January 17, 2022

111 LED Lights Create a Striking Starburst Illusion in an Abandoned Warehouse

Malaysian artist Jun Ong has pierced a former warehouse in Kuala Lumpur with light. Titled STAR/KL, the site-specific work features 111 LED beams that are fashioned into a starburst and penetrate the center of the building and outward past the chainlink fence and into the greenery. To create the illusion of one giant burst, the lighting is placed at different points in the structure.

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December 24, 2021

Oneida Indian Nation Debuts Art Installation of Illuminated Tipis, Offering Messages of Remembrance and Peace

The Oneida Indian Nation has debuted an art installation that raises awareness while sharing messages of peace and hope with the local community. Comprising nine illuminated tipis, the installation is called the Passage of Peace and is located on Nation lands just before exit 33 on the New York State Thruway in the Central New York region.

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November 22, 2021

Beautiful ‘Staircase to Heaven’ Sculpture Is Actually a Mind-Bending Optical Illusion

Are you afraid of heights? If not, you might be tempted to climb this staircase to the sky. South African land artist Strijdom van der Merwe is the creator behind Staircase to Heaven, an illusionary sculpture that looks like a set of endless steps that reach the clouds. However, once the viewer views the sculpture from a different angle, the visual trick is revealed. This piece is actually a vertical ladder that’s just 4.5 meters (14.

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November 11, 2021

For Over 40 Years, This Artist Has Used the Earth as a Canvas for Realistic Portraits [Interview]

For four decades, artist Stan Herd has been using the earth as his canvas. Inspired by his experience growing up on a farm in Kansas, Herd has taken his love and knowledge of the land to new heights with his incredible portraits. His latest, located in Atlanta, was created in celebration of International Day of the Girl and World Space Week. Featuring NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson, it stretches over 4,800 square feet.

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