julia chiang: ring pop art
julia chiang: ring pop art julia chiang: ring pop art
mar 01, 2010

julia chiang: ring pop art

brooklyn based artist julia chiang uses a wide variety of materials in her sculpture and installation based work, including nostalgic and sweet ring pops. the colourfoul candy has been used by chiang in a number of works often employed as pixels spelling out words. the candy jewels atop the rings melts over time under gallery lights and slowly drips down the walls. the melted sugar stains the surfaces it touches. one of chiang’s largest ring pop installation was presented at this year’s art basel miami in the group show ‘it ain’t fair’ at ohwow gallery and can be seen in these photos.


  • I could half eat some ring pops and drool on the wall too

    naturally hipster says:
  • Great !

    @fariatomas says:
  • SWEET!

    Mushi says:
  • @naturally hipster: Yes. But you didn’t. And so you’re name isn’t next to the title of this post.

    ank0ku says:
  • waste of candy and waste of time

    hedi says:
  • I soooo love it ;o)) Super cute and original , Cri

    CRI says:
  • So COOOOL !

    db says:
  • Very nice

    Celeste Raposo says:
  • nice to look at but isnt it a bit mediocre?

    sophie says:
  • lame

    bono says:
  • original? Similar thing in “Across the Universe” with strawberries. Most likely done by someone else before that.

    asljf says:
  • Her creativity and technical skills are astounding.

    Joe says:
  • one was a “neat” idea, an entire series, thats pretty weak. creativity, astounding? hardly… all of the pieces are exactly the same, just different words, how is that creative?


    yousuck says:
  • wow, it’s so original. very creative. i never saw like it before.

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    PoP aRt says:
  • is that dj dangermouse in the 3rd picture???

    Zeus says:
  • ugly and stupid

    fp says:
  • Okay, it looks nice, but really it’s such a waste. Just think of how many kids you could make happy with that many Ring Pops! Instead those ring pops are just making a few adults slightly amused, which is nothing when compared to making lots of kids really happy.

    Barako says:
  • the first think i thought was across the universe, but not nearly as cool. while its cute and colorful, it looks more like a childs bedroom than an art installation.

    kels says:

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