Land Rover parks installations along the River Thames

Land Rover parks installations along the River Thames

British automaker Land Rover unveiled an installation with Italian artist Nino Mustica to bolster its reputation during Frieze Art Fair London.

Land Rover enlisted Mr. Mustica to collaborate with the brand’s design director Gerry McGovern. “Unstoppable Spirit” includes two sculptures that climb 23 feet into the air. Whether or not attendees intended to stop by the installation, the public nature of the work along the River Thames will likely draw traffic and generate conversation.

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The Unstoppable Spirit installation features a pure red and a pure blue steel and glass fiber installation. The two abstract installations frame the Royal Festival Hall beside the River Thames.

Intricately curved structures wend in the air with a coated Land Rover model embedded in the middle. c

The installation is available to the public until Oct. 19.

Luxury automakers are vying for visibility at the Frieze Art Fair Oct. 15-18 in London to further align with the hyper-concentrated art world.

 

Marta Martín 10551418_10204579237831310_1858204758166211342_o

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