“Submerged”: New Underwater Artworks By Jason deCaires Taylor

"Submerged": New Underwater Artworks By Jason deCaires Taylor

Jason deCaires Taylor (previously) is a sculptor, environmentalist and underwater photographer who places his public artworks at the bottom of the ocean in locations scattered across the globe. Continue reading »

When Architecture Meets Nature: Fantastic Giant Wooden Objects Of Henrique Oliveira

When Architecture Meets Nature: Fantastic Giant Wooden Objects Of Henrique Oliveira

Henrique Oliveira’s work crosses the genres of architecture and art, challenging perceptions and labels of sculpture and painting. Primarily describing himself as a painter, Oliveira started with oil on canvas and is now additionally working with his own uniquely created style of painting, with wood. Continue reading »

Artist Dan Lam Crafts Colorful Art Of Neon Drips, Blobs, And Squishes

Artist Dan Lam Crafts Colorful Art Of Neon Drips, Blobs, And Squishes

Born in the Philippines in 1988, artist Dan Lam cultivates upon our incessant yet human interest in the oddities of texture. Continue reading »

Futuristic Large-Scale Installations Built In The Heart Of Al Ula Desert In Saudi Arabia

Futuristic Large-Scale Installations Built In The Heart Of Al Ula Desert In Saudi Arabia

A host of large-scale installations have been built amidst the canyons of the Al Ula desert in Saudi Arabia that reflect the landscape and its heritage for the returning Desert X exhibition. Previously located in the Californian desert, in the area known for hosting the annual Coachella music festival, Desert X Al Ula is the first site-responsive exhibition of its kind in Saudi Arabia. Continue reading »

“Field Of Light”: Bruce Munro Creates Colossal Light Installations Around The Globe

"Field Of Light": Bruce Munro Creates Colossal Light Installations Around The Globe

Back in 1992, when visiting Uluru in the Australian red desert, Bruce Munro felt “a compelling connection to the energy, heat and brightness of the desert landscape”. His ‘Field of Light’ is the embodiment of that experience. Continue reading »

“Origin Of The Beginning”: Surreal Woden Installations Inspired By The Childhood Memories Of Levi van Veluw

"Origin Of The Beginning": Surreal Woden Installations Inspired By The Childhood Memories Of Levi van Veluw

Dutch artist Levi van Veluw will showcase new work from a series of new installations, photographs and videos in which he draws from his own childhood memories to thematically and narratively develop his own brand ofself-portraiture. Continue reading »

Incredible Street Art And Installations By Pavel Puhov aka Pavel 183

Incredible Street Art And Installations By Pavel Puhov aka Pavel 183

Check some awesome street art works and installations, created by Pavel Puhov aka Pavel 183, a russian street art terrorist.

Pavel Pukhov fell in love with free expression when, as an 11-year-old, he stumbled upon Moscow’s infamous Tsoi Wall, an alleyway in central Moscow covered in graffiti and messages commemorating the life and cult following of rock star Viktor Tsoi. Continue reading »

Quirky Interventions By Octavi Serra Question The Rules Of Public Spaces

Quirky Interventions By Octavi Serra Question The Rules Of Public Spaces

Octavi Serra uses the structures and symbolism of public spaces to question the systems we live with and find humor in their details. The Barcelona-based artist often engages with signage to subvert its original meaning, like forming a massive arrow pointing left with safety stickers that all individually indicate to exit to the right, or adding opposite directives to a signpost for routes to “hope” and “doom”. Serra also questions strictures of space, like adding “the road is lava” to a painted crosswalk, referencing the universal childhood game, or replacing parallel parking space lines with nonsensical squiggles. Continue reading »

“Immersive Illusions”: Dazzling Photographic Art Installations By Chris Engman

"Immersive Illusions": Dazzling Photographic Art Installations By Chris Engman

If you’ve ever been so taken by an image, you wished you could step into it, then Chris Engman is the photographer for you. Literally. Intrigued by the idea that pictures were one dimensional and unable to be penetrated from a 3D perspective, Engman played with the idea of creating a three-dimensional experience. Continue reading »

Gorgeous And Intriguing Series Of Photographs By Øystein Sture Aspelund Capturing Temporary Installations Of Smoke, Light & Fire, Set In Unspoilt Nordic Landscapes

Gorgeous And Intriguing Series Of Photographs By Øystein Sture Aspelund Capturing Temporary Installations Of Smoke, Light & Fire, Set In Unspoilt Nordic Landscapes

The series “ÆON” is a collection of temporary installations of smoke, light & fire, set in unspoilt Nordic landscapes. Thematically, the series is examining our relationship with the landscape and natural habitat. It is focusing on how we, as humans, interact with our natural spaces and environments. Raising awareness and presence, the series is aiming to create a symbiosis with the installations and its surroundings, while at the same time reflecting on the so-called anthropocene epoch we live in today. Continue reading »

French Street Artist Takes Recycling To Another Level By Transforming Discarded Mattresses Into Delicious Food Sculptures

French Street Artist Takes Recycling To Another Level By Transforming Discarded Mattresses Into Delicious Food Sculptures

Yet another example that everything can be art if you are creative enough. If you have recently thrown away your old smelly mattress, you could now have the chance to bring it back home as a delicious looking treat, except for… it would hardly fit back in your bedroom. But we can definitely appreciate a healthy dose of unhealthy food in this unusual form. Continue reading »

