May 13, 2024

Yoko Ono’s ‘Refugee Boat’ Invites Visitors To Participate and Spreads a Powerful Message of Hope

First conceived in the 1960s, Yoko Ono's Add Colour series invites people to participate in creating a collective piece of art. With Add Colour (Refugee Boat), currently installed at London's Tate Modern, Ono asks us to think about the power of collective action in relation to today's immigration crisis. The current iteration, which is part of the Tate's YOKO ONO: MUSIC OF THE MIND exhibition, began with a white boat in a white room.

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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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