Pigeons outfitted with lightweight backpacks soared over London from March 14 to 16, collecting air quality data across the city that was shared via Twitter.
The first sensation visitors to Anima at the Invisible Dog in Brooklyn experience is disorientation, as they walk through a dark tunnel made from scraps of wood that seem pulled together by a vortex.
Without being heavy handed, Tegg’s exhibition reminds us that this connection to the animal kingdom (of which we are a part) is integral to our survival, at least for as long as we require bodies to function in the physical world.
It takes a few minutes for the avian residents of Mark Dion’s “The Library for the Birds of New York” to settle back into their chirping and fluttering after you’ve entered the giant cage and stepped below the strange white oak laden with books.
Since 1901, the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo has maintained a photography department, and now holds a collection of over 70,000 glass plate and film negatives.
Over the past few years, New York-based artist Dana Sherwood has organized a picnic for wild baboons on the South African coast, left banquets for raccoons in the suburbs of South Florida, and concocted a molded terrine of jellied spam, beef, hot dogs, and marrow bones for coyotes.
In the 17th century, a gardener created a strange book of birds in which the illustrations were completely made of feathers.
An Italian street artist is retracing the journey of John James Audubon that led to his historic 19th-century tome, Birds of America.
In researching her new art project, Fiona Tan discovered an odd pamphlet advertising “The Exhibition of Jonah, the Giant Whale caught off Trondheim, Norway.”
For a gallery with 12 horses and a line of visitors stretching out the door, Gavin Brown’s enterprise is exceptionally hushed.
“You can’t be friends with a squirrel — a squirrel is just a rat with a cuter outfit,” Sarah Jessica Parker once quipped. Obviously she had never encountered Tommy Tucker.
Designer Bryan James was inspired to create the online project “In Pieces” as a “reminder of the beauty we are on the verge of losing as every moment passes.”