Paddling Pool Fountain
Although summer season is long gone, there’s no reason to clear out your garage of old paddling pools. Here is a simple way to create a unique garden feature. But be careful: use of technology under the age of 10 is detrimental to early swimming experience. »Paddling Pool Fountain« by dutch artist Helmut Smits.
All Images © Helmut Smits.
Planting a seven meter high plane tree on the roof of a twelve-storey residential high-rise in Gießen, Germany. The projects‘ title Treehouse represents this romantic idea of living in unison with nature. Treehouse here stands for a retreat from »down earth«.
Pflanzung einer sieben Meter hohen Platane auf dem Dach eines zwölfstöckigen Wohnhochhauses in Gießen. All images © Wiebke Grösch / Frank Metzger.
The Great Travelling Art Exhibition
Using his finger to scribe into the layer of dirt built-up from exhaust emissions, Lancaster-born artist Ben Long creates elaborate drawings on the rear shutters of white haulage trucks. In this on-going series, collectively entitled The Great Travelling Art Exhibition, Long expands upon the daubing and crude slogans that commonly adorn commercial freight vehicles. Dirt ist beautiful! Sometimes…
Realistic Worlds & Managed Spaces
Realistic Worlds & Managed Spaces by Ray Ewing.
All images © Ray Ewing.
A new work of Berlin-based artist Katharina Grosse. psychylustro transforms one of Philadelphia’s major transportation thoroughfares with a series of seven bright, bold installations along the city’s rail gateway between 30th Street and North Philadelphia stations. The work unfolds in a series of seven passages – from vast, dramatic warehouse walls to small buildings and stretches of green spaces — meant to be framed through the windows of the moving train, creating a real-time landscape painting that explores shifting scale, perspective and the passage of time. Magic train world.
The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is the largest public art program in the United States. All images © by Steve Weinik.