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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.

After OZ: Dorothy’s Storm-Ravaged House Remade of Scrap

In a remarkable 24-hour collaboration, a series of artists banded together to build a replica of the infamous house from the Wizard of OZ – that ...

Temporary Legacy: Large-Scale Ice Typography Installations

Ephemeral messages ranging from eight inches to eight feet in height stand in public settings for just hours before they begin to disappear, melting into the ...

Sand Cities: Geometric Architecture Sculpted from Beaches

A serious step beyond traditional sand castles, these sculptural micro-structures range from simple sets of cubes to miniature buildings and architectural ...

Window Sketches: Minimalist Landscapes of Steam & Glass

No smoke-and-mirrors or post-production here, just fleeting vignettes swiftly staged on steamed windows and set against natural outdoor backgrounds. Jim ...

Micropolitan: Mini Model City Cycles 100,000 Cars Per Hour

Even when you can observe it fly by from outside, seemingly above the fray, experiencing rush hour traffic may not be as stress-free as you might imagine it ...

Hack Your City: 12 Creative DIY Urbanism Interventions

If city officials won’t do their part to make public spaces more fun, efficient, useful, comfortable and creative, citizens will take matters into their ...

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Archist City: Iconic Modern Art Reimagined as Architecture

Works from 27 iconic modern artists are translated into architecture to make up one of the most colorful fictional cities every imagined. You can almost ...

Sand Paintings: Temporary Street Art Will Blow (You) Away

After 650 such works, it is perhaps no wonder that this artist generates each new sand painting spontaneously on the spot, letting the pattern evolve as he ...

Not in Kansas: Black House Lands in Front of Oz Museum

The childhood home of artist Ian Strange has literally landed right in front of the Art Gallery of South Australia as if it were picked up by a tornado and ...

Invisible Borders: Mirrored Picket Fence Blurs the Lines

Mirrors typically represent a way of facing reality, but depending on where they’re placed, they can bend it to the point of surreality instead. Take, ...

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