Funny and Creative Street Art is Popping Up Everywhere

Funny and Creative Street Art is Popping Up Everywhere

We love the “outside the box” thinking!!  Everywhere you look could be an inspiration for a street art installation.  We put together a collection of cool and creative street art for your enjoyment.  It goes to show that the city is probably the best canvas! Every wall, fence or column could be turned into an art piece.  Perhaps this will inspire you to do your own street art project […]

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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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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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12 Tattoos Inspired By Famous Artists

12 Tattoos Inspired By Famous Artists

Have a favorite Artist?  A favorite piece of work?  Now, you can wear it forever!  If you are an art major, or an art collector, or just someone who generally appreciates and loves art, then these famous artist tattoos are perfect for you! 1. “Drowning Girl”- Roy Lichtenstein via Vulture 2. Frida Khalo via Vulture 3.”Moses” – Michelangelo via Inked Mag 4. Jackson Pollock via Pinterest […]

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Banksy leaves mural on Bristol school

Banksy leaves mural on Bristol school

The street artist Banksy has spray-painted a primary school playground wall after the pupils voted to rename one of their school buildings after him.  This was Banksy’s way of thanking them.  He also left a note, where he stated, “remember it’s always easier to get forgiveness than permission.” The anonymous artist’s career began in Bristol, where this particular primary school is, and has made quite […]

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Laura Breiling’s Illustrations include Kanye West

Laura Breiling’s Illustrations include Kanye West

Illustrations by Laura Breiling combine talent and pop culture, including a piece featuring Kanye West.   There are many thought-provoking images to check out from this German illustrator. Art comes in an array of unique and interesting mediums. Today we get another collection worth checking out, and something certainly eye-catching and bold to say the least. We find images that include the likes of Kanye West and more, […]

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Create from a Crate art competition is changing recycling forever

Create from a Crate art competition is changing recycling forever

In Australia, Create from a Crate is a biennial recycled woodwork competition that has changed the idea of recycling entirely. First launched in 2002,  the Victorian Woodworkers Association in partnership with Waste Converters Recycling have run 6 successful competitions. This year in 2016, over 40 incredibly talented furniture makers, sculptors, and carvers from all across Australia entered their artwork using the material from just two recycled wooden pallets. http://www.createfromacrate.com/artists/#/clare-solomon/

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