Sequin Spillovers

Street Art // Friday, October 21, 2011
Using Sequins, plastic, and plywood New York-based artist, Thersa Himmer creates shiny, pixilated installations dripping from the top of buildings.  

In Street Art: A Monkey Made of Flip-Flops

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 21, 2011
Constructed of 10,000 pairs of flip-flops, 45 feet long, and titled “The Fat Monkey.” Dutch artist, Florentijn Hofman with the help of local art students was commissioned to build this giant monkey in a park in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

In Street Art: The Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 20, 2011
The Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency along with the University of Florida hosted a dozen realistic bronze figure sculptures by internationally renowned sculptor Seward Johnson. The businessman discarding trash and the cop writing a ticket sort of creep us out, but that’s a good thing.

Crayon Wildfire Sculptures

Street Art // Monday, October 17, 2011
Herb Williams is an artist whose interest lies in identifying objects that society perceives to associate with one role and reintroduces them into different subtexts.  With the project “ Unwanted Visitor: Portrait of a Wildfire”, Williams created five freestanding sculptures using thousands of individual crayons.

Bosco Verticale

Street Art // Monday, October 17, 2011
Designed by Stefano Boeri, Bosco Verticale is a towering 27- story structure, currently under construction in Milan, Italy. Once complete, the tower will be home to the world's first vertical forest.

In Street Art: Google Headquarters' Sculpture Park

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 17, 2011
Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Ca has been collecting a variety of unique sculptures over the years. The most recent addition is an Ice Cream Sandwich character to celebrate the unveiling of their next operating system, known as Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

Google Headquarters Sculptures

Street Art // Sunday, October 16, 2011
Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Ca has been collecting a variety of unique sculptures over the years.  The most recent addition is an Ice Cream Sandwich character to celebrate the unveiling of their next operating system, known as Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

Daniel Libeskind's Addition to the Dresden Museum of Military History

Street Art // Saturday, October 15, 2011
Dresden’s Military History Museum opens to the public this Saturday after seven years of renovation.  Grabbing your immediate attention is architect Daniel Libeskind’s aggressive sharp grey wedge made of steel and glass that was added to the building.  We were reminded of Kurt Vonnegut’s, Slaughter House Five and his writing of his experience of the bombing of Dresden. The city was completely leveled and as one survivor explains, “It is not possible to describe! Explosion after explosion. It was beyond belief, worse than the blackest nightmare.”

Guns by David Cerny in Prague

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Not always the biggest "guns are so cool" type site, but this was in our inbox this morning: David Cerny's Guns installation in Prague from this past summer. The pieces are suspended by wires in the courtyard of the Artbanka Museum of Young Art, and the fact that the guns are all inevitably aimed at each other is a good touch by Cerny.

In Street Art: Sand Sculptures from Around the World

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 10, 2011
Here is a collection of sand sculptures collected from around the web. Not your average beach bathers here.

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