Simpsons Nuclear Street Art in Chernobyl


French Street artist Combo recently ventured to Chernobyl, a place where not many people have visited in the past decade, to put up this mural of America’s beloved animated family. The Simpsons seem to be having a great time in the mural, picnicking on a grassy mound, all while the Homer’s nuclear power plant is seen menacingly in the background.

The photo of the mural is striking, with the room filled with debris and what looks to be hundreds of gas masks on the ground. It’s unclear what Combo’s motivation was for creating this piece, but it doesn’t seem like it was a coincidence that last month marked the first Anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.

 

Combo on Flickr
via [Juxtapoz]






November 29, 2016

Klimt-Inspired Golden Map of Manhattan Celebrates the Bright Lights of New York at Night

Though designer Rafael Esquer has lived in New York City for 20 years, he’s still in awe of its bright lights and buzzing nightlife. As the founder of Alfalfa Studio, a branding and graphic design house based in Lower Manhattan, he creates pieces inspired by his enlightening experiences in the Big Apple. His latest project, a shimmering map entitled Iconic New York Illuminated, captures the magic of Manhattan after dark.

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