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McDonald's Billboard Has Drivers Worried They'll Get Crushed By Banana Bread

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

The last thing any motorist wants is a slice of banana bread to come crashing down on his or her car, especially if that slice is actually a chunk of ...

WATCH: Agustina Woodgate On Arting Up Miami Billboards And Bus Shelters

Posted 01.12.2012 | Miami

For the second year for Art Basel Miami Beach, Locust Projects commissioned a Miami artist to create site-specific installations on billboards and bus...

What I Want for Christmas This Year

Michael Kaiser | Posted 02.18.2012 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Greater public appreciation for the work of grass roots arts organizations which provide education, inspiration and entertainment to the underserved and provide access for new audiences and emerging artists.

When Billboards Are Ripped

Jan Herman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Arts
Jan Herman

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Hog Dogs=Cigarettes?

Posted 09.27.2011 | Food

A provocative new billboard outside the Indianapolis Speedway—home of the Indy 500—claims that hot dogs are just as bad as cigarettes when it come...

The Coolest Billboard Ever?

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green

Together with the World Wildlife Federation, on June 23 Coca-Cola unveiled a billboard in the Philippines that's actually good for the city it inhabit...

Restaurant Pulls Billboards With Jonestown Massacre References

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A northern Indiana restaurant that erected billboards referring to the 1978 Jonestown cult massacre in which more than 900 pe...

WATCH: Designer "Breaks Up" With Los Angeles Before Moving On... To New York

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Breaking up is never easy, as evidenced by such extreme measures as the Museum of Broken Relationships and by the billboards now gracing the streets o...

Amanda Terkel

Kansas Billboard Urges Residents To 'Vote American' Against Indian-American Candidate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A billboard urging people to "Vote American" and support Kansas Republican congressional candidate Mike Pompeo is igniting controversy i...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: John Margolies Highlights American Kitsch

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: John Margolies WHAT: 'Roadside America' WHERE: Traffic Art Space 136 East 74th Street New York, NY 10021 WHEN: July 23rd - September 2nd, 2010...

11 Awesomely Creative Billboards (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

When jetting down the highway advertisers only have seconds to catch your eye and keep your interest. We're pretty sure these billboards did just that...

When Is it Art? The Age-Old Question in a Crazy New Context

Carine Fabius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carine Fabius

So, it turns out that the City of Los Angeles has been buffing (or painting over) hundreds of murals since 2007 because of a mind-bending poster case for the law of unintended consequences.

Plan ForYourArt June 17-19

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

THURSDAY, JUNE 17 How Many Billboards? Closing Reception MAK Center (West Hollywood) 7-9pm The closing reception for How Many Billboards? the public ...

Stop The Sag: State Senator Starts Campaign To End Saggy Pants (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

State Senator Eric Adams has a message for the youth of America: Stop the Sag! The Brooklyn politician is behind six new billboards around town tak...

The Most WTF Billboards Of All Time (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Most billboards are purely functional. Advertising something with a workmanlike attitude. But there are extremes. There are the awesome ones that show...

Be First on the National Billboards-May-Not-Talk-to-Me List

Kirk Cheyfitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kirk Cheyfitz

Researchers at NEC in Japan are working on a billboard that will scan your face, guess your age, determine your sex and then deliver an ad personalize...

'Minority Report' Billboard Watches You Shop

The Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

RETAILERS are targeting individual shoppers with digital billboards like those in the hit Tom Cruise film Minority Report. Cameras in the advert ho...

4 More Arrests Sought As Billboard Wars Escalate

AP | JACOB ADELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — City prosecutors have charged four people and four companies with illegally hanging giant billboards at an intersection near the s...

WK Interact Does Dwayne Wade Billboard (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Despite the bad rap they get, billboards can still be impressive feats of artistic skill. Not every one of them is a giant crotch shot or ad for the ...

Plan ForYourArt, February 25-March 3

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt, from post-feminist Mary Kelly to artist Mark Grotjahn.

Billboard Backlash: City Goes After 'Supergraphics'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles city attorney's office has filed its first charges under a ban passed last year on the giant building-cloaking sig...

Lights Out: Planning Commission Rules Against Digital Billboards

latimes.com | Maeve Reston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Digital billboard opponents won a victory Wednesday when an area planning commission ruled that Los Angeles city officials erred when they issued perm...

Public Art Alert: How Many Billboards?

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek



How Many Billboards? Art In Stead focuses on the implications of these media surfaces that saturate the city's landscape, while offering an alternative vision for public art in LA.

New York City Has Right To Limit Billboards

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that the city did not violate the First Amendment by limiting the number of billboards along ...

PLAN ForYourArt, January 28-February 1

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Every week, ForYourArt highlights select offerings throughout the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt. There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of our LA.