Vibrant green landscapes are revealed while looking through Olafur Eliasson's 'viewing machine' installed at Inhotim, a contemporary art center and botanical garden located in Brumadinho, Brazil. The 270 acre space is made up of forest fragments and gardens - with an extensive collection of rare tropical species - consisting of an international compilation of exhibition pavilions and open-air sculptures.
Rochester-based artist Andy Gilmore turns math into art, creating hypnotizing and kaleidoscopic patterns that are heavily influenced by patterns he encounters in nature as well as music. Both simple and complex, the designs of his work have a classic 1960s and 70s look to them, with their vibrant colors and winding shapes, like the black-light posters of my youth. I have to say it - groovy.
Stunning Mosque In Iran Becomes A Magnificent Kaleidoscope When The Sun Rises
The exterior of the Nasir al-Mulk Mosque in Shiraz, Iran, while decorative, hints only vaguely at the colorful splendour held within. When you step inside, especially if it’s early in the morning, the mosque truly becomes a vivid and glorious kaleidoscope.
With a focus on light and perspective, Olafur Eliasson’s installations have a transformative capacity that allows the viewer to experience the illusion of a supernatural environment. In an interstitial space of the Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul, Gravity Stairs is composed of glowing spheres which, attached to the ceiling and bathed in warm yellow light, resemble the sun. The otherworldly light and a mirror on the ceiling present an impression of floating through space and among celestial bodies. Read more on Hi-Fructose.