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Eroded Replicas of Iconic Sculptures Reveal Crystal Formations in New Sculptures by Daniel Arsham

January 5, 2020

Grace Ebert

…es. All images © Daniel Arsham and Perrotin, shared with permission Artist Daniel Arsham (previously) re-envisions some of the most well-recognized sculptures of classical antiquity in Paris, 3020, his recent series of replications marred with lightly pigmented crystals. Both “Vénus de Milo” and Michelangelo’s “Moses” find their heads, arms, and torsos eroded in patches by blue calcite. The New York-based artist spent a year inside the Réunion des…

 

 



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JR, Faith XLVII, and Two Dozen More Mural Artists Convene to Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou

July 15, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

…gn; Faith XLVII (previously) drew inspiration from the phoenix, a frequent motif in Angelou’s poetry. The mural festival was organized by Branded Arts. (via artnet) Shawn Michael Warren’s mural (2019). Photo: staticmedium HUGE’s mural. Photo: wiseknave (2019) L: Daniel Arsham, Maya Angelou High School (2019). Photo: staticmedium / R: Victoria Cassinova’s mural (2019). Photo: staticmedium Tochlita (2019). Photo: staticmedium Axel void’s mural, (201…

 

 



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A Decade of Daniel Arsham’s Material Explorations Opens at Amsterdam’s MOCO Museum

January 29, 2019

Sasha Bogojev

…ha Bogojev Connecting Time is an exhibition that spans a decade of work by Daniel Arsham (previously), and was organized in collaboration with Galerie Ron Mandos and Perrotin for MOCO Museum in Amsterdam. In addition to the debut of Calcified Room and a specially designed iteration of Amethyst Ball Cavern, is one of the iconic pieces Hidden Figure (2011) from the Elastic Walls series. The piece is constructed from fiberglass, paint, and joint comp…

 

 



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A 300-Foot Tunnel Excavated Through Walls Examines the Creative and Destructive Powers of Mankind

February 22, 2016

Kate Sierzputowski

…es courtesy Daniel Arsham In his latest exhibition, “The Future Was Then,” Daniel Arsham (previously here and here) carved a path through the SCAD Museum of Art’s Pamela Elaine Poetter Gallery utilizing a series of faux concrete walls. The 300-foot-long series of walls starts with the cutout of an abstract shape roughly the size of a human body. As one looks at the progression of carvings and walls, the holes begin to form a representational shape…

 

 



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New Hydrostone Sculptures by Daniel Arsham Isolate Human Gestures

October 30, 2015

Kate Sierzputowski

…rative that is known for straddling the line between art and architecture. Arsham’s work has been exhibited at PS1 in New York, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami, The New Museum in New York, and Carré d’Art de Nîmes in France among others. Arsham is represented by Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris, Hong Kong and New York, OHWOW in Los Angeles, Baro Galeria in Sao Paulo and Pippy Houldsworth in London. (via Exasperated Viewer on Air) “Pyrite…

 

 



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A 10,000 Square Foot Ball Pit Situated Within a National Museum Lets Visitors Experience the Beach Indoors

July 7, 2015

Kate Sierzputowski

…rience and design. The collaborative firm was started by Alex Mustonen and Daniel Arsham and they explain that their focus is “on the viewer’s experience and memory, creating moments of wonder and interaction that allow people to engage directly with their surrounding environment.” A unique experience is achieved in their latest installation, the museum inviting visitors to wade within the sea of plastic spheres, relax in one of the many chairs at…

 

 



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Cloudy House: A Geodesic Paper Cloud Installation by Tomás Saraceno

January 29, 2013

Christopher Jobson

…I just spotted this 2009 installation by Tomás Saraceno (previously) at Andersen’s Contemporary Berlin. The exhibition consisted of numerous suspended geometric clouds made from white matte paper along with video, photographic, and sculptural pieces. You can read a bit more about it here. If you liked this, don’t miss Daniel Arsham’s Pixel Clouds….

 

 

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