Posts Tagged ‘Instalacion’
Speaking of parks, here is Deformscape, an optical illusion deigned by Faulders Studio for the garden of Jeff Dauber, a contemporary-art collector based in San Fran. The installation itself was designed using 3D software to precisely cut marine-grade plywood.
I had a chance to interact with Olafur Eliasson’s Beauty a couple months back, over at theMCA Chicago, and have to admit the experience was nothing short of amazing! As is the case with his exhibits, spectators are encouraged to take their time and interact with each piece as much as possible… with this particular piece, if one stands in the right place he/she will see a rainbow unfold through the curtain of water. Yet, if you are curious enough, and dare to cross it, the experience amounts to something like going through a light spectrum that is very very hard to put into words.
Here’s a video of people interacting with this particular installation:
There are many reasons why I’m enjoying these images that document You, an installation by Urs Fischer, over at Gavin Brown’s enterprise (NYC) in 2007. The first, and most obvious one, being that it must be stunning to walk into a clean and pristine space and have whatever baggage or expectations you may have been carrying into the gallery shattered after being confronted with these installations. The second reason being that it’s very comforting to know that art in general (and the mechanisms that support it) have evolved in such a way that presenting work like this is actually feasible. Read the rest of this entry »