Tag: installation

Mar 24, 2014

St. Louis’s Epic MonstroCity

St. Louis’s Epic MonstroCity

Photograph by Patrick Giblin Opened in 1998, City Museum consists largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects and is housed in the former International Shoe building in the Washington Avenue Loft District of St. Louis, Missouri, United States. In front of the building is MonstroCity, opened in 2002 it’s an interactive sculpture/playground featuring: two…

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Mar 7, 2014

A Mirrored Fence that Changes with the Seasons

A Mirrored Fence that Changes with the Seasons

Artwork by ALSYON SHOTZ Photograph by Jerry L. Thompson Alyson Shotz is an American artist based in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated with a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1987 and received her MFA from the University of Washington in 1991. In her artwork entitled Mirror Fence (2003), Shotz installed…

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Feb 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Shadow Cube

Picture of the Day: The Shadow Cube

THE SHADOW CUBE Artwork by ANILA QUAYYUM AGHA Website | See.me | Indiana U. Profile | Facebook In this amazing light and shadow installation by Anila Quayyum Agha, we see a large-scale patterned wood cube with an interior light source that projects brilliant shadow patterns on the surrounding walls. Entitled Intersections (6.5′…

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Dec 19, 2013

Artist Prints 4.7 Million Leaked LinkedIn Passwords in Eight, 800-page Books

Artist Prints 4.7 Million Leaked LinkedIn Passwords in Eight, 800-page Books

In June 2012, a hacker uploaded 6,458,020 hashed passwords (just the passwords, not the associated usernames) to a Russian hacker forum. The source? LinkedIn. The massive list quickly spread online and became an embarrassment for LinkedIn and a joke for the Internet as some of the passwords were pretty ‘weak’ (see here and here…

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Dec 11, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Infinity Mirror Room

Picture of the Day: The Infinity Mirror Room

THE INFINITY MIRROR ROOM Photograph by Maris Hutchinson Courtesy of David Zwirner Gallery and Yayoi Kusama Studio Currently on display at the David Zwirner Gallery in New York City is Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama’s, ‘infinity mirror room’. At 113 x 163 3/8 x 168 1/8 inches (287 x 415 x 427 cm),…

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Dec 2, 2013

This Light-Bending Cube of One-Way Mirrors Will Really Trip You Out

This Light-Bending Cube of One-Way Mirrors Will Really Trip You Out

Built and designed by Numen/For Use, N-Light Membrane is a giant cube with three out of the six surfaces made of flexible membrane (foil mirror) with an air tank and a compressor connected to it. The other three mirrors are semi transparent spy-glass. By inflating or deflating the air tank, the membrane turns convex…

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Oct 11, 2013

Ai Weiwei’s ‘Forever Bicycles’ Installation in Toronto

Ai Weiwei’s ‘Forever Bicycles’ Installation in Toronto

Artwork by AI WEIWEI Photograph via Scotiabank Nuit Blanche on Facebook On display from October 6 – 27 at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto, Canada, is renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles installation. The 3,144 interconnected bicycles served as the centerpiece for last weekend’s Scotiabank Nuit Blanche art festival, a dusk…

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