Art projects in February 2014
The most significant events in the world of art and examples of boundless imagination of artists over the past month.
Art does not stand still, and every day there is a lot of interesting projects in the world, which attract the attention of society. Among all the works can be distinguished those long remembered for its beauty, originality and execution of ideas. It is these projects receive recognition and respect, cause delight and pleasing to the eye.
We have selected for you 17 of the most interesting art installations and projects over the past month.
Air network Janet Eshelman
Janet Eshelman - American artist who is known for being set in the streets of large suspended sculptures. Techniques to create his works, she had learned from the Indian fisherman, masterfully controlled from the network. Now the artist is working on a huge 300-meter installation in Vancouver.
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Africa Burn - an annual event that takes place in the desert Tankva Karoo in South Africa. One of the most impressive installations this year - nine-meter sculpture, which was created by the artist Daniel Popper. Titanium height of 3 storeys equipped with LED backlighting.
Libya molten ceramic Marin
Chilean artist Livia Marin decided to give a second life to a broken ceramic. Nomad Patterns - a series of 32 sculptures. Broken cups, mugs and other kitchen utensils as if spread out over the surface of the table, while retaining elements of the painting.
Thousands of colorful satin ribbons
In the cathedral of the Episcopal Church USA Grace Cathedral there was an art installation created by artist Anna Patterson. More than a thousand tapes down from under the arches of the cathedral, symbolizing faith, connecting the earth and the heavens. The installation of belts total length of 20 kilometers artist took 8 days.
Cube light and shade
The American designer has created Anil Yeah stunning in its beauty lamp SHADOW CUBE. The intricate pattern on the surface reminiscent of Arabic script and the play of light and shadow turns an ordinary wooden cube into a real masterpiece of art.
Luxury stained glass in the botanical garden of
Botanical Garden Kosmovitral in the Mexican city of Toluca is decorated with luxurious stained glass. Author of the project - Leopoldo Flores, a local artist who in 1975 initiated the establishment of this architectural masterpiece. The creation of stained glass has been spent 45 tons of blown glass and 25 tonnes of lead. Today the halls decorated with enormous botanical garden frescoes and mosaics, which are collected from more than half a million colorful pieces.
The great ship of cardboard
Preparing for Halloween last year, my friends Josh, Mike and Joel decided to celebrate in a big way and built a huge ship out of cardboard. Materials are collected from all around, if only to create a treasured decoration.
What book are six ways you can read
In Germany we found a book that can be read in six different ways. The publication is fixed with metal clips, which are opened, you can read a particular publication. This type of binding called "dos-a-dos", from the French "back to back" and is hardly used today.
Sculptures made of aluminum wire
Korean artist Song Mo Pak surprises with exquisite sculptures, which are made of a tight wound in layers of aluminum wire. The works shown here belong to the Brooklyn series "The Man", in which the author recreates in detail the wrinkles, folds in clothing and body muscles.
Horse head welcome sailors in Scotland
The seven-year construction of two giant horse head tridtsatimetrovoy project Andy Scott in the Scottish town of Falkirk has entered its final stage. Composition "Kelpie", named after a mythical water creature who loves to turn into a black horse, will be a central element of the eco-park Helix and a good reminder of the role of horses in the history of Scotland.
Monstrum site in Moscow
Fantasy designers from Monstrum boundless, their incredible works of art delight children in many European cities, and now the guys got up to Russia. In Moscow's Gorky Park was opened a children's playground in the form of a giant octopus, gets to the ocean liners.
Geometric sculpture Ben Foster
New Zealand sculptor Ben Foster makes inorganic visualization animals. For all his works are characterized by rigorous geometric shapes. Each of his sculptures, whether it be a dog howling at the moon, or a horse grazing in a meadow, it blurs the boundaries between the abstract and the real.
A giant hedgehog in London
A huge seven-foot hedgehog was established in London specifically for the David Attenborough series. To create this urchin, it took 2 months and 2,000 soft spikes of wood, which is 12 feet long and 8 feet wide.
Book history of the pages of
Ships, scary monsters and mermaids simply emerges from the sculptor-open books from Pennsylvania, whose name is Jodi Harvey-Brown.
The famous sculptor Brad Spencer turned conventional brickwork into a work of art. The inscription reads: "Life - an open book", and it is truly so, as for those who want to see the beauty in the world, will be able to find it even in ordinary masonry.
Barcelona sculptor Jordi Diez Fernandez - a true master at working with metal. His latest work - a tribute to the engineer Ildefonso Cerda - an outstanding scientist of the XIX century.
installation in the Sahara "Desert Breath"
At first it may seem that this is an oasis, but in fact it is an art installation DAST creative team, which completed the project in 1997. The whole construction is a 100 000 square meters in the desert between the Red Sea coast and mountain bases. 178 convex and concave cones contain 8000 cubic meters of sand.