October 31, 2019

Giant Skeletons Emerge from the Streets of Mexico for Día de los Muertos

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.

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October 23, 2019

These Larger-Than-Life Sculptures Are Like Mystical Goddesses of Music Festivals

South African multidisciplinary artist Daniel Popper is known for his colossal figurative sculptures and spectacular public art installations at art and music events around the world. From a gigantic female goddess at Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas to a 12-meter-tall (39-foot-tall) forest god at Boom Festival in Portugal, his larger-than-life works bring magic and fantasy to each place they inhabit. One of Popper’s most recent sculptures, Modem Swamp, is an epic, 8-meter-tall (26-foot-tall)

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October 14, 2019

How Pumpkins Have Inspired Yayoi Kusama’s Avant-Garde Art for Decades

Yayoi Kusama has carved out a name for herself as a top contemporary artist. Throughout her illustrious career, the Japanese creative has developed a signature approach to her craft. Characterized by polka dots, bold color palettes, and organic forms, her aesthetic is perhaps best typified by her pumpkin art, a collection of works celebrating the subject’s “generous unpretentiousness.” Rooted in her childhood, Kusama’s love of pumpkins has significantly shaped her practice for over 70 years.

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September 16, 2019

Imaginative Exhibit Lets You Step into the Whimsical World of Dr. Seuss

No author has captivated quite like Dr. Seuss. Full of fanciful illustrations, nonsensical words, and catchy rhymes, his children’s books are among the world’s most celebrated. With such an engaging approach to storytelling, it’s not unusual for readers to want to dive right into his whimsical worlds—and now, thanks to a new exhibit, they finally can. The Dr.

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