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“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).’
This surrealistic outdoor installation is the work of Kurdish/Turkish artist, Ahmet Ogut. This young artist, known for a sense of humour and social comment within his work, submitted the inflatable piece for the TRACK exhibition in Ghent, Belgium.
Melvin Light is one of the world’s smallest Rube Goldberg (chain reaction) machines, recently created by the HEYHEYHEY design team.This project follows their initial Melvin the Machine venture, a huge installation created for the 2009 Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven.
Ron Gilad's objects are the end-result of what might be called "three-dimensional concepts". He uses simple geometries to describe the transformation of objects, in an imaginary dimension. Many of the ideas he has been developing for years relate to foundational concepts of the history of form, as well as to architecture, art, and design.