Posts Tagged ‘idea’

Public Art Inspiration #7

June 7, 2008

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Public Art Inspiration #5

January 1, 2008

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photoIs there any rule that says public art can’t also be functional as well? If not, then London might want to reconsider the garish metal trees that it’s deployed throughout the core area.

Over in Vienna, Austria they’re field-testing designer trees that are actually solar-powered lights that should slash utility costs and cut down on carbon emissions.

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Public Art Inspiration #4

December 29, 2007


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Previous Submissions:
2007/12/07 – Public Art Inspiration #1
2007/12/08 – Public Art Inspiration #2
2007/12/21 – Public Art Inspiration #3

Public Art Inspiration #2

December 8, 2007

640 480 Collective: memorializing things

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Links:
FMBS: Public Art Inspiration #1
2007/12/07 – Totontoist: Banal Events Memorialized In Bronze

Public Art Inspiration #1

December 7, 2007

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Since London has now officially embraced the concept of public art, and notwithstanding the fact that some of it’s first efforts (like stonhenge, metal trees, etc.) have not been universally applauded …

I’ve been surfing the net for some neat examples that we might get some inspiration from.

To kick things off, I submit to you…
Julian Beever’s pavement drawings

sidewalk art

Links:
2007/12/01 – Pixalo: Amazing pavement street art
Superficial Gallery: Julian Beever’s Amazing Chalk Drawings