Weekly art websites: Transient public art
Tuesday 27 April 2010
Art that's in the public eye one minute and gone the next. This week's selection of art websites looks at transient public art.
An organization that hands out rolled-up artworks to random, unsuspecting people in the streets.
Andy Goldsworthy -
Images of works by British artist Andy Goldsworthy show how natural materials can be used to create beautiful but transient sculptures.
David Byrne: Playing the building - http://www.davidbyrne.com/art/art_projects/playing_the_building/
This installation by Scottish musician and artist David Byrne uses elements found in an abandoned building to create an intricate musical sound installation.
Ian de Gruchy -
Australian projection artist Ian De Gruchy transforms everyday architecture and blank walls into temporary works of art.
The Public Art Network - http://thepublicartnetwork.blogspot.com/
A blog dedicated to public art with some great examples of non-permanent artworks taking place across the globe.
The High Line - http://www.thehighline.org/about/public-art
The website for public art park, the High Line, with a constant selection of projects, conceptual works and installations made by international and local artists.
Dance Anywhere - http://www.danceanywhere.org/
An organization that encourages people to stop and dance in the street at a specific time once a year.
Grace Dent on TVtv
Maisie Williams single-handedly rises to the challengeTV
Academy criticised after no non-white actors nominated
tvAn expose of hooliganism masquerading as an ideological battle
artLee Hadwin can't draw when he's awake, but by night he's an artist
‘Remember the attackers are a cold-blooded, crazy minority’, says Blek le Rat
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Heavy metal producer's corpse to be mutilated by models as per his dying wish
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 3 Nineteen-year-old student left gifts for parents before taking her own life
- 4 Deliberately urinating before sex can increase risk of urinary tract infections
- 5 Winston Churchill: From accusations of anti-Semitism to the blunt refusal that led to the deaths of millions
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
David Cameron says anyone criticising Eric Pickles' letter to Muslims 'really has a problem'