Art Heist: Grab Free Art and Go!

Our partners over at Jondo (formerly just tipped us off to a really cool project they’re working on that involves two words we couldn’t help but ignore: Art Heist! Believing that an “artful world is a better world,” they’ve taken museum-quality canvas prints out of the museum and to the people. Distributed throughout five hidden Los Angeles locations, these twenty-six 40″ x 60″ canvases, are just asking to be taken home and proudly hung on your wall.

Best ways to find them? Follow them on Twitter @PhotoGiclee, check out the hashtag #artheist or scan their Facebook page. Below you can see how one winner scoped out her canvas and snatched it.

@CTKing looks around before choosing her victim to heist.

Uh oh. Unfortunately most cars are not made to handle 40″ x 60″ sized canvases.

What would you do to take home some awesome free oversized art? It really brings out the engineer in you..

Jondo website

January 17, 2017

Former Industrialized Area in Belgium Transformed Into Futuristic Eco-Village

Belgian ecological designer Vincent Callebaut is a master of green sustainable architecture. With his new conceptual project, he creates yet another environmentally sensitive fantasy land, this time transforming Brussels’ historic Tour & Taxis. The resulting concept is a sleek, futuristic eco-village that any young professional would love to call home. As a former industrial site, Tour & Taxis was once a symbol of the golden age of Industrialization, and its approximately 100 acres (40 hectares)

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January 17, 2017

Liberating Portraits of Ballerinas Elegantly Dancing in the Streets of Cairo

Like many dance photographers, Mohamed Taher has a knack for beautifully capturing the body in motion. His interest in movement is evident in his Ballerinas of Cairo series, and the captivating collection of photos also serves a more poignant purpose: it helps women fight sexual harassment and reclaim the city’s streets. After learning about the Ballerina Project, an ongoing series that documents dancers in urban settings across the globe, Taher was inspired to carry out a similar undertaking in the Egyptian capital.

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