Archived Articles: Installation & Sound | Page 3
Art on the wall is one thing, but installations engage us with texture, light, color and sound, surrounding us and begging for interaction. They challenge conventions of the art world as well as the context of art itself, as these uncanny and unique projects illustrate in vivid three-dimensional form.
Sandcastle Suburbs: Beach Buildings Form Fragile Sprawl
If castles of sand are ordinarily creative (if childish) works of artistic expression, then these are their opposite – boring and relentless repetition ...
Little & Local: Staircase Cinema & Sidewalk Library Projects
Public art used to be synonymous with huge and impersonal and location-agnostic sculptures made of metal and marble. Countering that traditional trend ...
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Sound in Sand: Complex Visualizations of Audio Frequencies
Varying audio frequencies produce incredibly intricate patterns in sand when a special plate is hooked up to a tone generator in this artistic sound ...
Laser-Cut Record: Music Etched Onto Slices of Wood
Slices of wood take the place of traditional vinyl in these beautiful hand-crafted, laser-cut records by designer Amanda Ghassaei.
Infinite Garden Multiplies Miniature Forest with Mirrors
Holes in a hovering white canvas box give the viewer a glimpse of a seemingly magical landscape in which a small planted area becomes a vast forest.
Tons of Art: Christo Unveils World’s Largest Indoor Sculpture
Well known for grand gestures and huge installations, Christo has outdone himself once again in this latest work made of air, light and wonder.
Cool Colors: Rainbow Igloo Built of 500 Translucent Blocks
Braving temperatures down to negative 25 degrees, these makers created an spectrum-spanning colored igloo out of over 500 frozen blocks.
Lullaby Factory: Fanciful Installation for Children’s Hospital
Lullaby Factory is an installation of pipes and horns built into a narrow space between two hospital buildings, which plays lullabies for young patients.
Mirrored Street Facade Art Turns Pedestrians into Acrobats
At first: vertigo. You are moving along the sidewalk, when suddenly you see the front of a structure, only on its side, extruded from the ground below you.
Tidying Up Art: Messy Masterpieces Made Neat & Clean
The Swiss are known for leading an orderly existence - imagine frustration at grandiose works of German art and the excesses of their French neighbors.