• Repouso
    A strong duality between black and white comes alive in Repouso, an installation by Laura Gorski. Assembling an invasion, to the classic white gallery, as a stunning ordeal and inviting the unknowing visitor for a distinctive promenade — the artist continues on her pursuit to explore the passage of time and unique landscapes. On the […]
    2016.09.28Mateus Andrade
  • Primary Fluorescents: Cast Edition
    Os & Oos’ Primary Fluorescents: Cast Edition collection combines seemingly contrasting materiality with principal geometric elements. Primary, referring to the series of shapes utilised (circle, square and triangle) and Fluorescent, not from the neon-tubing, but from the fluorescent nature of the gasses that create light. The fusion of linear illuminated components, together with the aluminium […]
  • Uncertain Encounters
    Sydney-based Galerie pompom‘s latest exhibition features interdisciplinary artist Consuelo Cavaniglia’s installation Uncertain Encounters, where sculptures, wall-based works and painted surfaces create slight visual illusions that activate mild deceptions and upset our sense of spatial order. Uncertain Encounters is about elements coming together, yet the meeting point is not always harmonious. Comprising of sparse elements — mirrored, metal sculptures […]
  • Black Balloons
    The playful and whimsical balloon gets a serious shift in tone by the artist Tadao Cern. Adopting a stark black colour for what was once a symbol for childish innocence, suddenly the elusive object becomes the central focus for a conceptual exercise in geometry and equilibrium. It is a true twist of events when an […]
    2016.06.14Mateus Andrade
  • Alicja Kwade
    Alicja Kwade is increasingly making herself known around the world for mixed-media works, especially installations. For the surprisingly long but aptly named exhibition “Something absent whose presence had been expected”, the Polish artist explores repetition and ruin as main concepts — both elements very much in line with an interesting minimalist sensibility put into action. […]
    2016.01.03Mateus Andrade
  • Shopping Bags
    Many designers have used capitalism as a subject for criticism against minimalism. However, conceptual artist Simon Freund has cleverly used minimalism itself to make a turnaround. He told HUH magazine: I think every company should consider what they are doing and why they are doing it. With an installation titled Shopping Bags, the German conceptual artist is […]
    2015.12.12Nhat Vo
  • Zimoun & 86 DC-Motors
    Inside an inconspicuous hut, sporting a beautiful rusted red façade, resonates an insistent and fulfilling sound. This is a recognizable set-up for those familiar with Zimoun’s body of work, a true visionary in sound architecture and visual design. A stark white interior hosts 86 dc-motors, a staple of the artists’ work, each one pulling a […]
    2015.08.25Mateus Andrade
  • Flood Installation
    Flood installation by Alban Guého has been selected to participate in Paris in the next nuit blanche festival. The theme for this year is the climate echoing the COP 21 to be held in December 2015. A project with a minimalist look focusing on an essential matter for the planet. In recent years many extreme natural phenomena […]
  • A Piscina do Parque Lage
    Imagine taking a stroll through the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro, enjoying breathtaking views of the natural landscape that embraces the city. While visiting the famous Parque Lage you notice an unusual structure inside the central Palace. When you dare to enter the tiny citadel, everything is covered in plastic and overtly orange. You’ve […]
    2015.05.26Mateus Andrade
  • Pierre/Paysage
    Crafted by Canadian artist Karen Zalamea, Pierre/Paysage  (Stone/Landscape in French) is a collection of ten photographic images presenting transformed representations of space. Layers of acetate were cut into different geometric shapes, carefully positioned and lit to create different formal arrangements, alluding to abstract yet quite tangible architectonic, topographic and cartographic silhouettes – at once diaphanous and yet […]
  • Light in Water
    Light in Water is a remarkably beautiful installation developed by Parisian DGT architects, initially four years ago during Milan Design Week, but has now been relaunched in the Éléphant Paname Art and Dance Centre, located in Paris, for its opening event of 2015. Sixteen rings of slotted tubes fitted to the ceiling, with each hole […]
    2015.04.10Jorge San Luis
  • Shop WEL
    Wide Eyed Legless is the blog and labour of love of Minneapolis-based designer and stylist Madelynn Furlong, who has now unveiled her latest project — The WEL shop, filled with highly curated goods that represent Wide Eyed Legless’ minimalist aesthetic and values. Drawn from collaborations with like-minded friends, WEL seeks to form a relationship between visual […]
