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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.
Chelsea Illustrated: Google's History-Telling Mural
To cover unattractive scaffolding on its NYC building, Google commissioned a panoramic mural from Dark Igloo that tells the history of the Chelsea neighborhood.
Subway Parasite: Stealth Projector for Subterranean Trains
Here to lighten the mood a bit during the duller parts of your nighttime or subterranean transit is a quirky little projector that suctions to vehicular shells.
Suspended Grass Figures Grow in Galleries
French artist Mathilde Roussel makes a statement about the origins of our food with this series of hanging human figures, which sprout grass seeds over time.
Bright Lights, Big City: 15 (More!) Light Art Installations
15 artists use light as a medium to craft incredible installations like massive LED cathedrals, glowing skeletons and fields of artificial flowers.
Home Within Home: Architectural Fabric Art Installations
Artist Do Ho Suh merges his memories of past homes in South Korea with the shapes of his new home in America with sheer, architectural fabric installations.
Blue Trees: Surreal Spectacle Coming to Seattle Parks
Trees in some of Seattle's parks are now a bright Smurf-like shade of blue in a semi-permanent project by artist Konstantin Dimopoulos.
Surreal Art Spaces: 15 Stunning Gallery Transformations
These 15 art installations transformed galleries and other spaces into surreal, often interactive environments with amazing visuals and optical illusions.
Tying Us Together: Portraits on Hanging Elastic String
Korean artist Hong Sung Chul prints images of human body parts onto individual strings so that they come together into ghostly three-dimensional sculptures.
Manifest Destiny! Parasite Cabin Clings to San Francisco Wall
A rustic 19th-century cabin by artist Mark Reigelman is an unlikely sight clinging to the Hotel des Arts in the middle of urban San Francisco.
Green Carpet: Grass Trail Winds Through City Streets
Artists unroll a vast, 1,400-foot carpet of living grass through the streets of a French village to celebrate its long-running program of arts and nature trails.