Michel de Broin

Posted: August 3rd, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: portfolios | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Montreal artist born in 1970

reparations

Reparations, video still, 2004

Used plastic bottles found by chance on the street are recuperated and transformed into rockets

entrelacement

12 tons of asphalt, yellow paint, road sign, 40 m long, 2001

The design of this bicycle path is a rupture in the rationality of urban landscaping

conference

Black Whole Conference, 72 chairs, 2006

fuite

Fuite, pump, pipe, electrical plug, grate inlets, 2009

smoking

Keep on Smoking, bicycle, pedal power generator, smoke device, 2006

revolution

Revolution, steel, 7.5 x 5 x 6.5 m, 2010

lostobject

Lost Object, suction system, latex form, movement detector, 2002

arch

The Arch, ultra-high performance concrete, stainless steel, 2.80 x 4.72 x 1.27 m, 2009

silentscreaming

Silent Screaming, alarm, bell jar, vacuum pump and water, 2006

Device designed to silence an alarm system by creating a vacuum, which is an environment where sound cannot travel. The movement of the hammer striking the jar is visible but the alarm is inaudible

white

Out of the White, 1996

program

Late Program, metal, thermal glass, wood, 175 x 79 x 74 cm, 2009

maitresse

La MaƮtresse de la Tour Eiffel, mirror ball, 1000 mirrors, 7.5 m in diameter, 2009

The largest mirror ball ever made was suspended from a construction crane 50 meters above the ground to render the starry sky to the Parisians during one night in the Jardin du Luxembourg during the Nuit Blanche event

encircling

Encircling, asphalt, yellow paint, road sign, 14.80 x 21.90 m, 2006

hole1

Hole, wandering trailer, wood, plaster and plastic, 2002

A hole has been made at the back of a trailer where one could crawl inside

hole2

Hole (detail)

superficial

Superficial, mirror, glue, cement, 2004

A large stone was enveloped with fragments of mirror

revolutions

Revolutions, aluminium, 5 x 8.5 m, 2003

car

Shared Propulsion Car, car body, pedals and gears, 2005

All superfluous devices were removed from an 86′ Buick Regal – the engine, suspension, transmission and electrical system – thereby reducing the weight of the vehicle whilst preserving its appearance. It was then equipped with 4 independent pedal and gear mechanisms that make it possible for passengers to form the self-propulsion group. The top speed was around 15km/h

http://www.micheldebroin.org/


Sarah Sze

Posted: May 14th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: portfolios | Tags: , , | No Comments »

American artist born in 1969

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Seemless, 1999

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Still Life with Flowers, 1999

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Capricious Invention of Prisons, 1999

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Capricious Invention of Prisons, 1999

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Still Life with Flowers, 1999

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Ripe Fruit Falling, 1998

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Everything that Rises must Converge, 1999

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Things Fall Apart, 2001

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Everything that Rises Must Converge, 1999

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Still Life with Flowers, 1999

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Powers of Ten, 2001

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Triple Point of Water, 2003

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Capricious Invention of Prisons, 1999

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Seemless, 1999

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Second Means of Egress, 1998

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Untitled (St. James), 1998

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Hidden Relief, 2001

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Still Life with Flowers, 1999

http://www.sarahsze.com/