I Still Love NY

Sebastian Errazuriz's Hurricane Sandy relief T-shirt for Grey Area

New York-based artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has created a riff on the iconic and ubiquitous “I Heart NY” design by Milton Glaser in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Submerging the logo in blue dip-dye on a T-shirt for Grey Area, Errazuriz, whose studio was paralyzed by city power outages in the violent storm, was inspired after noticing the devastatingly high flood line on the …

The Bay Lights

A proposed project from an acclaimed artist aims to illuminate the Bay Bridge

With the rest of the country gathering for scattered tree-lighting ceremonies, Leo Villareal has been busy trying to illuminate another iconic structure: the San Francisco Bay Bridge. Villareal envisions covering the northern expanse of the bridge with The Bay Lights, a dynamic light display that reflects off the surface of the water below. A nod to the 100th anniversary lighting of the Eiffel Tower, the …

Preservation Is Life

Bryan McCormack's Parisian installation uses colorful condoms to raise AIDS awareness

Starting at the facade of Paris’ Centre Pompidou and continuing up the six-floor escalator, Bryan McCormack‘s installation creates a monumental tunnel of colored light bulbs for a mesmerizing effect. The hue changes on every floor to create a dynamic rainbow of cylindrical bulbs, which are covered in glass-like plastic condoms. A grand total of 80,000 bulbs comprise the condom tapestry of the Pompidou’s moving staircase, …