Category Archives: Art

The Secret of Happiness Is…

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California Dreaming

Pop art icon Ed Ruscha has been documenting California culture for more than 60 years. The short film “Ed Ruscha : Buildings and Words” was recently commissioned by the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art to celebrate the artist’s aesthetic. … Continue reading

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Books on the wing

Award-winning Korean illustrator Jungho Lee is known for his quirky book art. This series incorporates book imagery in each piece.

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Art Trumps Hate In Berlin

Berlin artist Ibo Omari has found a wonderful way to transform neo-Nazi and racist graffiti into fun art statements. For the last year, Omari and a group of friends from his groupĀ Die Kulturellen ErbenĀ (The Cultural Heritage) have painted over hateful … Continue reading

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The End of the Novel

h/t Tom Gauld

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Mission Impossible

It may have just been a stunt to promote the UK National Art Pass, but Alex Gorosh did attempt to see “all” of the art in London’s museums in one day.

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Book Series

Tokyo-born, Dusseldorf-based sculptor Ramon Todo is best known for his melding of stone and glass, but I really love his new “Book Series”.

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A century of wonders

This month, we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Park Service. Over the decades, the Park Service has commissioned wonderful art work to encourage folks to get out and enjoy these national treasures. Some of the most enduring … Continue reading

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Europe, 2016

I am constantly in awe of the process and artistry involved in street art mural work. This short video observes the brilliant Polish muralist BEZT from the ETAM Cru collective as he creates a gorgeous piece titled simply “Europe” in … Continue reading

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Angst Essen Selle Auf

H/t to artist Michaela Greave and R.W. Fassbinder

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