Category: Public Art

Live Action Sculpture: Ill-fated Love

This Muslim boy and Georgian girl play out the tragedy of their ill-fated love in live action in a 10-minute spectacle every night in the Georgian seaside town of Batumi.  Tamara Kvesitadze is the artist behind “Man and Woman,” 8-metre sculptures worked in metallic discs. The two move […]

Calder: Tapestries & Gouaches

One of the joys of living in Chicago was the city’s legendary public art, big sprawling pieces by Miro, Picasso, Henry Moore and especially Alexander Calder.  Coming upon Calder’s abstract Flamingo for the first time, bright against the stark buildings of Federal Plaza, was a memorable experience. But […]

Sculpture: Waiting for Climate Change

Climate change – in the news after release of a United Nations report – is a topic of significance for Spanish street artist Isaac Cordal.  One of the best known of his cement sculpture installations is Waiting for Climate Change, created for the Château des Ducs de Bretagne in […]