Metanoia: You Are Here, ArtPrize 2014: my friend and awesome Cincinnati artist Jenny Roesel Ustick is raising funds for an ambitious installation at Art Prize in Grand Rapids.

Spaceworks and Its Privatizing Space Grab of the Libraries: a convoluted exposé of some convoluted dealings in NYC, but traces of this situation can be found in other cities as well.

Chasing Neon: Documenting Our Historic Americana: a campaign to fund “a four month cross county expedition to artistically document vintage signs one photograph at a time.”

America’s Leading Design Cities: “New York and LA aren’t the only epicenters for graphic designers, architects, and fashion designers.” Nope, Cincinnati makes a decent showing.

Painting with the City’s Invasive Plants: fascinating artwork by Brooklyn-based Ellie Irons.

Brick Fetish: the entire history of LEGO for your virtual perusal.

Shot from the Gut: cool NYC street photography.

100 Acres: FLOW: Can You See the River? by Mary Miss

100 Acres: FLOW: Can You See the River? by Mary Miss

If you live in the Midwest and haven’t yet visited 100 Acres, the sculpture park at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, you’re completely missing out and should add it to your bucket list immediately. The park includes woodlands, wetlands, a meadow, lake, river, and canal, plus numerous installations throughout the grounds, and it’s all free.
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Private Label Products by VisuaLingual

private label products by VisuaLingual

For the past few years, we’ve designed promotional seed bombs and garden kits for a variety of clients, from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to Cambria Title and, more recently, we’ve started partnering with retailers to develop private label versions of our products.
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OTR’s Woodward Theater takes step forward: great news for this building and the area around it.

Here Are the 43,634 Properties in Detroit That Were on the Brink of Foreclosure This Year: a fascinating photo mosaic.

Why I Yelled at the Kara Walker Exhibit: on the Brooklyn riverfront, A Subtlety, now in its final days, is continuing to push buttons.

Stop Telling Women to Smile: a fantastic public art series by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh that addresses gender-based street harassment. See also, “Smile, girl, it ain’t that bad.”

Florida Makes Off-Grid Living Illegal – Mandates All Homes Must Be Connected to an Electricity Grid: crazy news.

Shot from the Gut: photos from the streets of New York.

An Abandoned Mall in Bangkok Has Been Overtaken by Fish: exactly what the headline says.