In her recent work, Bees, Sarah Hatton arranges a dizzying array of dead honeybees into various optical illusions. The reason behind the works is to comment on the link between pesticides and the declining population of honeybees.
Geoffrey Stein is a New York City artist painting figurative work that explores the tension between abstraction and realism.
Whitney Lynn works in various mediums, often including an element of performance. Lynn’s artwork can be seen in an upcoming exhibition, God Only Knows Who the Audience Is: Performance, Video, and Television Through the Lens of La Mamelle / ART COM.
Depth 4.5 meters, 25 life size sculptures, 5 meters in diameter, Grenada, West Indies
This is an older work that I just discovered, so if you have seen it my apologies. This sculpture feels like a monument of some sort and on reading about this work of art that seems to be what Taylor intended. The figures are linking hands “evoking ideas of unity and continuum” and stand against currents to become a new reef.
The cement finish and chemical composition of Vicissitudes actively promotes the colonisation of coral and marine life.
artist & website: Jason de Caires Taylor – http://www.underwatersculpture.com/
photo from boodely.com