"Bâtiment," by Leandro Erlich (2004). A mirror is angled against the ground installation, giving the impression of people climbing the building.
"Falling Garden" by Gerda Steiner & Jörg Lenzlinger (2013)
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These surrealist, dreamlike settings— created by artist Jee-Young Lee without the use of Photoshop— are pretty incredible.
Nobutaka Aozaki, “From Here to There," 2012
Aozaki pretends to be a tourist in Manhattan and asks strangers for directions, then assembles their hand-drawn maps.
The top installation is one of Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s untitled candy spill pieces from 1991.
The bottom installation, “I Miss Everyone Who Has Ever Gone Away,” by Dario Robleto, is made of candy wrappers from one of Gonzalez-Torres’s pieces.
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"Chance City," by Jean Shin. 2001-2009.
This sculpture is constructed of $32,404 worth of discarded “Scratch & Win” losing lottery tickets, stacked into a house of cards without using any adhesive.
This installation of thousands of yellow construction helmets posted in front of Milan’s stock exchange represents a Labor Day protest of unemployed Italian workers. Learn more here.
Bonus: the sculpture in the middle of the plaza is by Maurizio Cattelan and has its own interesting history.
"Just Two of Us," 2013, by Katharina Grosse.
Hanging Fire (Suspected Arson), by Cornelia Parker. 1999.
This piece is part of the permanent collection at the ICA. Parker made the hanging sculpture from the remnants of a suspected arson.
"I wanted to work with people and to make a work about our collective future and our responsibility for it. I wanted the art to look back at us, its makers (and later viewers), as if we were responsible.”
"Field" by Antony Gormley.