TOP 10 art installations of 2021
fantastic plastic ‘s ‘#stayout’ is a performative art installation in Berlin that reflects and questions our habits as individuals in public. the artistic performance took place from august 6 to 8 in front of the haus der statistik in berlin, featuring seven pneumatic structures inhabited by seven artists. inside bubbles, the behavior of the performers oscillates between the repetition of their obsessions and the desire to break the rhythm of the routine.
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american artist Janet Echelman ‘This large-scale ethereal facility is nicknamed “earthtime 1.26 munich”. the artist worked with mercedes benz as part of the 2021 International Motor Show (IAA MobilitÃ© 2021) to transform the odeonsplatz in munich into a place of living art. the floating sculpture is created entirely from recyclable fibers and measures 79 by 69 feet (24 by 21 meters). symbol of the dynamic nature of our ecosystem, work is constantly changing due to natural forces.
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image courtesy of florentijn hofman
artist florentijn hofman ‘s colossal, vibrant and inflatable “City Cocoon” is located among the Gothic architecture of Schiedam, the Netherlands. officially nicknamed by its translation âstadscoconâ, the habitable installation completely transforms the elevated space with its skeletal stone columns – the eerie and striking green shape fits perfectly into the nave of the huge church. expressing the artist’s characteristic sense of scale, the cocoon presents the viewer with a new perspective of familiar space, where the interior is seen with new eyes – while maintaining a playful and engaging sense of fun.
yuri suzuki designed a community-based, multisensory and interactive Public installation for London called ‘sonic bloom’. located in the heart of mayfair, the installation is made up of colorful horn-shaped elements that together create a magical and interactive flower. the sculpture amplifies the absorbed sounds of the environment and carries the vocal recordings of people at street level through its stems.
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