Packing Tape Sculpture in an Abandoned Basement

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 06, 2011
We should preface that this wasn't any abandoned basement, but an abandoned basement at last year's Vienna Design Week. Viennese/Croatian design collective, Numen/For Use, created this full installation using 117,000 feet and 100 pounds of packing tape.

Furniture Bondage by Melanie Bonajo

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 01, 2011
There is a couple of ways to take in this Furniture Bondage series by Dutch artist, Melanie Bonajo. It is a tad creepy, humorous, interesting, but always arresting. The artist has shown at P.P.O.W. Gallery in New York City.

Olafur Eliasson's Your Rainbow Panorama

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 20, 2011
Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson just opened his newest installation piece, Your Rainbow Panorama, a permanent structure that provides a 360º view of the city of Arhus, Denmark. The structure sits above the ARoS Museum of Art.

The Tower of Babel of 30,000 Books

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Currently standing in San Martin Square in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to mark the city's naming as 2011 World Book Capital, Argentinian artist Marta Minujin has created a 25-metre tower made of over 30,000 books.

Anish Kapoor goes Balloon for Monumenta 2011

Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 15, 2011
Indian-born, London-based Anish Kapoor didn't just create a gigantic installation for site-specific Monumenta 2011, which features s 13,500 square-meter hall in the Grand Palais, he is allowing to get right inside his balloon.

Wall Drawings by Yosuke Goda

Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 08, 2011
Fully transformative installations are always impressive, but ones that involve a full-360 illustrative experience are something we don't see often. Here we have a view of an installation from Japanese artist, Yosuke Goda, creating an immersive environment.

Prada in Marfa, Texas

Street Art // Friday, May 06, 2011
  In 2005, artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset constructed a fake Prada Store in the remote countryside of Marfa, Texas.  Stocked with shoes and bags they threw an opening party with the intention of creating a surreal experience for the attendees. The adobe structure was meant to be a hyper-realistic sculpture of a luxury store.  Three days after the project was completed people tagged the building, and broke in stealing handbags and shoes.    

Adam Parker Smith's "Crush" at Ever Gold Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 03, 2011
On May 5, 2011, New York-based Adam Parker Smith will be opening his solo exhibition, Crush, at Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco. The exhibition will feature printed canvases, photographs on panel, video, and kinetic installations.

An Interview with Candy Chang

Street Art // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
We recently wrote on the site about the public art project, "Before I Die," that installation artist, designer, and urban planner Candy Chang created in New Orleans. Now, our Helen Soteriou speaks with Chang about her public projects, and what is next.

Mike Shine at Copro Gallery

Juxtapoz // Saturday, April 16, 2011
Juxtapoz friend and installation artist, Mike Shine, opens a new solo show at Copro Gallery in Santa Monica tonight (Saturday, April 16), with the interesting title, Der Wilden Mann: Thus Sprach Flotsam; Metamorphosis 3. Try and say that three times in a row. Der Wilden Mann references “Thus Spoke Zarathustra”, Frederich Neitzsche’s philosophical tome on morality and pedagogy. More after the jump . . .

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