More history. Originally erected 1851 in Hyde Park to house the Great Exhibition. Crystal Palace, Joseph Paxton, London, England.

More history. Originally erected 1851 in Hyde Park to house the Great Exhibition. Crystal Palace, Joseph Paxton, London, England.

World's Snaps: Kimsooja’s Room of Rainbows Crystal Palace Madrid

Kimsooja's "To Breath - A Mirror Woman"

Victorian ladies inside the Crystal Palace. The Crystal Palace is a metal and glass structure located in the Jardines del Retiro in Madrid (Spain). It was built in 1887 for the Exposition of the Philippines, held that year. It was inspired by the Crystal Palace, Paxton (U.K.).

Victorian ladies inside the Crystal Palace. The Crystal Palace is a metal and glass structure located in the Jardines del Retiro in Madrid (Spain). It was built in 1887 for the Exposition of the Philippines, held that year. It was inspired by the Crystal Palace, Paxton (U.K.).

Created in 2006 by multidisciplinary artist Kimsooja, To Breathe – A Mirror Woman was an elaborate installation at the Palacio de Cristal, Parque del Retiro, in Madrid. Originally built in the late 1880s to house a collection of flora and fauna from the Philippines, Kimsooja transformed the Palacio de Cristal into a multisensory sound and light experience. A special translucent diffraction film was used to cover the windows to create an array of naturally occurring rainbows which were in ...

Created in 2006 by multidisciplinary artist Kimsooja, To Breathe – A Mirror Woman was an elaborate installation at the Palacio de Cristal, Parque del Retiro, in Madrid. Originally built in the late 1880s to house a collection of flora and fauna from the Philippines, Kimsooja transformed the Palacio de Cristal into a multisensory sound and light experience. A special translucent diffraction film was used to cover the windows to create an array of naturally occurring rainbows which were in ...

Colour illustration of The Great Exhibition at Crystal Palace, 1851

Colour illustration of The Great Exhibition at Crystal Palace, 1851

Cyrstal Palace Exhibition Building, London, constructed of cast iron & plate glass - 1854  to its destruction by fire in 1936.

Cyrstal Palace Exhibition Building, London, constructed of cast iron & plate glass - 1854 to its destruction by fire in 1936.

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