Sculptures

Switzerland

Ugo Rondinone shows gold masks

Ugo Rondinone shows gold masks

Posted November 26th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Sculptures, Shows, Switzerland

Sebastien and Stephanie Janssen present their first signature artist’s jewellery project. Artist Ugo Rondinone has, for the first time, created a series of seven masks, veritable wearable sculptures in gold, realised in collaboration with goldsmith Pierre Hugo. Ugo Rondinone is a major artist of the… Read More

USA

Alexander Calder – From Avant-Garde to Iconic in L.A.

Alexander Calder – From Avant-Garde to Iconic in L.A.

Posted November 26th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Kinetic Art, Sculptures, Shows, USA

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic, the first monographic presentation of Alexander Calder’s work in a Los Angeles museum. Taking as its compass the large-scale sculpture Three Quintains (Hello Girls), a site-specific fountain commissioned by LACMA’s… Read More

Videos

Cosmic Dancer – First Art Show in Earth Orbit on Mir Space Station

Cosmic Dancer – First Art Show in Earth Orbit on Mir Space Station

Posted November 18th, 2013

Russia, Science, Sculptures, Videos

On May 22, 1993, a sculpture called the Cosmic Dancer created by the Swiss/American artist Arthur Woods was launched to the Russian Mir space station on a Progress rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Cosmic Dancer – a painted geometric form made out… Read More

USA

Doug Aitken's train sculpture will tour the United States

Doug Aitken's train sculpture will tour the United States

Posted August 1st, 2013

Contemporary Art, Events, Sculptures, USA

Artist Doug Aitken recently announced his newest project, Station to Station: A Nomadic Happening that will connect artists, musicians and creative pioneers with diverse communities, pushing art and culture outside of institutional constraints. A public art project made possible by the Levi’s® brand, Station to… Read More

Sculptures

Maya – Pixelated Sculpture Unveiled!

Maya – Pixelated Sculpture Unveiled!

Posted July 30th, 2013

England, Public Art, Sculptures

A young girl can be seen standing alone at the end of the train station platform. Who’s she with? Is she travelling alone? Engrossed in her own world, she is still and focuses on the phone she carries. As a concerned member of the public… Read More

Sculptures

Giant blue cock by Katharina Fritsch at Trafalgar Square

Giant blue cock by Katharina Fritsch at Trafalgar Square

Posted July 26th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Germany, Public Art, Sculptures

(AFP) A huge blue cockerel descended upon London’s Trafalgar Square on Thursday, but the artwork has ruffled feathers by putting the symbol of France in a site marking a famous British victory over Napoleon. Standing 4.7 metres (15.5 feet) tall and coloured a vivid ultramarine,… Read More

Shows

Monika Grzymala fills Museum with floating paper cloud

Monika Grzymala fills Museum with floating paper cloud

Monika Grzymala, the Berlin-based artist celebrated for her site-specific works that are grounded in drawing but expand into three dimensions, created a large-scale installation at the Morgan Library & Museum this summer. Titled Volumen, the work is composed of thousands of sheets of handmade paper,… Read More

Sculptures

The Venus of Google

The Venus of Google

Posted July 12th, 2013

Digital Art, Internet, Mashups, Sculptures

The Venus of Google was ‘found’ via a Google search-by-image, googling a photograph taken of an object artist M Plummer-Fernandez had been handed over in a game of exquisite corpse. The Google search returned visually similar results, one of these being an image of a… Read More

Sculptures

Arte Povera 2013 – Gilberto Zorio at Blain Southern

Arte Povera 2013 – Gilberto Zorio at Blain Southern

Posted July 11th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Italy, Sculptures

Gilberto Zorio (b. 1944, Andorno Micca, Biella, Italy) is associated with the Arte Povera generation, which originated in Italy during the mid-1960s. Utilising non-traditional and unconventional materials, Zorio was a major exponent of this movement and has continued to play an important role in the… Read More