  • Forms
    Tony Smith’s current exhibition Forms through Matthew Marks Gallery is a testament to his life’s work. The series of space-enveloping forms are striking, bold and minimal. Tony’s iconic, geometric metal forms actual emerged in tandem with the burgeoning minimalist scene, and this exhibition is a nod to this dedication. Responsible for more than fifty large-scale […]
  • Zimoun sound installation
    Swiss artist Zimoun, creator of exceptional minimalist sound installations, some of which you may already be familiar with, has recently introduced me to his latest work. As a collaboration with architect Hannes Zweifel, Zimoun installed 81 boxes between two levels of a room at the Mannheimer Kunstverein gallery in Germany. The boxes hang between floor […]
  • Infinity Bamboo Forest
    Recently opened to the public is the Infinity Bamboo Forest, a spectacular passage in a public annex building located in Wuxi, China. The installation is a reference to the traditional Japanese culture with its characteristic bamboo forests, and from the beginning experienced limitations of space, time and budget. So the result cannot be more magnificent, developing […]
    2014.03.02Jorge San Luis
  • Nimbus
    Amsterdam based artist Berndnaut Smilde is known for his cloud installations. After the TIME magazine listed them as one of the Top 10 inventions of 2012, people’s fascination with Smilde’s work became widespread. The latest cloud installation, called Nimbus Green Room, took place this summer at the Veterans Building in downtown San Francisco. Here is how […]
  • A Retrospective
    James Turrell’s latest exhibition, A Retrospective, pays homage to a much celebrated career spanning over half a century. The exhibition is currently being shown at LACMA, where Turrell himself was a driving force behind the curation of his work with instruction; you have to reserve a ticket and there are strict maximum capacities of certain […]
  • Gravity + Align + Brink
    Australian artist and designer Belinda Winkler has produced yet another series to the evolution of her beautiful voluptuous forms, respectively named Gravity + Align + Brink. The collections evoke connections, sensually, emotionally and imaginatively, all embodying a recurring theme of light and shadow while playing on a sense of tension between the objects. Finished from […]
  • Toluene Tank Sound Sculpture
    Last month we featured the talented Bern-based Studio Zimoun and their wonderful sound sculptures. The studio’s latest offering is no exception. Introducing thier first permanent installation, Zimoun closely collaborated with architect Hannes Zweifel, producing a large, towering mechanical sound sculpture inside a beautiful abandoned toluene tank from 1951, located in Dottikon, Switzerland. The installation presents […]
  • Fly Light Wall
    Fly Light Wall is a wall lamp by French-born product designer and visual artist Geoffroy Gillant, whose design intent uses the electric cord to suspend the lamp, maintaining an equilibrium and lightness. Electric cords are often left aside the conception of lamps and therefore rarely considered as part of their aesthetic. In the contrary, the […]
    2013.06.03Adele Lim
  • Zimoun & 198 DC-Motors
    Having previously been featured on Minimalissimo, thrilling us with his exceptional sound installations, Swiss artist Zimoun has returned with three new terrific pieces. It is one in particular that I would like to share with you however – 198 prepared DC-motors, wire isolated, cardboard boxes. Curated by CAN Neuchatel, this installation not only offers a […]
  • Trace Heavens
    Trace Heavens by James Nizam, is an installation that plays with light in its natural form, through manipulation of the building it exists through. Primarily, his work is based on manipulating the form of homes and buildings slated for demolition with the intention to repurpose their inevitable future, through capturing a moment. The resulting works […]
  • Fabian Bürgy
    Fabian Bürgy is a Swiss born sculptor and independent digital creative, who’s diverse and artistic practice includes sculpture, installation and digital imaging. His work explores the aesthetic of things through random encounters of materials, misplaced situations and spatial relationships. It is a series of Bürgy’s incredible installations and digital creations that I would like to […]
  • Spine
    Danish design office, Kollision, who specialise in interaction design, recently introduced me to their truly remarkable kinetic media sculpture, Spine. Spine is an interactive installation based on twenty glowing cubes and an atmospheric sound composition. Each cube is moved precisely in fluid motions by two computer-controlled motors. The movements of the cubes as well as […]