Barbara Hepworth Statue Stolen by Metal Thieves

Street Art // Friday, December 23, 2011
As the prices of copper, lead, and bronze increase, public metal sculptures become victims of theft for quick money.  In London, a metal sculpture created by artist Barbara Hepworth was stolen from where it had stood for over 40 years.

NELIO x THTF Exhibition and Video

Street Art // Friday, December 23, 2011
Rue Camille Jordan Gallery in Lyon, France hosted a collaborative group show linking Nelio and THTF Collective together.  Utilizing both the inside and outside of the gallery, the aim was to build a homogeneous and uniformed idea around the same thought.  Using Geometrical designs, a variety of shapes, and a soothing color palette, for a nice all around display of work.

The First $100,000 John Baldessari Ever Made

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 23, 2011
In light of current economic standings, John Baldessari has created a 75 by 25 foot $100,000 bill. The $100,000 bill has a history that originates from the Great Depression, when 42,000 of the large bills were circulated as an attempt to relief economic hardship and resolve issues surrounding credit.

House of the Future

Street Art // Friday, December 23, 2011
In 1957, the House of the future opened at Disneyland, constructed completely out of plastic. This was a walk-through attraction that provided a glimpse of how future living may be. There were no traditional furniture styles or natural materials in the House of the Future. Everything was ultra-modern and entirely synthetic. It was torn down in 1967 and rumor has it that the wrecking ball just bounced off the exterior!

Live Nude Food in Barcelona

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 22, 2011
As a provocative form of performance art protest to denounce the consumption of meat, an animal-rights activist from the group "AnimaNaturalis" lies supine on a giant plate of food in the center of Barcelona, Spain.

Ericailcane Mural in Grottaglie, Italy

Street Art // Wednesday, December 21, 2011
It would be a shame if Ericailcane didn’t pursue developing a series of children’s books; we see real potential there.  This outstanding mural was painted in Grottaglie, Italy.

10-Story, 1,000 Doors Public Art Installation by Choi Jeong-Hwa

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Even though this project was built in 2009, we still like looking back on the 1,000 Doors public art piece created by Korean artist, Choi Jeong-Hwa. The 10-story building was covered with colorful, recycled doors that made an otherwise bland structure into a colorful, stunning coherent construction of found art.

Avondale Heights Library & Learning Center

Street Art // Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Constructed from ceramic tiles, timber, powder-coated steel, fritted glass and composite panels, with multiple brightly colored and patterned panels, Avondale Heights Library & Learning Centre is a refreshing take on architectural design. This community building is located in Melbourne, Australia and was designed by H20 Architects.

New Xuan Alyfe Walls

Street Art // Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The dreamlike miniature worlds of Spanish artist, Xuan Alyfe are a personal favorite.  Here a two recent walls that are among some of the best yet.

Judith Supine Print

Street Art // Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Brooklyn-based artist, Judith Supine has this great new print available through Paper Monster right now, although $625, you are going to have to save up.


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