Neon Artist Cerith Wyn Evans Is Making Statements at the Tate Britain

Neon Artist Cerith Wyn Evans Is Making Statements at the Tate Britain

Give Cerith Wyn Evans two kilometres of neon tubing, and this is what he can do. While he strolled the spacious halls at the Tate Britain as a security guard in the 1980s, Cerith Wyn Evans must have dreamed of filling the neoclassical Duveen Galleries with his future work. What he couldn’t have known then is that, one day, his art would also animate Instagram […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Art Will Make Your Kids Better Thinkers

Art Will Make Your Kids Better Thinkers

Now, Science is saying that Art will make your kids better thinkers. Is it possible for Art to help your children?  Could they be molded into nicer people or more creative thinkers? Science Says Art Will Make Your Kids Better Thinkers (and Nicer People)

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/

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 […]