Posts Tagged ‘site specific’

Best of 2009

Best of 2009 Dalek (aka James Marshall): Broken, Beaten and Buried Originally published on January 26, 2009 Earlier this year partnered with Redux Contemporary Art Center in Charleston, SC to produce a new site-specific installation by the artist Dalek. Over a two week period a group of 12 artists, under the direction of Dalek, created the entire exhibition which called for every square inch[…..]

Richard Woods: Port Sunlight

The Lever House, at 390 Park Avenue in New York City, recently commissioned artist Richard Woods to create a site-specific installation for the lobby of the Modernist structure. The installation, titled Port Sunlight, features colorful patterns that cover over forty columns, eight benches, and several areas of floor within the lobby. Each of the nine patterns utilized in the installation are created from a series[…..]

Andy Ducett

Andy DuCett is a Minneapolis- based artist working with a multitude of media, utilizing sculpture, collage, drawing and installation.  His installations predominantly feature site-specific pilings of mostly found objects.  The sculptures are temporary, and are most typically indicative of the cultural location in which they are built. His first solo show, entitled AOT Has Been Here Forever, Except When It Wasn’t,  recently on view at Art of[…..]

On the Scene

The Department of Photography’s continuing series On the Scene showcases the Art Institute of Chicago‘s commitment to collecting and exhibiting the most dynamic new work by emerging artists. The third exhibition in the series explores the diverse range of art being produced by Jason Lazarus, Wolfgang Ploger, and Zoe Strauss. Jason Lazarus’s installation grew out of the artist’s fascination with the family snapshot and its durability in our digital[…..]

Frieze Art Fair: Super Flex

Frieze Art Fair (which shares its name with contemporary art magazine, Frieze) is held annually each October in Regent’s Park, London. This year, over 150 leading contemporary art galleries from around the world are represented on site – allowing the visitor to both view and purchase contemporary art. The Frieze Fair also hosts a curatorial program of newly commissioned artworks, a talks program and an artist-led[…..]

Sook Jin Jo

Korean-born, New York-based artist Sook Jin Jo creates large sculptural installations that are simultaneously concerned with the history of sculpture and the concept of meditation. Using elements of balance, color, texture and space, the artist selects and displays found objects that reflect the history of a specific place. The sum of each collected object creates a unified whole, as each one is a pivotal support[…..]