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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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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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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30 Amazing Watercolor Tattoos

30 Amazing Watercolor Tattoos

Watercolor tattoos have been done for decades, but it has become the newest trend.  To celebrate this trend, we compiled an beautiful and inspirational collection for you.

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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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Every Child is an Artist

Every Child is an Artist

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” ― Pablo Picasso

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