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Tom Fruin’s most recent colourful installation is to be found on top of a building near the Brooklyn Bridge Park in NYC. It represents a tribute to the hundreds of towers scattered throughout the city and part of the 2012 NYC Water Tank Project.
Matthew Chambers is a British ceramic sculpture, who clearly has come a long way from the clay wheel. His work is amazing and it gets you thinking of how exactly he manages to create these fascinating forms.
Over the past decades more and more street artists, illustrators and designers have been stepping up to declare the world as their canvas. Whether it is to depict a social or political message or to brighten up bland public spaces, old buildings and bridges, street art is thought provoking at its core.
“Forever Bicycles” is a stunning installation created by Chinese artist/activist Aiweiwei, as a part of 21 works shaped from 1983 till present, for the ‘Aiweiwei Absent’ exhibition at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan.
Cologne based artist, Simon Schubert needs no utensils to create his architecturally inspired works of art. He produces these amazingly intricate designs simply by folding and refolding a sheet of paper numerous times until he attains the desired result.
The construction of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is an annual event, now in its 12th year. The coveted commission is traditionally awarded to eminent contemporary artists and architects. This year, the Swiss architects, Herzog + De Meuron and Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei have been chosen to collaborate on the 2012 project.
A spectacular sculpture by British artist, Richard Wilson, is to hang in the planned, redesigned space of Heathrow’s Terminal 2. ‘Slipstream’, a work of art with a visibly aeronautical identity, will be unveiled in 2014, the programmed completion date of the terminal.
Cheeming Boey is an American artist / illustrator who applies his art on polystyrene disposable cups.Using just a marker he makes a commonly disposable object, something much more precious. Judging from his very interesting website, Cheeming seems to be a man of few words...
Hauser + Wirth, in London’s prestigious Savile Row, is hosting the long awaited solo exhibition of London based, Australian artist, Ron Mueck.The artist is well known for the hyper-realistic human forms of his sculptures, perfect in every detail. His work almost resembles unlikely 3D photography of realism, rescaled and presented to his public in a most unglamorous form.
The Monumenta Exhibition in the nave of the Grand Palais has opened for the fifth year. Following in the steps of Anish Kapoor who had been chosen for the 2011 event, is celebrated French artist, Daniel Buren with his wonderfully colourful interactive installation, ‘Excentrique(s).’