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Are Highway Billboards Becoming the New Home of High Art? Advocacy groups turn interstates into galleries

Advertisers may dominate the lion's share of America's billboards, but roadside signs seem to be an increasingly popular medium for artists as well. A number of billboard installations have been popping…

August 19, 2014, 10:06 AM EDT

Striking Portraits of People Lying in Their Own Trash Show How We Get in Bed With Brands '7 Days of Garbage' is art with a message

Photographer Gregg Segal is fascinated by the trash we make.  In his artist statement about this ongoing project, he explains, "'Seven Days of Garbage' is a series of portraits of friends,…

July 14, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

These Trippy 3-D Paintings Will Baffle Your Brain and Spark Your Creativity Is 'reverspective' the next frontier for outdoor ads?

Here's an idea that could make outdoor advertising not only more attention-grabbing but also more shareable. Given how many awards show judges were mesmerized by Honda's mind-bending "Illusions" ad from mcgarrybowen…

July 3, 2014, 11:12 AM EDT

Artist Achieves His Dream of Turning a City Street Into a Waterslide 96,000 people apply to ride

We've written before about artist Luke Jerram's ambitious plan to turn a Bristol street into a giant waterslide, but now he's gone ahead and done it. Jerram's waterslide ended up being…

May 6, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT

Which Music Artists Transcend the Gender and Age Divides Who ranks high no matter the demo

Generationally speaking, there's often a vast divide in musical taste—as most parents of teenagers can attest. When it comes down to men versus women, some names easily top both Top…

April 8, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT

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