26.05.16 by Staff

Artist JR Makes the Louvre’s Glass Pyramid Disappear


Photo by @davidg16er

You may remember JR from his silent protest with Darren Aronofsky last year (click here for previous post). This time around the French artist has covered the Louvre’s massive glass pyramid with a black and white rendering of the building behind, creating the effect that the landmark has disappeared. The installation will be messing with selfie-seeking tourists from now until June 27th. More images below!

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13.10.14 by Jeff

Frames on Frames on Frames by Artist Taylor Holland


A couple years ago I wrote about Taylor Holland’s Fra[mes] project in which he digitally manipulated ornate frames from the Louvre. He since partnered with Sainthill Lijsten, who do restoration work and framing for large institutions like the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to create real versions of the absurd frames.

Here are six antique frames filled with repeated elements from the frames themselves, using custom molds built from the digital images. See the rest below.

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27.06.12 by Jeff

Taylor Holland

Frames by artist Taylor Holland
Ornate frames from the Louvre digitally manipulated by Taylor Holland. He is currently working with an antique restorer to produce physical prototypes of these works. So absurd, I love it.

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