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The Standard Downtown Mural Delivers With Deedee Cheriel

Vanessa Coblentz | Posted 05.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Vanessa Coblentz

Acclaimed Los Angeles artist and all around cool girl, Deedee Cheriel brings her iconic imagery to the downtown Standard Hotel's 6th street mural program.

Art Collective Brings Spain's Drinking Water Problem To Light

Posted 03.15.2012 | Arts

If you're ever touring the warm Spanish city of Madrid, you may get a little parched. That is because about 50% of the city's public drinking fountain...

PHOTOS: 'Before I Die' Public Art Arrives In Chicago

Posted 03.13.2012 | Chicago

New Orleans artist Candy Chang's "Before I Die" interactive public art installation has made its Chicago debut. The installation, inaugurated last ...

On Oil Rigs and Art in Midtown

Vera Haller | Posted 05.09.2012 | New York
Vera Haller

Two red and black steel structures at the corner of Eighth Avenue and West 46th Street whir and churn just like rigs in the empty fields of Texas.

"A Love Letter For You" Trailer Debuts

The Huffington Post | Andrew Reilly | Posted 03.09.2012 | Arts

Stephen Powers, the street artist known as ESPO (previously featured on The Huffington Post), has made waves in the world of graffiti with his no-fril...

WATCH: Giant, Trippy Sculptures To Tower Over Park Avenue

AP | By EVA FONT | Posted 03.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Nine stainless steel, multicolored sculptures of various geometric shapes will tower over Manhattan's Park Avenue in an art project by Ven...

Nine Steel Sculptures To Invade Park Avenue

AP | By EVA FONT | Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Nine stainless steel, multicolored sculptures of various geometric shapes will tower over Manhattan's Park Avenue in an art project by Ven...

A Mushroom Cloud in Manhattan: If You See Somethin' ...

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.27.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Artist Jean Seestadt Plants a Package in a Bus Stop Since the never-ending "War on Terror" commenced so publicly a decade or so ago, an intermittentl...

Miami Beach Unveils Multi-Faceted, Eye-Opening Public Art Project

Jerry Libbin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Miami
Jerry Libbin

Coined as the "Marine Michelangelo," artist and conservationist Wyland has earned the moniker. After seeing his larger-than-life aquatic mural in Beijing, I knew that Miami Beach could benefit from collaborating with him.

Massive Murals From Spanish Street Artist Sam3

Posted 02.23.2012 | Arts

We can imagine few things better than a world full of street art. With murals flowing around every street corner and massive designs inhabiting the...

Rocking Horse Boy Unveiled In Trafalgar Square

AP | Posted 04.24.2012 | Arts

LONDON — Adm. Horatio Nelson has a new neighbor in London's Trafalgar Square – a boy on a rocking horse. The golden bronze 13-foot (4-met...

The Strangest Street Posters You'll Ever See

Posted 02.22.2012 | Arts

Meet Jens. Jens is an odd guy (though supposedly very handsome.) He has some unusual needs and finds himself in absurd situations, and often he re...

Art Piece Brightens A Gloomy London Day

Posted 01.24.2012 | Arts

On January 23, London residents got a break from the dreary winter weather when art collective Greyworld and Tropicana juice company brought a second ...

Topanga Canyon Library: Not Just Another Pipe Dream

Jodi Lampert | Posted 03.24.2012 | Books
Jodi Lampert

In an era of closures, closures, closures everywhere, the un-incorporated town of Topanga Canyon has pulled off a miracle. A library opening!!

PHOTOS: This Wormhole Will Give You Paper Cuts

Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.28.2011 | Arts

Slovkian-born artist Matej Kren's sculptures carry a certain youthful wonder. Take, for example, his book tower 'Idiom.' Experiencing the piece remind...

WATCH: Light-Up Jellyfish Take Over Aquarium!

Posted 02.26.2012 | Arts

A recent installation at the Vancouver Aquarium from Tangible Intervention and artist Joseph Wu brings the wildlife outside of their constructed habit...

Anish Kapoor Completes Twisted Tower For London Olympics

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

Internationally-renowned sculptor Anish Kapoor's "Orbit" tower, previously covered on the Huffington Post, is finally complete. The giant, 1,400 ton t...

Thieves Steal 40 Year-Old Sculpture For Metal

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

The growing trend of stealing public sculptures for their precious metal has hit a Barbara Hepworth sculpture that has made Dulwich park in London its...

WATCH: South Korean Public Artist Predicts Future Of Art

Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

South Korean public artist Choi Jeong-Hwa sees everyone as an artist and everything as art, or at least as materials. From his project 1,000 Doors, a ...

PHOTOS: World's Ugliest Public Art

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.08.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

A weird little mural might not be your cup of tea, but it's a lot easier to overlook than a gargantuan sculpture of a starlet captured exposing her underwear.

How You Can Help Make Art Basel Levitate

Posted 11.29.2011 | Arts

Art Basel, the world-famous art fair-slash-bacchanal, is known for its indulgence. This year, however, artist Glenn Kaino is asking partygoers to reme...

WATCH: You Have To See This Transforming Sculpture

Posted 12.24.2011 | Arts

Czech artist David Černý has made some pretty bizarre works in the past, from a tank painted pink to a clan of futuristic babies climbing up Prague'...

WATCH: Building 'Maman,' Louise Bourgeois' Giant Spider Sculpture

VernissageTV | Posted 12.16.2011 | Arts

On the occasion of the Louise Bourgeois exhibition at Fondation Beyeler, the museum is showing the artist's famous sculpture Maman. This video documen...

WATCH: 100 Radioactive Soldiers Light Up Hamburg

Posted 12.17.2011 | Arts

We've all let our paranoia get the best of us, and anonymous art collective LuzInterruptus feels sympathizes. A vast departure from their Madrid insta...

Philly Planning $14M 'High Line' Inspired By New York

AP | By JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 12.17.2011 | Travel

Joann Loviglio, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA -- In a post-industrial neighborhood that inspired one of the strangest movies put to celluloid, a pl...