Installations - 3/4 - Inspiratu

‘Prima’ installation by Zaha Hadid for Swarkovski at the Vitra Campus
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A rendering of Zaha Hadid's 'Prima' installation for Swarovski, shown outside the Fire Station - the architect's first built project - at the Vitra Campus. [...]
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Dream Weaver – Ruth Asawa
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When I wrote about the figure of the knitting architect in February, inspired by Maria Semple's novel Where'd You Go, Bernadette, little did I know that a panoply of knitted, woven and recycled work would soon be on display in New York ... all under the rubric of art, but definitely spatial and challenging. El Anatsui's sinuous works at the Brooklyn Museum, which play with one's sense of weight and material, Orly Genger's Red, Yellow and Blue in Madison Square park, walls of crocheted rope that snake through the park, and, most modest in scale, the first New York show in 50 years of the work of midcentury sculptor Ruth Asawa, who wove forests, anemones and orbs out of metal wire. One of Asawa's largest works, known as Untitled (S.108, hanging, six lobed, multi-layered continuous form within a form), was auctioned by Christie's, the organizers of the exhibition "Ruth Asawa: Objects & Apparitions", on May 15 for $1.4 million, four times its low estimate. [...]
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Carnovsky: zigzagging installation for missoni
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Called 'zigzagging', which speaks of missoni's classic stripes and geometric motifs, the piece followed in the same vein of the milan-based studio's previous works,this time the milan-based studio uses the italian fashion house's fantastical patterns as their image source in which to apply their RGB experimentation. [...]
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Underwear mandalas by Pilar Albarracin
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The opus forms a kind of constellation - each one obeying a strict geometric order, repeating circles, to eventually represent mandalas - a patterning that embodies spiritual significance in hinduism and buddhism. [...]
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A New Environment by Wendell Castle at Friedman Benda gallery, New York
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'I never thought about art when I was young, but I did like to draw' says furniture artist Wendell Castle, surveying his new exhibition at New York's Friedman Benda gallery. [...]
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Spaceplates Greenhouse by N55 + Anne Romme
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Designed by N55, with Architect, Anne Romme, the project is constructed using an innovative building system based on aluminum and polycarbonate and accommodates work, growing and teaching space. [...]
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Lotus Central Display by Gerry Judah
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Artist Gerry Judah has created the Lotus Central Display - sculpture installation for the 2012 Goodwood Festival Of Speed in West Sussex, England. [...]
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‘Promenade’ by Xavier Veilhan at Hatfield House, UK
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The French artist has turned his hand at everything from painting and photography to film and installation, but he is best known for his audacious sculptures. [...]
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