Category Archives: Art

Pity the Poor Librarian

I don’t know who is behind the anonymous blog Professional Library Literature but I think that they’re overdue for a sabbatical . These hilarious pulp fiction book parodies will surely ring true for our librarian readers, professional students and library habitué.

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Kiev Renaissance

While most of the world has been attending to the conflict between Putin’s puppets and Ukrainians struggling for some semblance of self-determination, the gifted French street artist Seth GlobePainter and his Ukrainian friend Alexsey Kislow decided to enliven Kiev with … Continue reading

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Love Travel Guides

I was recently researching India travel guidebooks and stumbled across the beautiful, hand-crafted books from the Love Travel Guides series. Founder and publisher, Fiona Caulfield, believes that “Falling in love with a city is just as exciting as falling in … Continue reading

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Supplementary Banksy

After his controversial residency in NYC last Autumn and a rejuvenating sabbatical in the Seycelles , Banksy has surfaced with two new and very different pieces. The first appeard in Cheltenham, England (coincidentally near the British Government Communications HQ) depicting … Continue reading

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The Goldfinch

London-based street artist ATM has created a moving series of wall paintings around the British capital depicting once common birds that are now endangered or missing in Britain.  

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More Mischief

  Recently we featured artist Etienne Lavie’s cheeky OMG Who Stole My Ad? project in which he surreptitiously replaced public advertising in Paris  with images of classical paintings. Now he’s moved on to Milan with more of the same mischief.

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Visit San Francisco

L.A.-based design firm Boilng Point Creative produced this terrific new poster series celebrating San Francisco’s enduring allure for visitors and residents alike. Prints from the series are available right here on etsy.

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Happy Birthday Vincent

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Metro Feminine

French artist Silvia Radelli noticed that very few Paris Metro stations were named after women. Her clever project Métroféminin remedies the sexist situation with an alternative map of the Paris Metro system. Her renamed stations celebrate everyone from Josephine Baker … Continue reading

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Street Art Turns Sinuous

It’s rare to discover street art with such diverse influences as you’ll find from Montreal-based A’shop. The mural arts and advertising group has managed to incorporate styles that range from sinuous, fin de siècle Czech Art Nouveau to SoCal graffiti. … Continue reading

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