Doug Aitken’s train sculpture will tour the United States

Doug Aitken’s train sculpture will tour the United States

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

Maya – Pixelated Sculpture Unveiled!

Maya – Pixelated Sculpture Unveiled!

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

Giant blue cock by Katharina Fritsch at Trafalgar Square

Giant blue cock by Katharina Fritsch at Trafalgar Square

(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

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

The Venus of Google

The Venus of Google

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

Arte Povera 2013 – Gilberto Zorio at Blain Southern

Arte Povera 2013 – Gilberto Zorio at Blain Southern

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

NSA Cracked Kryptos Sculpture Years Before CIA

NSA Cracked Kryptos Sculpture Years Before CIA

July 11th, 2013 | Sculptures, USA

With all the latest news on the NSA scandal it comes to no surprise that No Such Agency already cracked the famous Kryptos Sculpture code for fun in 1992 and didn’t even tell their buddies at the CIA about it. The Kryptos Sculpture is an… Read More

Sicily – Art and Invention between Greece and Rome

Sicily – Art and Invention between Greece and Rome

July 8th, 2013 | Italy, Sculptures, Shows

An island at the crossroads of the Mediterranean, Sicily occupied a pivotal place in antiquity between Greece, North Africa, and the Italian peninsula. Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome, on view at the Getty Villa until August 19, 2013, showcases ancient Sicily as… Read More

Princeton website makes significant sculpture collections accessible

Princeton website makes significant sculpture collections accessible

June 27th, 2013 | Collections, Internet, Sculptures

A new mobile-friendly website developed by the Princeton University Art Museum now offers comprehensive access to the distinguished campus art collection installed across the Princeton University campus over the last 50 years. The Campus Art at Princeton website was designed to function both as a… Read More

Making a Spanish Polychrome Sculpture

Making a Spanish Polychrome Sculpture

June 21st, 2013 | Materials, Sculptures, Spain

Seventeenth-century Spanish polychrome sculpture was intended to appear as lifelike as possible. Compared to bronze or marble statues, sculpted and painted wooden figures–often with glass eyes and wigs–achieve a remarkable realistic effect. Artists specialized in particular Spanish polychromy techniques, such as estofado: painting and incising… Read More