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Kevin Cyr Unveils Awesome Bike Camper at “Home in the Weeds” Exhibition

Kevin Cyr Unveils Awesome Bike Camper at “Home in the Weeds” Exhibition

Home in the Weeds is Cyr's personal reaction to the fragility of our current society and the feeling of imminent doom. Natural disasters, job loss, injury and other misfortunes have the potential to

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8 Eye-Popping Skull, Sneaker and Teddy Bear Sculptures Made from Recycled Skateboards

8 Eye-Popping Skull, Sneaker and Teddy Bear Sculptures Made from Recycled Skateboards

Haroshi isn't just a boarder for sport, he truly loves skateboards and is an expert when it comes to their parts and how they work. He still skates and has a great appreciation for decks of all shapes and

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Artist Sarah Illenberger Creates Pixelated Cardboard Smart Car

Artist Sarah Illenberger Creates Pixelated Cardboard Smart Car

German artist Sarah Illenberger has reinvented the Smart ForTwo car by camouflaging the green machine in a beautiful mosaic of recyclable Gmund cardboard boxes. Illenberger selected various shades of

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Amazingly Patient Artist Uses 100,000 Toothpicks to Create Incredible Sculpture of San Francisco

Amazingly Patient Artist Uses 100,000 Toothpicks to Create Incredible Sculpture of San Francisco

Scott Weaver's Rolling through the Bay from Learning Studio on Vimeo. So where did Weaver get all of his toothpicks? "I have used different brands of toothpicks depending on what I am building," he

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Los Tres Juanes Carve Incredibly Detailed Wood Panels in Spain

Los Tres Juanes Carve Incredibly Detailed Wood Panels in Spain

"The Three Johns" carve incredible wood ceilings that line a variety of buildings, including the Malaga's Picasso Museum. Known for restoring old works unique to Southern Spain, Los Tres Juanes also craft

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Diederik Schneemann’s Artpieces Made of Flip Flops Burst with Color and Energy

Diederik Schneemann’s Artpieces Made of Flip Flops Burst with Color and Energy

You might think that the life of your flip-flop is over once the strap snaps, but Rotterdam-based designer Diederik Schneemann knows better. He gathers flip-flops that have traveled far and wide before

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1,000 Pound “Fantastical” Floral Art Creation Made of 2,500 Feet of Colored Bamboo

1,000 Pound “Fantastical” Floral Art Creation Made of 2,500 Feet of Colored Bamboo

Natasha Lisitsa and her team at Waterlily Pond Floral and Event Design Studio recently unveiled Fantastical — a 1,000-pound floral creation that was suspended from a 35-foot ceiling at the

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Artist Damien Hirst Puts a Psychedelic Spin on an Ordinary Bike for ICA Fundraiser

Artist Damien Hirst Puts a Psychedelic Spin on an Ordinary Bike for ICA Fundraiser

Acclaimed British artist Damien Hirst recently put his own funky spin on the ordinary bike to raise money at this year's Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) fundraising gala. Made.com donated a handful

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Artist Brian Dettmer Carves Old Books into Intricate Narrative Sculptures

Artist Brian Dettmer Carves Old Books into Intricate Narrative Sculptures

Most of Dettmer’s focus is on books, favoring out of date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books and dictionaries. He begins carving away arbitrarily at the pages, letting the images reveal

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Motoi Yamamoto’s Mind-Bogglingly Intricate Mazes Drawn with Salt

Motoi Yamamoto’s Mind-Bogglingly Intricate Mazes Drawn with Salt

Yamamoto has constructed close to 30 of these mazes since he started working with salt in 2001. His began working with salt a decade ago after his sister passed away from brain cancer. In Japan, salt is a

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Artist Thomas McKean Recycles MetroCards into Sculptures & Mosaics

Artist Thomas McKean Recycles MetroCards into Sculptures & Mosaics

“Usually we swipe [MetroCards] in a hurry as we pass through the turnstile, hoping we haven’t missed the subway. Or dip them as we enter a bus, hoping there’s still enough money on them to pay for

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Giant Solar Peace Sign Sculpture Made from of 80 Metal Oil Barrels

Giant Solar Peace Sign Sculpture Made from of 80 Metal Oil Barrels

The peace sign stands 58 feet high and isn't just a pretty face. It's actually a sustainable resource that will be able to feed power (collected from its 80 solar panels) into the city's electrical grid.

