Posts Tagged ‘urban art’

The difference between graffiti and urban art is a thin line. The mayor of Amsterdam wants to fight “this pollution of public spaces” by banning graffiti. At the same time there is a movement that asks for more freedom to use the public space as “free-art podia”. Both sides appeal to the quality of life […]


    The shrouding element of scaffoldings when buildings are renovated is used by commerce and art to mask the building activity. Instead of creating a huge billboard, the 60 layers of cake foundation started the outdoor-photo-gallery project: facade. This building in Amsterdam is concealed by a mountain referring to romantic landscapes and creating space. […]


The ancient myth of Hercules has been adopted by art, politicians and¬†bourgeois. Mostly he is claimed for his heroic posture – the Robin Hood of the Greek. His truculent, crude and coarse behavior is overshadowed by the romantic hero he is made into. But his life’s story is one of deceit and destruction, even his […]


art, commerce and nature converge and new niches like biomimic marketing appear, you can eat an apple with the Apple logo grown on it, by simply stickering the apples before the sun turns them red.


urban gardening

11May10

Decreased economical activity in europe entails industrial heritage. The new functions as park or event location could well signal the new future of europe as a touristic, cultural relax destination for the workaholics of the east. Maybe Ruhrgebiet 2010 (essen, cultural capital) is a best practice or detroit and liverpool to anticipate for this future.


wall of love in paris montmartre