• A Dizzying Carpet of Crystals Blankets a Salon in the Royal Palace Amsterdam with Prismatic Patterns

    1 month ago - By Colossal

    Photo by Benning/Gladcova. All images © Suzan Drummen, shared with permission
    The latest installation by Dutch artist Suzan Drummen masks a stately salon in the Royal Palace Amsterdam with a gleaming carpet of crystals placed in psychedelic swirls. A response to the Golden Age-era architecture, the bright colors of Drummen's work are intended to clash with the rich, muted hues of the furniture and walls. Because each individual crystal is laid by hand and left unsecured, the labor-intensive process took a team of four nine days to complete.
    Equally mesmerizing and disorienting, Drummen's...
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