Temporary Art

Spanish Artist Javier Requejo Fernández Designs 13 Black Houses to Highlight the Crisis in Spain

Spanish Artist Javier Requejo Fernández Designs 13 Black Houses to Highlight the Crisis in Spain

Javier Requejo Fernández from Spain designed Palafitos - a series of 13 small black houses that symbolize an ongoing crisis in his home country. Plagued by economic and political woes, the people

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Ice Architecture: 6 Incredible Buildings Made from Ice and Snow

Ice Architecture: 6 Incredible Buildings Made from Ice and Snow

TRON ICE HOTEL SUITE QUEBEC'S HOTEL DE GLACE HARBIN INTERNATIONAL ICE AND SNOW SCULPTURE FESTIVAL RUSSIAN ICE PALACE  GEOTHERMAL ICE CASTLES FINLAND'S LUMI LINNA SNOW CASTLE TRON ICE

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Artist Etches Beautiful Beach Calligraphy into South African Sands

Artist Etches Beautiful Beach Calligraphy into South African Sands

Andrew van der Merwe says that he is particularly interested in pre-colonia and colonial script, and that most of his beach art is an assemblage of meaningless symbols and words. There's even a word for

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Endless Stair Installation Outside Tate Modern in London Can Be Continuously Reconfigured

Endless Stair Installation Outside Tate Modern in London Can Be Continuously Reconfigured

The surreal Endless Stair installation is a hardwood structure designed for this year’s London Design Festival. Commissioned by AHEC (American Hardwood Export Council) and designed in collaboration

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Risa Hirai Whips Up a Delicious Exhibition of Edible Artwork in Tokyo

Risa Hirai Whips Up a Delicious Exhibition of Edible Artwork in Tokyo

Using edible matter as her medium, art student Risa Hirai whips up mini models resembling full meals and even bonsai trees. Instead of using traditional paints and brushes to create her works, her

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World’s Largest Rubik’s Cube Mosaic Made of 85,794 Cubes Wins Guinness World Record

World’s Largest Rubik’s Cube Mosaic Made of 85,794 Cubes Wins Guinness World Record

Toronto-based Cube Works Studio recently set a new Guinness World Record by building the world’s largest Rubik’s Cube Mosaic from 80,940 cubes! Standing over 13 feet high and 200 feet wide, the

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Spectacular Swarms of Cyanotype-Printed Butterflies Form Urban Guerrilla Art Installations

Spectacular Swarms of Cyanotype-Printed Butterflies Form Urban Guerrilla Art Installations

Lewis’s work takes care not to permanently affect the environment, and each of the blue cotton prints can be removed, to create a dazzling—yet temporary—intervention into the landscape. According to

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Water Light Graffiti LED Wall in France Needs Only Water to Paint a Picture

Water Light Graffiti LED Wall in France Needs Only Water to Paint a Picture

Antonin Fourneau worked for weeks in residence at Digitalarti Artlab to create the Water Light Graffiti project. The wall is made up of thousands of LED lights that were engineered to turn on when water

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Evewright Creates Massive Sand Drawings Using the Beach as a Canvas

Evewright Creates Massive Sand Drawings Using the Beach as a Canvas

Evewright's sand drawings are somewhat similar to those produced by Andres Amador in the San Francisco Bay Area, which we've featured before on Inhabitat. According to Evewright's website, the

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Scott Wade’s Awe-Inspiring Dirty Car Art Washes Off in the Rain

Scott Wade’s Awe-Inspiring Dirty Car Art Washes Off in the Rain

Scott Wade, known as the "Dirty Car Artist" or the "Da Vinci of Dirt", creates his works of art on the rear windows of cars - sometimes his own and sometimes strangers. The artist either waits for the

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Sonja Hinrichsen Walks in Circles to Create These Spectacular Snow Drawings in Colorado

Sonja Hinrichsen Walks in Circles to Create These Spectacular Snow Drawings in Colorado

Hinrichsen's "Snow Drawings" project is a community endeavor that has run for 3 days over the past two weeks, and has relied on the enthusiasm of local inhabitants to create. A contemporary artist

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Incredible Ice Buildings Rise at Harbin’s Luminous Ice and Snow Festival in China

Incredible Ice Buildings Rise at Harbin’s Luminous Ice and Snow Festival in China

Ice and snow are prominent features in frigid northern climes, around which an incredible culture has emerged. This is particularly true in Harbin, the capital of China's Heilongjiang province. Despite a

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NEW PHOTOS: Canstruction Sculptures Made Entirely From Cans!

NEW PHOTOS: Canstruction Sculptures Made Entirely From Cans!

Just last week we brought you a peek at the incredible winners of this year's NYC’s Canstruction competition, which challenges engineers, architects, contractors, and students to create massive

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Canstruction: Amazing Sculptures Made From Canned Goods

Canstruction: Amazing Sculptures Made From Canned Goods

A crumbling Parthenon-esque can collection -- great usage of various non-perishable food items. In this skyscraper design, the smaller, stacked cans play tricks on the viewers' eyes, making them

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AIR FOREST: Inflatable Pavilion Lights up the Night

AIR FOREST: Inflatable Pavilion Lights up the Night

Mass Studies created this wonderful dream-inspired pavilion for Denver's Dialog:City last summer. Known as the Air Forest, the pneumatic pavilion absorbs passing wind currents to stay inflated and

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