All posts tagged “Site-specific

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Ruin redux

A tower rising from detritus. Urban unison restored? A former station in Lille, France has become the latest depot for Detroit-based artist Scott Hocking. “Babel,” his site-specific installation for the Lille 3000: Renaissance festival earlier this year, explores the cycle of ruin within cities—without judgment.… Read More

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Midnight oil

  Richard Wilson has built his career on masterful mischief and impossible installations: he carved a circle from a concrete building, tilting it open like a window; he scrunched the corner of the London School of Economics into a stone tumble; he sliced a ship… Read More

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Tall order

                A monumental mirage began with a memory. The former Emir of Qatar shared a childhood snapshot with sculptor Richard Serra – of antelope gathering on a gypsum plateau in the western Qatari desert. During the year Serra… Read More