Balls! Everywhere! At the Goethe-Institut in Krakow

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 31 March 2014

This extremely fun art installation is called Suck the Balls! and was design by artist Niklas Roy.

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A breathtaking light installation in Tokyo’s Sumida River

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Wednesday 13 February 2013

100,000 solar-powered LED lights were released into Tokyo’s Sumida River to celebrate the beginning of the Tokyo Hotaru festival. The thousands of glowing lights were a nod to the past and the literal meaning of Hotaru, which is “firefly”. Before pollution took over the river, millions of fireflies would gather around the shore to create […]

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Marcela Silva

Yuzima Philip Reader Find

By Yuzima Philip in New Art on Thursday 13 October 2011

Marcella Silva makes universe scale art installations almost on the visual scale of Anish Kapoor or Richard Sera. Her objects are almost surreal in form and often spotlight a highly emotive image of the color spectrum. She is someone with an original idea and isn’t afraid to think big.

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Chiharu Shiota

Lin Tan Reader Find

By Lin Tan in New Art on Monday 9 August 2010

Chiharu Shiota is a Berlin-based Japanese artist responsible for these intricate large scale art installations. Allegedly, Shiota had woken up one day and felt as if her entire room was entwined with black thread. This became the inspiration for many of her artworks, where gallery spaces are often illed with zig-zagging thread, creating this impenetrable, sometimes gothic looking, web.

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