Category Archives: nature

Falling Garden

This beautiful and peaceful installation was created by contemporary Swedish artists Gerda Steiner and Jörg Lenzlinger for 50th Biennial of Venice in 2003. In their work the artists design site-specific installations that envelop the viewer—epically and exquisitely. Falling Garden is a world in which botanical … Continue reading

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Ephemeral sculptures made of what natures provides

I haven’t been up to land art recently too much, maybe because the weather here is not quite attractive for going out and I somehow associate land art with warm, summer weather, maybe because most of the works which are … Continue reading

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The Haʻikū Stairs, also known as the Stairway to Heaven or Haʻikū Ladder, is a steep hiking trail on the island of Oʻahu in Hawaii..The trail began as a wooden ladder spiked to the cliff on the south side of the … Continue reading

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A hotel for the Snow Queen

It is the first night and day of winter temperatures in here. Although it’s only 2 centigrade below zero just now, it feels like the winter is coming at us. (Doesn’t it sound funny if you read this somewhere in … Continue reading

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Sculpture by the Sea – Sydney 2013

I am reposting this courtesy of This Sydney Life – thanks for giving me this opportunity to walk the Bondi coast at 5.30 in the morning in the Australian almost-summer! And since I still have no idea how to repost so … Continue reading

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Ice cave of Kamchatka

This surreal-looking ice cave is located on the Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia. The almost kilometer long tunnel was formed by a hot water spring flowing beneath the glacial ice fields on the flanks of the nearby Mutnovsky volcano. Because glaciers … Continue reading

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All the fish of Gehry

Frank Gehry is dubbed the most important architect of our age (Vanity Fair labelled him so) and his incredible works such as the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao or Dancing House in Prague are know to any art/architecture admirers, with his style … Continue reading

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Landart Festival part 1

For some time now I have been writing on these pages about works which can be called be an overall term “land art”. It proves to be quite popular worldwide and up until now I have mostly included international artists … Continue reading

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Fireflies river

In 2010 Tokyo, Japan opened their first Tokyo Hotaru festival which is a part of the city’s “Sumida River Renaissance” initiative. Kicking off the festivities were an impressive display of 100,000 LED lights – made to resemble hotaru (fireflies) – that floated down the … Continue reading

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Flower carpet of Brussels

Or, rather, I should put the title for this post: THE carpet of Brussels as this incredible flower formation has a long-standing tradition. Officially, the first Floral Carpet as its present-day form was created in 1971 on the Grand-Place by the … Continue reading

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