The World’s Most Interesting Installation Art

Published February 24, 2012
Updated February 12, 2018

Interesting Installation Art: Melting Men

Interesting Installation Art Melting Men

In 2009, Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo carved these incredible tiny ice sculptures of men on the steps of Gendermenmarkt Square in Berlin. Aside from being beautiful, Azeveedo created the thousand miniature people to shed light on the effects of global warming and the World Wildlife Fund’s warning that melting ice could cause water levels to rise. Needless to say, the tiny men didn’t stay sitting for long.

Amazing Installation Art Melting Men

Melting Men Berlin

Melting Men Art

Interesting Installation Art Melting Men

Interesting Installation Art: Chair Building Art Installation

Interesting Installation Art Chair Building

Colombian sculptor Doris Salcedo created this installation art in 2003 for the International Istanbul Biennale. Salcedo constructed the chair building in an empty lot and the edifice comprises of over 1500 chairs stacked on top of each other.

Chair Building

Chair Building Istanbul

Tunnel House: ‘Inversion’

The World's Most Interesting Installation Art

American artists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck created the Tunnel House using boards from the outside of the house to create a funnel-like vortex people can work through. The two completed construction just before the house was torn down. Where does it lead, you ask? A private courtyard.

Tunnel House 3

Interesting Installation Art Tunnel House

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