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Michael Pinsky – Pollution Pods

Pollution Pods are a series of five interconnected geodesic domes which contain carefully mixed recipes emulating the relative presence of ozone, particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and carbon monoxide, which recreate the pollution from London, Beijing, São Paulo, New Delhi and Tautra in Norway. Forming a ring in the centre of the Somerset House … Continue reading

Fields of Gold, Sensor City, Liverpool

Fields of Gold is a 700sq.m glass façade artwork that reflects the ideas of sensor technology for Sensor City, an innovation centre in the Knowledge Quarter of the University Enterprise Zone in Liverpool, designed by artist Julian Stocks and glass manufacturer Ariño Duglass collaborating as ArtistFacade.com. Ariño Duglass, the glass laminator, working with Novum Structures, wrapped Sensor City’s exterior in an abstract pattern on the … Continue reading

William Kentridge – Ornellaia 2015 ‘Il Carisma’ – Ornellaia Vendemmia d’Artista

The 10th annual Ornellaia Vendemmia d’Artista commissioned William Kentridge to illustrate Ornellaia 2015 Il Carisma. The art project, launched in 2009, by Italian winery, Ornellaia, selects an artist each year to create an artwork to interpret the distinctive character of the individual vintage. The artist created a site-specific artwork for the Ornellaia Estate, customized a limited series of 111 large-format bottles, … Continue reading

Alberto Burri – Cretto di Burri, Sicily – Architecture, Sculpture, Space

Alberto Burri, 1915-1995, is recognised as a central figure working in Arte Povera, concerned with the integrity of poor and unorthodox industrial materials such as jute sacking, metal, plastic, tar, sand, glue and fire. He also combined architecture, sculpture and space in the  creation of one of the largest landscape artworks in Europe. The Cretto di Burri … Continue reading

Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York

Until the 1960s, most public art in New York City was limited to war memorials, civic-minded murals, or relief sculpture embodying universal values like “Fraternity” or “Wisdom.” But the late 1960s brought a new era that embraced the individual artist’s voice and vision in the public realm. In the years since, hundreds of innovative art … Continue reading