The Migration of Tradition by Tina Westerkamp and a group of ArtWorks apprentices is located on the side of the Rookwood Pottery headquarters at 1920 Race St. in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati.
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.
Brick Fetish: the entire history of LEGO for your virtual perusal.
Shot from the Gut: cool NYC street photography.
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.
Today’s ghost sign is courtesy of blog reader James, who spotted Seigman & Wherley’s Gents Furnishings Clothing Shoes on the York County Rail-to-Trail in the town of Glen Rock, PA.
Here Are the 43,634 Properties in Detroit That Were on the Brink of Foreclosure This Year: a fascinating photo mosaic.
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.”
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.