Category Archives: Art

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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Everything but Fukushima

The only thing I love more than a cool map is a cool map with clever illustrations. The Cape Town, South Africa-based creative design studio MUTI illustrated this terrific map of Japan that includes lots of icons highlighting landmarks, architecture, … Continue reading

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Starry Night

Commissioned by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Vincent is a moving and affectionate tribute to Vincent van Gogh in the form of a graphic novel, or rather a graphic biography. Part of publisher SelfMadeHero’s “Art Masters” series, the book … Continue reading

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No Luggage Required

The luxury retailer Louis Vuitton has been slowly rolling-out a collection of limited edition travel books that is being sold in its boutiques. Each of the guides is being illustrated by a different international artist. The initial four books in … Continue reading

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