If Hamlet Live, the ongoing visitor attraction at Kronborg Castle in which actors play out scenes from the play in the rooms they are actually set, is demonstrating anything, it is that culture lovers have a thirst for special experiences.So what’s the point of putting on the Bard’s other works in the castle gardens, when you can stage Hamlet in the grounds, stately residence and battlements of Shakespeare’s Elsinore.
Using advanced technology, scientists are learning more about ancient sites than ever before — and what they’re finding is troubling.
Photographer Stephen Wilkes crafts stunning compositions of landscapes as they transition from day to night, exploring the space-time continuum within a two-dimensional still photograph. Journey with him to iconic locations like the Tournelle Bridge in Paris, El Capitan in Yosemite National Park and a life-giving watering hole in heart of the Serengeti in this tour of his art and process.
I can’t do performances in public like I used to, people follow me around and want to take selfies,’ said Marina Abramović at the opening of ‘As One’. The exhibition has been developed in collaboration with Athens-based contemporary arts organisation NEON. On show at the city’s Benaki Museum, the project saw Abramović self-select a group of Athenian artists to learn her globally famous practice, The Method. It’s a smart use of the celebrity Abramović’s work has garnered – and despite the selfies, she launched ‘As One’ with a two-week residency in Athens.
What would happen if you invited the most promising designers from the world’s best design schools to participate in a single exhibition?
About a year and a half ago, the Kilroy Realty Corporation approached Brooklyn-based artist Dustin Yellin about permanently installing six of his increasingly popular Psychogeographies in Columbia Square, the plaza outside the 1938 CBS Headquarters, which will re-open this month as the Los Angeles outpost of NeueHouse. Over this period, these monumental glass collage works — created by Yellin and a small army of assistants with small paint gestures and thousands of print images clipped from magazines — have anchored a TED Talk, an installation at Lincoln Center for the New York City Ballet, and a comprehensive Vanity Fair feature. This project, however, was Yellin’s first al fresco installation; providing many new challenges, such as finding the right UV-protected laminated glass, stainless steel frames and concrete plinths to secure the work. He also had to consider his source of inspiration.