christo's big air package opens in germany mar 19, 2013 christo's big air package opens in germany ‘big air package’ by christo and jeanne-claude, germanyimage © wolfgang volzall images courtesy of christo and jeanne claude big air packagegasometer oberhausen, germanyon view now through 30 december 2013 view from the top of the tank image © wolfgang volz shape, material and light engulf the viewers visitors are dwarfed by the vast field of fabric light graduates over interior surfaces the diffused day creates a gradient view up from the bottom hoisting the inflatable material was lifted 90 meters high seams are check and moved before inflation repairs are made on site construction view of seam checks and repairs image © andré grossmann proposed light compositions accompany architectural plans drawings articulate the frameless intention and monumental scale image © andré grossmann cat garcia menocal I designboom
CDOT: Christo's Over the River will get serious traffic review Posted: 06/21/2012 12:57:05 PM MDT This artist's drawing provided by Christo shows an image of a proposed art project by artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude that would suspend 5.9 miles of silvery, translucent fabric above parts of the Arkansas River in southern Colorado. (Provided by Christo | via AP) Christo's Over The River project, which calls for draping huge fabric panels from cables over parts of the Arkansas River, will be carefully scrutinized for its potential impact on traffic on U.S. 50 — just like any other huge project, Colorado Department of Transportation officials said today. The $50 million art installation is being attacked by a group from Cañon City as being dangerous, especially to anyone living near the headwaters of the Arkansas River and in Bighorn Sheep Canyon. The group, Rags Over the Arkansas River (ROAR), offered their objections to the state Transportation Commission today. ROAR also presented studies attesting to the dangers of the project to the commission.
Perm (russie): Combinaisons gagnantes Le résultat, très réussi, permet d'appréhender l'évolution de la réflexion picturale au fil des cinquante dernières années et de démontrer combien sa richesse et sa diversité restent d'actualité. « Beaucoup d'artistes aujourd'hui touchent à l'installation ou à la sculpture, tout en reprenant des arguments autrefois propres à la peinture, rappelle Alexandra Fau. Loin d'être exhaustives, ces douze « combinaisons » constituent une bien belle entrée en matière, dont on ne peut qu'espérer qu'elle sera suivie de développements futurs, qui seront autant d'occasions de pénétrer toujours plus avant les territoires fabuleux de la peinture contemporaine. Toutes les « combinaisons » * Entre parenthèses figure la date de naissance suivie, le cas échéant, de celle du décès. Contact> La peinture française contemporaine, combinaisons de l'histoire, jusqu'au 16 décembre, Musée d'art contemporain de Perm, 2, rue Monastyrskaya, Perm, Russie.
World Community Grid - Accueil Impermanent Sand Paintings by Andres Amador San Francisco-area landscape artist Andreas Amador etches massive sand drawings onto beaches during full moons when his canvas reaches its largest potential. Using only a rake and often several helpers the geometric and organic shapes are slowly carved into the sand, often interacting with the physical topography like the stones in a zen garden. The works exist for only a few moments, just long enough to snap a few photographs before being completely engulfed by the encroaching tide. Free Art Teaching Resources This page contains some useful resources and links to help teachers in their art teaching. You will basically be directed to websites where you can find art materials, videos, printables, worksheets, activities, games, and many other teaching ideas that are art informed. 1- Songs for Teaching Creative teachers can use music to teach content across the curriculum – to students of all ages. This website offers thousands of children's songs, lyrics, sound clips and teaching suggestions. 2- Art Smart This is a great website full of art resources that aim at engaging students in the creative process through artistic inquiry into topics that span many different subject areas of the curriculum. 3- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence FREE is a platform that is sponsored by the American government and that has over 1.500 federally supported teaching and learning resources collected from dozens of federal agencies. 4- Canon 5- Teaching Ideas 6- Teacher Vision Art Resources
Munich: Ends of the Earth Haus der Kunst, Munich Land Art to 1974. The time period covered spans the 1960s to 1974, when, in the context of Land Art, movements such as Conceptual Art, Minimal Art, Happenings, Performance Art, and Arte povera, became more distinct and began to diverge. The nearly 200 works by more than 100 artists from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Iceland, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, the Philippines and Switzerland demonstrate that Land Art was not a predominantly North American phenomenon. comunicato stampa As the first major museum exhibition on Land Art, "Ends of the Earth" provides the most comprehensive historical overview of this art movement to date. The time period covered in "Ends of the Earth" spans the 1960s to 1974, when, in the context of Land Art, movements such as Conceptual Art, Minimal Art, Happenings, Performance Art, and Arte povera, became more distinct and began to diverge. Land Art artists were fascinated by remote locations like deserts.
