Sunday, June 2, 2013
Big public art displays put a smile on my face
Growing up I was enchanted by the work of Christo, who would drape buildings and landscapes in colorful cloth for a limited time.
I’m originally from Chicago, which has a tradition of large outdoor art displays, such as the Picasso in Daley Plaza and Cloud Gate and the Crown Fountain in Millennium Park.
What follows are some examples of big whimsical public art displays.
See Hofman’s website as well as news coverage by Huffington Post, Laughing Squid and Yahoo.
Daniel E. Johnson.)
Check out Perschke’s website and news coverage by Huffington Post and Damn Cool Pictures.
Red, Yellow and Blue
See articles by My Modern Met and Laughing Squid.
See articles by Kuriositas and Wikipedia. (Photo by Joccoaa Phillips.)
Check out the website Street Art Utopia for photos and descriptions of many notable works, including the work above by Nuxuno Xän in Fort De France, Martinique.
And then there’s the niche of 3D chalk art street painting, including the amazing work of Tracy Lee Stum. (See article by Laughing Squid.)