Asylum ~ Hottea

May 21, 2015 @ ThisIsColossal

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The private commission produced by K&CO and Pliskin Architecture is called Asylum, a title the artist chose “because the act of creating it pushed my mental and physical endurance so far that I wasn’t sure I could complete the task,” he shares with Brooklyn Street Art. For almost a century starting in 1839, the island was also home to the New York City Lunatic Asylum. The vibrantly luminous gradients that define the area around the pool contrast starkly when viewed against the rest of the surrounding landscape, creating a surprising oasis of color.

 

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The First Law of Kipple ~ Dan Tobin

October 3, 2014 @ YellowTrace

Dan Tobin smith transformed his east London studio into ‘the first law of kipple’- an immersive and vibrant installation comprising thousands of colour-coated objects. The various cluttered items have been collected by both the artist and from public donations amassed from a social media announcement, bringing together an expansive range of stories, subjects and shapes.

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