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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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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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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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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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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Can Street Art Increase Property Values?

Can Street Art Increase Property Values?

The Beauty and Potential Value of Street Art Is it possible to increase your resale value of your home if a well-known or famous piece of street art is close to your home? Can Street Art Help Increase a Neighborhood’s Property Values? One poster child for the idea that art can transform a neighborhood is Greenwich Village in New York. Once a bohemian enclave, its […]

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Moments of Truth Art Installation

Moments of Truth Art Installation

Can Art force or inspire you to tell the truth? “We’re basically saying to the public, ‘Come speak, and we will do our darndest to get it out there,’ ” Sylvester said. “The Truth Booth”, shaped like a speech bubble in a cartoon is an inflatable structure inviting members of the public to step inside to complete the sentence “The truth is …” The four behind […]

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