Category Index
Books About Big Art
  • A Life of Picasso: The Triumphant Years, 1917-1932
    A Life of Picasso: The Triumphant Years, 1917-1932
    by John Richardson
  • Sarah Lucas: A Catalog RaisonnĂ©
    Sarah Lucas: A Catalog Raisonné
    by Yilmaz Dziewior, Sarah Lucas
  • Grayson Perry
    Grayson Perry
    by Jacky Klein
  • Hendrik Kerstens (English and Dutch Edition)
    Hendrik Kerstens (English and Dutch Edition)
    by Pim Milo, Kathy Ryan
  • David Hockney: A Bigger Picture
    David Hockney: A Bigger Picture
    by Marco Livingstone, Margaret Drabble, Tim Barringer, Xavier Salomon, Stuart Comer, Martin Gayford
  • Vernon Ah Kee: Born in this Skin
    Vernon Ah Kee: Born in this Skin
    by Robert Leonard, Anthony Gardner, Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Blair French, Glenn Barkley
  • Yayoi Kusama
    Yayoi Kusama
    by Midori Yamamura, Jo Applin, Yayoi Kusama
  • Henry Moore: From the Inside Out; Plasters, Carvings, Drawings
    Henry Moore: From the Inside Out; Plasters, Carvings, Drawings
    Prestel Publishing
  • Wall and Piece
    Wall and Piece
    by Banksy
  • Mark Rothko
    Mark Rothko
    by Mr. Jeffrey Weiss
  • Louise Bourgeois
    Louise Bourgeois
    by Robert Storr, Paulo Herkenhoff
  • Damien Hirst
    Damien Hirst
    by Ann Gallagher
Join the Big Picture

A blog that aims to spark thoughts and inspire by seeking out and sharing works of art

Historically, artists have always worked big, and nowadays those boundaries are being pushed to the limits.

Large-scale art, whether in the form of photos from the Hubble space telescope, sharks floating in tanks of formaldehyde, rooms full of dots, concrete sculptures cast from Victorian buildings or hand knitted blankets wrapped around trees, large-scale art is all around us. Join the Big Picture aims to spark thoughts and inspire by seeking out and sharing these works.

All content by Karla Thompson, an ex-pat Aussie living in East London. When not working on Join the Big Picture she is part of the backbone to the Leonhard Pfeifer brand.

Read an interview about Join the Big Picture here.

 

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www.leonhardpfeifer.com
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Detail of Yarn Bombing UK

Entries in Katharina Fritsch (2)

Tuesday
Nov122013

Frieze London 2013 - roundup

More favourites from Frieze London 2013.

A. Willem Boshoff
South African conceptual installation artist

Willem Boshoff Flag 1, 2003
Smashed up plastic toys on a wooden base

 

B: Katharina Fritsch
German sculptor whose recent work Hahn / Cock is the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, London

Katharina Fritsch, Madonnenfigur (Madonna)
1982 Plaster and Paint

Katharina Fritsch, Maus (Mouse)
1998 Polyester resin, paint

 

C: Mai-Thu Perret
Swiss Artist best know for her multi-disciplinary practice encompassing sculpture, painting, video and installation.

Mai-Thu Perret, Leviathan II, 2013
Canvas, Leather, metal loops, wood, coconut fibre, cord

 

D: Elmgreen & Dragset
Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset - two Scandinavians that work together as an artistic duo, exploring the relationship between art, architecture and design. 

Elmgreen & Dragset, Tomorrow
Marble & Soil

E: Mexican Artist Gabriel Kuri

Gabriel Kuri
Large scale woven restaurant receipts

Monday
Jul292013

Hanh/Cock by Katharina Fritsch

German artist Katharina Fritsch’s 15-foot ultramarine chicken sculpture is the 4 plinth to reside in Trafalgar Square.

Titled Hanh/Cock and modelled from a French cockerel, the bird sculpture will be in the square for 18 months.

The giant blue rooster in London's Trafalgar Square.
Picture: Andy Rain