The biggest art installation

Of "light" recently in different parts of the world art installations, we chose seven that truly affect their size. These designs if someone escaped from a bizarre dream where the ball is ruled by large dimensions and unexpected images.

"Revived" Marilyn Monroe

Not everyone's liking campy antics and stereotypical beauty Marilyn Monroe, but deny its role in the history of cinema can only be it not knowledgeable people. Various souvenirs vengeance exploits her name, and numerous imitators do not give sink into oblivion and blond beauty in a specific manner. Remember the famous scene with billowing dress actress in Billy Wilder's "Itch sweat?" Creative sculptor Stuart Johnson recreated frame became a textbook in its amazing Chicago installation "Marilyn forever." Dimensions "revived" Monroe impressive height - 8 meters, weight - 15 tons. Despite the iconic status of the actress and her merits to dreamland, not all locals have approved the construction of an art installation. Blonde no longer in vogue?

"Revived" Marilyn Monroe

Giant striped chaise lounge on UK beach

The idea of ​​this project was born in the minds of marketers of Pimm's, the famous manufacturer of fruit champagne cocktail, and was linked with a move to the UK summer. To implement custom design ideas to life on the beach in Bournemouth was built huge sunbed length of 10 meters and a width of 5.5 meters. Design weighs no less than 6 tons. Author Stuart Murdoch installation seriously expects to get into the Guinness Book of Records: alleges that a sunbed in Bournemouth - the largest in the world. Heraldry of the project is transparent little more than full: fruit cup and striped chaise lounge chair-have long been considered symbols of the United Kingdom, and the placement of structures on the beach is a clear allusion to the population to leave the comfort of their homes and go sunbathing.

Giant striped chaise lounge on UK beach

"Bad Dog"

Worthy response to the Brussels 'Manneken Pis' prepared American sculptor Richard Jackson. However, in his version of celebrating small need not representative homo sapiens, and the most ordinary dog. Sculpture called «Bad Dog». The location of such provocative works of art - exactly near California Museum Orange County Museum of Art - sculptor chosen by chance: the museum is just an exhibition of his works, and defecate directly onto the wall of the museum dog was part of the general concept of art. Huge size (up to 8.5 meters tall) black labrador void sumnyashesya raises a hind leg and makes her "wet" work. For greater realism from time to time on the wall paint was jetted with a characteristic color. Bust? Richard Jackson thought that did, and the overall success of his show only confirms the idea that true art knows no boundaries.

"Bad Dog"

"Planet Kids"

Unlike dogs defecate Jackson, this sculpture Marc Quinn 2008 totally devoid of irony and can rightly lay claim to being one of the most beautiful and personal art installations of this century. Formally, this sculptural portrait of the son of the seven-month Quinn made truly a giant scale. Judge for yourself: the weight of the sculpture - 7 tons, height - 10 meters. It is an engineering marvel bronze in Singapore tropical park "Gardens by the Bay." Unique design allows virtually invisible backup, whereby a persistent illusion that the sculptor modeled child literally hovers in the air against the backdrop of skyscrapers and is located next to the trees. According to the author of the installation, the cornerstone of its concept was the desire to express the general through the particular love of millions of parents to their offspring by the example of his own son. Not the beauty and love will save the planet? 

"Planet Kids"

Fountain "Metalmorfozy"

This large-scale art installation, located in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, you can watch through a centralized web cams: online broadcasts allow each Internet user to monitor the movement of the sculpture. The very title of the project is easy to detect the pun, but it is easy to reveal nuances in the first turn solid steel head weighing 14 tons, made up of a large number of plates. Its author - famous Czech sculptor David Black, behind which a lot of decent work. "Metalmorfozy" became his first overseas project.

Fountain "Metalmorfozy"

Teddy bear in Manhattan

And from this installation breathes not the technocracy, and somehow captured on a subconscious level, homey feel and atmosphere of a carefree childhood, when best friends were plush toys, and their inability to speak perfectly offset by our irrepressible schoolboy fantasy. The most amazing thing is that it is a miracle yellow weighing 16 tons and a height of 7 meters directly in the center of bustling Manhattan. Seemingly minor detail lamp next to his head slightly slumped Teddy Bears in addition to purely decorative function also performs perfectly practical role: the street lights at night. Made "Teddy" bear made of bronze and stands up to $ 10 million.

Teddy bear in Manhattan

Teddy bear in Manhattan

Parking-comb

If you buried a fate in Virginia, in the modest town of Roanoke, then surely Find the local landmark - made in the form of a huge comb parking for bicycles, is a vivid example of how sometimes intertwined true art and frightening for their pragmatism and mediocrity life. With probability, close to the maximum, we can say that this comb - the biggest in the world, let her use and away from the traditional. Authors of the project - the designers and sculptors studio-shop «Knowhow Shop LA» - comb cut by hand and simulate hair black steel arc, which serve for fastening comb covered with a strong protective layer. Want to park your bike between the teeth of a comb? Get in the queue, because the number of places is limited to eight, and wishing - rife.

Parking-comb


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