Urs Fischer at Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour has a fascinating—if checkered—history. A former convict prison, a shipyard and a reformatory for wayward girls, the island also has a fascinating present as the site of a new installation by Swiss artist Urs Fischer. Fischer visited Sydney under the auspices of Kaldor Art Projects, whose previous projects have included Christo and Jeanne-Claude's Wrapped Coast–One Million Square Feet (1969) and …

WA Video Installation

Transforming the 17th century facade of Knoll's Paris headquarters on St. Germain, WA is a site-specific video installation by WIKA. Launched last week, the piece constructs the made-up history of the design company's founders Hans Knoll and Florence Schust, playing on the real way the pair used a minimalist approach to design to define Knoll Using a two-screen format and high-tech projection, the screens either …

Ugo Rondinone: air gets into everything even nothing & get up girl a sun is running the world

If you happen to be walking in Battery Park City over the next few months, you might be surprised to see two leafless white trees that look like they were plucked from the enchanted forest in the "Wizard of Oz" and plopped down in Lower Manhattan. Don't be scared, they aren't evil anthropomorphized trees, but rather a new project by Ugo Rondinone, called "air gets …