ou're a Banksy fan, there's no other place you'd want to be right now than New York City. The elusive artist has started an entire show on the streets of New York called Better Out Than In which, if you didn't know, is a reference to a quote by impressionist Paul Cezanne, “All pictures painted inside, in the studio, will never be as good as those done outside.”
In 100 Colors, French architect and designer Emmanuelle Moureaux designed a large and colorful rainbow floating overhead. Created for the Shinjuki Creators Festa 2013, the piece incorporates 840 sheets of paper in one hundred different shades
Artist Pascal Campion's illustrations add a sense of joy to living life. The San-Francisco-based illustrator turns a walk at night in the rain into a spectacular experience vibrating with energy and a magical zest for life. It doesn't matter what time of day or year, there's always a reason to smile.
Armed with a scalpel and latest edition of Le Devoir or the International Harold Tribune, Canadian artist Myriam Dion cuts rich textural patterns remeniscent of emroidered lacework right into the pages newspape
Annie Brightstar's insight:
No idea how long this must have taken the artist; some of the pictures are mind boggling in their complexity
This amazing graphite and ink drawing is by New York artist Samuel Gomez. The surreal triptych titled Deadpan Comedymeasures 18 x 5 feet and is meant as commentary on the negative effects of corporations and capitalism.
We've all seen some incredible LEGO builds before, but this one, by Rich-K & Big J, takes the cake as one of the most impressive pop culture recreations of all time! About 150,000 LEGO bricks and 1,700 mini-figures were used to recreate the Helm's Deep battle scene from Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings. It took the duo about four months to construct the 160 pound, ping-pong table size creation.
The world's best street artists were invited to create whatever they wished on every surface this enormous building, in Paris. The result is a dizzying array of colourful pieces, some puzzling, others beautiful, and even some optical illusions.
Art director Jonathan Bréchignac of Paris-based design studio Joe & Nathan has been working on a series of drawn carpets using ballpoint Bic pens. The first four drawingswere completed last year and were made to approximate the size of Muslim prayer carpets.