Katie hosmer's Blog Posts Tagged 'public' (2)

Artist Camouflages Public Eyesores on City Streets



Dutch designer Roeland Otten likes to brighten up urban streets by camouflaging misplaced public structures with site-specific art. He uses mosaics, geometric paint designs, and high resolution photograph wall coverings to recreate the otherwise blocked and lost views along city streets. Below are three different projects in which Otten decorates old, run-down public…

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Added by katie hosmer on January 29, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Stained Glass Watertower Sparkles Along Brooklyn's Skyline

Born in L.A. and now based in New York, artist Tom Fruin created a recent installation that adds a little sparkle to the already dazzling Brooklyn skyline. His monumental sculpture, Watertower, is built out of salvaged plexiglass and steel, and is mounted high upon a water tower platform located in DUMBO, Brooklyn. The mosaic design consists of about 1,000 scraps of plexiglass…

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Added by katie hosmer on June 6, 2012 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

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