Christopher Schardt Firmament

Public Art Focus

Acclaimed Burning Man artist lights up Discovery Green for the Holidays

Acclaimed Burning Man artist Christopher Schardt is lighting up Discovery Green beginning Nov. 22, 2016. His installation, Firmament, a is 52-feet wide, 42-feet high canopy of 21,600 LED lights. Passersby are invited to gather under the celestial, psychedelic structure to engage with the enveloping artwork. Schardt aims to create work that inspires connections and interaction—we…

Read More
Enchanted Promenade by TILT

WAG PROJECT

Enchanted Promenade: the exploration of light and its interplay with art, architecture and space

Starting Nov. 22, 2016, Discovery Green will soon become illuminated by ten color-changing giant peony bouquets. The installation, Enchanted Promenade, is brought to life by TILT, a French light and art design studio. The Weingarten Art Group brought this project to the art committee of Discovery Green as a public engagement medium. The installation marks…

Read More
PO__INST_40

Recommended Exhibition

Almost sold out show brings recognition to underappreciated artists

The exhibition began late last week, but the waiting list was quite extensive well before then. In fact, the art was nearly entirely sold out before the opening date. Who is the artist responsible for the pre-show commotion? Polish artist Paulina Olowska’s exhibition Wisteria, Mysteria, Hysteria at Metro Pictures focuses on recent paintings, ceramics and…

Read More