installations of contemporary art in galleries, museums and public spaces

Unusual Christmas Artist Installations You Should Not Have Missed.

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There’s so much to see around this time of year. Like crows, our heads turn at every glittery, shiny display. Buildings, balustrades and balconies are wrapped in twinkling lights and street-facing windows proudly display trimmed trees for all to see. But with so many holiday decorations, tributes and installations all over the world, you might have missed some of the most unusual and spectacular global Christmas artist installations, so we have them here for you. (more…)

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Living Statues Ironically Celebrate Trump’s Stupidest Decisions

Trump Statue initiative Living Statues

The first installment of three popped up in and around Washington D.C. in mid-July, the second installment of three appeared along Portland’s waterfront yesterday. They look like life-size gold statues depicting some of President Trump’s most divisive decisions, but in reality they are local performers painted gold and are part of commercial director Bryan Buckley’s Trump Statue Initiative. (more…)

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Artist Jammie Holmes Takes To The Skies for Justice

jammie holmes banners for George

In response to the recent murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police, artist Jammie Holmes initiated a potent public demonstration that extended across 5 cities. On Saturday, May 30 between the hours of 11:30 am and 9pm Eastern time, Airplanes with banners presenting Floyd’s final words flew above Detroit, Miami, Dallas, LA and NY connecting these places across the U.S. in a national protest supporting Minneapolis against police brutality within the African American community.⁠⠀ (more…)

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Giant Pink Bunny Knit by Grannies Left to Rot On Italian Hillside

Hase by gelitin
Rabbit, 2005 © Gelitin

Okay, so maybe that’s a crass way of referring to the unusual art installation, but it’s accurate. “Hase” (also referred to as Rabbit or Colletto Fava) is a 200 foot long by 20 foot tall knit pink rabbit that was placed in the Italian Alps by the Australian Art Collective Gelitin. The giant pink art piece was laid to rest upon a hilltop in 2005 and left there so its decay could be documented. (more…)

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Transformation of Lady Gaga for Paper Magazine. Wow.

lady gaga transformation issue paper magazine

The upcoming Transformation Special Edition Issue featuring Lady Gaga from Paper Magazine is a feast for the eyes. Turning the popular Pop Star into a half-human/half-android via photography, digital effects and motion design, the cover article focuses on the release of her upcoming album Chromatica and the accompanying visuals are nothing short of spectacular. (more…)

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