Articles tagged Public Art


Irma Boom interprets 18th century masterpiece within passage beneath Amsterdam Central Station

AMSTERDAM – Benthem Crouwel Architects unveils its design for the ‘slow traffic corridor’, a 110-m footpath running under Central Station.  

Art & Culture

Illuminated, interactive clouds and giant lampshades attract attention at Lux Helsinki

The eighth annual light festival Lux Helsinki delivered bright lights, dazzle and spectacle to the snowy streets of the Finnish capital.


Fontaine/Fortin/Labelle’s Petite Vie installation challenges public perception

QUEBEC – Awareness of space and how we make a judgment on the surface is the driving force behind a street installation for Quebec’s 2015 public art festival.


Shift A+U tints Tschumi's glass pavilion with CMY colour bands

GRONINGEN – A colourful intervention by Shift architecture urbanism transforms Bernard Tschumi’s glass pavilion into a spatial experience modulated by shifting colours.


Prismatica by RAW

Amidst a winter snowscape, a public plaza in downtown Montreal is glimmering like a jewel thanks to a public art installation comprised of kaleidoscopic prisms.


You started it…I finish it by Paola Pivi

The arid, warm landscape of Australia is where you would least expect to see a polar bear. 


Best of Public Art

Architects, artists and designers are drumming up attention in underutilised public spaces by activating them in clever ways.

Art & Culture

Color Field by Ivan Toth Depeña

A vibrant installation by Artist Ivan Toth Depeña is dazzling commuters of the West Rail Line in a suburb outside of Denver, Colorado. A grove of tree-like structures with transparent foliage sprung …


Het Orakel by Atelier Van Lieshout

On May 5th, visitors to Amsterdam’s Dam square witnessed an oversized head take full advantage of the Netherland’s Freedom of Speech laws. A 4m tall sculpture dubbed ‘Het Orakel’, meaning …


It Started With a Dime by Studio Wessels Boer

AMSTERDAM – A narrow, dead-end street located just outside of Amsterdam’s city centre is an unlikely recipient of its own public work of art.


Ryan McGinness Takes Over Amsterdam!

Amsterdam has a spring in its step and it also has an American artist taking over a number of the city's galleries, shops and streets. April is 'Ryan McGinness month' as we celebrate the launch of …


The Immersery by Hassell

Dead centre Melbourne, Queensbridge Square has been transformed into a temporary pavilion – infiltrating the river embankment on three levels – for the annual Food and Wine Festival. …