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Eye On Design: Brooklyn Balloon Company-Designed Louis Vuitton Trunk

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For his contribution to 200 Trunks, 200 Visionaries — an immersive exhibit celebrating Louis Vuitton’s 200th Birthday — artist and founder of Brooklyn Balloon Company Robert Moy molded ordinary rubber balloons into a sculpture that reveals the pliability and shape-shifting capabilities of the colorful birthday party decorations. Continue reading Eye On Design: Brooklyn Balloon Company-Designed Louis Vuitton Trunk

Ten Creative Ways to Express Yourself Through Art

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Creativity is a crucial part of our lives, allowing us to express ourselves in unique and innovative ways. By embracing your creative potential, you get the opportunity to build on existing ideas while creating something entirely new. Continue reading Ten Creative Ways to Express Yourself Through Art

Bharti Kher’s Ancestor in Doris C. Freedman Plaza

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Bharti Kher (b. 1969, London, UK) connects New Delhi and New York with this nearly 18 foot tall bronze Universal Mother figure, entitled Ancestor (2022) which is her most ambitious artwork today. Its source is a miniature statue from the artist’s “intermediaries“ series, assembled by recomposing broken clay figurines. Kher finds these small objects in secondhand markets in India, where she moved in 1992 after being raised and educated in the United Kingdom. Continue reading Bharti Kher’s Ancestor in Doris C. Freedman Plaza

Eye On Design: My Window Your View: A Transfiguration Sculpture By Dana Jo Cooley

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At the recent Boutique Design NY (BDNY) show at NYC’s Javits’s Center, I was on the look-out for pieces with a big “Oh, Wow” factor, and this super-colorful, suspended mosaic sculpture by Tennessee-based contemporary artist Dana Jo Cooley did not disappoint. Cooley calls the piece, My Window Your View: A Transfiguration. Here’s the story of how it came together.
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The Drop, Vancouver BC Waterfront

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Anyone who’s visited Vancouver knows it’s a beautiful city with endless natural wonders to enjoy and explore. It makes sense that much of their public art also thematically emulates and plays with nature. A perfect example is The Drop (2009) which was conceived and created by Inges Idee, a group of four Berlin-based German artists: Hans Hemmert, Axel Lieber, Thomas Schmidt and George Zey. The group’s activity focuses on art in public spaces, with The Drop being their first installation in North America. Continue reading The Drop, Vancouver BC Waterfront