Marc Quinn’s All nature flows through us (2011) is an innovative, 10-meter-diameter sculpture sited in a small river north of Oslo, Norway, at the sculpture park of the Kistefos-Museet. It was no easy feat to install.
“Those diseases which medicines do not cure, iron cures; those which iron cannot cure, fire cures; and those which fire cannot cure, are to be reckoned wholly incurable.” Sofie Muller is fond of quoting this statement by Hippocrates, the famous Greek physician and founder of the science of medicine, fascinated by the fact that even
Robert Morris has had a long and diverse career. Primarily known for his highly regarded sculpture, he has also been an abstract painter, a gifted draftsman, a performance artist, an erudite theorist, a political activist, a long-time college professor, a contributor to Artforum, and the author of a Masters thesis on Form-Classes in the Art
Artist, educator, and innovator, Mary Bates Neubauer, the recipient of the International Sculpture Center’s 2015 Outstanding Educator Award, bridges ancient and cutting-edge technologies. Trained and first hired as a foundry sculptor, she’s broadened her practice at Arizona State University’s sculpture program in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, where she is a professor
Like any sculptor, Alfredo Pirri, who lives and works in Rome, deals with space and form, but he wants his works—solid forms made to last forever—to be immaterial, to appear as ethereal and dematerialized as light and shadow.
In 2000, Paul Crutzen, the Nobel Laureate atmospheric chemist, declared that we were no longer living in the era of the Holocene, the Recent Era, but rather in the Anthropocene, an era that had started in the 1790s when a layer of carbon began to be laid down worldwide by humans burning coal.
Born on the South Side of Chicago in 1967, Keith Edmier grew up in the suburb of Tinley Park, Illinois. At the age of 17, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the film industry creating make-up special effects.
On May 12, 2015, French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel celebrated the official opening of his grand fountain sculptures at Versailles, the former home of Louis XIV. The three monumental glass sculptures are sited within the newly renovated Water Theatre Grove created by landscape designer Louis Benech.
Through sculpture, Nobuho Nagasawa expresses the concept of transporting the self, from pre-life to afterlife, on a vessel of light, bringing art into a realm where historical events, personal existence, and spiritual insights meet. Nagasawa was born in Japan, but she received her master’s degree in Berlin in 1985 and has been living in the
The 56th edition of the Venice Biennale marks a watershed for Australia as it unveils a new pavilion designed by the studio Denton Corker Marshall, which replaces the temporary structure designed in 1988 by Philip Cox.