Marc Fornes / Theverymany

For the last ten years, the art and architecture studio Marc Fornes/Theverymany have been creating installations that disrupt notions of form, structure and space. Their works aim to create a whimsical experience for visitors while adding appeal to the surrounding space. The studio, which is based in New York and France, has installations all over the […]

‘Matter to Matter’ by Arthur Analts

The Latvian National Museum of Art recently coordinated Latvia’s representation at the second London Design Biennale. They chose designer Arthur Analts of Variant Studio, and his installation titled Matter to Matter to represent their country. Analts’ piece was inspired by his hometown and Latvia’s Capital, Riga, and its surrounding forests. Because of Riga’s proximity to the Baltic […]

WRECK by Bentu Design

Bentu Design recently released a new project titled WRECK, a series of furniture and sculptures that are created using recycled ceramics. For the project, Bentu collected ceramic waste from Chaozhou, China, which supplies 70% of the world’s daily-use ceramic pieces. Through this series, Bentu hopes to show the changing social and economic environment in Chaozhou, where […]

Shirt sculpture in abandoned building

British sculptor Alex Chinneck creates his work by transforming existing building exteriors with surreal twists. Chinneck’s newest work is a building suited with a larger-than-life zipper that appears to be unzipping the walls to create a collar. The zipper, collar and color of the building give it the appearance of a retro polo shirt. The work is located […]

Giant Hands Reach Out from Below Venice

Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn is a leading sculptor whose work is inspired by masters like Michelangelo. Quinn is most known for his creations of human hands, through which he tries to represent themes of creation and destruction. Below are images of two massive hands which Quinn installed in Venice for Art Biennale 2017. With this […]

Depicting Nature With Clay

Clay is a material we are all familiar with. Most of us played with it at some point or tried to make a sculptural thing out of it in school. To produce serious work from this material, a great amount of skill and patience is needed. Phoebe Cummings, who is an artist that got her MA […]

Dynamics in Impermanence by Nicole Larkin

In its twentieth year, Sculptures by the Sea in Sydney made a roaring debut.  One submission with particular verve is Nicole Larkin‘s “Dynamics in Impermanence” at Bondi Beach.  The structure is made from birch plywood, stainless steel, and concrete and is then lit at night. Its location on a rocky outcrop allows the piece to […]

Opening Next Week: Moholy-Nagy at the AIC

  After spending over three months at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the exhibition Moholy-Nagi: Future Present will be coming to Chicago next week. The much anticipated show covers a breadth of work by renowned international artist László Moholy-Nagy. “Painting, photography, film, sculpture, advertising, product design, theater sets—László Moholy-Nagy (American, born Hungary, 1894–1946) did it all. Future Present, […]

Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Floating Piers

Having now been removed and industrially recycled, The Floating Piers by Christo and Jeanne-Claude exists only in photograph and memory. The project was conceived by the pair in 1970, in 2014 Christo finally found a suitably perfect location, and in 2016 for a total of 16 days the piece was on display on Italy’s Lake Iseo. […]