The Neon Glowstick Installation Video

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 25, 2011
The first thing we need to note is that this installation and video of blenders, pounds of glowsticks, 700 glasses, and 200 meters of hoses was used to create an installation for Colombian company Bon Yurt to promote its "neon" line of yogurts. Does neon make you want to eat yogurt? This video may help.

In Street Art: Steinunn Thorarinsdottir BORDERS

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 20, 2011
"BORDERS was created specifically for Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza and directly responds to the park’s design and infrastructure, as well as the United Nations headquarters located at the eastern end of the park. Thórarinsdóttir’s figures, standing along the main park corridor and seated on park benches, mirror each other in silent conversation...

The Zip Tie Massimal

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Design Office Takebayashi Scroggin (d.o.t.s.) created this Zip Tie Massimal, a life-sized installation made from standard zip ties that creates a hollow, 1:1 scale of a real bear. It only took about 20,000 zip ties to create it.

Islands by the Rainbowmonkey

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 11, 2011
Not sure about the name Rainbowmonkey, but the German artist created this series of "Islands," floating installation pieces that have tiny, intricate details that make each surface a time-consuming observing experience.

Luminous Earth Grid by Stuart Williams

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 07, 2011
You can do this at home as well; all you need is a "temporary extension cable, strung down the mountainside and connected to nearby power lines, provided the electricity for 1680 fluorescent lamps, connected with 12 miles of electrical wiring, and 10 acres of land." Got it . . .

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.


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