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.
TV reviewGrace Dent: Jimmy McGovern's new drama sheds light on sex slavery in the colonies
Arts & Ents blogs
Fifty Shades of Grey banned by Indian censors despite sex scenes being edited out
The 9 rules every Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner cartoon had to follow are wonderfully pedantic
India's Daughter: BBC Four documentary provokes outrage on Twitter
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
Banished, TV review: McGovern magic goes missing in a contrived and soppy period piece
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'