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Call Allen Ginsberg

I nearly forgot to mention that this is National Poetry Month. To celebrate San Francisco’s literary heritage and to commemorate the Beat Poets, a clever cabal of contemporary hipsters developed the “Call Allen Ginsberg” project. They installed street art pieces … Continue reading

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NYC Subway

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Whale Watching

It’s impossible to resist the infectious joy of Nevercrew’s whale wall art. The Swiss duo—Pablo Togni and Christian Rebecchi—have been creating art together since 1996. During the past year, they’ve traveled to Hamburg, Dublin, Cairo, Belgrade, Berlin and Winterthur spreading … Continue reading

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Paris By Velib

Here in Philadelphia we are just getting around to launching a bike sharing program, but Paris is already celebrating eight years of the Vélib project. For the next six weeks, the Paris Rendez-Vous concept space at the Hôtel de Ville will … Continue reading

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Ferry Cross The Mersey

For the next two years, passengers who ride the iconic Mersey Ferry in Liverpool, England will be able to choose to sail on the outrageous Everybody Razzle Dazzle boat. Designed by Peter Blake, the ferry—officially named Snowdrop—is a tribute to … Continue reading

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Out of Egypt

Artist, cartoonist and animator Nina Paley has been creating amazing animated versions of the Biblical Exodus story and the ten plagues of Egypt. The video below is the last installment, the “Tenth Plague : Death of the Firstborn Egyptians”, with … Continue reading

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Recycle Reduce Reuse

Isobelle Ouzman is a very talented, young British-born artist and illustrator living and working in Seattle, Washington. Exclusively using recycled books, Ouzman magically transforms discards with only an x-acto knife, ink, watercolors, and glue into stunning book art. You can see … Continue reading

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It’s In the Bag

Musician and writer Nick Cave just released a new book that provides a visual chronicle of a 22-city 2014 North American tour. The Sick Bag Song is an absorbing collection of poetry, lyrics, drawings, doodles, and ideas all captured on … Continue reading

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Let Sleeping Giants Lie

The always entertaining and imaginative NYC art collective Dawn of Man has been using projection mapping techniques in an intriguing project that transforms ordinary city walls into meditative works of art. Check out the fascinating video of “Projection Napping” below, … Continue reading

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