My biennial round-up of the new murals and street art I saw when visting LA:
After a layover in Lisbon I had one day in Madrid before heading to Seville. Madrid is a huge city with lots of things to do, but the city center is quite small and walkable so it’s possible to squeeze a lot of things into one day. I started my day with a walk through … More Spain. One day in Madrid.
Murals around Downtown Los Angeles by some of my favourite artists: JR, Tristan Eaton, Vhils, Retna and more. … More Los Angeles. Murals in DTLA
The main reason for me to visit Stockholm last July was seeing the Yayoi Kusama exhibit at the Moderna Museet. I’m a fan of the japanese artist since 2012 when I was in New York during the “Summer of Kusama“: the Whitney Museum held a retrospective of the Japanese artist, there were 2 public installations of her … More Stockholm. Yayoi Kusama “In Infinitiy” at the Modern Musuem.
1. The Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens The Unisphere was built by the United States Steel Cooperation for the World’s Fair in 1964/65. It’s “dedicated to man’s aspirations toward peace through mutual understanding and symbolizing his achievements in an expanding universe”. A smaller version of it can be found at Columbus Circle in … More NYC. The 15 best public art pieces in New York City.
A few street art snaps from my visit in May. Here’s the recap of the first weekend and here’s the second weekends recap.
As mentioned in my Chicago recap the Millenium Park was what made initially think about going to Chicago and it did not disappoint! This was one of the very rare moments where I took pictures with my camera instead of my phone (I had packed the wrong battery charger, so I had to use the left … More Chicago. The Millenium Park.
Pirelli HangarBicocca is an old industrial plant in the north of Milan that is now used as an exhibition hall for contemporary art. It’s in the middle of an industrial area but easy to get to by public transport: just take the purple line M5 to Ponale and walk along Via Chiese for about 10 … More Milan. Pirelli HangarBicocca. Carsten Hoeller, Anselm Kiefer & Os Gemeos.
The Fondation Louis Vuitton opened in October 2014 in Paris’ forest & park Bois de Boulogne. It is one of Frank Gehry’s latest buildings and a true masterpiece! When I first visited the foundation in December 2014 it look like this: And it was absolutely stunning! But now with the addition of Daniel Buren’s “Observatory … More Paris. “Observatory of Light” by Daniel Buren at the Fondation Louis Vuitton
Most of the murals in Downtown West Palm Beach were created for CANVAS WPB – an outdoor museum show in 2015. On their website you can find a map that lists all artists and locations. The mural pictured above is by 2alas. I had never seen an artwork of the Miami-based duo before but I … More Florida. Murals in Downtown West Palm Beach.