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Emptyful Sculpture by Bill Pechet

Artist Bill Pechet has collaborated with lighting co-designer Chris Pekar of Lightworks and Lumenpulse to create the 35-foot-tall, 31-foot-wide “Emptyful” sculpture in the Millennium Library Plaza in Winnipeg, Canada.

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Arrival and Departure by Ian McChesney

British architect Ian McChesney has recently completed a new artwork for the University of Plymouth entitled Arrival and Departure.

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Forum Chandelier by Luke Jerram

British artist Luke Jerram has completed this 17 foot tall solar powered kinetic chandelier consisting of 665 glass radiometers, which shimmer and flicker as they turn in the sunlight. Altering their speed with the subtle changes in lighting conditions, the vanes of each radiometer speed up and slow down throughout the day. Commissioned by the Bristol and Bath Science Park the artwork is on permanent display there.

You can see a video of the chandelier in action on YouTube – here.

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Toby Poolman at Tent London

As part of the London Design Festival, CONTEMPORIST visited the Tent London design event, where British artist Toby Poolman exhibited some wall art and a coffee table he made from various metal parts of an old tractor.

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Tony Cragg at Exhibition Road

CONTEMPORIST is in London for the 2012 London Design Festival, and we have visited Exhibition Road where British artist Tony Cragg has some large sculptures on display.

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Slipstream by FreelandBuck

FreelandBuck are currently exhibiting their Slipstream installation at the Bridge Gallery in New York.

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Really Shiny Things That Don’t Mean Anything by Ryan Gander

British artist Ryan Gander is currently exhibiting his sculpture titled “Really Shiny Things That Don’t Mean Anything” at the Lisson Gallery in London.

Hang On A Minute Lads, I’ve Got A Great Idea…

“Hang On A Minute Lads, I’ve Got A Great Idea…” is an art installation on the roof of the De La Warr Pavilion by British artist Richard Wilson.

Based upon the iconic final scene of the film The Italian Job, this feat of engineering sees a full-sized replica coach bus balanced on the De La Warr Pavilion’s rooftop.

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Portrait 360 by Gianluca Traina

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On The Roof: Cloud City by Tomás Saraceno

Artist Tomás Saraceno has created a constellation of large, interconnected modules constructed with transparent and reflective materials on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Visitors may enter and walk through the cluster of habitat-like, modular structures.

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Anything Can Break by Pinaree Sanpitak

Thai artist Pinaree Sanpitak has created the installation titled “Anything Can Break”

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Stickwork Sculptures by Patrick Dougherty (VIDEO)

In this video, Sculptor Patrick Dougherty talks about his work creating sculptures from sticks.

You can watch the video – here.

Sound Sculpture by Zimoun (VIDEO)

The artist Zimoun, in collabortation with Architect Hannes Zweifel, created this sound sculpture installation at the MNAC Contemporary Art Museum in Bucharest, Romania.

Watch the video on Vimeo – here.

The Making of the Opto Sculpture by Phil Price (VIDEO)

New Zealand-based artist Phil Price has created a time-lapse video of the creation and installation of his Opto sculpture.

Watch the video on Vimeo – here.

Antony Gormley’s Still Standing (VIDEO)

In this video, British sculptor Antony Gormley talks about his Still Standing exhibition.

Watch the video on Vimeo – here.