Category Archives: Europe

Not Just Barcelona

The Catalan Tourist Board is trying to get visitors to think beyond Barcelona’s city limits and to spend some time around the rest of Catalunya. To that end, they commissioned filmmakers to capture the allure of the region.

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Postcards from Stockholm

Spanish cinematographer Enrique Pacheo spent a week in Stockholm riding his bike and taking photos. The result was this beautiful time-lapse video.

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First Day of School

Polish street art collaborative Etam Cru contributed this timely piece called “First Day of School” to Stavanger, Norway’s Nuart Festival.

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Paris Through the Lens

Paris Through Pentax is a lovely short video created by Maison Carnot which is a digital video company.

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Luncheon in the Grass

The always witty Spanish street artist known as Pejac recently made a brief visit to Paris where he created this marvelous painting on a wall in the 13º arrondissement. Within the “splat”, he placed a nice copy of Édouard Manet’s … Continue reading

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Color Studies

One of the joys of visiting the Netherlands during Spring time is the profusion of multicolored tulip fields throughout the nation. Rome-based photographer Simone Sbaraglia took to the air this April to capture the breathtaking hues and vibrant geometry of … Continue reading

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Drone Day Tuesday

If you can’t travel this summer, you can at least take brief mini-vacations thanks to some very talented drone-operating videographers.

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Yeah, More Maps

Once again the serendipitous randomness of the internet pointed me in the direction of an extraordinary artist/cartographer. Searching for local maps in the Canadian Yukon, I stumbled across the wonderful illustrated maps by London-based artist Katherine Baxter. You might opt … Continue reading

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On Tour

Lufthansa recently commissioned fourteen illustrators from around the world to capture the spirit and verve of specific destinations on their flight routes. For the “Passengers on Tour” campaign, each artist was required to use the format of the Wimmelbild , … Continue reading

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Can You Trust Talking Statues

Talking Statues is a new project from the non-profit group Sing London, which aims to lift public spirits by giving famous statues a voice. For the next year, thirty-five prominent bronze or stone statues in London and Manchester will be … Continue reading

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