Tag: installation

Vancouver art installation designed to illuminate at sunset

Vancouver's vibrant West End community is home to one of the city's newest public art installations, which was designed to light up the neighbourhood at sunset. Westbank Corporation commissioned Vancouver-based artist Neil Campbell to design the piece for the developer's mixed-use retail and residential Zephyr building on Davie Street. Campbell's work has been featured at several exhibitions across the globe, including ...

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Steamboat Resort seeks proposals for large, outdoor art installation

Steamboat Resort is looking for artists who want to be showcased in the resort’s upcoming “What Makes You Feel Welcome In The Outdoors” installation. Steamboat Resort is now accepting proposals, and selected artist or artists will receive a commission for the creation and installation of their work. According to the resort, the ideal work would be a large, outdoor, three-dimensional piece that celebrates the ...

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Meet the junk art artist behind the giant queen bee installation in South Vancouver

The artist behind a huge queen bee art installation in an industrial area of South Vancouver says they wanted to add "a little bit of magic" to daily commuters' days."Queen BX1000" was created with recycled materials by a Montreal-based street artist known mononymously as Junko. They say it's their biggest piece to date.It is a nearly five-metre-tall statue on a vacant plot of land ...

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Major art installation celebrating Carlisle Cathedral coming soon

A MAJOR summer art installation celebrating the 900th anniversary of Carlisle Cathedral is being launched this month. Rest Under the Stars will see visitors relaxing on deckchairs in part of the cathedral while admiring the stars on its world-famous painted ceiling. Headphones with specially-created soundscapes will add to the restful atmosphere of the event, which is one of the highlights of a year-long celebration ...

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Art installation to support Ukrainian children

Artist Janno McLaughlin created an art installation to be taken around the world to show support for Ukrainian children.Ms McLaughlin hoped to wrap the quilt artwork around bomb sites.“I thought, ‘we need something symbolic, something that shows the kids about new beginnings’,” she told Sky News Australia.“Then I started to lay it out in different ways to show Ukraine how we could perhaps display ...

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Balenciaga Blows Up With an In-Store Art Installation That Translates Its Fall Collection Into Inflatable Puppets

Inflatable air puppets are no longer relegated to beckoning passersby into roadside gas stations and car washes. Thanks to Balenciaga, the floppy fun bags have entered the luxury realm. Eschewing chic, featureless mannequins, the brand opted for blow-up kinetic sculptures of its fall 2022 runway models for the windows of its midtown Manhattan flagship. “For me, the excitement is you have no idea how ...

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Renowned sand artist up against the clock as tide threatens massive installation in Tofino, B.C.

Jim Denevan is about as zen as it gets when it comes to an art project he's creating in Tofino, B.C. Four months of painstaking planning and execution will be washed away by the Pacific Ocean at 9:30 p.m. PT on Saturday.But two days before it happens, he's still working away."It's a good life lesson," said the artist from Santa Cruz, California. "Nothing is permanent."Denevan is ...

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PETA Issues Complaint Over Damien Hirst Installation in Germany – ARTnews.com

The animal rights organization PETA has filed a complaint against the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg in Germany over a Damien Hirst installation in which hundreds of flies died. In response, the city’s veterinary office issued an oral warning to the museum, and the artwork has since been dismantled. “We thought flies were not covered by the Animal Welfare Act,” Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg director Andreas Beitin told the ...

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