Tag Archives: Installation art

Tree-like installations made with unraveled rope by Janaina Mello Landini

Brazil-based artist Janaina Mello Landini creates tree-like installations made with long sections of unraveled rope carefully pinned to the walls of galleries. Her artistic output encompasses her knowledge of architecture, physics and mathematics and her observations about time, to weave her worldview. Her work transits between different scales – from the object to public spaces. The labyrinthine architecture has been the central axis of her research in the “Ciclotramas” series, made with ropes that break down into minimal threading, and “Labirintos Rizomáticos”, works in satin that result in the construction of multifocal perspectives, nullifying the traditional construction.
WEBSITE (h/t : Zipper Galeria)

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The Architectural Illusions of Alex Chinneck

By Alex Chinneck – Alex Chinneck, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link

British sculptor Alex Chinneck is known for creating temporary public artworks. Most of Chinneck’s installations feature across Greater London.
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Human-Shaped Pool reflects the colors of the sky by Icy & Sot

“Nature’s Reflection”, installation by Icy & Sot in Tbilisi, Georgia, for the New Art-Villa Garikula Festival.The artists  created a pool of water shaped like a human silhouette, which reflects the  clouds, and colors of the sky.  A contemplative look on humans and their relationship with nature.

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Fiery installation ablaze in the Swiss Alps by Douglas Gordon and Morgane Tschiember


Monumental land artwork by Douglas Gordon and Morgane Tschiember. ‘As close as you can for as long as it lasts’ uses fire, smoke and sound — a call and response between two artists — as a reference to the well-known history of yodeling in this particular area.
The large-scale, site-specific sculpture has been created in response to the landscape of Gstaad. Upon visiting the beautiful but terrifying mountain site, Douglas Gordon and Morgane Tschiember found beauty, fear, loneliness and a particular sense of melancholy. With these emotions in mind, the artists explored the idea of a lonely traveler who might seek companionship with another person in such a place, questioning whether this relationship is based on desire, fear or excitement of the unknown.
The fiery land art is on view as a part of Elevation 1049 through March 19, 2017.
All photos by Stefan Altenburger / courtesy of the artist and LUMA Foundation
(via Designboom)

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Ethereal Wire Mesh Architectural Sculpture by Edoardo Tresoldi


Sculptor, painter and stage designer, Edoardo Tresoldi is known for crafting stunning sculptures with sheets of wire mesh. Incipit, an architecturally-inspired work, features gigantic arched passageways and a series of floating birds which are affixed within the piece. The towering installation  appeared at the Meeting del Mare 2015 in Camerota, Italy.

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Purple Log Walkway by Michael McGillis


Titled Wake the installation was originally installed back in 2006 at the Franconia Sculpture Park in Shafer, Minnesota. McGillis lined 95-foot long trench of cut trees, with the ends painted purple and facing inwards to the visitors, to create this striking pubic piece of art.

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Windspiral II – environmental art by Berman Bronwyn


Windspiral II, sculpture in the landscape, by Bronwyn Berman.
Stainless steel frame, aluminium, timber support. Sculpture by the Sea 2006.

The inspiration for this work came from living high on a cliff in the Australian bush. It was a very wild and windy place. I made the prototype with a friend of mine who was visiting from America, we were experimenting with things we found around the place. It was one of the most windy days and we were having fun, we laughed and laughed all day. I think the work has that gesture, a certain freedom that comes from being with a good friend and being happy.
The shape is that of the wind, the colour and texture are of the Australian bush where things are silvery and scratchy.

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