Category: Installation

Park Avenue Armory: Billowing in a Field of Swings

The Park Avenue Armory’s new installation by internationally recognized artist Ann Hamilton, revered for the sensory surrounds of her large-scale, multi-media installations, is making waves — waves from sound (a new recording every night) and waves of billowing fabric. The installation consists of 42 swings, a large billowing […]

Collecting: Flotsam & Jetsam

How fascinating.  Mexican-born artist Gabriel Orozco created this two-part sculptural and photographic installation made up of thousands of items of flotsam and jetsam that the artist gathered at two sites—a playing field near his home in New York and a protected coastal biosphere in Baja California Sur, Mexico, […]

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Heartbeat

Pulse Park – an interactive light installation by Canadian-Mexican artist  Rafael Lozano-Hemmer – transforms Westpark at Bochum, Germany, into a sea of lights, brought to life by the heartbeats of passers-by.  A computer-operated sensor measures the activity of each visitor’s heart and translates the data into sound and […]

Claude Cormier’s Pink Balls

Les Boules Roses by Claude Cormier and Associates was created using 200,000 resin balls which create a canopy that stretches over 1 kilometre through Montreal. It’s the second year the landscape architect has installed Pink Balls as part of Aires Libres, an arts festival that turns over a […]

Pot Lids at the Palace of Versailles

Portuguese contemporary artist Joana Vasconcelos this week became the first woman featured in an exhibit at Château de Versailles. The state apartments and gardens outside Paris are full of her art, made of household materials, Vasconcelos’s way of focusing on women who worked in the palace, instead of […]