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10.21.13 Kyle Petreycik

As part of Ireland’s annual Belfast Festival at Queen’s acclaimed contemporary artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada has created an 11-acre portrait of an anonymous child, utilizing an unused stretch of land adjacent to the event . The piece, entitled Wish was created using a combination of natural materials as well as advanced satellite technology. The work has an accompanying text which […]

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07.16.13 Kyle Petreycik

Icelandic artist Hlynur Hallsson believes to have found the person responsible for vandalism of Iceland’s purest nature sanctuaries. Earlier in April, a series of large words was found spray-painted across the landscape in a small portion north-east Iceland. Hallsson, while viewing a recent exhibition at Alexander Levy gallery in Berlin spotted numerous photographic works by an artist […]

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05.28.13 Kyle Petreycik

In Minecraft, players of the labor-intensive video game’s open world gaming environment are encouraged to “build anything they can imagine,” brick by pixellated brick. It’s quite apparent that artist Jan Robert Leegte may have taken that idea to heart as the artist has painstakingly recreated Robert Smithson’s well-known earthwork Spiral Jetty in great detail.  However, much unlike Smithson’s work this […]

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12.27.12 Marina Galperina

So long, losers. I’m outta here, going to the Nikola-Lenivets village in Russia where they’ve got this Nikola-Lenivets Project and Festival of Landscape Objects going on. It’s pretty sweet. You can take a walk through a forest park by JUMPING ON A LONG TRAMPOLINE! But seriously.  Nikola-Lenivets is jumpin’ — it’s a dilapidated village turned art colony where all […]

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02.20.12 Marina Galperina

Contemporary artist Sonja Hinrichsen has stomped out some gigantic, spiraling circle patterns all over the virgin snows of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The locals helped her to plod about and make these giant things reminiscent of defective crop circles or trails made by a lost someone with a morbidly amusing lack of directional senses. It’s also reminiscent of something else. Any guesses? […]

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