Installation Art

Τριπλός Υβριδικός Πίλος ενός από τα Γλυπτά Μανιτάρια του Κάρστεν Χέλερ

The Giant Sculptured Mushrooms by Carsten Höller

On the occasion of The Giant Sculptured Mushrooms by Carsten Höller presentation, it is attempted to critically present a wide spectrum of selected works and exhibitions of the artist, while is no avoiding the problematic behind the so-called artworks, as well as their reflection on their prestige and place in contemporary art.

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Jorge Mayet 'Sobre todas as coisas'

The World of Plants in the Art of Jorge Mayet

Living and creating away from his home country of Cuba, the expatriate visual artist Jorge Mayet builds small three-dimensional meteoric landscapes, where the usual protagonist is one or more trees – sometimes partly, sometimes totally uprooted. The following article presents some of his greatest artworks in a critical way.

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Ρεβέκα Λουίζ Λάου – Rebecca Louise Law - The Beauty of Decay, Άποψη του Έργου

The Ephemeral Floral Suspension of Rebecca Louise Law

With raw material the flowers, the British artist Rebecca Louise Law manages to create colourful spatial compositions that are fragrant. But with the action of time, the installations lose colour & fragrance, leaving in place the pure & powerful sculptural structure of the perishable & consumable ephemeral artworks.

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Ενρίκε Ολιβέιρα (Henrique Oliveira), 'Baitogogo' - Palais de Tokyo

Henrique Oliveira, The Sculptor and Painter

Henrique Oliveira, a Brazilian-born sculptor and painter, creates three-dimensional constructions using materials of little value that transform the real into a dreamy space and the imaginary into a tangible one. In the following article we go through some of these places by way of the Henrique Oliveira’s installations.

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Frank Plant - Frank 's Plant 'Grow' at the Wageningen University

The Sculpture by Frank Plant at the Wageningen University

When an excellent idea is implemented by a gifted artist the result is always marvelous: the Dutch Wageningen University commissioned the sculptor Frank Plant to create a work that will artistically represent what the University represents. And Frank Plant did it. He gave a wall-mounted large scale sculptural composition entitled ‘Grow’.

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Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) – Description & Uses

The Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) remains consistently popular among the plant lovers around the world for decades, and we here at “Kalliergeia” are very excited to be able to describe botanically another plant – strangler, along with its properties and uses both as indoor and as in garden and landscape ornamental.

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Planting Potatoes in Vegetable Garden

With the planting of the potatooes in the vegetable garden begins a series dedicated this time to the home cultivation of the plant. This first article describes the prerequisites – variety, sprouting, climate and soil, suitable season and method of planting – that lead to the successful establishment of the potato plant.

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Still I Rise, A Poem by Maya Angelou

At a time when the American police seem to have gone hunting for black citizens with painful results, we publish here the poem of the important African-American writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, entitled “Still I Rise”. The poem is included in its poetic collection of 1978, that bears the title “And Still I Rise: A Book of Poems”.

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Τριπλός Υβριδικός Πίλος ενός από τα Γλυπτά Μανιτάρια του Κάρστεν Χέλερ

The Giant Sculptured Mushrooms by Carsten Höller

On the occasion of The Giant Sculptured Mushrooms by Carsten Höller presentation, it is attempted to critically present a wide spectrum of selected works and exhibitions of the artist, while is no avoiding the problematic behind the so-called artworks, as well as their reflection on their prestige and place in contemporary art.

Read More »
Jorge Mayet 'Sobre todas as coisas'

The World of Plants in the Art of Jorge Mayet

Living and creating away from his home country of Cuba, the expatriate visual artist Jorge Mayet builds small three-dimensional meteoric landscapes, where the usual protagonist is one or more trees – sometimes partly, sometimes totally uprooted. The following article presents some of his greatest artworks in a critical way.

Read More »
Ρεβέκα Λουίζ Λάου – Rebecca Louise Law - The Beauty of Decay, Άποψη του Έργου

The Ephemeral Floral Suspension of Rebecca Louise Law

With raw material the flowers, the British artist Rebecca Louise Law manages to create colourful spatial compositions that are fragrant. But with the action of time, the installations lose colour & fragrance, leaving in place the pure & powerful sculptural structure of the perishable & consumable ephemeral artworks.

Read More »
Ενρίκε Ολιβέιρα (Henrique Oliveira), 'Baitogogo' - Palais de Tokyo

Henrique Oliveira, The Sculptor and Painter

Henrique Oliveira, a Brazilian-born sculptor and painter, creates three-dimensional constructions using materials of little value that transform the real into a dreamy space and the imaginary into a tangible one. In the following article we go through some of these places by way of the Henrique Oliveira’s installations.

Read More »
Frank Plant - Frank 's Plant 'Grow' at the Wageningen University

The Sculpture by Frank Plant at the Wageningen University

When an excellent idea is implemented by a gifted artist the result is always marvelous: the Dutch Wageningen University commissioned the sculptor Frank Plant to create a work that will artistically represent what the University represents. And Frank Plant did it. He gave a wall-mounted large scale sculptural composition entitled ‘Grow’.

Read More »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

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Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) – Description & Uses

The Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) remains consistently popular among the plant lovers around the world for decades, and we here at “Kalliergeia” are very excited to be able to describe botanically another plant – strangler, along with its properties and uses both as indoor and as in garden and landscape ornamental.

Read More »

Planting Potatoes in Vegetable Garden

With the planting of the potatooes in the vegetable garden begins a series dedicated this time to the home cultivation of the plant. This first article describes the prerequisites – variety, sprouting, climate and soil, suitable season and method of planting – that lead to the successful establishment of the potato plant.

Read More »

Still I Rise, A Poem by Maya Angelou

At a time when the American police seem to have gone hunting for black citizens with painful results, we publish here the poem of the important African-American writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, entitled “Still I Rise”. The poem is included in its poetic collection of 1978, that bears the title “And Still I Rise: A Book of Poems”.

Read More »