May 23, 2018

Artist Visualizes the Lengthy “Terms of Service” Agreements of Popular Social Media Apps

You may have noticed a recent upsurge in social media policy changes as a result of newly introduced data protection regulations. And while many of us feel it’s important to know how our online information is being used, it’s unlikely that every social media user actually spends the time needed to read every word of the small print in an app’s terms and conditions. Designer Dima Yarovinsky visualizes these lengthy (and often overwhelming)

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April 27, 2018

Yayoi Kusama’s Latest Installation “Obliterates” an Entire Apartment in Red Flowers

Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is a living legend thanks to her whimsical, awe-inspiring installation art. Perhaps best known for creating immersive and infinite spaces called Mirror Rooms, another facet of her career revolves around the Obliteration Room, in which viewers “obliterate” otherwise ordinary interior spaces with colorful dot stickers. One of her latest commissions tweaks the obliteration concept ever so slightly and makes it feel totally fresh.

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April 23, 2018

David Bowie Tribute Installation Takes Over NYC Subway Station

In a collaboration between Spotify and the Brooklyn Museum, New York’s Broadway-Lafayette subway station has been given a makeover as a tribute to the late, great David Bowie. The installation is part of the current David Bowie is exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, where over 400 objects of the Starman’s personal archive are on display—including show costumes, vinyls, photographs, and handwritten lyric sheets.

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April 12, 2018

Artist Uses 120 Marker Pens to Create Swirling Landscape Drawings Inside a Dome

Brazilian-born visual artist Oscar Oiwa is globally recognized for creating fully immersive installation art made from 360-degree drawings. For his latest piece, titled Oscar Oiwa in Paradise – Drawing the Ephemeral, the artist used 120 black marker pens to adorn an entire inflatable dome with illustrations of imaginative pathways, mythical forests, and swirling skies. Created exclusively for JAPAN HOUSE São Paulo, the installation took two weeks to complete with the help of five assistants.

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