Yininmadyemi – The Meaning Behind Sydney’s Giant Bullet Statue

Near the ANZAC Memorial in Sydney’s Hyde Park is a curious and impressive sculpture of colossal, 7-metre high bullets and casings. The sculpture, named Yininmadyemi, was unveiled in 2015 as a memorial to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander servicemen who served in the Australian military. The memorial is located right in the heart of Sydney, … More Yininmadyemi – The Meaning Behind Sydney’s Giant Bullet Statue

The Artistic Evolution of Paris’ Most Creative Basketball Court – Pigalle Duperré

With a riot of pink, purple and yellow paint, geometric shapes, and video game symbols, Pigalle Duperré in Paris is certainly the city’s most eye-catching basketball court! This public sports area, created by Nike, local design studios and artists is also known for its amazing location, occupying a weird space between Haussmannian buildings in the … More The Artistic Evolution of Paris’ Most Creative Basketball Court – Pigalle Duperré

Drawing The Angel Of The North, England’s Iconic Sculpture

With its colossal wings outstretched on a hill in Gateshead is Angel of The North, England’s largest statue. With its outstretched wings and iconic shape that is both geometric and organic, it is one of England’s most recognisable pieces of art. For drivers zooming past on the A1 or A167 highways in England’s north, the … More Drawing The Angel Of The North, England’s Iconic Sculpture

Spiral Jetty – Robert Smithson’s Quintessential And Weird Land Art Piece

On the shores of the Great Salt Lake in Utah is one of the most famous and important pieces of land art in the world. Spiral Jetty, created by American artist Robert Smithson, is a 460 metre (1,500 feet) long jetty that spirals out counterclockwise into the striking pink waters of the lake. While it … More Spiral Jetty – Robert Smithson’s Quintessential And Weird Land Art Piece

Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels – Land Art in the Middle of Nowhere

In 1976, sculptor and filmmaker Nancy Holt (1938-2014) completed her most iconic work. Sun Tunnels, an arrangement of 4 huge concrete tunnels positioned in the middle of Utah’s Great Basin Desert, was ready for display. This amazing artwork is considered to be one of the best and most famous examples of land art. About Nancy … More Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels – Land Art in the Middle of Nowhere

Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo – Discovering Tokyo’s Puppets On A Cart

One of Tokyo’s most unique art forms is the puppetry performance at Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo Puppet Theatre. The style is characterised by a puppeteer on a small wooden cart (rokuro kuruma) controlling a single large puppet. Controlling the individual arms, legs and head with their own limbs, whilst moving around the stage on the cart … More Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo – Discovering Tokyo’s Puppets On A Cart

The Zouave Infantryman Of Paris – How One Statue Measures The Seine Flooding

There’s a statue in Paris that indicates how badly the Seine is flooding. Water level at his feet? No problem. Waist deep? Time to get very concerned. Shoulders submerged? Evacuate the paintings of The Louvre! Over his head? Time to take a boat to work! The statue is a Zouave infantryman, a form of light … More The Zouave Infantryman Of Paris – How One Statue Measures The Seine Flooding