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DJ Lights: 85 Colorful LED Globes Controlled by Body Movement

DJ Lights: 85 Colorful LED Globes Controlled by Body Movement

If we didn't have to worry about spewing carbon into the atmosphere we would probably be on a plane to Lima, Peru to see this intriguing LED installation called DJ Lights in person. The interactive art

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COP16: Art in the Climate Change Village in Cancun

COP16: Art in the Climate Change Village in Cancun

Most of the information, performances and talks in the village were available in Spanish only, primarily catering to local residents. However, the days were filled with mariachi music and lectures, and in

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Artists Use Oil From the Gulf Of Mexico to Screen Print Posters

Artists Use Oil From the Gulf Of Mexico to Screen Print Posters

Happiness Brussels is hoping to raise some cash to rehabilitate habitats destroyed by the Gulf Coast spill by selling art made from the area's number one offender -- oil from the disaster. The team is

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Molly Dilworth’s Daily Practice Prints Made from Salvaged Textiles

Molly Dilworth’s Daily Practice Prints Made from Salvaged Textiles

You may have seen artist Molly Dilworth's impactful rooftop paintings before, and now her more human-sized works are up for sale on ArtWeLove. Entitled "Daily Practice," the prints are done on paper made

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Artist Don Lucho Creates a Familiar World Out of Recycled Cardboard

Artist Don Lucho Creates a Familiar World Out of Recycled Cardboard

We’ve reported on cardboard high chairs, cardboard houses and cardboard coffins, but never have we seen cardboard applied on such an impressive and artful scale. Artist Don Lucho is taking this

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Artist Melts Czech President’s Head as Global Warming Commentary

Artist Melts Czech President’s Head as Global Warming Commentary

It appears that Czech president Vaclav Klaus is having a bit of a meltdown! Despite the government's objections, Marketa Jachimova – a sculpture student at Prague’s Academy of Arts, Architecture and

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Coachella’s Giant Origami Solar-Powered Crane Installation

Coachella’s Giant Origami Solar-Powered Crane Installation

You know what this year's Coachella music festival could really use- a giant origami crane at the entrance. Oh wait! They already have one, and it's lit up with LEDs and powered by a solar system. Built

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Heredity Pour Art featuring Work by Felicity Nove Opens in LA

Heredity Pour Art featuring Work by Felicity Nove Opens in LA

If you're in the greater Los Angeles area , we invite you to check out artist Felicity Nove's striking eco-art created by pouring paint on sustainably farmed wood panels. Her latest solo show, Heredity

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Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Planet

Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Planet

People have conducted studies of baboons, of the levels of sweetness in the oceans, and of the migratory patterns of swallows - studies including everything from minute traces of minerals to detailed

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Joshua Allen Harris’ Inflatable Plastic Bag Subway Art

Joshua Allen Harris’ Inflatable Plastic Bag Subway Art

Polar bears, polar bears. Those ubiquitous symbols of climate change. Cute and cuddly, ethereal and majestic, they're popping up everywhere - including atop subway grates on the streets of New York City.

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Recycling Sculpture by Tony Cragg

Recycling Sculpture by Tony Cragg

British-born sculptor Tony Cragg uses color families and a carefully curated collection of flotsam and jetsam in his large-scale installations. Born in Liverpool, Cragg has an amazing collection of pieces

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POWERSEED: Sustainable Solar Plant Art Installation

POWERSEED: Sustainable Solar Plant Art Installation

When the City of Pasadena wanted to bring some beauty to an electric power plant in a somewhat overlooked neighborhood, little did it realize that the design idea would grow into a completely sustainable

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