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UAP + Polich Tallix

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

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

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

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.

HUMA BHABHA'S BEFORE THE END

HUMA BHABHA'S BEFORE THE END

8 May 2024

The Shanghai Art Factory That’s Constructing Massive Public Artworks

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

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.