It takes a lot of skill and artistry to screw something up this much.
21. These are the questions all modern artists, and all modern builders, struggle with.
20. Does life imitate art, or does art imitate life?
19. This is not a staircase, this is a sculpture that meditates on the passage of time:
18. It’s difficult to capture quantum superpositions with a physical medium but this builder has pulled it off.
17. It’s incredible how art can take something so commonplace, make one small change to it, and make you see the world with a whole new perspective.
16. An abstract take on basketball:
15. This piece from the Dada movement explores themes of masochism:
14. This work captures a lot of emotion. You can almost feel the artist’s anguish:
13. And there are elements from Cubism at play in this piece:
12. This builder was inspired by Picasso to create unsettling Surrealist spaces:
11. This artist sought to capture the struggles of Sisyphus in his designs:
10. Clearly a statement on the futility of life:
9. These seats encourage introspection, making the viewer an active participant rather than a passive observer:
8. Ah, yes! Perfect use of juxtaposition to make you think about the obstacles of modern metropolitan living. Very compelling.
7. Doors are often symbols of connection in art, but this piece takes that convention and flips it on its head:
6. This artist started his life as a vulcanizer and influences from his early work still show through in his later stuff.
5. This tile-fitter’s work is inspired by Taoist philosophies. In this challenging piece, down is up.
4. These builders stretched perspective to the limit and have little regard for gravity:
3. This builder was interested in exploring notions of space:
2. This piece is clearly inspired by M. C. Escher’s work:
1. Obviously this is not a ramp, it’s an al fresco surrealist installation.