Category: Art

4 months ago

A Dramatic Sculptural Art Installation Travels From Inside To Outside At This Restaurant

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Aidlin Darling Design created a sculptural ceiling accent for Wexler’s, a barbeque restaurant located in San Francisco, California.

The striking black sculptural detail travels from the interior of the restaurant out to the facade, where it covers the entryway and adds a contemporary element to the h… Read..

9 months ago

A Crystalline Inspired Sculpture Creates A Focal Point In This Office Lobby

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As part of a lobby renovation in Raleigh, North Carolina, Gensler commissioned SOFTlab to create an sculpture that would span from the floor to ceiling and would frame the main entrance to the elevators.

The form of ‘Grotta Aeris’ was inspired by the crystalline growth of natural elements, and to ac… Read..

9 months ago

Designer Profile: Simon Moore

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Simon Moore first started work as a glassmaker thirty two years ago, after training for a short time as a potter. In 2003 he decided to go back to making pots. After a time the number of requests for his work in glass became such that he decided to consolidate both his passions and open the UK’s fir… Read..

9 months ago

Meme Sculpture by Mark Leichliter

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Mark Leichliter, a Colorado based sculpture artist, sent us his latest work.  The “Meme” sculpture made of stainless steel is meant as a symbolic treatment of Richard Dawkins’ “meme” concept.

From Mark Leichliter:

“A meme (pronounced /mi?m/) consists of any unit of cultural information, such as a prac

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9 months ago

Three projects from The Art Office

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Thanks to Phillip Smith from The Art Office for letting us know about these three projects they’ve recently completed.  Visit The Art Office’s website – here.

“Transformed Flower,” a new public art sculpture, was installed in May, 2008 as part of the newly renovated Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer S… Read..

9 months ago

New Bamboo: Contemporary Japanese Masters

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New York’s Japan Society will be holding an exhibition of sculptural bamboo art that will run between October 4th and January 11th.

From the Japan Society:

Over the past few years, Japanese bamboo artists have reached beyond the established boundaries of their craft. New Bamboo is the world’s first exh

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9 months ago

The Third Space

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Thanks to Juliane from the greutmann bolzern designstudio for letting us know that the “Third Space” interior architecture exhibit will be on display at the annual “Designers’ Saturday” in Langenthal, Switzerland on November 8th and 9th, 2008.

See the description below the photos for more info…

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9 months ago

Michael Craig-Martin creates artwork installations in Corian

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British artist Michael Craig-Martin has created two large scale artworks for the new building of the European Investment Bank (EIB), choosing as his medium the expressive versatility of DuPont Corian. Located in the Kirchberg area of Luxembourg, the East building extension is linked to the EIB’s exi… Read..

9 months ago

Dynamei – The Line of Instants by Michela Vianello

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On November 27th, 2008 in Murano, Italy, the Andromeda glassworks was the venue for the world preview of Dynamei, the line of instants, the new work of art by Michela Vianello.

In an enthralling evening-event, the arts were entrusted with the task of describing art.  The recited word, music, gestures… Read..

9 months ago

Freddy Chandra at the Brian Gross Fine Art Gallery

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The Brian Gross Fine Art Gallery in San Francisco, will be featuring works by the Indonesian-born visual artist Freddy Chandra in a solo exhibition in September, 2009.

His work consists of site-specific installations and multi-panel wall compositions.    Each installation is an immersive environment

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