Tag: suspended

May 10, 2016

Picture of the Day: Dali Atomicus, 1948

Picture of the Day: Dali Atomicus, 1948

In 1941, American photographer Philippe Halsman met the surrealist artist Salvador Dalí in New York City and they began to collaborate in the late 1940s. The 1948 work Dali Atomicus explores the idea of suspension, depicting three cats flying, water thrown from a bucket, an easel, a footstool and Salvador Dalí all seemingly suspended in mid-air

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Nov 26, 2014

Art Installation Suspends 80,000 Shimmering Watch Plates for People to Walk Through

Art Installation Suspends 80,000 Shimmering Watch Plates for People to Walk Through

Light is Time is an art installation developed by Tsuyoshi Tane of DGT Architects. Featuring 80,000 suspended main plates—the basic component of a watch—the award-winning installation was unveiled at Milan Design Week in April 2014. Photograph by Takuji Shimmura Photograph by Takuji Shimmura With creative direction from CITIZEN watch, the installation…

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Mar 11, 2013

Sculptures Made from Suspended Sewing Buttons

Sculptures Made from Suspended Sewing Buttons

Augusto Esquivel is an artist from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Represented by the Now Contemporary Art Gallery in Miami, Augusto’s work involves the use of thousands of carefully place, multi-coloured sewing buttons. On his website he describes his process: “I am often obsessed with comparisons of reality and potential and the balance between them, in…

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