Land artist Jon Foreman finds comfort in arranging stones in eye-pleasing formations on the beach. His practice, which he calls Sculpt the World, showcases rocks fashioned into swirling patterns as well as giant circles containing an array of rainbow-esque hues. “This process is therapy to me,” Foreman tells My Modern Met. “The simple act of placing stone upon stone in the sand is very therapeutic.
Working together with writer Ahmed Badr, architect and sculpture artist Mohamad Hafez listened to the stories of refugee families living...
Immersive Installation Chronicles Humanity’s Past and Present While Challenging Us to Think of the Future
Artist and stage designer Es Devlin explores the evolution of human thought and history in her sprawling installation titled Memory Palace.
Activist group Extinction Rebellion is making an important statement about climate change by floating a typical suburban house in London’s River Thames. Using dramatic visual imagery, they have sent a strong message to the UK government. Serious action needs to take place in order to combat the human threats that loom due to rising tides and global warming.
Throughout 2019, artists around the world have been making their voices heard through striking art installations.
The canals of Amsterdam are once again the canvas for spectacular light art thanks to the 8th annual Amsterdam Light...
In France, a submarine base built during World War II is taking on new life as a contemporary arts center thanks to Culturespaces. Located in Bordeaux, the enormous bunker was used for several years during the war to house a shared German and Italian submarine fleet. Now, it will be renamed Bassins de Lumières and take its place as the world’s largest digital art center.
The modern world is an ever-changing source of inspiration, and American artist Doug Aitken has managed to capture today’s mutability...
November 9, 1989 marked a momentous occasion—it’s when the Berlin Wall began to come down.
Mexico City is gearing up for its annual Day of the Dead celebrations and in one neighborhood, something strange is emerging from the city streets. In the Tláhuac municipality, two giant skeletons have burst through the asphalt, resting their weary limbs on the pavement. Measuring over 11 feet wide and 7 feet tall, the sculptures are welcome forebearers of the annual celebrations that take place on November 1 and November 2.
Through the end of November, sculptor Bruno Catalano‘s bronze figures are inhabiting the Venetian lagoon.
Muted is not a word in designer and architect Emmanuelle Moureaux’s vocabulary.