Anish kapoor is suing the national rifle association (nra) for using images of the artist’s famed public sculpture cloud gate, in a pro-gun ad last year. Kapoor cited copyright infringement when he filed a complaint in the united states district court against the organization yesterday (june 19th).
Art & Culture
Bjarke ingels and jakob lange are crowdsourcing plans for a giant reflective sphere, which would form part of the 2018 edition of burning man. known as ‘the ORB’, the inflatable piece is a 1:500,000 scale representation of the earth’s surface with an impressive diameter of over 25 meters (83 ft). conceived as a ‘mirror for earth lovers’, the object both reflects the evolving desert community beneath it and serves as an enormous wayfinding device.
Located On The Underside Of Paddington Central’s Westway Bridge In London, Is British Artist Liz West’s First Permeant Piece, Titled Colour Transfer. An Optically Vibrant And Kaleidoscopic Installation Was Created Using Multiple Angled Colored Mirrors And Brickwork.
Artist And Underwater Choreographer Julie Gautier Performs In The World’s Deepest Pool In Her Latest Work. Ama Shows Gautier Performing For Several Minutes, Holding Her Breath Throughout Various Part Of The Routine Before Rising Up To The Surface.
Using The Visual Metaphor Of A Coral Reef, Artist Rogan Brown Draws Inspiration From The Microscopic Organisms Living Inside Our Bodies. Detailing Diverse Bacteria, Archaea, And Fungi He Creates Intricately Cut Paper-Basedsculptures Hoping To Connect The Two Worlds.
Artist To Debut Shop In LA Stocked With 31,000 ‘Fully-Felted’ Groceries British Artist Lucy Sparrow Is Known For Grocery Sculptures Made Entirely Out Of Felt. Last Year She Sold Sold Out Of 9,000 Of Them During Her Popular Exhibition 8 ‘Till Late In New York. Now Sparrow Will Debut Her Handmade Creations In LA Coming Later This Summer.
Breathing New Life Into Old Discarded Materials, Tamara Kostianovsky Creates Intricately Layered Elements From Nature. In The Textile Artist’s Latest Series, Tree Stumps, Kostianovsky Uses Strips Of Fabric From Her Late Father’s Clothing Fabric To Create The Detailed Forms.
Developed By American Architecture Practice Austin+Mergold LLC, Maria Park Studio And Cornell University, The ‘Oculi’ Installation Aims To Promote Sustainability-Oriented Thinking Amidst The Architecture And Design Communities, Requiring Them To Dispose Or Reuse The Materials Utilized For Their Works. The Structure Comprises Seven Metal Grain Bins And Is Set On Governors Island In New York.
Philip Beesley, Professor In The School Of Architecture At The University Of Waterloo, And The Living Architecture Systems (LAS) Group Present The Exhibition ‘Philip Beesley: Transforming Space.’ The Show, Held At The Royal Ontario Museum In Toronto, Is A Collaboration With Fashion Designer Iris Van Herpen’s Exhibition ‘Iris Van Herpen: Transforming Fashion.’
Summer Lovers Across The World Rejoice, As French Artist Benedetto Bufalino Has Just Unveiled His Latest Car-Turned-Into-Something Project: A Mobile Pool Caravan. In Perfect Timing With Summer, The Curious Piece Not Only Provides Refreshing Dips But Also The Possibility Of Driving It Around Across The Open Road, Bringing The Pool Party To Any Hot Location.