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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.

Skinned Buildings: Latex Casts of Derelict Urban Surfaces

Draped like the macabre souvenirs of a serial killer, ghostly skins of old buildings billow on clotheslines, bearing the grime of the surfaces from which they ...

Interactive Sculpture Echoes the Movements of Spectators

Artist Daniel Rozin creates installation pieces that watch you even more closely than you watch them. His Angles Mirror installation features a triangular base ...

Weightless Space: Ghostly Floating Room Hovers in Midair

A fantastic feat of architectural trickery, this anti-gravity ante-room installation appears to hover in thin air and open up into nothingness. It sports a ...

Place Vendome in Paris Gets Giant Bird Nest Tree Huts

Upon the centuries-old architecture of Place Vendome in Paris, nest-like structures of head-scratching proportions have appeared; messy wooden lean-to huts ...

Unbelievable Illusions: Adding a 3rd Dimension to 2D Surface

This mesmerizing performance piece from Bot & Dolly blends reality and a technological fantasy world. Using 3D projection mapping, two large white surfaces ...

The City is a Playground: 15 Interactive Installations

Art installations that invite or even dare passersby to join in on a fun activity transform even the most stiff and boring urban environments into public ...

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The Fallen: 9000 Figures Hand-Drawn in the Sand for D-Day

To commemorate those fallen on D-Day in France – civilians, Axis and Allies alike – a pair of sand artists used stencils and solicited volunteers ...

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Chromatic Vortex: 3D Art from 4,416 Sheets of Photo Paper

A site-specific installation in a New York City storefront, this twisting multi-colored tunnel was suspended in mid-air and held together with no less than ...

Reactive Light Sculpture Illuminates a Tunnel + Your Mind

Tunnels are typically scary places. The darkness is enough to give anyone the willies – and then there are the spooky, disorienting echoes. An example of ...

Gas Station to Sheep Pasture: NYC Urban Intervention

Twenty-five silent, unmoving sheep gather on a carpet of lush green grass in the unlikeliest of places: an industrial gas station in the Chelsea neighborhood ...

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