November 5, 2018

Former Graffiti Artist Creates Sentimental Yarn Installations Inspired by His Grandmother

Eric Rieger, a contemporary artist who goes by the name HOTTEA, says that he can sum up his practice in one sentence: “My work deals with color, numbers, and human experiences.” While this description is simple and straightforward, his intricate yarn installations are anything but. Featuring countless strands of colorful fibers, these pieces are sure to dazzle. However, to HOTTEA, it is the meaning behind the medium that ties his practice together.

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September 26, 2018

Immersive 3D Installation Invites Viewers to Step Inside a Giant Photograph

Photographer Chris Engman invites you to enter a world within a world. His photography installation, titled Containment, is an immersive work that features images spanning the walls, ceilings, and floors of a specially constructed room. Upon stepping foot inside the space, you’re transported from a gallery setting to the middle of a bustling stream surrounded by a dense forest with trees cloaking most of the blue sky above.

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September 6, 2018

Traveling Giant Moon Installation Continues to Dazzle Viewers Around the World

Since the dawn of mankind, people have been fascinated with the moon—whether as a religious deity to ancient Romans and Greeks or as the focus of the “Space Race” between the United States and the Soviet Union. One artist to honor Earth’s satellite is British installation artist Luke Jerram, who has been traveling the globe with his lunar-inspired exhibition, Museum of the Moon. Jerram’s gigantic moon sculpture measures 7 meters (almost 23 feet)

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August 16, 2018

Intricate Rope Installations Unravel to Create Webs of Organic Forms

For years, artist Janaina Mello Landini has captivated us with her collection of Ciclotramas. Inspired by forms found in nature, this ongoing series of intricate rope installations continues to creatively transform “an object of the everyday world” into an exquisite artistic medium. Like her past Cyclotramas, Landini’s newer cord creations feature twisted and tangled ropes attached to walls and canvases.

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