Below are a few examples of magnets being used in recent years by artists.
Mickey Mouse & Goofey discovering the joys of magnetism
An example of magnets being used in a sculpture by Caleb Charland
“suspension” by Bruce Grey
“Magnetism” By Ahmed Mater al Ziad-2012
“350 Points towards infinity” by Tatania Trouve
‘Untitled’ works by Mona Hatoum
Levitating ball by Alex Baker
Catherine Richards – ‘Cabinate of curiosity at the end of the millennium.’ 1995. this is a rudimentary Faraday Cage which sites the viewer in the box negating all magnetic fields – at least in theory.