I don't know what I think of this art installation. Sometimes I see a giant alien playground from the future, other times I think it's a sticky membrane web from the inside of some sci-fi monster. Whatever it is, every single time I see a lot of freaking fun.
British artist Chris Drury created this mesmerizing spiral art installation using trees, coal and dirt at the University of Wyoming. Looks cool! But apparently its pissing people off so much that they're sending veiled threats to cut University funding.
This sculpture of The Greatest was made with 1,300 punching bags. Each speed bag was treated as a pixel and when put all together, formed the face, and classic snarl, of Muhammad Ali. The rest of the 22-foot high installation uses 6.5 miles of stainless steel cable, 2,500 pounds of aluminum piping and took three years…
An art installation for Wikipedia's 10th Anniversary party suspended 18 printers over a room. Why? The printers printed real time edits made to Wikipedia to show the physical record that Wikipedia's community leaves behind. Which is, lots and lots of edits.
This could be how we re-create a "white Christmas" in the future when the world is dead and barren. But right now it's an art installation called the "Hope Tree" that's actually built with paper within a shipping container.
Across New York, there are USB drives embedded in walls, buildings and curbs. The idea is to create an anonymous, offline file-sharing network in public space. The drives are completely public and anyone can plug in to drop and download files.
Chikara Ohno's "Rolls" twists and turns through the air like giant silvery ribbons, using giant coils of aluminum siding as floor-to-ceiling decor and as chic glass topped tables. I hope the edges aren't sharp.
Hundreds of pounds of feathers, rising, swirling and settling in a 50-feet installation—Tokujin Yoshioka's "snow" aims to evoke the snowscapes of our memories. I hope it's really cold inside.
This is not your father's photo booth. Step into the Fototron2000 with its robot artist lurking within, and you may never look at yourself the same way again. The techno-beast's arm has LEDs at the end of it, and while you stand there it paints you with the LED light. Then its computer artist brain extracts the…