Watson Vous avez sûrement entendu parler de Watson et de ses performances dans le jeu Jeopardy! relayés dans tous les médias. L’intérêt de Watson ne réside pas dans sa capacité à gagner au jeu télévisé mais dans son très vaste champ d'applications dans la vie de tous les jours, par exemple dans le monde de la santé pour améliorer la rapidité et la précision des diagnostics médicaux et aider à la prise de décision sur une urgence médicale ou rechercher les interactions potentielles de médicaments. Comment fonctionne Watson ? Durant les parties de Jeopardy! Voir la video (en anglais) Watson va encore plus loin que Deep Blue (qui analysait un monde fini de possibilités) : en effet, Watson représente une véritable innovation dans la compréhension par la machine du langage naturel (le " langage réel ") utilisé par chacun d'entre nous pour communiquer et échanger. - Watson peut également aider les distributeurs à mieux tirer parti de leurs stocks.
Desert Breath | Danae Stratou Desert Breath | Land Art project | by D.A.ST. Arteam | 1997 Desert Breath is a Land Art project created by D.A.ST. Arteam. The team was founded in 1995 by: Danae Stratou (installation artist), Alexandra Stratou (industrial designer & architect), Stella Konstantinidis (architect), for the purpose of creating this project. The project is rooted in our common desire to work in the desert. Desert Breath expands in an area of 100.000 m2, in the eastern Sahara desert bordering the Red Sea in El Gouna, Egypt. Located between the sea and a body of mountains at the point where the immensity of the sea meets the immensity of the desert, the work functions on two different levels in terms of viewpoint: from above as a visual image, and from the ground, walking the spiral pathway, a physical experience. The construction of Desert Breath was completed in March 1997. D.A.ST. Scroll down to watch documentation video
Egyptian Desert Sand Spiral In the eastern Sahara desert bordering the Red Sea stands Desert Breath, a stunning land-art project comprised of perfectly-formed cones and a glistening pool of water. Nestled between the hills on the Egyptian desert floor, this site-specific installation was the work of D.A.ST. Arteam, made up of Danae Stratou (installation artist), Alexandra Stratou (industrial designer and architect), and Stella Constantindies (architect). They spent from 1995 to 1997 working on Desert Breath, relocating 8,000 square meters of sand to create what we see here. The terrain was the the driving force behind Desert Breath, and the three women formed D.A.ST. Although it’s been 17 years since the project’s completion, Desert Breath still remains. Desert Breath project page via [Visual News]
Wikipedia (GB) Jean-Michel Sanejouand was born in Lyon, France, on July 18, 1934. His work has many facets, ranging from environments to monumental sculptures, from readymade-like objects to paintings of oneiric landscapes in which (usually) one of his sculptures stands. Biography Jean-Michel Sanejouand lived and worked in Paris between 1959 and 1993. Main One Man Shows 1967 "Première organisation d'espace", Ecole Polytechnique (Paris). 1968 "Deux organisations d'espace", Galerie Yvon Lambert (Paris). 1973 "Les Organisations d'espace de Sanejouand", Centre National d'Art Contemporain (Paris). 1979 "Espaces-Peintures", The Antwerp Gallery, FIAC (Paris). 1982 "Espaces-Peintures", Lens Fine Art Gallery (Antwerp, Belgium). 1986 "Rétrospective: des Charges-Objets aux Espaces-Peintures", Palais des Beaux-Arts (Lyon, France). 1991 "Espaces-Peintures 1978-1986", MAC (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France). 1991 "Les Charges-Objets 1963-1967", Galerie Froment-Putman (Paris). Main group exhibitions
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