CORNELIA PARKER, MASS (COLDER DARKER MATTER) This is the most amazing piece of art at the Phoenix Museum. The artist took pieces of charred wood from a church steeple that was hit by lightning and strung them on wire.
Cambridgeshire-based artist Chris Wood creates sparkling installations with pieces of colored glass and light reflections. The glass she uses in these glittering installations is dichroic, meaning that it has an optical coating with two colors.
Artist:Berndnaut Smilde Nimbus II, cloud in room A gallery with no sculptures, only a cloud floating within the space. 'Nimbus' is a new installation of Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde, who refuses to explain how he managed to create a real cloud.
Cai Guo-Qiang Silent Ink features a waterfall of ink plunging into a lake excavated from the museum's floor. It's hard to view the installation for very long, because the smell of the ink becomes overpowering.