Tag: environmental art

Courtney Mattison: Sculptured Reefs

Courtney Mattison is an internationally recognized artist and ocean advocate working to inspire the conservation of our changing seas. She hand sculpts intricately detailed ceramic works inspired by the fragile beauty of ocean ecosystems—primarily coral reefs—and the human-caused threats they face.

Quick Hits: Antonio Briceño

Antonio Briceño is a Venezuelan photographer and biologist whose work promotes the conservation of nature and indigenous cultures. In a series called “Gods of America,” Briceño creates portraits of indigenous people set against natural and cultural landscapes.

Giulio Di Sturco: Ganga Ma

Ganga Ma is the result of a 10-year photographic journey along the Ganges by Giulio Di Sturco, documenting the effects of pollution, industrialization and climate change. The project follows the river for over 2,500 miles, from its source in the Himalayas in India to its delta in the […]

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 […]

Edith Meusnier: Textile environmental art

Edith Meusnier is a French textile and environmental artist who uses the ancient technique of plaiting and Språng (braiding on stretched threads).   The technique has been done in many parts of the world for thousands of years from the Bronze Age to the present, with silk, wool, […]