Artist Interview: Alex Chinneck
March 11, 2020
11 min read
In a surprising fusion of art, architecture, theatre, and engineering, British sculptor Alex Chinneck produces contextually responsive interventions that animate the urban landscape in which they stand. I caught up with him some weeks ago for a quick chat about himself and his recent projects. Rom Levy: Please tell us a bit about your background…
Alex Chinneck ties post boxes in knots across the UK for his latest public artwork
October 19, 2019
3 min read
British artist Alex Chinneck returns with three identical new public artworks across the UK titled: ‘Alphabetti Spaghetti’. The sculptures which appeared overnight in London, Margate and Sheffield, resemble traditional red metal pillar post boxes which have been tied in knots. The work continues Chinneck’s reputation for creating playful public artworks that transform the everyday into…
Alex Chinneck at Milan Design Week 2019
April 12, 2019
2 min read
The IQOS World exhibition—which is expected to be visited by more than 50,000 people during Milan Design Week—is an artistic expression of the future, brought to life through a collaboration with well-known sculptor Alex Chinneck, whose art is distinguished by his bold and disruptive vision. Alex’s unique talent for combining art, architecture and theater in…
“Open To The Public” Alex Chinneck unzips a building in the UK
August 1, 2018
1 min read
“Open To The Public” is Alex Chinneck latest surreal installation which just opened its door in Kent, United Kingdom. His newest work shows a giant zip opening the walls of a 1960’s building. The new installation pays homage to the building’s history of leather and textile factory. The piece took two months to be completed.…

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