From traditional to avante-garde, art is a ubiquitous component of the urban landscape. Taking a broad definition of “urban art”, Urban Ghosts features a wide variety of unique works from thought-provoking individuals, with a focus on recycled art created from discarded objects – which fits neatly with our coverage of the abandoned and the re-purposed.
They were both lethal killers, but the Predator’s warrior-like sense of fair play arguably made the Alien a more ruthless adversary. Here, though, the two space monsters engage in friendly rivalry like never before.
While the likes of Leonardo Da Vinci and Roger Penrose have demonstrated the potential of anamorphosis, Jonty Hurwitz’s incredible sculptures blur the distinction between art and science.
Berlin is known as the graffiti capital of Europe. In this article, Sophie Webb takes a look at three of the German city’s most prolific street artists – XOOOOX, Alias and Mein Lieber Prost.
The former passenger liner and car ferry Duke of Lancaster has been beached near Mostyn in Wales since 1979. The exterior may look a bit tired, but the ship has many friends and remains at the centre of ongoing preservation efforts.
Repurposing, which means to use a building for something other than its original purpose, has been an unlikely tradition in Amsterdam since the 1960s.
A quick Google search revealed how old boats filled with plants and flowers have become a common feature of Scotland’s Fife coast. Check out this one at Elie and Earlsferry.
In 1848, ‘Richardson & Sons Rock, Bell and Steel Band’ played for Queen Victoria. Their main instrument was quite literally rock, comprised of the ‘Musical Stones of Skiddaw’, bringing a new meaning to the term ‘rock band’.
In the early 1970s, Charles Simonds (born 1945 in New York) began creating tiny primitive settlements for an ancient race of nomadic ‘Little People’, who have long since disappeared.
In his “Ghost Train” project, photographer Jeff Friesen recreates scenes from the epic Canadian transcontinental railway journey, but with a twist. Find out more!
With a width of 120m and a total length of 12m, Rue Cavallotti officially measures as the smallest open-air art museum in Paris!
3D Joe and Max create amazing anamorphic art on unexceptional walls, walkways and pavements, revealing fictitious hidden rooms, gaping crevasses and mythical creatures.
Amid the busy traffic of London’s Park Lane and Upper Brooke Street stand two weary mules, a proud horse and a loyal dog, here serving as our springboard to 5 inspiring tales of animal bravery.
Lightning XN728 became a famous – perhaps notorious – landmark of Britain’s A1 road between 1983 and 1988. Now, the aircraft has been brilliantly immortalized in the form of a model diorama.
For her series Broken Houses, artist Ofra Lapid sought inspiration from an amateur photographer who has documented decaying and abandoned buildings across North Dakota.
Acclaimed artist Jason deCaires Taylor combined his BA in Sculpture with 17 years diving experience to create some of the world’s most amazing underwater art installations.