Karl Lagerfeld’s Upside Down Christmas Tree for Claridge’s

At the center of London’s Mayfair, Claridge’s Hotel is an art deco jewel that embodies grand English style and timeless glamour. For more than a century, the establishment has preserved its unique heritage, while staying current in design and comfort. Their annual unveiling of their Christmas Tree has also become a tradition and this year, it’s an upside down tree by living fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld. Read more

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Mike Murphy’s Mind-Blowing Perceptual Art

Mike Murphy’s Mind-Blowing Perceptual Art consists of three dimensional installations that appear one way when viewed from a certain angle and then convey a different image or message when viewed from another. Read more

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The Apex Predator Collection : Luxury Goods Made With Human Hair & Teeth

Barrett Barrera Projects, a St. Louis-based consulting company specializing in the arts, is returning to Miami Art Week to present Darwinian Voodoo’s Apex Predator Collection by Mariana Fantich and Dominic Young of Fantich & Young as one of the art installations the company will unveil during Art Basel this coming December. Read more

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Villa Walala: If Ettore Sottsass Made A Bouncy House!

Artist Camille Walala has created Villa Walala, an inflatable playful installation for this year’s London Design Festival’s Landmark Project which resembles a piece of Memphis-style sculpture. Read more

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Tom and James Franco Turn Giant Sewer Pipes Into Art Pillars (UPDATED with new pics)

For the past year, Bay Area artist Tom Franco, founder of the Bay Area’s of Firehouse Art Collective, has been collaborating with his brother, actor James Franco, on a series of enormous ceramic sculptures at Mission Clay Products. The Phoenix-based factory, who produces large vitrified clay pipes used mainly for sewage, has an Arts and Industry program where they provide materials and working space in their factory to artists. Read more

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Liz Glynn’s Open Air Ballroom In Central Park

Thanks to my friend George Sweet (no relation except for our mutual interest in the beautiful and unusual), I was made aware of this public art fund installation presently on view at the corner of 60th Street and 5th Avenue in New York’s Doris C. Freedman Plaza. “Open House” by Liz Glynn is a collection of concrete cast Louis XIV furniture that was designed to highlight class distinctions. Read more

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Outrageous. Enormous. And Comes Art-Filled + $30MM of Collectible Cars. [70+ Photos]

Although the largest and most expensive home in the U.S. ($500,000,000) has yet to be constructed, the most expensive existing home in America has been and it’s for sale with an asking price of $250,000,000. The 38,000 square foot (3,530 sq m) home is outrageous and INCLUDES over $30 million worth of collectible automobiles, tons of contemporary art, a defunct Air Wolf Bell 22A helicopter used in the tv series Airwolf and a 7-person full time staff. Read more

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Gibbs Farm: An Amazing Contemporary Art Park in New Zealand

Alan Gibbs created one of the world’s largest contemporary art parks in New Zealand, where impressive and enormous sculptures by some of the world’s greatest artists such as Richard Serra, Maya Lin, Anish Kapoor and Sol Lewitt majestically occupy the landscape. Read more

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Anti-Trump Light Projection by Robin Bell

I first became aware of this project when I spotted a still that read “Experts Agree: Trump Is A Pig.” and I shamelessly adopted it as my Facebook cover page. When other similar images, uncredited, began appearing on social media, it didn’t take long for me to discover the artist behind them. Read more

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Pink Floyd Gives OK To Anti-Trump Flying Pigs Installation

Roger Waters of Pink Floyd has given his approval to architecture and design firm New World Design (NWD). to go ahead with their art installation of flying pigs which will block the view of the gold lettered TRUMP sign on Chicago’s Trump Tower. Read more

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