Abandoned Oddities

Street Art // Monday, May 09, 2011
In the late 60's and 70's former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito commissioned a range of sculptors and architects to create the following powerful monuments. Constructed in honor of WWII battles and where concentration camps once existed. In the 1980s, these monuments attracted millions of visitors, especially young pioneers for their "patriotic education." After the Republic dissolved in early 1990s, they were completely abandoned.  These fascinating pieces mostly made of concrete look futuristic and cultish.

Other in Buenos Aires

Street Art // Monday, May 09, 2011
As Other states from this photo, "I have no money, no future...only this." While this statement sounds bleak, many artists are likely to be envious of Other running around in various countries and collaborating with other artists.  Wall painted with Ever and Jaz.

Solar Park South

Street Art // Monday, May 09, 2011
An online international competition for the redesign of a large bridge in Italy took place recently. The objective of the “Solar Park South” international competition is to stimulate concrete ideas and revolutionary proposals for the reuse of the soon to be decommissioned highway sections.

Doodles In Mexico

Street Art // Monday, May 09, 2011
Doodles recently took a trip to Cero de Chivos, Mexico and decorated the following wall with the various dimensions that exist in his medulla oblongata.

Cat Cult

Street Art // Sunday, May 08, 2011
Cats have been praised and held in high regard dating back thousand of years. Egyptians mummied cats to honor deities and the Ashanti people of Ghana were known to occasionally execute any man who killed a feline. In the tradition of honoring one of human’s greatest companions, a group of artists started the appropriately titled, Cat Cult.

Flip It Like A Hamburger

Street Art // Saturday, May 07, 2011
Dreaming of building your new home but indecisive of what kind of home you want to construct?  Be the talk of the block and build it upside down.  The following are photos from around the world where this idea was achieved.

Retro Jesus

Street Art // Saturday, May 07, 2011
Does it really need explanation?  A church regular decided to brush up on their retro font skills and welcome you to their wonderful holy land!

Rainbow Diamond Slayer

Street Art // Friday, May 06, 2011
  What do Batman, diamonds, blue pizza, skateboarding bananas, and rainbow slayer have in common?  Absolutely nothing, but when intermingled in beaming bright colors across a lengthy wall they compliment each other rather well.  Mural by Paula Malarky, Mr. Fonti, Misterthefreak, and Faif.  

Prada in Marfa, Texas

Street Art // Friday, May 06, 2011
  In 2005, artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset constructed a fake Prada Store in the remote countryside of Marfa, Texas.  Stocked with shoes and bags they threw an opening party with the intention of creating a surreal experience for the attendees. The adobe structure was meant to be a hyper-realistic sculpture of a luxury store.  Three days after the project was completed people tagged the building, and broke in stealing handbags and shoes.    

Sowat and Lek Mural

Street Art // Friday, May 06, 2011
  Two artists in Paris that go by Sowat and Lek constructed this new mural. The arrangement of angles, simplistic composition, and enjoyable colors makes for an eye pleasing presentation.