Tag: installation

How a Small-Town Art Installation Became an Unlikely TikTok Sensation – ARTnews.com

Blockbuster stubs, notes made by children, photographs of loved ones, a coupon: the preservation of the everyday always brings with it an emotional connection. That much was made clear last week when an artwork making use of these very objects became the subject of a viral TikTok, accruing hundreds of thousands of views and thousands of gushing comments. The TikTok is simple as the ...

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Paris landmark sheds its wrapper as art installation ends

After a month wrapped in silvery-blue plastic as part of an art installation, Paris landmark the Arc de Triomphe was returning to its familiar form on Monday as work to dismantle the wrapping got underway. The plan to encase the 19th century arch was originally conceived by the late Bulgarian-born artist Christo and carried out posthumously by a team that included his nephew at ...

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Gardiner art installation allows visitors to add their own heartbeat

TORONTO -- There’s something new beating under the Gardiner Expressway and you can add your own heartbeat to the installation. The Canadian premiere of Pulse Topology is a stunning interactive work of art using light and sound created by Mexican-Canadian media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. Using touch-less biometric technology, visitors can add their heartbeat to the 3,000 lights that hang from the bottom of the ...

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‘Remember the 43 Students’ art installation, series of events about the missing students comes to DSU – St George News

ST. GEORGE — To mark the seventh anniversary of the disappearance of 43 students, who went missing after visiting Iguala, a city in the state of Guererro in Mexico, Steve Lee, the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Services at Dixie State University is producing a series of events at the university. Photo of the figures that make up “Remember the 43 Students” ...

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City Council approves Aspen Art Museum installation for next summer | News

A 3D art installation was approved by Aspen City Council on Tuesday to take over the northern face of the Aspen Art Museum next summer.The installation will pay homage to Aspen’s mountain landscape while allowing museum visitors the option of viewing the piece without entering the building. It was created by Italian artist Gaetano Pesce, 81, who visited Aspen the first time he came ...

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Renowned Italian artist to encapsulate Aspen Art Museum’s façade with inflated installation

A rendering of what the facade of the front of the Aspen Art Museum will look like next summer.Courtesy image The entire façade of the front side of the Aspen Art Museum will be covered next summer with an inflated vinyl and nylon wrap and LED lights to illuminate the imagery of a mountain landscape.Aspen City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the museum’s application ...

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Work begins to wrap Arc de Triomphe for Christo-designed art installation

Visitors to Paris were surprised on Sunday when strolling up the Champs-Élysées as dozens of workers began enveloping in a shimmering wrapper a posthumous installation by artist Christo at the Arc de Triomphe monument. Workers were shuffling around the 50-metre-high, 19th-century arch setting up 25,000 square metres of silvery blue recyclable plastic wrapping, which will be on view between Sept. 18 and Oct. 3.Imagined ...

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