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.
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 3 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 4 Baby rescued 1km out to sea after parents forgot about her
- 5 Greek debt crisis: The photograph that conveys the despair of Greece's elderly
Bad luck, One Direction: Paul McCartney doubts success of The Beatles will ever be matched again
This is surely the best way to watch Jaws
The Crystal Maze: Richard O’Brien confirmed to return as more details revealed about show's rebooted format
Guillaume Tell's gang-rape scene caused uproar at the Royal Opera House – but the portrayal of extreme sex and violence on stage is nothing new
Britain's best outdoor cinemas to visit this summer from Somerset House to Luna Cinema
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture