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03.27.14 Andy Cush

Vik Muniz’s castles made of sand are unfathomably small. Instead of using sand as a building block, stacking huge numbers of grains until they achieve a desired form, he approaches his material like a classical sculptor might approach a block of marble — taking a single grain and etching his images out of it. The […]

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08.17.12 David Lumb

I’ve learned something today. From the outside world, there’s nothing interesting going on at sandcastle competitions until after they’re finished. That was a piece at 5:15, 45 minutes before time was up for the 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. competition. Creative Time, the nonprofit NYC organization committed to public art projects, hosted the inaugural Artist […]

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