ART

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The Art of the Brick / Nathan Sawaya

Nathan Sawaya is renowned for his incredible, sometimes surreal, sculptures and portraits—all made from LEGO bricks. The Art of the Brick is a stunning, full-color showcase of the work that has made Sawaya the world's most famous LEGO artist. Sawaya's profound and unparalleled ability to transform the iconic simple toy building block into meaningful and emotional artwork...
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Metamorphous / Paul Sangha Landscape Architecture

Metamorphous, the steel sculpture was installed to enhance and protect the foreshore from erosion. 200-foot sculpture designed by landscape architect Paul Sangha. The project has fostered a huge amount of public engagement on the beach, attracting kayakers, sunbathers, beachcombers and local residents. The development and execution of the wall and shoreline enhancement illustrates the first of such an endeavor along Vancouver's waterfront...
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East-West/West-East Sculpture in The Desert / Richard Serra

The permanent art installation, which was unveiled by Qatar Museums, consists of four steel plates that are about 15m (49 feet) tall. The artwork, created for Qatar by renowned American artist Richard Serra’s, is called “East-West/West-East,” and is located some 60km outside of Doha at the Brouq Nature Reserve near Zekreet...
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DIY Masks from scrap / Wintercroft

Make your own masks from recycled card, it easy and fun. Wintercroft supply plans and instructions that enable you to turn your old cardboard boxes into masks. British designers Steve and Marianne Wintercroft have designed a collection of geometric masks, that you can make yourself with card stock, using the templates they create...
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MPavilion 2015 / AL_A-Amanda Levete Architects

The 2015 MPavilion designed by British practice Amanda Levete Architects has opened in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens, opposite the city’s cultural hub of the The Arts Centre, the National Gallery of Victoria. A unique annual architecture commission and design event for Melbourne. The canopy be a series of three and five-meter wide petals made out of ultra-thin, translucent CFRP composites, translucent petals supported by impossibly slender columns that sway gently in the breeze...
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Labyrinth Installation / Gijs Van Vaerenbergh

The artists and architects Gijs Van Vaerenbergh designed Labyrinth, a large-scale artistic installation, which this summer is shown on C-mine. A one kilometer maze of steel corridors, with walls that tower 5 meters above the earth, surrounds installation visitors, placing them within the intricate depths of the imposing structural mass...
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Serpentine Pavilion 2015 / SelgasCano

Serpentine Galleries celebrates the 15 anniversary of the world-renowned Pavilion commission with a design by Spanish architects selgascano. Selgascano’s design for the 15th Pavilion reveals an amorphous, double-skinned, polygonal structure consisting of panels of a translucent, multi-coloured fluorine-based polymer (ETFE) woven through and wrapped like webbing...
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Art-Sleep-Experience Open-air Exhibition of Artworks 2015 / Urban Campsite Amsterdam

This outdoor exhibition where outdoor camping meets art was an enormous success. The exhibition attracted many national and international guests on a daily basis and was widely covered by the (international) media. This year, initiators Annette van Driel and Francis Nijenhuis return with UrbanCampsite. In June, July and August UrbanCampsite settles in the newest part of Amsterdam, the Centrumeiland of IJburg, surrounded by the IJ lake with a view of island Pampus and the village Durgerdam...
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A House for Essex / FAT Architecture and Grayson Perry

The development of a twobedroom guesthouse on the site of an existing derelict farmhouse near the Stour Estuary in Essex. It was designed by the London-based FAT Architecture practice with Britain’s best-loved cross-dresser, Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry, as a holiday rental for the Living Architecture company, the idea of Alain de Botton...