Dreaming of Joy installation by Ran Hwang: Made of thousands of red buttons each secured by a pin to a wooden panel, the artist's painstaking execution is akin to a monk practicing Zen. The piece was only complete when the bird was surrounded by a 'cage'.
Nature vs Man Made I was unable to find the artist who created this sculpture, but I think this image is powerful. It directly comments on destruction and creation. Juxtaposing a paper mold growing from a tree makes the viewer think about paper and waste.
"Modern Primitives", installation at the 2010 Venice Biennale of Architecture, the New York based architectural studio Aranda/Lasch has been commissioned by the Pritzker Price Winner and Biennale Curator Kazuyp Sejima.
Yes, even that lovely living room suspended from the ceiling… it’s all thread! I’m lucky if I can hem a skirt, but clearly Toronto based artist Amanda McCavour is more than comfortable using a sewing machine!