This week Hamburg’s urban intervention and critical lifestyle blog Urbanshit reports about a great project made by the Russian artist Leonid Tishkov. The project called ‘Private Moon’ was executed back in 2004 and 2005 but I never got to know about it before this week. The images that Tishkov took while hanging around with his ‘private moon’ are stunningly pretty and animate the fantasy of a dream landscape. Last year the light installation was showed in Linz while the city was European Capital of Culture. I don’t know to what extent this moon can be hired for party’s and manifestations, but I would love to order myself one.
Wasted Spaces is a London-based non-proﬁt art organization that transforms vacant shop fronts and unused properties into exciting art experiences. This attracts new audiences and gives them the opportunity to view, discuss and interact with art at street level. The principles of the team are Michael Sharp, Remo Carbone and Frederieke Janssen. They set up…Read more →
French street artist The Wa has spiced up the streets of Milan with a new, rather critical artwork — he recently installed a roller blind at a digital city billboard. The ‘Curtain’, as Urban Shit calls the work, enables passers-by to decide themselves whether or not they want to see the advertisement.Read more →
What might a city designed by Warhol, Rothko, and Mondrian look like? Italian illustrator Federico Babina addresses this very question in a series of drawings titled Archist City, in which he incorporates the iconic imagery and stylistic elements of famous artists into illustrations of standing buildings.Read more →