The German artist Cornelia Konrads creates hallucinating in situ installations in public spaces, parks and private gardens throughout the world. His work is often punctuated by the illusion of weightlessness, when stacked objects (branch, log, stone) seem to be hanging in the air, increasing the temporary nature of the facility.
linocut, Song Birds I, Birds, patterns, contemporary print, teal, blue and white, flowers, pods, seeds, leaf, forest, home interior, spring
Maker unknown, Eagle on Uncle Sam’s Hat, c. 1870, carved polychromed wood, found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where it was used as a sign outside a veterans' boarding house. Collection of Shelburne Museum.