CityTrees are hi-tech living sculptures to combat air pollution

CityTrees are hi-tech living sculptures to combat air pollution

  Design + Plants = Living Sculpture This idea is incredible!  An environmentally conscious German startup has designed a plant-based urban sculpture that it claims has the same air-purifying properties as 275 trees. Green City Solutions’s CityTrees are large, living walls of plants, lichens, and mosses attached to air vents. The greenery absorbs dust, nitrogen dioxide, and ozone gases from the air, and WiFi sensors […]

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James Rosenquist, contributor to Pop Art movement, has passed away

James Rosenquist, contributor to Pop Art movement, has passed away

James Rosenquist, who helped define Pop Art in its 1960s evolution with his boldly scaled painted montages of commercial imagery, died on Friday April 28, 2017  in New York City. He was 83 years old. Rosenquist started out in New York City as a sign painter by trade and would work on abstract pieces at night — he translated the in-your-face style of giant advertising […]

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French Artist Abraham Poincheval Living Inside a Rock for Art

French Artist Abraham Poincheval Living Inside a Rock for Art

  Abraham Poincheval is attempting to survive inside a 12-ton boulder inside a Paris art museum for a week.  After day 3 in the rock in the Paris’s Palais de Tokyo art museum, he has described the experience as like “tripping”, insisting he would stick it out for a week.  He has carved out enough room for him to sit up in, with a niche […]

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Giant Rooster Statue looks like Donald Trump is erected in China

Giant Rooster Statue looks like Donald Trump is erected in China

How it started… Photos of a golden pheasant in Hangzhou Safari Park are going viral on Chinese social media for the bird’s resemblance to President-elect Donald Trump: A journalist in Hangzhou noticed the similarity between Mr. Trump’s mane and the pheasant’s signature golden crest and took pictures of the bird.  As a result, social media dubbed him the “pheasant-elect.” A giant rooster statue resembling Trump […]

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Art of Typography

Art of Typography

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when displayed. The arrangement of type involves selecting typefaces, point size, line length, line-spacing (leading), letter-spacing (tracking), and adjusting the space within letters pairs (kerning). Typography is, quite simply, the art and technique of arranging type. It’s central to the work and skills of a designer and is […]

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Japanese Yosegi Art

Japanese Yosegi Art

Japanese yosegi art is made by gluing colored wood and cutting it thin like paper.  Instead of using paint, Japanese Yosegi decorations are made out of natural fine grains and textures of wood. First, timbers are cut into rods of desired sections, the rods are then glued together to form a section of geometrical design pattern. The surface is sliced into thin plates of wood, which […]

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Bordalo II reinvents street art, recycled art and urban art all in one

Bordalo II reinvents street art, recycled art and urban art all in one

Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, aka Bordalo II, finds his inspiration by rifling through Lisbon’s garbage and trash. Where others might see plastic containers, dented car parts, broken crates and leftover tires, Bordalo sees ideal materials to incorporate into his artwork. His creations, located throughout the city, are composed of trash and recycled materials, which he spray-paints and molds into new forms, transforming heaps of garbage into […]

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Naked Donald Trump Sculptures

Naked Donald Trump Sculptures

Naked Donald Trump Sculptures titled ‘The Emperor Has No Balls’ are popping up in major cities. New York, Cleveland, Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco have all be graced by these incredible Donald Trump sculptures. An “anarchist collective” called INDECLINE are behind a series of nude statues depicting Donald Trump in his birthday clothes. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” these series of statues are called “The […]

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Renewed Art by John Dahlsen

Renewed Art by John Dahlsen

Environmental art involves the creation or manipulation of a large or enclosed space, many effectively surrounding its audience.  Architectural (including landscape architectural) design might be said to qualify as environment art, although the term usually refers to artworks that do not function as either of these kinds of environmental design typically do.  Several artists, many associated with American Pop Art — like Edward Kienholz (American, […]

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24 Incredible White Ink Tattoos

24 Incredible White Ink Tattoos

White ink tattoos have been a new sensation.  It gives one the opportunity to get a tattoo without it being super noticable. A white ink tattoo is a tattoo which has been done entirely in white ink. Depending on the skill of the tattoo artist and the complexion of the customer, this type of tattoo can look quite distinctive. Most white ink tattoos look like […]

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