Posts tagged street art

theatlantic:

What’s the Difference Between a Parking Lot and a Playground?

‘Urban hactivist’ Florian Rivière and his DIY guerrilla tactics have transformed even the most ponderous of urban spaces and artifacts into gags, visual puns, and humorous critique. Rivière’s latest project “Don’t Pay, Play” divines sports complexes out of the checkered parking spaces of car parks, rendering what is generally perceived as one of the city’s greatest, yet unavoidable ills into potential public spaces.

See more at The Atlantic Cities. [Images: Julie Roth]

Juliana Santacruz Herrera uses yarn to fill in potholes and cracks in Paris’s roads and walkways. Check out her work here on Flickr.
(via Apartment Therapy Re-Nest)
See also earlier Everything Matters post here about pothole-inspired art, and Gardens in Unexpected Places post here about pothole gardening.

Juliana Santacruz Herrera uses yarn to fill in potholes and cracks in Paris’s roads and walkways. Check out her work here on Flickr.

(via Apartment Therapy Re-Nest)

See also earlier Everything Matters post here about pothole-inspired art, and Gardens in Unexpected Places post here about pothole gardening.

Potholes as Muse

Via posingwithpotholes:

A user submitted this Pothole Art project created by Claudia Ficca and Davide Luciano.

See the entire collection here

Reimagining Toronto’s public transit system:
The Toronto Transit Commission is said to be considering the idea of selling naming rights for its subway lines and stations. In response, the helpful folks at Torontoist have chimed in to offer several station-renaming suggestions, including one for Christie station — to be known as “Mr. Christie,” in acknowledgment of Kraft Foods’ Mr. Christie’s cookie brand. 
Read the rest (including Ossingston station, dubbed “Hugo Bossington”): Welcome to Your New SUBWAY(TM) System, Toronto.
Well done, Torontoist.

Reimagining Toronto’s public transit system:

The Toronto Transit Commission is said to be considering the idea of selling naming rights for its subway lines and stations. In response, the helpful folks at Torontoist have chimed in to offer several station-renaming suggestions, including one for Christie station — to be known as “Mr. Christie,” in acknowledgment of Kraft Foods’ Mr. Christie’s cookie brand

Read the rest (including Ossingston station, dubbed “Hugo Bossington”): Welcome to Your New SUBWAY(TM) System, Toronto.

Well done, Torontoist.

Via willzone:

spiderman street art.

Via willzone:

spiderman street art.

Via utnereader:

thedailywhat:

Street (Lamp) Art of the Day: Spotting in Minneapolis.
[phildesignart.]

If only …

Via utnereader:

thedailywhat:

Street (Lamp) Art of the Day: Spotting in Minneapolis.

[phildesignart.]

If only …

Via cmonstah:

My cover story in ARTnews magazine about abstract and conceptual street art is now online. Check it!

Via cmonstah:

My cover story in ARTnews magazine about abstract and conceptual street art is now online. Check it!

Via laughingsquid:

Charging Bull on Wall Street Receives Custom Crocheted Outfit

Per Gothamist, artist Agata Olek’s yarn work, installed on December 26, was removed within two hours (sadly). Wouldn’t this have been great to see surrounded by snow?

Via laughingsquid:

Charging Bull on Wall Street Receives Custom Crocheted Outfit

Per Gothamist, artist Agata Olek’s yarn work, installed on December 26, was removed within two hours (sadly). Wouldn’t this have been great to see surrounded by snow?

Via inothernews:

Stop sign as flower, by artist Mark Jenkins.  Miniatures for sale, of course.  I love it.
(via BoingBoing)

Via inothernews:

Stop sign as flower, by artist Mark Jenkins.  Miniatures for sale, of course.  I love it.

(via BoingBoing)