Argentine artist Leandro Erlich created a “house of mirrors,” or mirror, as part of the “Beyond Barbican” summer series of events in east London. A replica front of a late nineteenth-century Victorian terraced house, the interactive installation is built on the ground with a large mirror suspended above. The resulting effect is captured in the photos below.
Reactionary art inspired by violence continues to be a confrontational theme for many of today’s artists. The following works take aim at the illegal arms trade between U.S. and Mexico, domestic violence against women, recycling firearms into musical instruments, “Knitting for peace” and more.
The modern and contemporary art fair, Art Basel, opens for three days on June 13 bringing more than 60,000 collectors, dealers, artists, curators and art lovers to the exciting Swiss city. Take a sneak peek at 19 of the pieces on display this year.
May 17 Photo Brief: International Day Against Homophobia, books burned in Nepal, walking art in Hong Kong
Anti-discrimination parades and demonstrations take place marking the International Day Against Homophobia, caravans of camels walk through the sulphur and mineral salt formations near Dallol in the Danakil Depression, northern Ethiopia, a kitchen fire spreads to neighboring buildings, including a major book store, in Kathmandu, Nepal, people wearing a white cloth take part in “Divisor”, a performance art piece by Brazilian artist Lygia Pape in Hong Kong and more in today’s daily brief.
April 23 Photo Brief: China’s quake victims seek normalcy, WWI soldier’s funeral, Britain’s bionic man
China’s quake victims seek normalcy, WWI soldier’s funeral, Britain’s bionic man and more in today’s daily brief.
April 18 Photo Brief: A white lion cub hangs out, hairdressing art in the Ukraine and spring flooding in Illinois
A white lion cub makes his debut in France, an international hairdressing art show in Kiev, spring rains cause flooding in areas around Chicago and more in today’s daily brief.
April 9 Photo Brief: Bee venom therapy, iced blossoms, a crushed Mercedes, swans a swimming, continued tension on the Korean peninsula
MBee venom therapy, iced blossoms, a crushed Mercedes, swans a swimming, tension on the Korean peninsula and more in today’s daily brief.
March 29 Photo Brief: Pope Francis prays for Good friday, German beaches get snow for Easter, North Korea takes aim for America
Pope Francis presides over the first Holy Week of his papacy, beach-goers enjoy snow during the opening day of Strandbad Wannsee beach in Berlin, North Korea releases a picture of Kim Jong-un during an urgent operations meeting to put the country’s rockets on standby to attack U.S. military bases and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan. 31 Photo Brief: Tent city for hackers, snow in Kiev, troops in Timbuktu, art of reflection, a homemade ventilator
Sao Paulo hosts Campus Party for hackers and geeks, heavy snow hits Kiev, French troops and relative calm in Timbuktu, art of reflection, a home made ventilator keeps man alive for years in China and more in today’s daily brief.