I an effort to accurately represent Spain’s economic and political climate, four artists: Octavi Serra, Mateu Targa, Daniel Llugany and Pau Garcia place these miniature sculptures all over the streets of Barcelona, engaging in acts of theft and panhandling in their series entitled ‘Hands’
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The anonymous artist group ‘Luzinterruptus’ is back again, this time in Caracas, Venezuela for the urban festival ‘In the Middle of the Street’ that pays tribute to the coexistence of public spaces.
This piece entitled ‘Portable River’ consisted of 2,000 transparent illuminated bags that housed miniature aquariums. For one night only viewers could come gaze at these tightly packaged ecosystems and were encouraged to carry them home at the end of the night. It was meant to open up the dialogue about the precious element of water itself and the urgent topic of privatization of water from big companies, especially in cities.
For us, Escif never gets old, here’s some new work straight out of Spain
Steed Taylor’s tribute to America’s first legally recognized homosexual troops.
The artist states,
“I decided to make the piece so it reflects the location but had a uniquely personal meaning for myself and many americans.
this road tattoo, ‘galloon’, honors the united states first legally out gay and lesbian troops by including their names in the piece.”
Religious buildings constructed of artillery from San Francisco based artist Al Farrow
The very patient and talented Jill Sylvia re-creates some of America’s most famous buildings using ledger paper
The wildly chaotic pop culture inspired works of Dave MacDowell
The explicitly political works of Peter Adamyan