Unexpected Art Serendipitous Installations, Site-Specific Works, and Surprising Interventions

Author(s): Jenny Moussa Spring


Graffiti made from cake icing, man-made clouds floating indoors, a luminous moon resting on water. Collected here are dozens of jaw-dropping artworks—site-specific installations, extraordinary sculptures, and groundbreaking interventions in public spaces—that reveal the exciting things that happen when contemporary artists play with the idea of place. Unexpected Art showcases the wonderfully experimental work of more than 50 innovative artists from around the world in galleries of their most astonishing artworks. An unusual package with three different-colored page edges complements the art inside and makes this tour of the world's most mind-blowing artwork a beautiful and thoughtprovoking gift for anyone interested in the next cool thing.


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Jenny Moussa Spring is a freelance image editor and writer. She has worked in book publishing and at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as well as with the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation. She lives in San Francisco.Florentijn Hofman is an internationally renowned artist best known for his large sculptures based on everyday objects. A paper boat, a plastic bag, and a rubber duck have all formed the inspirations for his artworks around the world. He lives in the Netherlands.Christian L. Frock is a San Francisco Bay Areabased independent curator and writer. Founder and director of Invisible Venue, which collaborates with artists to present art in unexpected settings, she has organized more than 80 exhibitions and her writing has been featured in Art Practical, KQED Arts, and NPR among others.

General Fields

  • : 9781452135489
  • : Chronicle Books
  • : Chronicle Books
  • : March 2015
  • : 23.50 cmmm X 18.40 cmmm X 1.40 cmmm
  • : United States
  • : April 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jenny Moussa Spring
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 709.04074
  • : 2014041430
  • : 176
  • : 150 photos