Archive for the 'image' Category

Long time no blog

September 6, 2008

Long time no blog, because of this.

Amazingly, I still remember the login, so here we go again.

[above image: original advertisement from the Metropolis Chronicle, reproduced from a scan of microfilm, originally published in Metropolis, Nevada, USA, July 15, 1912. John B. Crapo was an assistant to the director of the Metropolis promotional campaign.]

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Brooklyn melons

June 28, 2008

I was in Brooklyn recently doing some preliminary work on a commission for the Brooklyn Historical Society. Here are some fruits of wanderings deep in the borough, including a real and counterfeit $10 bill, and (the last image) the dilapidated-but-charmtastic Avenue Q subway stop.

[pix by imagineering]

Welkom in de trein

April 28, 2008

The Netherlands is known for its rich art and design culture, and it should come as no surprise that trains are considered decorative spaces. A sampling of train art from journeys in Holland.

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Murakami vader pounds a brew

April 23, 2008

Remix of poster ads for Star Wars, Murakami and beer. Love it when user generated crosses over into physical, public space. From the NYC subway.

Pictures and title from Andiamnotlying.

Neighbors coordinate exhibition of snoopy/smurfs

April 17, 2008

And next door..

From Almere, Netherlands

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Electric public space

April 13, 2008

Almere, Netherlands.

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The decorated can

April 11, 2008

Three different representational strategies, from a common Dutch practice. Images from Almere, The Netherlands.

[pix by imagineering]

What kind of attention?

April 2, 2008

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Bike-rack-as-sculpture and The Ugliest Staircase Ever.

[pix by imagineering]

Charm & excitement!

March 24, 2008

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[top: pix by mike and bottom: screengrab from mini-mansions.com ]

Strip mall shopping..

March 17, 2008

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From the “Stupid Prices Grocery Outlet” in Sacramento, CA.

[thanks to mike for the pix]

No city

March 15, 2008

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Above: the sign that indicates that you’re leaving the city.

Below: the sign that indicates things you shouldn’t be doing, and, apparently, a situation in which your head could possibly fall off.

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[pix by imagineering]

Space invaders

March 10, 2008

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Not sure when these arrived in London, but they’re larger scale than I’ve seen before. More info on the space invaders here.

[pix by imagineering]

Loompanics unlimited

February 13, 2008

A refreshing selection of 140 DIY books and pamphlets from the (sadly now defunct) Loompanics Unlimited publishers, Washington, USA. The books were exhibited as part of a work by Bik Van der Pol, at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. I picked up a couple of them suspecting they were a joke, but, amazingly, they were exactly what the covers promise. The artist included a copy machine with the work, so folks were free to reproduce excerpts. Enjoy.

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[pix by imagineering]

Discover

January 27, 2008

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For $9.99 you can “Discover… your Personality, your Style, your Color” on the Ace Color Visualizer CD.

Color Visualizer CD…

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[pix by imagineering]

Costumes for buildings and people

January 27, 2008

Preparations for the carnival next week intensify.

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[pix by imagineering]