Destination Art: 500 Artworks Worth the Trip
Art tourism has been a popular pursuit for generations of adventurers, and Destination Art is the essential guide to 500 must-see examples of permanently installed place-specific artworks of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Highlighting the best of public art in city centres, sculpture parks, site-specific installations in museums, memorials designed by contemporary artists, works of land art, and much more, this is informative and enjoyable overview of the most significant and travel-worthy art around the globe.
Twenty-eight curators, critics, art historians, and artists contributed their expertise to create this art-lover's ideal museum of the world. They come from such institutions as: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the British Museum, London; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu; the University of California, Berkeley; La Trobe University, Melbourne; the School of African and Oriental Studies, University of London; and The Courtauld Institute of Art, London.
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Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Barrels and The Mastaba 1958-2018 | Author: Paul Goldberger
From June 18 to September 23, 2018, London’s Hyde Park hosted Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s newest installation: The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake). The temporary sculpture takes cues...
Koons | Author: Hans Werner Holzarth
The creations of Jeff Koons (born 1955) are at once immediately accessible and eloquently art-historical. From basketball tanks to flower puppies, his instantly-recognizable work frolics with banal imagery as much...
The Floating Piers: Christo and Jeanne-Claude | Author: Jonathan William Henery
In 2016, 100 kilometers east of Milan and 200 kilometers west of Venice, thousands of people walked on water. The Floating Piers by Christo and Jeanne-Claude deployed 70,000 square meters...