urban

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Our Cities are Designed for Loneliness

Our built environment is not working in our favor. Urban planners want to change that.
Ankita Rao
12.11.18
Art

Long-Exposure Photos Capture Light Art with Drones in New Mexico | #50StatesofArt

Lee Montgomery paints the night sky using LED-enhanced, remote controlled aircraft.
Anna Marks
2.1.17
Art

Star Wars Enters Real Life in This Photo Series

A galaxy far, far away peeks through Earthling skyscrapers and alleyways in Thomas Dagg's photo series, 'Star Wars.'
Beckett Mufson
12.24.16
Art

Futuristic Landscapes Get a Retro Look, Thanks to Pixel Art

Russian artist Waneella takes you to the new megalopolis.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
12.12.16
Art

Breathtaking Aerial Photographs Capture London’s Kaleidoscopic Landscape

These aerial photographs reveal the English capital's kooky architectural past.
Anna Marks
12.2.16
Music

It’s Time To Stop Making Excuses For Racism In New Zealand Music

How one artist, pigeonholed as an "urban" artist, issued a wake-up call at the NZ Music Awards.
Hussein Moses
11.20.16
Art

See New York and LA Through the Eyes of Lloyd Ziff | Liberal Arts

The photographer and friend to Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith publishes a black-and-white photo retrospective.
Nathaniel Ainley
9.27.16
Film

Poetic Short Film 'Gravity's Law' Is a Surreal Take on Falling Down

Rainer Maria Rilke's poem, "Gravity's Law," inspired filmmaker Matt McDermott to take a closer look at what modern life is missing.
Francesca Capossela
8.1.16
Art

Hand-Drawn Cartoons Take Over City Streets

South Korean artist Jung Kee Son holds his cartoon illustrations in front of photographs taken of different urban settings.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.25.16
Art

How to Create Beautifully Detailed Maps Using Twitter Data

With over 6 billion tweets, you, too, can be a digital cartographer.
Sophia Callahan
5.29.16
Art

NYC Manholes Just Got Way Cozier

Artist Mark Reigelman moves his sculpture when cops drive by.
Beckett Mufson
4.28.16
Film

This Trippy Short Bends Time and Space in Tokyo

Tokyo commuters get bent into glitch art in experimental short ‘The Others,’ from Hiroshi Kondo.
Annie Armstrong
4.19.16
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