Category: Installation

Lorenzo Quinn – Hands on the Grand Canal

Lorenzo Quinn’s new installation for the Venice Biennale is called Support.  The renowned Italian sculptor created two large hands emerging from the Grand Canal to protect and support the historic building of the Ca’ Sagredo Hotel. The hands symbolize tools that can both destroy the world, but also have the […]

25/150: Geoffrey Farmer – The Sensation

Geoffrey Farmer (b: 1967) has become an international art sensation in the years since he first attended an art class with his sister at age 21. He creates hybrid arrays of sculpture, collage, video, film and performance.  He will represent Canada at the 2017 Venice Biennale.

Zak Ové: Invisible Men

Yorkshire Sculpture Park  has just installed an extraordinary assembly of 80 sculptures by British-Trinidadian artist Zak Ové. Black and Blue: The Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness. This is a mass of identical two-metre-tall figures, placed in the park’s 18th century landscape.

Rosa Parks’ house rebuilt in Berlin

This is artist Ryan Mendoza, posing in front of Rosa Parks’ house in Berlin, where he’s rebuilt it just outside his studio, after moving it from Detroit. Parks is the civil rights activist who refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama to a white […]

Rachel Whiteread: Dollhouses

British artist Rachel Whiteread’s celebrated artwork Place (Village) is now on permanent display at the Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood in London. The sculptural work features a ‘community’ of about 150 vintage doll houses which Whiteread collected over 20 years.