Month: August 2014

Interlude / Influence: Faculty and Alumni at Work

“Interlude / Influence” at the Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts

I had the great pleasure of going to visit the University of Alabama Birmingham’s brand new art building: The Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts. Currently on display on the exterior of the building is Amanda Bowder’s Magic Chromaticity, where the building is draped with fabric. Read about the fabric installation on Another one of the […]

Henrique Oliveira

Henrique Oliveira’s “Transarquitetônica” – Repurposed Wood Tunnels

I’ve had this sculpture/installation by Henrique Olivera in my inspiration folder for a while now. This massive winding sculpture is positively beautiful. It’s quite incredible how he can make wood seem so fluid. Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira (previously) recently completed work on his largest installation to date titled Transarquitetônica at Museu de Arte Contemporânea da […]

Olafur Eliasson’s “RIVERBED” at Denmark’s Louisiana

Olafur Eliasson has as fascinating installation at Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art opening up tomorrow 8/20/14. As seen on Dezeen, the landscape of rocks and riverbeds contrast against the bright white stark walls. This is a super interesting installation for Eliasson. I’ve seen a lot of his spatial-installation work, but none have drawn so much on […]