Os Gemeos’ Mural Covers Entire Building in Boston

On their recent trip to Boston's Financial District, Brazilian twin brothers Os Gemeos put up this impressive 70×70 foot mural that covers the entire side of a building! The piece, which will be up for 18 months and can be seen at Dewey Square Park, is part of their first solo museum exhibition in the United States. The Institute of Contemporary Art show, featuring paintings, mixed media works, and installations, opens August 1.




Photo credit: Lucas and Mayor
Os Gemeos’s website
via [Street Art News], [Boston Globe]





December 2, 2016

Upside Down Christmas Tree Hangs in the Halls of Tate Britain

  Every December, the Tate Britain debuts its much-anticipated Christmas tree. Designed by a different contemporary artist each year, the famed museum’s trees are both yuletide decorations and works of modern art. This year, Iranian installation artist Shirazeh Houshiary has quite literally turned the tradition on its head with her upside-down evergreen. Suspended by its trunk, the tree hovers above the main entrance’s stunning spiral staircase.

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December 2, 2016

Photographer Searches for Mystery Wedding Couple After Discovering Film in 50-Year-Old Camera

You never know what you’ll find when you buy something that’s vintage. When photographer Alex Galmeanu bought a rare 50-year-old camera off eBay, he never expected to find an exposed (but undeveloped) roll of film inside. “Of course I had it developed right away,” he wrote, “and, as a surprise again, I was able to recover 10 quite usable images, especially when considering their age.

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