Jaime Hayón installs spinning Merry Go Zoo totems at Atlanta art museum

Jaime Hayón installs spinning Merry Go Zoo totems at Atlanta art museum

The Merry Go Zoo is Hayón's second installation in the Carroll Slater Sifly Piazza at the museum's Woodruff Arts Center, following a series of animal-shaped play equipment he created for the space last summer.

Jaime Hayón installs spinning Merry Go Zoo totems at Atlanta art museum

The Merry Go Zoo is Hayón's second installation in the Carroll Slater Sifly Piazza at the museum's Woodruff Arts Center, following a series of animal-shaped play equipment he created for the space last summer.

Jaime Hayón has returned to Atlanta's High Museum of Art for the second year running with a set of striped sculptures and an exhibition of new work.

Jaime Hayón installs spinning Merry Go Zoo totems at Atlanta art museum

Jaime Hayón has returned to Atlanta's High Museum of Art for the second year running with a set of striped sculptures and an exhibition of new work.

Jaime Hayón has returned to Atlanta's High Museum of Art for the second year running with a set of striped sculptures and an exhibition of new work.

Jaime Hayón installs spinning Merry Go Zoo totems at Atlanta art museum

Jaime Hayón has returned to Atlanta's High Museum of Art for the second year running with a set of striped sculptures and an exhibition of new work.

Merry Go Zoo is the fourth edition of the High Museum of Art's summer installation programme, which previously included two projects by Mexican designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena in 2014 and 2015.

Jaime Hayón installs spinning Merry Go Zoo totems at Atlanta art museum

Merry Go Zoo is the fourth edition of the High Museum of Art's summer installation programme, which previously included two projects by Mexican designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena in 2014 and 2015.

This year's offering is follows a similar theme. Hayón has created four tall cartoon-like characters in his distinguishable style, which sit upon stepped cylindrical bases. Visitors can spin sculptures so the polyurethane animals and figures rotate on their wood and metal supports.

Jaime Hayón installs spinning Merry Go Zoo totems at Atlanta art museum

This year's offering is follows a similar theme. Hayón has created four tall cartoon-like characters in his distinguishable style, which sit upon stepped cylindrical bases. Visitors can spin sculptures so the polyurethane animals and figures rotate on their wood and metal supports.

Helen Frankenthaler, Sagittarius, 1967. High Museum of Art, Atlanta Georgia. Photo by C Kevin Coffey

Helen Frankenthaler, Sagittarius, 1967. High Museum of Art, Atlanta Georgia. Photo by C Kevin Coffey

Clouds moving over High Museum of Art / Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Clouds moving over High Museum of Art / Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Edward Hopper, Foreshore-Two Lights, 1927. Watercolor on paper. USA. From the exhibition “Top Drawer: Drawings from the High’s Collection” June 28, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015, High Museum of Art, Atlanta.

Edward Hopper, Foreshore-Two Lights, 1927. Watercolor on paper. USA. From the exhibition “Top Drawer: Drawings from the High’s Collection” June 28, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015, High Museum of Art, Atlanta.

Having recently opened his second installation of interactive monumental outdoor sculptures at Atlanta's High Museum of Art, the Spanish talent continues to wow the world with a range of fanciful pieces that blur the line between art and design.

Jaime Hayon Brings Magical Thinking to Everyday Objects . . . and Carousels

Having recently opened his second installation of interactive monumental outdoor sculptures at Atlanta's High Museum of Art, the Spanish talent continues to wow the world with a range of fanciful pieces that blur the line between art and design.

Jaime Hayón installs spinning Merry Go Zoo totems at Atlanta art museum

Jaime Hayón installs spinning Merry Go Zoo totems at Atlanta art museum

Love the embroidery hoops on the pie table - Atlanta Art Museum Wedding from Stacey Bode + Estoria Social

Atlanta Art Museum Wedding from Stacey Bode + Estoria Social

Love the embroidery hoops on the pie table - Atlanta Art Museum Wedding from Stacey Bode + Estoria Social

"LOS TROMPOS": interactive design installation by Héctor Esrawe & Ignacio Cadena at High Museum of Art

"LOS TROMPOS": interactive design installation by Héctor Esrawe & Ignacio Cadena at High Museum of Art

Having recently opened his second installation of interactive monumental outdoor sculptures at Atlanta's High Museum of Art, the Spanish talent continues to wow the world with a range of fanciful pieces that blur the line between art and design.

Jaime Hayon Brings Magical Thinking to Everyday Objects . . . and Carousels

Having recently opened his second installation of interactive monumental outdoor sculptures at Atlanta's High Museum of Art, the Spanish talent continues to wow the world with a range of fanciful pieces that blur the line between art and design.

Study for a Landscape Mural (country scene)  1927  Oil on canvas, 18 1/4 x 35 3/4 in. (446.3 x 90.8 cm)  Brandywine River Museum of Art  Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Jones, 1981 - Harrison Jones, Atlanta, GA; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Jones, Atlanta, GA, to 1981

Study for a Landscape Mural (country scene) 1927 Oil on canvas, 18 1/4 x 35 3/4 in. (446.3 x 90.8 cm) Brandywine River Museum of Art Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Jones, 1981 - Harrison Jones, Atlanta, GA; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Jones, Atlanta, GA, to 1981

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