April 15, 2024

JR Transforms Milan Central Station Into a Rocky Landscape to Honor Its Origins

Milan’s Stazione Centrale is home to JR‘s latest installation—a daring piece that sees the artist challenge himself to try something new. In La Nascita (The Birth), JR trades his signature medium of paper and glue for scaffoldings in the name of sculptural anamorphosis. In other words, by trasferring a distorted image onto a layered, three-dimensional setting, the artist creates different optical illusions that reflect on the origins of the station.

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March 2, 2024

Geometric Designs Hypnotically Come to Life in This Artist’s Mesmerizing Kinetic Sculptures

By using light, color, and shapes to craft optical illusions, kinetic artist Florian Görlitz is able to create awe-inspiring moving sculptures. The hypnotic elements of his kinetic art make it easy to find yourself getting lost in the stunning spirals and flowing patterns. Much of Görlitz's artwork is commissioned for music festivals, most notably Burning Man in 2022, and it is no surprise why.

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February 5, 2024

Thousands of Colorful Butterflies Invade Shanghai Pavilion in Emmanuelle Moureaux’s Latest Installation

Architect, artist, and designer Emmanuelle Moureaux has marveled the world with her sweeping colorful installations. On her latest endeavor, the Tokyo-based French architect collaborated with Lancôme to turn Shanghai's CSSC Pavilion into a dreamscape. With thousands of butterflies in every hue imaginable, Moureaux offers an abstract representation of beauty and eternity. Titled 100 colors no.48 “100 colors butterflies,” this installation is part of a series Moureaux has been working on since 2013.

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