January 24, 2022

Incredible Installations of Cube-Shaped “Chandeliers” Cover Rooms With Ornate Geometric Shadows

Pakistani American artist Anila Quayyum Agha uses her many varied experiences as inspiration for her incredible installation art. She constructs intricate cubes that, when illuminated, cast beautiful Islamic patterns on all sides of the room. Not only do these precious lanterns explore the visible dynamic between light and shadow, but they also embody other polarities such as masculine and feminine, and religious and secular.

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January 1, 2022

Artist Punctures Building Façade With Glowing Beams of Light

Transdisciplinary artist Ian Strange has made a name for himself through his thought-provoking artworks that explore elements of architecture, space, and our concept of home. In one of his more recent works, titled LIGHT INTERSECTIONS II, the artist transforms a dilapidated Victorian home—located on the fringes of Sydney, Australia—with a striking light installation.

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December 2, 2021

Best of 2021: Top 10 Incredible Art Installations Celebrate a Return to Public Life

Coming off of a year unlike any other in recent history, artists were ready to get back to work as the world started opening up again. While social justice issues and the pandemic still sparked moving works of art, plenty of artists also moved beyond those themes to explore new territory. The result is 10 art installations that are not only the best of 2021, but also varied in their approach.

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November 13, 2021

Mixed-Reality VR Installation Invites Viewers Into an Intriguing Shape-Shifting World

One of the unique experiences revealed at the London Design Festival 2021 was an immersive virtual reality installation by Sou Fujimoto and Tin Drum. Named after the famous figure in Greek mythology, Medusa allowed visitors at the festival to experience a fluid relationship between virtual and physical worlds. As guests walked through the space with VR headsets, the structures around them changed in real-time.

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