Surreal Installations And Unexpected Viewpoint Of Myeongbeom Kim

Surreal Installations And Unexpected Viewpoint Of Myeongbeom Kim

Myeongbeom Kim builds unique works by combining everyday objects whose purposes are often in stark contrast. The sculptures are created from recognizable pieces such as birthday cake candles, canes, and pencils. Continue reading »

Colorful Installations Of Spray Paint And Mesh Form Connections Between the Analog And Digital Worlds

Colorful Installations Of Spray Paint And Mesh Form Connections Between the Analog And Digital Worlds

Hanover and Berlin-based art duo Quintessenz recently completed a large-scale installation for the newly funded Paxos Contemporary Art Project, which is currently taking place on the island of Paxos in the Adriatic sea. Although designed to be appreciated and enjoyed in person, the images of their intervention created inside of a 400-year-old ruin are quickly becoming viral due to the work’s strong contrast against the historic setting. Continue reading »

Artist Duo Creates Large Installations Based On Phrases

Artist Duo Creates Large Installations Based On Phrases

Artists Trevor Wheatley and Cosmo Dean work in pairs and create XXL installations that represent words and expressions of language. They creates 3D models and hangs them on cables, installs them on fences or in vacant lots. The two artists are now working for music festivals or fashion brands. More natural signs that make us aware of the importance of words. Continue reading »

Surreal Book And Lamp Installations By Rune Guneriussen Illuminate Norway’s Forests

Surreal Book And Lamp Installations By Rune Guneriussen Illuminate Norway’s Forests

Norwegian artist Rune Guneriussen moves elements of domestic life into the outdoors, producing large installations built from books, lamps, and other displaced objects. His works are placed in remote areas of Norway’s forest, and either balance precariously in a selected location or illuminate a particular patch of the surrounding wooded environment. Continue reading »

Amazing Street Art Installations That Cleverly Interact With Nature

Amazing Street Art Installations That Cleverly Interact With Nature
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Street art is there to surprise and inspire us, to shake up the often dull urban environments in which it can usually be found in order to give us a fresh perspective on our otherwise familiar neighborhoods and streets. But sometimes street art goes one step further than that by not only altering the world around it, but actually interacting with it. Continue reading »

Polish Street Artist Just Unveiled Art Installations In Poland Which Are Based On Advertising Columns

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Polish artist LUMP just unveiled six public art installations in Lodz, Poland which are based on advertising columns along Piotrkowska Street the longest street in Europe. The columns were transformed into giant, symbolical items – icons related to Polish People’s Republic (1952-1989). The installations of LUMP are the first part of international, public art project UNIQA Art Lodz directed by Michał Bieżyński. Continue reading »

This L.A. Studio Creates Fun And Colorful Balloon Installations

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With her mission statement being to bring “a little piece of wonder” into the lives of others, Jihan Zencirli created Geronimo Balloons. Started in 2011, Jihan and her team use giant colorful balloons to create elaborate decorations, backdrops, and company branding. Rather than focusing on just creating a beautiful or aesthetically pleasing visual product, Jihan aims to create a feeling of wonder and delight inside of her audience by producing creations they don’t see everyday. Continue reading »

Scarlett Hooft Graafland Creates Surreal Installations Over The Beautiful Landscapes

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Working at the intersection of sculpture, performance and photography, Dutch artist Scarlett Hooft Graafland created a series, titled ‘Soft Horizons, Bolivia‘, that explores how sculpture can beautifully intervene in natural landscapes. Continue reading »

An Artist Made A Colorful Floor Installations Inspired By The Optical Illusions

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Glasgow-based artist Jim Lambie can transform any space into a visual delight with his geometric tape designs. Using everyday vinyl tape, he creates angles and lines of contrasting colors that suggest movement and optical illusions. Continue reading »

Spanish Artists Creates Attractive Urban Installations From Salvaged Tires

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Tires in a city don’t seem out of place; but artists OOSS, Iago Buceta, and Mateu Targa have put the familiar objects in an entirely new context with their latest collaboration, Pneumàtic. Cut, salvaged tires are placed in both linear and circular arrangements along the ground, against brick walls, and in line with concrete stairs. Continue reading »

Fluorescent Light Installations by Yochai Matos

Fluorescent Light Installations by Yochai Matos
Multidisciplinary artist Yochai Matos lives and works in Tel Aviv where he creates a wide variety of indoor and outdoor artworks that span the gamut from street art to collage, photography, painting, and especially his brilliant fluorescent light bulb installations seen here. Continue reading »

Book Installations by Mike Stilkey

Book Installations by Mike Stilkey

Los Angeles native Mike Stilkey has always been attracted to painting and drawing not only on vintage paper, record covers and book pages, but on the books themselves. Using a mix of ink, colored pencil, paint and lacquer, Stilkey depicts a melancholic and at times a whimsical cast of characters inhabiting ambiguous spaces and narratives of fantasy and fairy tales. A lingering sense of loss and longing hints at emotional depth and draws the viewer into their introspective thrall with a mixture of capricious poetry, wit, and mystery. His work is reminiscent of Weimar-era German expressionism and his style has been described by some as capturing features of artists ranging from Edward Gorey to Egon Schiele.

His work has been exhibited throughout the United States as well as internationally, at galleries and museums such as the Bristol City Museum in the UK, LeBasse Projects in Culver City, CA, Kinsey/DesForges Gallery in Culver City, CA, David B. Smith Gallery in Denver, CO, Gilman Contemporary Gallery, Ketchum, ID, and Rice University Gallery, Houston, TX. Continue reading »