Monthly Archives: June 2011

Stuck Inside Dallas/Fort Worth With the Memphis Blues Again

What would you do if you missed your connecting flight and were stranded in an airport terminal over night? Well, photographers Joe Ayala and Larry Chen were marooned in Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and decided to have some fun. Surprisingly, airport … Continue reading

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Looking For A Cheap Place to Stay in NYC ?

Are you searching for a reasonably priced place to stay in New York City? How about camping ? No, not in a cardboard box on the sidewalk. New York may be the last place that comes to mind for sleeping … Continue reading

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London Walks

“London Walks!” by illustrator/writer Joanna Walsh – aka Badaude– offers a fresh angle on 22 city walks, 3 bus rides and a boat trip, reframing the capital’s streets into a set of kooky cartoons and providing the London-weary with an … Continue reading

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Hurtigruten: the world’s most beautiful voyage

Lucky travelers have been taking the “world’s most beautiful voyage” along Norway’s coast on the Hurtigruten line since 1893. Now, we can all travel along with the world’s longest continuous live TV program. Beginning on June 16th and running until … Continue reading

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Van Gogh Goes Green In London

The world’s first living wall replica of a painting masterpiece, Van Gogh’s A Wheatfield, with Cyrpresses, is now “hanging” in Trafalgar Square, London at the National Gallery. Working with GE and ANS Group, the museum designed, grew and installed the … Continue reading

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Plan of the City: NYC Moves to Mars

A new film combing animation with live action conceived and directed by Joshua Frankel, about the architecture of New York City blasting off into outer space and resettling on Mars. The film’s visuals are an animated collage combining live action … Continue reading

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Britain, you so crazy

Britain is not so great these days, but it’s always good for a laugh. This animated stop-action film by bexie Bush manages to capture the current British zeitgeist in a wickedly amusing way. You can see more of her work … Continue reading

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NYC: The High Line (Part 2)

In celebration of the completion of Phase Two of New York’s wildly popular High Line Park this week, AOL partnered with FriendWithYou to offer Rainbow City, a candy-colored, interactive sculptural installation. The whimsical inflatable artworks were created to be a … Continue reading

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The City At Night: Pretty Ugly

Baltimore-born, New York-based artist Logan Hicks uses photographs, stencils, metallic paints, aerosol paint, etched panels and anodized aluminum to create shadowy, multi-layered urban scenes that are somehow simultaneously photorealistc and surreal. Hicks, originally a screenprinter, has a new show, called … Continue reading

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Stockholm: Mind Your Step (this week)

Photographer Erik Johansson’s street art project asked Stockholmers to “Mind Your Step” at Sergels torg.

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