Matt Kenyon’s art doesn’t just cast a sardonic eye on the systems around us; it also infiltrates and subverts them. He walks us through some of his projects.

The work of artist Sanford Biggers walks a fine line between poetic and provocative, brilliantly sparking discussions about race, violence and fallen heroes.

Jason deCaires Taylor casts giant cement sculptures that weigh thousands of pounds — and then sinks them into the ocean. His idea: to create a unique underwater gallery that algae, corals and other sea creatures can call home.

How the artist Mundano uses his work to call attention to the urgency of vanishing water supplies in California.

When Dustin Yellin was eight years old, he buried a dollar bill, a pen and a fork inside a box, with the specific idea that aliens might find it in the future. It’s unclear what would happen then or, indeed, what happened to the box, but it did start Yellin on an artistic journey of discovery, one in which he still merrily makes boxes. Take a spin through the work (and mind) of a singular artist.

To create new art, sculptor Brian Dettmer cuts up old books. See a gallery of his intricate, breathtaking creations.

Take a closer look at a new sculpture by artist Hetain Patel which involves a fiberglass Spider-Man suit and a very fervent thank you letter.