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Above - New Mural in Washington, D.C

Street artist Above recently made his way out to Washington where he painted a new piece for the DC Mural Festival. With the support from… 18 more words


Ohrn Image -- Public Er.. Ah.. Art

Saw this yesterday at 7th Avenue, while participating in the Arbutus Greenway temporary surface covering public consultation.  I’m amazed that I haven’t seen it before.  While bike racks are by definition utilitarian (I almost wrote “pedestrian”), sometimes smart and connected design can elevate something out of that realm. 42 more words


What Do You (i.e., I) Love About Street Art?

After a few dozen years of diligently trying to hone my artistic acumen—visiting museums, studying paintings, reading books, taking introductory college courses—I finally learned everything I ever needed to know about art from an episode of  1,197 more words


Photos: Electric

Decatur has a new series of street art (I hope it’s officially sanctioned so these pieces stay up and don’t get painted over) that turns the dull green electrical boxes on every corner into whimsical street art: 130 more words

'The plan might look well on paper but it would not be London': How the London County Council used art and architecture to rebuild the communities of London

I’m delighted to feature another guest post this week, this by Rosamund West who is researching ‘London County Council housing schemes and public art, 1943-1965’ for a PhD at Kingston University.   2,137 more words