Category Archives: Art

Art in Rotation

New York City-based painter Andrea Bergart has been transforming s fleet of Brooklyn cement mixer trucks into rolling art works for the past three years. Inspired by everything from World War I naval camouflage patterns to African kente cloth, Bergart … Continue reading

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Deco Still Inspires

I first discovered the very cool retro look illustrations from Danish artist Mads Berg when I did a story on the Canary Island tourist bureau rebranding last year. After running across more examples of his Deco-inspired poster and ad art … Continue reading

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Oslo is a Scream

Norwegian artists Steffen Kverneland and Monica Tollnes recently teamed up to bring a street art twist to Edvard Munch’s iconic work “The Scream”. The mural, in central Oslo’s Tøyen neighborhood, is based on a magazine cover by cartoonist and illustrator … Continue reading

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Colossus NYC

As an artistically challenged person who lives with an extraordinarily talented artist, I am awestruck on a daily basis by the brilliance of creatives. So, it’s no surprise that I was blown away by the amazing video of British artist … Continue reading

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Seventy-one Square Miles Seeded With Hustle

The just launched Brooklyn from the Wildsam Field Guide Series describes the New York Borough as “…seventy-one square miles seeded with hustle and grit and leaps of faith”. As the product of more than a century of Brooklynites on both … Continue reading

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Happy Elves Do It

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Globoscope

Globoscope is an immersive traveling installation of sound actuated luminous spheres. Created by the Grenoble-based “artistic laboratory” of Collectif Coin, the peripatetic show originally launched in Lyon last year, moved to the Licht festival in Ghent, Belgium, and most recently … Continue reading

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The Art of Public Transit

During the last three decades, New York City’s Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) has commissioned hundreds of original art works for its far-flung network of stations. Now, the New York Society of Illustrators is celebrating some of the wonderful posters, mosaics, … Continue reading

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Street Art is a Public Service

The always entertaining French street artist known as Levalet is back at work in Paris this week. His new piece called “Service Public” can be found in the 11th arrondissement.

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This Land Is Your Land

The middle of the Mojave Desert in California seems an unlikely place for street art, but the anonymous collective known as Indecline tagged an abandoned military base there anyway. “This Land Was Our Land” is a half-mile wide tribute to … Continue reading

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