25 Years of Making
Since our founding in 1993, we’ve worked to create a place for emerging and established creatives to develop ideas, investigate materiality, deliver projects, and extend their practice.
Design Robotics: ‘a Lifetime of Summers’ by Nike Savvas
An immersive and multi-colored sensorial experience was commissioned by Lendlease in 2019, as a permanent hanging art installation atop the ground floor of The Exchange – Sydney’s latest architectural icon and platform for creative innovation. Urban Art Projects (UAP) was instrumental throughout the design, fabrication and installation of this optically exquisite piece.
UAP + Polich Tallix
UAP and Polich Tallix were both born out of similar philosophies and values: a dedication to craftsmanship, continued support of the creative vision, and a devotion to exceptional collaboration, all delivered with finesse and enthusiasm.
From a Tucked-Away New York Town, This Facility Brings Large-Scale Art to Life
UAP is making an unmissable mark on public space in American cities, fabricating outdoor art and installations from a buzzy foundry upstate.
The Best Public Art of 2019
From Times Square in New York to the Parisian gardens of Petit Palais, artists summoned international attention in 2019 through fresh public artworks. The most incisive sculptures, penetrating light installations, and eye-opening murals spurred meaningful discussions around identity, politics, climate change, and community, while, at times, inspiring awe as well.
The Best Public Art of 2018
For the third year running, the art-and-design studio and foundry UAP has compiled a list of the most compelling public artworks and initiatives around the globe.
The Shanghai Art Factory That’s Constructing Massive Public Artworks
One of the jewels of Ai Weiwei’s “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors”—the sprawling Public Art Fund project the Chinese artist mounted across New York City last fall—was a gleaming steel cage that sat within the arch at Washington Square Park. The work quickly became a destination for droves of locals and tourists alike, but few likely knew that the work itself was made in a factory on the other side of the globe, in a suburb of Shanghai, China.
From Ai Weiwei to Zheng Lu: meet UAP, the Dream Builders Bringing Art to Life on a Grand Scale
How UAP founders Daniel and Matthew Tobin and their team have been bringing artworks to life in major sculptural projects across the globe.