Controversial artist Christoph Büchel’s project will memorialize the European migrant crisis by displaying the shipwreck responsible for one of the worst losses of life on the Mediterranean in recent memory.
Twenty-five artists and cultural workers have signed an open letter blasting art institutions’ support of a project to have the prototypes for Trump’s border wall designated as a national monument.
Trying to label the border wall prototypes as Land Art (and Trump and the American people as engaged in a collaborative artwork) artist Christoph Büchel raises some unpleasant questions.
I’ve been hesitant to embrace Christoph Büchel’s project for the Icelandic Pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale from the beginning.
Venetian officials plan to close the Icelandic Pavilion of the 2015 Venice Biennale, which features a working mosque that is part of an artwork by Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel.
We were rather surprised that our Feb 13 post on Christoph Büchel’s “Terminal” project, titled “Artist to Bury an Airplane Underground and Call It Art,” was as popular as it was. But what really floored us was that the idea is not original at all and there are two other projects essentially doing the same thing.
Christoph Buchel’s “Terminal” in Kern County (a few hours north of LA) was just approved, and Buchel will be purchasing a hulking 727 and burying it underground.