Art comes in all sorts of shapes, sizes, mediums, and executions. We have seen plenty over the years, and today we get a look at a new installation from Alex Chinneck that brings together art and architecture. Today we get our first look at Alex Chinneck’s public installation known as Six Pins and a Half Dozen Needles. This unique and eye-catching design is found in London and comes in at around 20-meters tall.
The design is crafted to look as if the building’s red brick facade is split in half. The artist and his assistants approximately 14 months to create the piece, offering up a stunning and unique design in the process. The artist spoke about the installation, stating: “I try to introduce sculptural interventions in unexpected contexts, heightening a sense of discovery when you encounter them.” He added, “With this in mind, the archetypal nature of the building’s upper elevation makes it a perfect platform for the surprise.” Check out the images below for a closer look and stay tuned for more amazing art and design coming soon!
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