwork, as the audience begins to interact with it, they are immersed into a physical space with a…

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Charlotte Thrane’s Unique Sculptural Works Feature Contrasting Textures And Colors – Fine Art Photography Article

Charlotte Thrane’s Unique Sculptural Works Feature Contrasting Textures And Colors Working with themes of the body and tactile experience, Thrane strives to create large-scale works that elicit a feeling of closeness. Her process involves selecting materials and using physical activities such as folding, stacking, bending, squeezing, stretching, dipping, and tying. “The works therefore function as a form of registration of these bodily actions, as well as the physicality, temporality, and changeability that are basic conditions of our existence,” she explains.…

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Isa Genzken’s Window Explores Themes Of Travel, Perspective, And Human Experience – Fine Art Photography Article

Isa Genzken’s Window Explores Themes Of Travel, Perspective, And Human Experience While Genzken’s practice is highly diverse, she has continually brought the viewer into an immersive space by integrating elements of mixed media into sculpture. Her work borrows from the aesthetics of Minimalism, punk culture, and assemblage art to confront the uneasy social climate of capitalism and the contemporary human experience. This new body of work expands on the theme of travel, a topic of enduring resonance. Through elements of…

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Marble Detritus Finds New Meaning In Fabio Viale’s Monumental Installation – Fine Art Photography Article

Marble Detritus Finds New Meaning In Fabio Viale’s Monumental Installation The Piedmont artist has displayed 18 tons of stone chippings and marble sculptures cascading from the ceiling into the floor, filling the white space of the Florentine gallery. The art installation, titled ‘Emergences’, is a transposition of the ‘Root’la’ performance carried out by the artist in the Gioia quarry of Carrara, Italy. The artwork resembles a portion of the quarry’s ‘raveneto’, an area in which inutile rubble and chippings discarded…

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Liva Isakson Lundin’s Fascinating Installations Give New Form To Material – Fine Art Photography Article

Liva Isakson Lundin’s Fascinating Installations Give New Form To Material Lundin’s thought-provoking and playful installations resemble rubber bands, ribbons and even suction cups, bringing together contrasting materials in unforeseen ways. Her works hold the contradiction of being both static and flowing, although they are indeed fixed. For example, in ‘To Hold Sway’ (2018), strips of steel curl and curve through the air as if they were silk, yet the numerous black ropes holding the metal in place at varying angles,…

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Renowned Conceptual Artist Xu Zhen Explores The Delicate Art Of Falling – Fine Art Photography Article

Renowned Conceptual Artist Xu Zhen Explores The Delicate Art Of Falling The Shanghai-based conceptual artist frequently considers socio-political themes through installation, sculpture, and mixed media. In his recent performance piece, acquired by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Zhen considers notions of fragility, balance, and the perceived limits of possibility. In the piece, a group of performers are mysteriously suspended in air, appearing to defy gravity as they float, mid-way through an apparent collapse. Whilst they remain poised at…

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Tara Donovan’s Bulbous, Undulating Works Consider The Beauty In Everyday Objects – Fine Art Photography Article

Tara Donovan’s Bulbous, Undulating Works Consider The Beauty In Everyday Objects Massive in scale, Donovan’s sculptural compositions explore themes of accumulation and aggregation. By making use of mass-produced goods that are ubiquitous in society but often overlooked, Donovan’s works force the viewer to reconsider their actions and habits in a world fuelled by consumption. Her commitment to an effortful, laboured, and site-responsive methodology connects her to movements such as Postminimalism and Process Art, with comparisons to artists such as Richard…

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No Tears For The Creatures Of The Night Is Berger&Berger’s Atmospheric Installation – Fine Art Photography Article

No Tears For The Creatures Of The Night Is Berger&Berger’s Atmospheric Installation Laurent P. Berger and Cyrille Berger, respectively a visual artist and an architect, are known for their fusing of multiple art forms within their interactive works. With a consistent emphasis on balancing light and visuals, the pair’s works invite viewers to engage the senses while interacting with the spaces they create. In ‘No Tears for the Creatures of the Night’, an ostensibly straightforward maze of gray walls made…

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2019 Round-Up: Our 5 Most Read Art Stories – Fine Art Photography Article

2019 Round-Up: Our 5 Most Read Art Stories Be it utilizing innovative technologies to create digital art, or creating a fortress of concrete buildings and abstract sculptures in the middle of a desert, the art we have listed here represents just a fracture of what we’ve witnessed in 2019. One artist took aluminum and fiber taken from a psychiatric facility to create five minimalist artworks, others created an installation of ocean waves that play on the viewer’s perception by glistening…

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