Shani Sherman

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See the Amazing Architecture of the Remote Russian North Photos

In the new book <i>Architecture at the End of the Earth</i> (Duke University Press, $40), historian and photographer William Craft Brumfield explores the diversity of buildings in the Russian North, a remote region near the White Sea, capturing structures that range from palatial cathedrals to simple log …

10 Must-See Design Destinations Around The World

1/11<p>10 must see design destinations around the world<p>If you're daydreaming about your next vacation, and looking for something a little off the beaten …

Paris' New Skyscraper Also its Latest Pyramid

The 590-foot Triangle 2 will be Paris' first new skyscraper in 40 years. Designed by Herzog and de Meuron, the pyramidal shape caused a bit of …

7 Beautiful Buildings in Unexpected Places

For every brand-name skyscraper, there's an equally interesting building off the beaten path. In fact, some of the most interesting structures require a pilgrimage to a far-flung location—proof that, for these seven projects, the trip is part of the design.

33 ridiculously cool buildings of the future

The future of architecture is in for some spectacularly cool buildings.<p>The World Architecture Festival (WAF) recently announced the 338 projects that are on its annual design awards shortlist. In addition to new buildings that went up in the past year, there's a whole category devoted to structures …

Skyscrapers

[Summer Break of the Future] Incredible Architectural Sandcastles

Your upside-down bucket houses will be put to shame when you see Calvin Seibert's beachside masterpieces.<p>Architectural and analytical precision unite in "sanditectural" genius Calvin Seibert's geometric sandcastle masterpieces. Seibert takes his inspiration from architects like Marcel Breuer, Kenzo …

Digital Art

Livin’ On The Edge: The Precarious Architecture of 7 European Cliff Cities

Long before overcrowding and overpopulation was forcing humanity to think about building vertically, Europeans were already building in, on, and even …

The 10 Most Terrifying Public Statues

Art World<p>See a baby-eating ogre, a scary Lucille Ball, and hobbits taking a selfie.<p>,<p>Statue of The Satanic Temple <br>Photo: Courtesy of Jonathan …

Art

Best Place to Propose Winners: 2015 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards

Magic Kingdom <br>Orlando<p>Fairytales do come true for visitors at Orlando's internationally renowned Magic Kingdom. Six whimsical "lands" offer plenty to …

I Collected 75,000+ Used Bottle Caps From My Neighborhood To Build This Pavilion

“Droppings and the Dam(n)” is an artwork made of more than 75,000 bottle screw caps collected over a year from a neighborhood where I lived. It was …

Giant outdoor sculpture purifies 3,000 gallons of water for NYC (Video)

Rather than resorting to heavy, often depressing doomsday predictions about the plight of the planet and all its living creatures -- including us -- …

Giant Mythical Creatures Sculpted Out of Found Scrap Wood and Recycled Materials

Danish artist Thomas Dambo utilizes scrap wood and leftover construction materials to fabricate sculptures that are fantastically gigantic. While one may imagine the sculptures to be quite intimidating, they actually produce the opposite effect. Many of Dambo's pieces playfully interact with their …

Woodworking

These DNA Sculptures Will Be On Display Around London For Ten Weeks

Design firm SomeOne have created 21 DNA sculptures for Cancer Research UK, that have been customised by artists and designers from around the world. …

World’s Most Incredible Sculpture Gardens

Everyone loves to stare a well made sculpture from time to time, and there are many gardens out there that will satisfy your craving for something …

Circular Infinite Bridge sculpture

The Danish Sculpture by the Sea festival includes a massive piece called <i>Infinite Bridge</i> extending out into the Thors Møllebæk River.<p>Gjøde and …

8 of the best London street art tributes to Amy Winehouse

LONDON — There's been no shortage of attempts to memorialise both Amy Winehouse’s person and her immense talent. In the four years since her untimely …

Street Artist Ingeniously Inserts Pop Culture Icons Into Urban Infrastructure

Yellow Submarine<p><b>We previously featured</b> brilliant Snoopy and Homer Simpson street art that ingeniously used surrounding street elements.<p><b>French artist</b> …

Streetwear

Museum Exhibition Gave a Group of Artists Free Reign over Their White Walls

A new exhibition at the Long Beach Museum of Art shows what happens when contemporary artists are given free reign to fill the walls of a gallery, however they see fit. Titled <i>Vitality and Verve: Transforming the Urban Landscape</i>, the show was completed over a period of two weeks and is a fantastic …

Modern Art

Jean-Michel Basquiat, the artist who brought graffiti to the Guggenheim

From subway graffitist to art world darling, Jean-Michel Basquiat was perhaps the quintessential New York artist. Before he came to embody that …

Streetwear

10 Contemporary Graffiti Calligraphers

Niels Shoe Meulman - The Father of Calligraffiti<p>Niels Shoe Muelman, or simply Shoe, is the Dutch visual artist, graffiti writer, graphic designer, …

7 Awe-Inspiring Pieces Of Illinois Street Art

Illinois has all kinds of natural beauty to be enjoyed, from state parks to lakefront to farmland. It also has some of the most impactful and breathtaking street art around. There are so many murals, sculptures, and sidewalk drawings throughout Illinois' landscape that it's hard to pick just a …

City of Sydney developing a new policy to encourage street art

<i>To encourage street art similar to that which covers Melbourne's alleyways, the City of Sydney Council is developing a street art policy that will</i> …

Street Art Murals From All 196 Countries In The World Show We’re Not That Different After All

From lesser populated countries to global superpowers, here are works of street art for every country in the world. A total of 196 works to be exact.<p>We mined through countless photos on graffiti websites and social media networks -- curating pieces that tend to be the most popular on the Internet …

Punny Urban Street Art : Playful Graffiti

Spanish artist Sath is well known for his playful graffiti and his latest urban designs are no exception. The artist has been creating amusing street …

Want to know what Greeks really think about the crisis? Check out the graffiti - Telegraph

Europe

‘Banksy’ donates work for pub charity auction

A PUB has raised thousands of pounds for charity by auctioning paintings they believe to have been created and donated by famed street artist …

Photographer Søren Solkær Captures Epic Portraits of Some of the World's Best Graffiti and Street Artists

For most people, street art and graffiti are faceless acts by elusive and mysterious people. Their work is seen by millions on the streets and on the …

17 stupendous works of art by mysterious French artist JR

The "photograffeur" — that's a combination of photographer and graffiti artist — prints humongous versions of the portraits he takes, often in black and white, and "flyposts" them where he chooses. The exhibits span whole cities and continents.<p>JR, who has received a TED Prize for his work, sees the …

Modern Art

Detroit won't have street artist Shepard Fairey extradited from L.A. after arrest

Best known for the iconic "Hope" poster used in Barack Obama's first presidential campaign, street artist Shepard Fairey was recently detained by police as he passed through customs at Los Angeles International Airport.<p>Fairey was wanted by authorities in Detroit, where he was being sought on two …

Crime

Canada's largest public art project documented in new book Art for War and Peace

The Sampson-Matthews silkscreen project was a patriotic endeavor during WWII<p>Most Canadians would remember seeing them in schools, libraries, and …