Out of all the different types of art forms we write about on a daily basis, there’s one that clearly stands apart from the rest – installation. According to Merriam-Webster, an installation is defined as “a work of art that usually consists of multiple components often in mixed media and that is exhibited in a usually large space in an arrangement specified by the artist.”
Why do we love installation art? For many reasons. First, it’s oftentimes immersive, providing visitors with a multi-sensory experience. Next, it’s site-specific, meaning that piece of art was built for that particular time and space. Finally, it’s highly imaginative in that it brings several different materials together to create something original and unexpected.
Today, we take a look at the most stunning installations that were shown around the world in 2013. If you were one of the lucky ones, you experienced one or a few of these artworks first-hand yourself.
By Alice, My Modern Met