A perfectly formed mirror polished stainless steel elliptical portal that plays with light and reflections to mislead the eye and stimulate the mind. Impressive as a far off point of focus and fascinating when viewed close up, the Torus modern outdoor sculpture draws the viewer into the distorted landscape it reflects.
Scottish sculptor Rob Mulholland has created this art installation at the David Marshall Lodge in Scotland titled Vestige. Mulholland’s idea behind the installation seems twofold: to create a vestige of the people who once occupied the land until following World War I, when they were re-located while forests were planted to generate timber and to make people reflect upon man’s impact on the nature.
The exhilarating work of Madrid-based artist Alicia Martín clearly falls into the latter category. In her dramatic Biografias series, thousands of books explode out the windows of three buildings, evoking such forces of nature as waterfalls and tornadoes. To us, these massive sculptures symbolize the boundary-busting, life-changing power of literature