Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'City' (17)

The City Limits

My Modern Met is a place where art enthusiasts and trendspotters connect over creative ideas. It's the big city where everyone knows your name.



Dominic Boudreault created this impressive time-lapse video which reminds me of our home. The video took over a year to make and was shot in Manhattan, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, and Chicago from late 2010 to early 2011. "The City Limits” is complete with dramatic music from Hans Zimmer.



"I am… Continue

Added by Eugene on May 9, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Cigarette Ash City



If you saw this image of a cigarette from far away, you'd probably think there was nothing special about it. Look a little bit closer, however, and you'll be blown away by the amount of detail that went into creating Cigarette Ash City.



Yang Yongliang is a young artist from Shanghai who studied traditional Chinese art at an early age. He combines traditional Chinese paintings with… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 17, 2011 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Storytelling Faces (26 pieces)

Moscow, Russia



Christian Guémy aka C215 believes that if you look deeply enough into a person's face, you will see their life story unfold in front of your very eyes. The French street artist travels around the entire globe and meets all types of people, including tramps,… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 19, 2010 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

Living Walls: The City Speaks (5 pics)

Peruvian street artist M. Sueño created this incredible wheat paste mural on the streets of Atlanta, Georgia. It appears as though Sueño really poured his heart and soul into the piece, as the central theme is his rich Peruvian culture.



Earlier this month, the city was transformed into an all-out open air gallery for more than 50 graffiti artists, hailing… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 27, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Big City Silhouettes (7 photos)

It's easy to feel insignificant in a big city. There are so many things to do, lots of cars, bikes, and scooters whizzing by, and tons of hectic street lights and urban noises all around us.



This series titled “People and Places” by English photographer Jasper James creates an interesting juxtaposition between the city of Beijing and its citizens. The… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 18, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Magnificent Kaleidoscope by Olafur Eliasson (4 pics)

Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson created a huge kaleidoscope inside the atrium of a museum. Titled "Mikroskop," the installation is one of the standout pieces in the artist's first solo exhibition in a Berlin institution. The central theme of the show is Berlin, the city in which the artist has lived and worked for many years.



“Innen Stadt Außen”… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 12, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Naked City Spleen by Miru Kim (16 photos + video)



I wanted to re-feature this post because even after the last two years, it's still one of my personal favorites...



This collection by Miru Kim truly blows me away. Taking naked self-portraits in places we wouldn't dare visit, Miru draws beauty from old and abandoned subway stations, tunnels, aqueducts, catacombs, factories, hospitals, and morgues. It…

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Added by Eugene on March 5, 2010 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

New York City Biker Gives High-Fives to People Hailing Cabs

The title pretty much sums it up. Hilarious! [… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 28, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Seoul is the World's Most Connected City - TIME

With a completely wired transportation system and amazing wi-fi coverage, South Korea's capital is the most connected city in the world. TIME is on the scene.



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Added by Eugene on August 14, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

When Giant Children Ruled the City (8 photos)

A long, long time ago, giant children ruled the city. A force to be reckoned with, these gigantic cuties recklessly used the world as their playground. Picking up cars, and doing cartwheels in the streets, they threw temper tantrums causing many people to suffer. Here are some photos from Dmitriy Sklyarenko of Fafastudio that document that shocking scene.…

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Added by Eugene on August 5, 2009 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Modern Architecture - Tallinn City Hall: Estonia (8 pics)

Danish architects Bjarke Ingels Group have won an international competition to design a new town hall in Tallinn, Estonia.



Within the cluster of administrative buildings, various public departments form a porous canopy above the public service market place allowing daylight to permeate the structure.



In an effort to echo the transparency of a…

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Added by Eugene on June 26, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Little People in the Big City (16 pics)

Trespassing



The Little People Project by London-based Slinkachu is one of my all-time favorite art installations. After remodeling and painting miniature model train set characters, he places them on the street and takes photographs of them in funny and interesting predicaments.



"The street-based side of my work plays with the notion of…

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Added by Eugene on June 4, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Pretty Sweet Ad - Sony Bravia: Domino City

Added by Eugene on October 17, 2008 at 1:03pm — 1 Comment

Urban HOTspot - Saint & Sinners: Culver City

Yesterday, I went to go check out Saint & Sinners in Culver City. I instantly liked the location and the outside decor of the place. I walked in around 10pm, there was no cover (yes!) and the place was crowded but not too packed. The lounge isn't too divey nor too preppy, it's a great spot for young professionals that want to get a drink without the fuss.… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 17, 2008 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Global Warming - Polar Bears In New York City



A good mixture of medium and message.



Artist: Josh Harris

Director: Tim Godsall

Agency: Ogilvy, New… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 8, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Mike Stilkey - Slightly All The Time @ Kinsey/DesForges Gallery: Culver City

Opening reception July 12, 7pm-10pm

What caught my eye about the work of Mike Stilkey isn't how he draws on paper, but how he draws on books. Using a mix of ink, colored pencil, paint and lacquer, Stilkey depicts characters that often seem deep in thought, somber, and sometimes whimsical. A Los Angeles native, Mike's work will be shown until August 16th at the Kinsey/DesForges Gallery with the opening ceremony on July 12th from… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 10, 2008 at 12:38pm — 4 Comments

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - ART+CULTURE

Culver City ArtWalk - May 31, 2008 - Free!





On Saturday, May 31, 2008, Culver City presents their annual Artwalk which is a self-guided tour of over forty galleries open from 12pm to 6pm . This art extravaganza especially celebrates the Culver City Art District, a cluster of galleries exhibiting new and distinguished artists, which is located where Washington and La Cienega Boulevards intersect. Look forward to hearing some live… Continue

Added by Eugene on May 28, 2008 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

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