Olafur Elliasson: Your Rainbow Panorama

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 13, 2012
We have shown you this project before, but not the video. Choose what hue or tint you would like to view the world in. The rooftop at the Aros Museum in Aarthus, Denmark permanently hosts this circular rainbow walkway designed by Olafur Elliasson. At night, the installation is lit up from inside by spotlights embedded in the floor.

Anomalia @ University Art Gallery, UC San Diego

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Anomalia is a group show curated by Lucía Sanromán currently on view at the University Art Gallery, UC San Diego. The show exhibits work from Charles Gaines, Erick Meyenberg, Erick Beltrán, and Jorge Satorre all employing empirical systems in their practice including ethnographic data research, cognitive modeling, and systems theory.

How to Bounce 2,000 Tennis Balls Without Bouncing Them

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 03, 2012
Spanish artist, Ana Soler, created Causa-Efecto (Cause & Effect), where she suspended 2,000 tennis balls from string to appear as if following a path of bouncing through the Mustang Art Gallery in Alicante, Spain. One of the best exhibits we have seen of recreated and simulated motion we can think of.

A Tank of Thread by Jannick Deslauriers

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 28, 2012
We thought that we had posted the work of Montreal's Jannick Deslauriers on the site from this past Fall, where the artist create the fragile, large-format tank installation that was constructed and held together by black thread. We love how the artist takes a seemingly ruthless, powerful weapon of war and recreates with the most delicate of materials.

An Interview with Ela Boyd

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Ela Boyd creates immersive installations that fragment and decentralize our understanding of space, time, and the self in reference to the subjective qualities of perception. Her installations have been on view at various spaces including the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego alongside the Pacific Standard Time exhibition Phenomenal. By choreographing the viewer’s experience, the installations involve the viewer in the space, reordering their understanding of common phenomena that are easily overlooked.

Installation Work by Mark Garry

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 13, 2012
Mark Garry is Ireland-based installation artist. His work investigates the topics of human perception and navigation through space. Using natural and craft materials such as plants, threads, beads, woodcarvings and manufactured objects, Garry creates a new experience that transcends the original components.

Glass Pills by Beverly Fishman

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Pills being, sadly, such a centerpiece of our world, we have to admit these "addict" glass pills by Beverly Fishman are quite beautiful and, in a word, addictive. Ranging in size and style, Fishman has created installation work with her glass pill creations, some sprawled across the floor for added effect.

AirPort: An Open-Air Installation by Electroboutique

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 01, 2012
In 2009, Russian collective, Electroboutique created the public, open-air installation, AirPort, placing a departure flight kiosk in the middle of a forest. As the collective notes, the piece was a "poetic reflection on the possible ways of the urban civilization development. We are facing a choice: whether we should further sink our ferroconcrete teeth of architecture and transport system into the nature's body; or should we try to minimize our impact on it." Looks rather utopian to us.

Sebastian Verdon's Installation at Polyforum Siqueiros

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 28, 2012
When done right, interactive installation art can be captivating and amazingly eye-opening as it brings into consciousness the many complex nuances of the relationship between art viewer and art object. One particular artist that comes to mind is Bruce Nauman. Nauman's various corridor installations manipulate and direct the viewer through an experience that will likely leave them with a fresh and widened perspective (assuming that the art viewer is open to such revelations)

Xu Bing: 550,000 “First Class” Brand Cigarettes Rug

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 27, 2012
With over half a million cigarettes (550,000 to be exact) and weighing 440 pounds, Xu Bing has created a tiger-skin rug as a reflection of global trade and the seduction of such a deadly product. The rug was on exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art this past December.


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