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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