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Vivid Spectrums of Color Radiate from Chris Wood’s Intricate Installations of Dichroic Glass

 Art #glass #installation #light #sculpture June 10, 2022 Grace Ebert Commission for Clé de Peau Beauté “Light,” says Chris Wood, “is the purest form of radiance.” The Cambridgeshire-based artist is known for her dazzling installations made of dichroic glass—this transparent material produces a shifting spectrum of color depending on the viewpoint—that emit phenomenal prisms …

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The Precious Nature of Water Ripples Through Maya Lin’s Sprawling Installations

 Art #glass #installation #site-specific #water #wood May 26, 2022 Gabrielle Lawrence “Marble Chesapeake & Delaware Bay” (2022), glass marbles and adhesive. Image courtesy of the artist and Pace Gallery. All photos by Echard Wheeler, shared with permission Water is both versatile and undisguised. Its magnitude is only made possible by its minute, microscopic makeup, …

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In ‘Forothermore,’ Artist Nick Cave Harnesses the Power of Beauty and Art to Inspire Change

 Art #fashion #installation #sculpture #social justice May 17, 2022 Grace Ebert Soundsuits. All photos by Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago, shared with permission From floral Soundsuits and found-object sculptures to a multicolor web of millions of pony beads, Forothermore surveys the 30-plus-year career of artist Nick Cave. The retrospective, which draws its name from …

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PRIME: A Behemoth New Book Surveys A Broad Segment of Millennial Artists Working Today

 Art Photography #books #installation #painting #sculpure May 12, 2022 Grace Ebert Tau Lewis. All images courtesy of Phaidon, shared with permission Across nearly 450 pages, PRIME: Art’s Next Generation offers a broad and insightful survey of the Millenials defining the future of the art world. As its title suggests, the massive tome is a …

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A Chromatic Installation by Felipe Pantone Turns a Public Walkway into an Architectural Kaleidoscope

 Art #color theory #installation #public art #site-specific May 6, 2022 Grace Ebert Photo by Matt Alexander. All images © Felipe Pantone, shared with permission Argentinian-Spanish artist Felipe Pantone (previously) magnifies the prismatic principles that ground his Subtractive Variability series to a phenomenal scale in the newly installed “Quick Tide.” Whether working in kinetic sculpture …

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Loose Threads Dangle in Bright, Bold Gradients in HOTTEA’s Kaleidoscopic Installations

 Art #installation #site-specific #yarn May 2, 2022 Grace Ebert “John Candy,” Houston. All images © HOTTEA, shared with permission Suspended from gallery ceilings or strung across an open courtyard, innumerable lengths of yarn comprise the chromatic installations by artist Eric Rieger, aka HOTTEA (previously). He arranges the soft textiles in concentric circles or wide …

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Web-Like String Installations by Chiharu Shiota Hold Tension Between Absence and Existence

 Art #installation #site-specific #string April 28, 2022 Grace Ebert  A profound sense of curiosity and a search for answers consumes Chiharu Shiota’s practice. The Osaka-born, Berlin-based artist is known for her massive installations that crisscross and intertwine string into mesh-like labyrinths. Simultaneously dense in construction and delicate and airy, the site-specific works rely …

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Monumental Installations by Henrique Oliveira Explore the Eerie Inner Nature of Architecture

 Art #installation #nature #sculpture April 27, 2022 Kate Mothes “Desnatureza” (2011). All images courtesy of the artist and shared with permission Erupting from floors, doorways, and furniture, artist Henrique Oliveira’s artworks (previously) are a remarkable comment on the relationship between the built environment and the power of nature. In installations that explore the relationship …

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Life and Death Converge in a Two-Sided Field of 17,000 Steel Flowers by Zadok Ben-David

 Art #flowers #installation #steel March 22, 2022 Grace Ebert Detail of “Blackfield” (2021) at Kew. Photo by Roger Wooldridge. All images courtesy of Kew Gardens, shared with permission At the heart of Zadok Ben-David’s Natural Reserve on view at Kew Gardens is a low-lying plot sprouting nearly 1,000 plant species. The sprawling, ecologically diverse …

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Elaborately Layered Gardens by Ebony G. Patterson Hide Haunting Messages Within Dazzling Displays

 Art #birds #butterflies #fabric #flowers #installation #mixed media #paper March 10, 2022 Grace Ebert “when the land is in plumage…” (2020), glitter, glue, beads, plaster, conch shells, gold leaf, porcelain, paint, trimmings, jewelry, embellishments, fabric, jacquard tapestry, and paraffin wax, 9 x 16. 4 x 10.3 feet. All images courtesy of moniquemeloche, shared with …

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