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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.

Urban Playscapes: 14 Interactive Installations in NYC

New York City is essentially one massively oversized playground, with interactive art installations ranging from vibrating inflatable globes stuffed under the ...

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Tesla Thunderstorms: Miniature Bolts of Man-Made Lightning

Tiny bolts of lightning are captured on camera as they shoot off an antique electrotherapy medical device, turning the discharge of electricity into a form of ...

The Hand of Man: Bonsai Hangs Inside Abandoned Power Plant

Inside the cooling tower of an abandoned power plant, a tiny bonsai tree hangs from a geometric metal frame, its roots exposed. The only other sign of life ...

2 Tons of LEGO: 10 Architects Construct Interactive Micro-City

Using a staggering volume of LEGO bricks, a series of ten famous architecture firms has constructed a series of miniature built environments, deploying them on ...

Brutalist Playgrounds: Sharp Surfaces + Unforgiving Drops

The phrase ‘brutalist playground’ kind of sounds like a joke, emphasizing the great potential for injury that would seem inherent to a sharp, harsh play ...

Art Lies: Air Collages Superimpose Paintings Onto Reality

The art of superimposition alters the way we see real-life environments, substituting cut-outs or figurines for 3D elements in the scene and capturing the ...

High Art Hits Streets: Classical Paintings in Modern Settings

If context is critical to understanding art, then what happens to a work when you push a famous piece through time and space to a highly familiar and everyday ...

Public Jewelry: Rugged Urban Art Inspired by Delicate Lace

The idea of beautifying an outdoor space seems straightforward enough – flowers and sculptures and whatnot – but Polish street artist NeSpoon turns ...

Split Personality: Chaos vs Calm in Half-Painted Hotel Room

This hotel room is a little bit minimalist, a little bit rock n’ roll, and if you’re too much of the former persuasion, the chaos of the latter half might ...

Urban Melodies: Multiple-Exposure Street Scenes Remix Cities

Capturing the cacophony of urban life, this series of superimposed photographs renders local phenomena, regional monuments and international architecture ...

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