Stunning Art Installation Fills 400-Year-Old Greek Ruin With Colorful ‘Pixels’

The Greek island of Paxos is home to some incredible ruins. Crumbling stone structures from hundreds of years ago are scattered about the tiny island, giving it a rustic ancient feel. Continue reading Stunning Art Installation Fills 400-Year-Old Greek Ruin With Colorful ‘Pixels’

London Art House Fortune Favours Art Launches in the UAE

A colourful alternative business launched in the emirates today, with the unveiling of London-based conceptual art house, Fortune Favours Art – an online store featuring some of the world’s most sought-after contemporary and street art. Continue reading London Art House Fortune Favours Art Launches in the UAE

São Paulo’s Creative Youth Describe The City In Their Own Words

What comes to mind when you think of Brazil? The sprawling, golden expanse of Copacabana beach and the wild scenes of Rio Carnival? Or, at the other end of the spectrum, the violence and gang-related crime that permeates the alleyways of its favelas? While the country is often portrayed as a place of extreme glamour and danger in the media, there is, of course, a lot more to it than that – which stylist and writer Nazanin Shahnavaz and photographer Hick Duarte set out to spotlight in their new project. Continue reading São Paulo’s Creative Youth Describe The City In Their Own Words

Rémy Martin Distills Art Through Augmented Reality App to Promote Its Cognac

Another branding team has stepped up to the bar to order a tall glass of augmented reality for its marketing campaign, this time through a mobile app for Rémy Martin VSOP Limited Edition cognac. Continue reading Rémy Martin Distills Art Through Augmented Reality App to Promote Its Cognac

Coralarium, World’s First Inter Tidal Art Museum at Fairmont Madives Sirru Fen Fushi

Following DesignBoom’s incredible trip and ‘studio visit’ to the Sirru Fen Fushi island in the Maldives, environmentalist and artist Jason Decaires Taylor has officially completed the installation phase of his latest underwater art museum – the Coralarium. Continue reading Coralarium, World’s First Inter Tidal Art Museum at Fairmont Madives Sirru Fen Fushi

Wes Anderson Heads to the Art World to Curate New Museum Exhibition in Europe

Wes Anderson’s movies are often compared to works of art, so it’s only fitting the directing is about to tackle a new gig as a museum curator. The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, Austria has announced that Wes Anderson and his partner Juman Malouf are set to launch a new art exhibition this November entitled “The Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures from the Kunsthistorisches Museum.” Continue reading Wes Anderson Heads to the Art World to Curate New Museum Exhibition in Europe

This Kenyan Group Is Turning Discarded Flip Flops Into Amazing Works of Art

If you have been to a beach in your life — which, if you’re reading this website, you probably have—you have seen garbage. It washes up on all corners of a globe, a plastic pandemic of epic proportions. We haphazardly throw our plastics out the windows of our lives, strewing them along roadways, into ditches, and down drains. Plastic is everywhere in our lives, and each piece, from the keys on your keyboard to the bottle of juice in your fridge, will be around long after we’re gone. There are a variety of different outfits attempting to do something about it, but none of the results are quite as eye-catching as Ocean Sole’s, a Kenyan marine conservation group that collects thousands of discarded flip flops and turns them into incredible works of colorful art. Continue reading This Kenyan Group Is Turning Discarded Flip Flops Into Amazing Works of Art

City Of Culture’s Art ‘Should Be More Accessible’

A Coventry councilor is calling on more public art to be accessible to the public after a report showed 94% of the city’s artwork is locked away in storage.

The city owns 6,600 pieces of art, worth £18.3m, with only 422 accessible to the public. Continue reading City Of Culture’s Art ‘Should Be More Accessible’