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12.30.10 Marina Galperina

Christo’s Over the River project planned for 2014 is getting a mixed reply from local environmental groups. For his large-scale art installation in Bighorn Sheep Canyon near Denver, Christo wants visitors to “float down the river” and “see the sky and canyon walls through translucent, wind-rippled fabric suspended above.” […]

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07.29.10 Marina Galperina

A horde of supposed “anarchists” stormed a mayor’s office in a Moscow suburb in a flash mob of environmental activism and Molotov cocktails. Tensions over the destruction of the ancient Khimki forest have been mounting for years, recently elevating. […]

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07.20.10 Marina Galperina

Christo (sans recently deceased Jeanne-Claude) has planned a sequel to their Gates installation, laying orange fabric panels along 42.4 miles of Arkansas River – but first, a rigorous, fully documented examination of the environmental impact. Christo points out that oil companies’ projects undergo a much lighter review. Good point. Let’s hope it doesn’t get mistaken […]

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04.12.10 Marina Galperina

In case you collect art or enjoy inflicting perpetual phobias on young children, Matt Campbell’s stiff stuffed toys are now available for sale at the Gallery Hanahou online shop. They’re dipped in black acrylics and drip with environmental nightmares. […]

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03.31.10 Marina Galperina

As we continue to consume compulsively and poison our environment (fuck you, imaginary grandkids!), artist Matt Campbell says “We know it’s bad but we can’t stop – because we love all the cool shiny new stuff we make.” So here’s the cool shiny stuff he made: manufactured, loved, trashed, then rescued and “entombed in a […]

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