A few weeks ago we featured the work of Jannis Kounellis, the Greek-born, Rome-based installation and performance artist notably for involving industrious materials such as live horses, coffee, and others in his theatrical work. I came across Stephane Thidet
Written by Victoria Petersen “I’m definitely not an architect,” Daniel Arsham tells me when I ask him if he considers himself an artist or an architect.
Dutch beauty Milou van Groesen plays in “Someone Else’s Life” for the Spring 2012 issue of Purple Fashion shot by Nathaniel Goldberg, styled by Naomi Itkes. You may recognize the large installations by Carsten Höller, on view earlier this year in a record breaking show at the New Museum.
There is something so unsettling about these installations from artist David DiMichele. Working on a gigantic scale, these tremendous installations overwhelm the viewer, with a sense of being trapped in the wreckage after an earthquake, where objects can become aggressively suggestive of violence.
Swiss architect/artist Nicolas Feldmeyer reimagines historic buildings by creating ephemeral installations which work and play with the details of the structure; a superb example of which is his wrapped portico seen here at the University College London earlier this year.
What Sakir Gökçebag‘s installations lack in expenses (the artist uses the likes of rolls of toilet paper, hangers, and clocks), they more than make up for in out-of-this-world concept and imagination. The Turkey-born, Hamburg-based artist brings together strengths from various fields, ranging from photography to fine art. But “from the very beginning, the organization [...]
Straddling the controversial lines of brand parody and taxidermy, Portland-based artist Peter Gronquist has come out with a striking series of branded taxidermy. Stoic fauna faces are given a facelift—bison with a neon McDonald’s sign, deer with Gucci and gold skeletons, a