Chicago Snow Storm by SMH
The sculpture “Cloud Gate”, commonly known as “the bean,” is covered in snow.
The storm that shocked the Chicago area with the season’s biggest snowfall has tapered off, but it’s not completely finished. Snow will continue falling periodically over the next couple of days.
Photography: Getty Image
"Cloud Gate" is a sculpture by Anish Kapoor. Funny how that is missing in the above text. And Getty Image is not a photographer, but a stock house that sells images.
How about we give appropriate attribution to the people who create the things we consume. OK?
These glass cubes travel via FedEx from exhibition to exhibition, inevitably being damaged on route and displayed on shipping box pedestals.
by Walead Beshty
I saw this work at the Los Angeles Art Fair last year. It made me laugh straight away. That is usually a pretty good sign for art. It also made me think, which is paramount.
I spent 5 years packing and shipping art work as part of my responsibilities when I worked at the museum and even destroyed a glass piece in shipping. It happens.
-Oh, that laughing part….it just doesn’t happen enough in art.
Artist Miru Kim.
Miru Kim is a New York-based artist who has explored various urban ruins such as abandoned subway stations, tunnels, sewers, catacombs, factories, hospitals, and shipyards.