Support

Support

Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinn, who we’ve featured on this blog before (“The Force of Nature“) is back with a monumental sculpture in Venice, Italy, titled “Support”. A giant pair of hands reaches out of the canal to support the walls of...
California submerging

California submerging

“Dan Cayan, a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, is investigating how climate affects changes in oceans. Cayan pulls out the 2012 report from the National Research Council, which is the basis for California‚Äôs current sea-level rise assumptions...
A flood of blue

A flood of blue

Spencer Tunick is well known for his photographs of large numbers of naked people. Volunteers strip to pose in scenes staged in a variety of locations from urban to wild. His latest project used 3,200 people, all painted in shades of blue, gathered, lying or standing...

Elegy for the Arctic

I have been a fan of Ludovico Einaudi, acclaimed Italian composer and pianist, for years. And now he has teamed up with Greenpeace to play the piano in front of a calving Wahlenbergbreen glacier in Svalbard, Norway. The goal is to raise awareness about the Arctic in...
Visualizing sea level rise

Visualizing sea level rise

In 2014, students from the University of Maine launched an installation art project along the waterfront in Portland, Maine. The King Tides Trail is a four mile trail along the shoreline with markers indicating where a king tide would reach with 3 feet of sea level...