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How to Make Paris Even More Beautiful? Replace the Ads With Classical Paintings French artist's rogue project

Classical paintings replace advertisements on Paris billboards in "OMG, Who Stole My Ads?"—a series of provocative photographs by French artist Etienne Lavie. The project recalls last summer's "Art Everywhere" program in…

February 10, 2014, 12:52 PM EST

Incredible Tweet-Inspired Illustrated Billboard Gets 60-Second Spot to Match Scribe project keeps on giving

Mexican stationery company Scribe won a Bronze Lion in Cannes for its "Scribe Billboard" campaign, in which artist Cecilia Beaven lived inside a blank billboard like a shoemaker's elf for…

August 23, 2013, 1:40 PM EDT

Art Replaces Ads on 22,000 Billboards and Other Out-of-Home Sites in the U.K. 'A very very big art show'

There's art everywhere! It's loose in the streets! The onslaught of art will kill us all! possibly enhance our dreary, workaday lives! The Art Everywhere project in England fuses art and…

August 23, 2013, 11:55 AM EDT

Useless Plastic Box Going for $99.99 at Best Buy, Thanks to Rascally Artist Fake product reaches store shelves

A street artist named Plastic Jesus (picking an artsy pseudonym in 2013 is like picking an AOL screen name in 1997) stuck it to the man by leaving a fake…

August 19, 2013, 10:05 AM EDT

Pizza Hut Sketches Art Masterpieces on Pizza Boxes Live on YouTube Well, not all the results are cheesy

Weird, but also pretty neat: On Tuesday, Pizza Hut Canada streamed live YouTube video of an illustrator sketching commenter-suggested images on pizza boxes. It's a bit reminiscent of that artist…

April 3, 2013, 2:06 PM EDT

Webcomic Xkcd Draws a 46-Foot-Wide Interactive Masterpiece 'Click and Drag' will devour your day and blow your mind

Sometimes, something comes along that’s so brilliant and creative, you don’t even feel guilty letting it suck away an hour (or more) of your workday. Today, that prize goes to…

September 19, 2012, 12:26 PM EDT

Leo Burnett Gives Old Recycled Fridges a Second Life Art pieces for Illinois power company

Here's a fun, pointed twist on refrigerator art. To promote Illinois power company ComEd's recycling program—which gives you cash for your old energy-guzzling icebox, and picks it up as well—Leo…

July 16, 2012, 3:30 PM EDT

Kraft to Kids: Stop Wasting Those Noodles on Macaroni Art! 'Dinner, Not Art' is charitable alternative

Every day, thousands of boxes of Kraft Macaroni & Cheeese are wasted in the name of children's pointless macaroni art. No longer! "Dinner, Not Art," a new tongue-in-cheek campaign from…

July 11, 2012, 10:18 AM EDT

Swedish Hotel Now Accepting Artwork as Payment for Rooms Even 'meaningless squiggles' will get you a booking

In a promotion that seems itself to a form of art, a hotel in Stockholm, Sweden, has announced that it will now accept art as payment for staying in its…

June 7, 2012, 12:25 PM EDT

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