Art

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Kara Walker's Sendoff for the Old Domino Sugar Plant: A Giant Sphinx

The artist built a 75-foot-long humanimal inside the soon-to-be-demolished refinery.

Boulder Public Library

Boulder Officially Rejects Public Art Spelled in ALL CAPS

The city says "no" to an artwork that says, loudly, "YES!"

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Artists Transform Beach Sand Into Trippy Optical Illusions

A magical sight, before it all gets washed away.

John Metcalfe

In San Francisco This Weekend, Lines Stretched Around the Block for a Nicolas Cage-Themed Art Show

The exhibit next heads to Los Angeles, and then all over the world (well, maybe).

Your Road Trip, Reimagined as a Glorious 16th Century Map

Connie Brown will translate your personal adventure into a wall-sized keepsake worthy of Magellan.

If You Love Street Photography, This New Documentary Is a Must-See

Vivian Maier took thousands of riveting pictures of urban life. But she died without ever showing anyone.

Roy's People

The Hunt for London's (Really) Little People

An artist making humorous miniature scenes is transforming the city into Lilliput.

An Illustrated History of All the Ways Urban Environments Can Control Us

War of Streets and Houses explores how a city can simultaneously foster and crush social change.

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This Floating Orb Plays Freaky Sounds in Stairwells and Tunnels

Nightmare-inducing.

A Mouthwatering Tribute to Pizzas in Bizarre Places

One man's quest to photograph pies atop horses, on satellite dishes, and in trees.

Intricate Dioramas of Some of the World's Most Famous Skylines

Reconstructing the landscapes in amazing, large-scale detail.

Yoonjin Lee

Meet New York City's Unofficial Curator of Lost Stuff

Yoonjin Lee makes abandoned gloves and lip balm look like they're crying out for help.

Anchorage Museum

Fascinating Art Inspired by the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch'

Never has deadly marine debris looked so beautiful.

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Now You Can Experience the Nasty Stench of Cities Throughout History

Sniffing around a new Bay Area exhibit devoted to the smells of places from the modern day to the Middle Ages.

Neighborhood Postcard Project

Postcards From the Neighborhoods You Only Hear About on the News

A DIY project that wants to change people's stereotypes about their city.

Jon Burgerman

Bang! When Movie Posters Fight Back

Jon Burgerman's gruesome takes on New York subway ads.

Niizeki Hiromi

A Poignant Love Letter to New York's Chewed Sidewalk Gum

An artist pays respect to the victims of the Japanese tsunami with cute, heart-shaped gum wads.

'I Survived the Bloomberg Administration and All I Got Was This S****y Snow Globe'

A Brooklyn artist says good riddance to Mayor Michael Bloomberg with a fairly unusual art project.

How 50 Airbnb Listings Became Adorable Birdhouses

The company commissioned a team of artists to make miniature versions of the homes they rent.