In 2019, conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan sent shockwaves through the art world when he duct-taped a banana to the wall and called it a piece of art. The performance happening at Art Basel Miami, and the piece, titled Comedian, was sold as an edition of three for $120,000 each. Now Comedian is back in the news after a Korean university student decided the banana was the perfect snack.
In the proper context, one object can completely transform into something else.
In preparation for the 2023 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, artists from around the world were selected to transform...
Understanding the past is vital to our future. It’s why, even millions of years later, archeologists are enthralled with pre-historic discoveries. As we sort through them, it can help bring the present into focus. Artist Daniel Arsham creates works that are inspired by the practice of archaeology, but he considers it from an alternative perspective. Instead of sorting through the past, Arsham is interested in digging into the future.
Springtime in Japan is known for spectacular cherry blossoms.
Three years after it was originally scheduled, JR‘s enormous art installation has finally taken its place overlooking Hong Kong's Victoria...
The frozen landscape of Hokkaido in Japan was adorned once again by one of Azuma Makoto‘s surreal installations. Using a colorful assortment of bouquets and plenty of water, the Japanese botanical artist created a towering frozen sculpture. All of the flowers and plants remain trapped in this striking form, still vibrant and in bloom, for as long as the layers of ice remain.
California's Coachella Valley has been transformed into a site-specific art exhibition.
Sydney-based studio Atelier Sisu creates immersive art all around the world. Led by Peruvian sculptor and industrial designer Renzo B.
Nearly 20 years after the debut of Cloud Gate, colloquially referred to as “The Bean,” in Chicago, British-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor has unveiled its twin in New York City. The new reflective sculpture is smaller than its predecessor, and tucked into a corner of the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan, underneath a condo called Jenga.
Spain-based artist David de la Mano captures the strife of human conflict in his latest work of art.
When we think of unexpected installations or graffiti art in general, we don't often imagine something life-size.