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Collaborative Family Artwork
Posted on | November 28, 2013
Just learnt about a Dad of two children who has to spend a few hours on a plane to commute to work each month. He passes this time by coloring the drawings that his children give him when he leaves the house. They already look forward to seeing the results when he returns home. After 2 days of uploading the collaborative work (Nov 26), over 216,000 people have seen the online album.
Artwork by Tatsputin on reddit – http://imgur.com/a/WD4uy
David LaChapelle shoots campaign for Swedish Sock Manufacturer
Posted on | November 7, 2013
A joyfully colorful campaign was recently shot by one of my favorite photographers. David LaChapelle was invited by Swedish Sock Manufacturer Happy Socks to create the following campaign – and displayed in one of the dozens of pop-up stores currently opening worldwide:
For more campaign visuals, go to: http://www.davidlachapelle.com/series/happy/
Christo in Germany
Posted on | November 3, 2013
Christo and his late life-partner Jeanne-Claude are the artists of fantastical large-scale installations. The pair draped a 400-meter curtain across a valley in the Rocky Mountains, surrounded 11 Miami islands in bright pink tutus, and dotted Central Park with over 7,500 shimmering orange gates. With “Big Air Package”, a massive inflated air balloon, Christo is once again pushing limits of space and environment. It is Christo’s first project since Jeanne-Claude passed away in 2009.
Christo’s website claims that the installation is the “largest ever inflated envelope without a skeleton” at 90 meters high and 50 meters in diameter. The structure stands inside a former …
Banksy big in New York
Posted on | October 25, 2013
Every day this month, Banksy has been unveiling new works of art around New York. The works are then announced on his website and posted to Instagram. Many of the surprise exhibits follow his signature street-art style: stencils spray-painted on streets, walls of buildings and under bridges.
Sadly, many of Banksy’s pieces in The Big Apple don’t last long after they are located, either defaced by local graffiti artists who don’t seem to like his popularity, or relocated and preserved to be sold to galleries and collectors by whomever owns the property Banksy happened to choose as his canvas.
Residents of a house that Banksy painted on tried to prevent damage on the art piece by covering it with a large piece of transparent acrylic glass.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg suggested Banksy is breaking the law with his guerrilla art exhibits; the statement seems unbelievable given the fact that Banksy is named the most influential street artist of these times.
Wet feet with GEOX – not.
Posted on | October 12, 2013
The Norwegian Agency SMFB has stunned commuters with a promotion campaign for the clothing brand Geox to advertise for the weatherproof material of their shoes in high streets around Europe. The agency created an artificial rain cloud that hung above weatherproof young gentleman. Some, like the one I ran into in Vienna yesterday, shivered while the rain poured from the cloud but shouted at people: “But my feet are completely dry.” and received pityful grins from those surrounding him.
At the end, we saw handsome young dudes in gorgeous shoes who delivered GEOX’ main campaign value: stay dray whatever the weather. Gorgeous? Well, Geox is …