These umbrellas exemplify how an everyday object becomes art. Enjoy these parasols. (Click images for credits)
Finnish photographer Riitta Päiväläinen uses discarded clothing from second-hand shops and flea markets to carry silent, unknown stories and histories. By freezing the garment or letting the wind fill it with air, she is able to create a sculptural space, which reminds her of its former user. Her […]
Fascinated by the Antarctic tundra, Andrea Juan creates works that place boldly colored man-made objects against the ice. In New Species (2011) bright colors warm the landscape while reminding the viewer of global warming.
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 […]
Greg Haberny is known for his wildly styled, spontaneous work. His background in filmmaking enables him to offer strong visual clues, for example when he regenerates vintage comics, pin-up girls and baby boomer advertising. “His work is a strong personal expression and involves a very physical process mixing […]