Tag Archives: Public art

New York City is going to the dogs

Doggy Bags, is a new public art installation on Broadway  NYC’s Manhattan Garment District. The sculptures by New York-based artist Will Kurtz are entitled Doggy Bags and are all create from  recycled materials. The works on display are diverse breeds … Continue reading

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Stand in Philadelphia

Just before Philadelphia got walloped by the infamous polar vortex, British artist Antony Gormley installed an impressive large-scale series of sculptures called STAND on the iconic steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The huge figures invite engagement from the … Continue reading

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Art in Rotation

New York City-based painter Andrea Bergart has been transforming s fleet of Brooklyn cement mixer trucks into rolling art works for the past three years. Inspired by everything from World War I naval camouflage patterns to African kente cloth, Bergart … Continue reading

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Who Is Banksy ?

If you are interested in street art, then you’ll want to see this neat infographic created by the folks at Canvas Elite, an online “art” seller. The graphic highlights the career of the elusive banksy from 2001 until 2012, with … Continue reading

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Nary a Cheesesteak

Street art is undoubtedly the most exciting and powerful contemporary art movement. At its core street art is an ephemeral exercise, often disappearing within days of its installation. The precarious, and often politically fraught, nature of street art necessitates dedicated … Continue reading

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How They Do That

Do you ever pass some amazing street art and wonder how it was created? Well, even if you never thought about it, here are some examples of amazing street art that has been popping-up around the globe in recent months. … Continue reading

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Boston Loves Public Art

Many thanks to Gabrielle Schaffner, Executive Director of Fort Point Arts Community, for this guest post. Each year the Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) in Boston’s downtown waterfront neighborhood presents a series of temporary public art produced by local artists. … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Story

Now that the Phillies have crashed and burned yet again in post-season play and the despised Iggles have been thoroughly Vick-timized , Philadelphians can turn their attention back to their usual pursuits of hating on NY sports teams and shooting … Continue reading

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ABOVE Street Art

ABOVE PASSPORT chronicles the work of the mysterious Paris-based street artist ABOVE who has blanketed the globe with wall art and murals covering 90 cities in at least 60 countries. Creating street art since 1995, ABOVE keeps his identity secret … Continue reading

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