Feeling grateful for Royal de Luxe

With all the hardship, pain, and enraging absurdity in the news of late (or should that read 'always'?), sometimes what you need most is to be reminded that there are people on this planet making great big, intensely moving, awe-inspiring, wondrous things for the sheer joy of it. The Atlantic just shared a heartening series …

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Fossil and Inner Strength: Pejac Beautifies Brooklyn and Manhattan

Do you remember the first time you saw something painted, drawn, or pasted onto an outside wall, or perhaps a utility pole or street sign, and recognized that you were seeing street art? I'm trying to do that right now and I'm struggling. I feel as though I've simply always been aware of it, starting …

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Skurk: Beware the Urban Anglerfish…

“Beware the urban Anglerfish, my son!       The jaws that bite, the fangs that catch! Beware the Jubjub squid, and shun       The frumious Bandersnatch!” This gargantuan deep-sea fish looks unsettlingly at home out of the water and waiting for prey on an urban stairwell. The hungry deep-sea beastie was created by Norway-based artist Skurk, who incorporated the …

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