public art

Application to the City of Vancouver to develop an abysmal chasm for purposes of facilitating public reverie

March 29, 2011

Application to the City of Vancouver to develop an abysmal chasm for purposes of facilitating public reverie

“Application to the City of Vancouver to develop an abysmal chasm for purposes of facilitating public reverie, contemplation and longing.” Makes me laugh every time I look at it. By my friend & Vancouver artist Aaron Carpenter.

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Spomenik: The End of History, by Jan Kempenaers

November 14, 2009

Spomenik: The End of History, by Jan Kempenaers

Photo essay of post-war Yugoslavian monuments and architecture by Belgian artist Jan Kempenaers, from the Crown Gallery site. “Spomenik” means monument, and all of these structures were meant to commemorate WWII losses and point to progress and a generally utopian future.

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Planetarium

August 10, 2009

Planetarium

I’ve liked this building from childhood, but somehow I managed to see it with fresh eyes recently – I was late for an art event there, it was dusk, I was tired, the entry was deserted and somehow I suddenly noticed how ridiculously beautiful it is.

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