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.


julia chiang: ring pop art

julia chiang: ring pop art

julia chiang: ring pop art

julia chiang: ring pop art

julia chiang: ring pop art

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ugly and stupid

  • is that dj dangermouse in the 3rd picture???

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

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  • 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?


  • Her creativity and technical skills are astounding.

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

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