Outdoor art

 

What is outdoor art ?

When most people think of art, they picture paintings and sculptures that are displayed indoors. But  art on the steet is a real thing too. Many artists create works of art specifically for outdoor spaces. There are even some museums and galleries that specialize in outdoor art.

Art outside can take many different forms. These include large sculptures to murals to simply arranging rocks or leaves in a interesting way .  it doesn’t have to be expensive or fancy as well.  A simple leaf or stone carving can be just as beautiful as a complex marble sculpture. Take a moment to appreciate the  art around you during your busy day.

unprotected   art is a concept that has been around for centuries. From  cave paintings, to the more recent street art movement, artists have always found ways to express themselves in outdoor spaces.

Today, this kind  art can be found in parks, public squares, and even on building walls.  Some outdoor art is commissioned by cities or private organizations. There is a lot by individual artists as well. Whether it is a sculpture, mural, or simply a graffiti tag, outdoor art provides natural beauty.

What materials are used

Many different materials can be used for outdoor art, including stone, metal, glass, and even paper. Each material has its own advantages and disadvantages, so it is important to choose the right material for your project.

 

Stone is a popular choice for this kind of art because it is durable and easy to work with. However, it can be expensive, and it is difficult to change the shape of stone once it has been sculpted.

Metal is another popular choice for  art located outside  because it is lightweight and easy to manipulate. However, metal can rust over time, so it is important to choose a rust-resistant variety.

Glass is a less common choice for outdoor art, but it can add a touch of elegance to any outdoor space. However, glass is fragile and may need to be replaced more often than other materials.

Paper is the least common choice for outdoor art, but it can be very effective if used correctly. Paper is easy to work with and can be cut into any shape you desire.

Paper is also very fragile and will not last as long as other materials. When choosing a material for your outdoor art project, consider both the advantages and disadvantages of each material before making your final decision.

 

 

What are the best cities

Any city with outdoor art is worth visiting, but there are a few that stand out for their particularly impressive displays.

New York City has long been known for its public art, from the Statue of Liberty to Central Park’s sculptures. More recently, the city has installed a number of rotating installations in Times Square, adding an element of surprise to this iconic destination.

Meanwhile, London’s city art scene has been growing rapidly in recent years, with a number of new murals and sculptures popping up around the city.

San Francisco, outdoor art is everywhere you look, from the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to the colorful murals of the Mission District. Whether you’re looking for world-renowned masterpieces or hidden gems, these cities have outdoor art worth exploring.

At Big Acrylic is is possible to create art that goes outside on our Brushed and white Metal

The Material  we use is called Dibond .

DIBOND® is the original aluminum composite sheet, comprising two 0.3 mm thick aluminum cover layers and a polyethylene or mineral core. It is lightweight – extremely rigid and strong, making it ideal for both indoor and outdoor applications.

 

 

Features

  • High strength / low weight
  • Broad range of available colours
  • Wide workable temperature range
  • Non-corrosive
  • Food-safe
  • 100% recyclable
  • Fully machinable
  • Impressive damage resistance
  • Can be printed on to directly
  • Available with matte, glossy or mirrored finish
  • Weatherproof

BRUSHED METAL –  The go-to medium for urban style contemporary art. Areas of your image that are white will show as a beautiful brushed silver. Matted and modern.

WHITE METAL – For vivid colors with a high contrast ratio. We consider this medium a matted alternative to acrylic with colors that pop right off your wall. Vibrant and stark.

Both of these styles are suitable for outdoor use and unlike other Metal substrates will not rust or deteriorate over time.  Choose for different display option that suits your taste