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.
Music Why this music festival is still the place to spot the next big thing
Film review Michael Glatze biopic isn't about a self-hating gay man gone straight
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
- 2 Is this bridge haunted by the ghost of nu rave?
- 3 Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
- 4 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 5 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
Britain's first cinema flickers back to life following £6m refurbishment
A historian gave the most British look of despair when someone screwed up Richard III's birthday at his reburial
James May hints Top Gear days are over following Jeremy Clarkson's BBC exit
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
James May hints he will not continue on Top Gear without Jeremy Clarkson
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew