Eugene's Blog – October 2012 Archive (7)

Herakut's New Mural Tells Misfits It's OK to be Different



Brother and sister duo Herakut recently put up this new mural in St. Ottilien, Germany. The piece is the second installment of a special children’s book project that the street artists have been working on, which centers around a young female character named Lily. The piece reads: "I am different, but.... aren't we all different?" The mural send a great message of acceptance to young children and adults that may feel ostracized by society for feeling like a…

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Added by Eugene on October 13, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Loving Embrace Solidified in Marble Sculpture



Sculptor Pascale Archambault chips away at huge blocks of marble and turns them into amazing works of art. Chipping away at the stone, she uncovers the human form, and although a couple's bodies readily appear from the outline, viewers can also feel a sense of soul and spirit emanating from within.

This piece, titled Simbiosis, was created in 2007 for the first Guatemala…

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Added by Eugene on October 12, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Magnificent Indian Temple Carved from One Giant Rock



When most of us were growing up, we learned about a handful of man-made wonders of the world such as the pyramids in Egypt, the Colosseum in Rome, and the Great Wall of China. One that may have slipped right past you could have been the Kailashnath Temple in Maharashtra, India.

What's most amazing about the…

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Added by Eugene on October 8, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

NYC Street Signs that Address Modern Day Etiquette



Rather than simply complain about the pet peeves he was noticing on the streets of Manhattan, graphic designer Jay Shells decided to take a proactive (and somewhat humorous) approach by creating some new streets signs under the guise of the "Metropolitan Etiquette Authority." The social issues addressed are directly related to people walking while distracted by their cell phones,… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 7, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Gorgeous Black Bear with Spirited White Fur

At first glance, if you were to see a spirit bear, also know as the Kermode bear, you'd probably assume that it was a polar bear. But this beautiful bear doesn't live near the North Pole. Instead, you're more likely going see one in Canada's Great Bear Rainforest, on the British Columbia Coast between Vancouver Island and Southeast Alaska. That's precisely where…

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Added by Eugene on October 5, 2012 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Invader Makes His Mark in Space and the Ocean



Invader's trademark aliens are arguably the most recognizable street art pieces of the past decade. The Frenchman has already tagged a good size portion of the entire planet with his pixelated works that are inspired from the classic video game Space Invaders. Seemingly bored with land, he recently went on a quest to conquer the ocean and space.

Invader teamed up with world-renowned…

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Added by Eugene on October 4, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Mumbai's Gorgeous New Namaste Tower



Mumbai, India is about to unveil a gorgeous new skyscraper to the world. Designed by Atkins Design Studio for W Hotel, the Namaste Tower aims to become a landmark structure, representing the burgeoning economic and cultural significance of India. The 62-story, 984-sq-ft tall building, which is currently under construction, will include a hotel, office and retail space.

The traditional Indian…

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Added by Eugene on October 3, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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