Phlegm’s Savage Serpent Rips Through Sheffield

UK-based street artist Phlegm is back, yet again, with another large-scale wall mural. Phlegm unveiled this latest public art work across three brick walls in Sheffield. The artist maintains his comic book style in this grandiose display of what appears to be a giant aquatic serpent-like tapeworm popping out in a struggle with two of Phlegm’s signature hooded characters. The graffiti work fits in perfectly with the broke down piles of bricks and rubble that surround the wall piece. This piece is a testament to how Phlegm’s work stands out, even amongst a mess of tags and destruction.

Phlegm website
via [Unurth]

December 10, 2016

World Map Reveals What Each Country Does Better Than Any Other

Designer David McCandless of Information is Beautiful has created a fascinating world map called International Number Ones. “Because every country is the best at something,” McCandless also offers the caveat that this accolade is “according to data,” which makes perfect sense once you study the map. Being the number one at something isn’t necessarily a compliment. Many countries are the “best” when it comes to issues that are morally reprehensible.

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December 9, 2016

Intricately Detailed Floating Cube Casts Stunning Shadows

We have always been big fans of Pakistan-born artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s mesmerizing art. In 2014, we raved about Intersections, a captivating wooden cube that cast dreamy shadows with a single light bulb. Fortunately for us, Agha is still creating intricate installations in this style, with her most recent, radiant piece being All The Flowers Are For Me. Like Intersections, All The Flowers Are For Me plays with light and space.

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