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Aerial Net Sculptures Loom Over Public Squares in Janet Echelman’s ‘Earthtime’ Installations

 Art #earthquakes #fiber art #installation #sculpture #site-specific #time October 7, 2021 Grace Ebert “Earthtime 1.78” (2021), Vienna. All images © Janet Echelman, shared with permission Suspended in public squares and parks, the knotted sculptures that comprise Janet Echelman’s Earthtime series respond to the destructive, overpowering, and uncontrollable forces that impact life on the planet. …

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Woven Bamboo Installations by Tanabe Chikuunsai IV Sprout from Ceilings and Walls in Tangled Forms

 Art #bamboo #installation #site-specific #weaving #wood October 5, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Mingei Gallery, shared with permission Japanese artist Tanabe Chikuunsai IV threads strips of bamboo together into monumental works that appear to grow from walls and ceilings. His hollow, circular creations utilize a style of rough weaving that his family …

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Lights and Painted Blocks of Color Intersect in a Perspective-Bending Installation by Luftwerk

 Art #color #installation #LED lights #light #site-specific August 9, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Luftwerk, shared with permission A deceptively trippy installation by Chicago-based duo Luftwerk (previously) immerses viewers in a distorted environment of color and sound. Relying entirely on physical properties for its illusions, Open Square connects two spaces that are painted …

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Thousands of Fresh and Artificial Flowers Overrun an Abandoned Convenience Store in a Small Michigan Town

 Art #consumerism #flowers #installation #site-specific #stores July 30, 2021 Grace Ebert All images by Christian Gerard, courtesy of Lisa Waud, shared with permission Port Austin, Michigan, is a picturesque village on the Lake Huron shoreline lauded for its beaches, water sports, and vegetable-shaped rock formations. With a population in the hundreds, the small community …

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Candid Murals by Street Artist Escif Cleverly Respond to Political Issues and Current Events

 Art #humor #murals #public art #site-specific #street art May 13, 2021 Grace Ebert “Espoire” in Lozzi, France. All images © Escif, shared with permission Street artist Escif (previously) utilizes muted color palettes and straightforward motifs to convert walls around his home city of Valencia and other locations throughout Europe into perceptive ruminations on capitalism, …

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Swaths of Tulle Billow from Site-Specific Installations by Ana María Hernando

 Art #installation #site-specific #textiles March 1, 2021 Grace Ebert “Solo se escuchaba el aire (Only The Air Was Heard)” (2020), tulle, wood, metal, 125 x 120 x 258 inches. Installation at the Château de la Napoule, La Napoule Art Foundation, France. Photo by Sebastian Collett. All images © Ana María  Hernando, shared with permission …

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