Here Comes the Neighborhood Vol. 7: Martha Cooper

Street Art // Monday, December 19, 2011
Here is the newest installment from the series, Here Comes the Neighborhood focusing on the public art project known as the Arts District of Wynwood Miami.  This episode focuses on photographer Martha Cooper, her role in the project, and her point of views on public art.

Robo-Rainbow Video

Street Art // Sunday, December 18, 2011
“Complicated technical solutions to aide in simple acts of vandalism.” Stockholm-based street artist, Akay created the following mobile spray system that creates a spray rainbow in a click of a button.

Luxury Tents

Street Art // Saturday, December 17, 2011
UK-based design and creative group, Fieldcandy offers a range of unique tents to fit all your camping moods and esthetics.

The Ordos Museum in Mongolian Desert

Street Art // Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Located in the desert of Inner Mongolia and modeled after Dubai, Ordos Museum is the design project of Chinese architectural firm MAD. Drawing on the image of "the ever rising sun on the grassland," the Ordos Museum's polished metal tiles protect the structure from frequently occurring sandstorms and harsh weather elements..

Robert Proch

Street Art // Wednesday, December 14, 2011
  Poland-based artist, Robert Proch works in a variety of mediums including illustration, painting, street art, and animation.  Exceptionally talented at conveying movement in his work, his stylistic approach is refreshing and easy on the eyes.

The Bay Lights LED Project

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, there is an opinion that the Bay Bridge, extending from Oakland to SF, is an overlooked bridge in the area. Looking from the North shore of SF, the span is quite impressive. Artist Leo Villareal, in honor of the Bay Bridge's 75th Anniversary, wants to turn the venerable bridge into an LED installation. Video after the jump . . .

The Feel-o-Meter in Lindau, Germany

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 14, 2011
We have seen some great interactive, even public art installations over the past year, but the Smiley Face installation on a tower (Fühlometer: Feel-o-meter), created by Julius von Bismarck, Benjamin Maus, and Richard Wilhelmer is one of the best. Their Fühlometer is fueled by a digital camera on the ground, monitoring the moods of casual passerbys.

Bubblegum Alley in San Luis Obispo, California

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 13, 2011
As children, we were taught not to play with our gum, or throw it on the street for that matter. Somehow, in downtown San Luis Obispo, California, they have taken gum and turned it into an art project called Bubblegum Alley. We never knew the 70-foot wide, 15-foot high alley has been added to and and gum-related for nearly 70 years.

HERE COMES THE NEIGHBORHOOD Video Episode:5 with Saner and Sego

Street Art // Tuesday, December 06, 2011
In this Episode of Here Comes the Neighborhood, Mexican artists Saner and Sego collaborate on a mural for the Wynwood Walls in Miami Beach, FL.  Watch as they convey their thoughts on what we see with our eyes everyday, the power of public art and communication, and prioritizing what we find important in all our lives. Both their first times in the U.S., this video offers an insightful view to these two articulate artists.

Raymond Masson's The Illuminated Crowd in Montreal

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Last year, 2010, Raymond Masson created a public sculpture titled The Illuminated Crowd that was displayed in downtown Montreal. Sixty-five people of all ages, race, facial expressions and conditions are depicted on four platforms, made from stratified polyester resin with polyurethane paint.

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