Monday, 30 December 2013

The art of street placemaking




California replaces a piece of the street with a new people place.
Via @thisbigcity cc @vpsn and @BrentToderian

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Art & Place: Site-specific work of the Americas. My choice of seasonal gift. Happy Holidays!

Phaidon USD$79.95
Dia:Chelsea, New York, NY, Dan Flavin
Federal Plaza, Chicago IL, Alexander Calder
Brush Creek Valley, Adena or Fort Ancient Culture

Saturday, 14 December 2013

Soon they'll be gone . . .

the fabulously narrative sculptures of Fausto Melotti will be scattered around the globe back in public and private collections.

This coming Friday, 20 December, is the final day of the Fausto Melotti exhibition, a retrospective of the work of the artist that spans 40 years, from Diavolo (c 1945) to Carro delle illusioni (1984). At the Waddington Custot Galleries, 11 Cork Street, London W1S 3LT,  Monday to Friday: 10 am-6 pm; Saturday: 10 am-1:30 pm.


Fausto Melotti, Diavolo, c 1945. © Archivio Fausto Melotti, Milan; photography © Daniele De Lonti, Milan. Courtesy Waddington Custot Galleries, London.


Fausto Melotti, Carro delle illusioni, 1984. © Archivio Fausto Melotti, Milan; photography © Daniele De Lonti, Milan. Courtesy Waddington Custot Galleries, London.