Justkids + Camille Walala’s Colorful Gas Station

The corner of Grand Ave and 11th St in Fort Smith, Arkansas has been transformed by women-led global creative house Justkids and French artist Camille Walala. Named Walala Pump & Go, the ’50s-era gas station is now a bright, bold and playful piece of public art. The colorful patterns that now cover the structure were inspired by the artist’s “travels, the Memphis movement, optical art …

Swiss Curator Klaus Littmann Plants Roughly 300 Trees Inside a Football Stadium

Inspired by Austrian artist Max Peintner’s decades-old dystopian drawing, Swiss curator Klaus Littmann has transformed the Wörthersee football stadium into a central European forest. Some 300 trees (drawn from several species) unite for the large-scale public art installation, known as “or forest – the unending attraction of nature.” After the exhibition concludes on 27 October 2019, the trees will find a new home nearby. Read …

Allora + Calzadilla’s “Graft” Outdoor Installation at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art

Thousand of fallen flowers acknowledge what we will lose through climate change

Scattered in front of the Rem Koolhaas-designed Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, within the manicured sprawl of Moscow’s Gorky Park, 80,000 artificial flowers comprise the installation “Graft.” There are seven hand-painted yellow floral shapes in various states of blossoming and withering. The vision of Puerto Rico-based artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, the installation references their concern over the loss of biodiversity in the Caribbean due …