Doris Salcedo (b. 1958, Bogotá, Colombia) - 1-4: 2002 installation of 280 chairs at Palace of Justice, Bogota, Colombia commemorating the seventeenth anniversary of the violent seizing of the Supreme Court, Bogotá on the 6th and 7th of November, 1985 5-8: Installation of 1,550 chairs evoking the masses of faceless migrants who underpin our globalized economy at 8th International Istanbul Biennial, 2003.
Trees Burst Through Gallery Walls and Ceilings
Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira’s powerful recycled wood art installations snake through their exhibition spaces like massive living trees that burst out of walls and through ceilings. Oliveira scours the streets of Sao Paulo to gather plywood, which he then separates into layers and combines to create his massive “tridimensionals” sculptures. The stunning mixed media pieces are a combination of sculpture, painting and architecture.
A beautiful mix of drawing, embroidery and photography is what makes the creations of Peruvian artist Ana Teresa Barboza so special. Her older creations were more delicate, focusing on creating a balance between wildlife and the human race.
Crying in Art, Part 152
Why were you crying? from the East Bay chapter of the Public Crying Coalition