From the deserts of Egypt to a square in war-torn Ukraine, art installations spread their wings across the globe in 2022. After several years of sticking close to home, artists were free to move about and bring their artistry to different environments. Our selection for the best art installations of 2022 includes familiar names like Ai Weiwei, JR, and Olafur Eliasson, as well as up-and-coming artists like Jun Ong and Mr. Doodle.
British artist Rebecca Louise Law creates immersive installations using real dried flowers.
The Giza pyramids are the dramatic backdrop for a new installation by anonymous Spanish artist SpY.
A single tree offers a unique way to chronicle the changes that happen over the course of a year. Showcasing this passage-of-time concept is the collaborative work titled One Tree Four Seasons by Swedish architect and artist Ulf Mejergren and Finnish artist Antti Laitinen. As the name suggests, they are creating four different artworks that revolve around one tree and using materials found in nature to do so.
What did the Colosseum look like in Ancient Rome? And what will the Sagrada Familia look like when it's finished?
Qatar continues to transform its spaces into a public museum with a massive new installation by artist Olafur Eliasson.
For 36 years, Burning Man has been a gathering place for art lovers across the globe. This year’s event showcased incredible art installations that festival goers very much welcomed after a two-year hiatus. One artistic display in particular has highlighted the self-defined city’s momentary beauty with spectacular drone shows that painted the night sky and has kept burners talking long after they have left.
When you’re stuck in an airport, sometimes for hours on end, the ambiance matters.
Artist Anastasia Parmson has turned 3D into 2D by way of installation art.
Artist Es Devlin is asking the public to think about our place in nature with an immersive public installation called Come Home Again. For the experience, which is sponsored by Cartier, Devlin drew 243 endangered species on London's priority conservation list. These drawings sit nestled within an illuminated sculpture that takes inspiration from the dome of London's St. Paul's Cathedral.
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