The Tower of Babel of 30,000 Books

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Currently standing in San Martin Square in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to mark the city's naming as 2011 World Book Capital, Argentinian artist Marta Minujin has created a 25-metre tower made of over 30,000 books.

New Outdoor and Gallery Work from Saner

Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 15, 2011
We just got a few bits of news from Saner, the Mexico City-based artist whose notiriety has continued to grow over the past few years, that he finished a nice mural in Mexico City, and that he is part of a group show in Spain opening this week.

Olafur Eliasson's “Three to now” at Harvard Graduate School of Design

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 09, 2011
Danish/Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson, has been at the forefront of some fantastic public art projects over the past few years, the highlight being his New York City Waterfalls from 2008. Through May 17, 2011, Eliasson is presenting "Three to now," a site specific work at Harvard Graduate School of Design.

From Street Art: The Inversion House

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 07, 2011
Back in 2005 two sculptors, Dan Havel and Dean Ruck, transformed a house scheduled for demolition into a funnel-like vortex. The pair peeled off the exterior wood of the house to create a narrowing spiral that exits through a small hole in an adjacent courtyard.

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Speaks Out For Detained Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 05, 2011
New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, has spoken out in defense of Ai Weiwei, as the Mayor was speaking at the NYC Plaza Hotel Wednesday to open a public art installation by the detained Chinese artist Ai. Bloomberg went as far as to say the Chinese governement "do not value and protect free speech."

An Interview with Candy Chang

Street Art // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
We recently wrote on the site about the public art project, "Before I Die," that installation artist, designer, and urban planner Candy Chang created in New Orleans. Now, our Helen Soteriou speaks with Chang about her public projects, and what is next.

Before I Die by Candy Chang

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 14, 2011
We know this happened a few months ago in New Orleans, by Candy Chang's transformation of a house into a public art project, titled Before I Die, where Chang "transforms neglected spaces into constructive ones where we can learn the hopes and aspirations of the people around us." More images after the jump . . .

Ai WeiWei Public Sculpture Exhibit at Pulitzer Fountain in NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 14, 2011
Famed and controversial Chinese artist, Ai WeiWei, will open his “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” exhibition in NYC at the Pulitzer Fountain on May 2, 2011. Presented by the Chinese contemporary art organization AW Asia, the 12 bronze animal heads are inspired by the fabled fountain-clock of the Yuanming Yuan, an 18th-century imperial retreat just outside Beijing. More looks after the jump . . .

On this Date, Keith Haring Died

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 16, 2011
On February 16, 1990, Keith Haring passed away from complications from AIDS-related complications at the age of 31. Haring is one of the enduring spirits of all art, promoting social activistism, progressive commentary, and a blueprint on the power that public art can carry across the world. He was a hero and an icon, and take a minute this evening to read more about the artist and legacy he left behind.

Keith Haring: 1978-1982 at CAC in Cincinnati

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 08, 2011
The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) in Cincinnati, Ohio is set to open a groundbreaking exhibition of Keith Haring's early works, titled Keith Haring: 1978—1982. The exhibition. The show chronicles the Haring's arrival in New York City from his native Pennsylvania and his immersion in New York’s dynamic downtown culture. Images from the era after the jump . . .

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