billboards

Art

This Monumental Art Project Is Putting Billboards in 52 Cities Across America

Today, Hank Willis Thomas and For Freedoms are launching the largest public art campaign in American history.
Beckett Mufson
6.4.18
Art

Times Square’s Electronic Billboards Will Become Karaoke Screens This Month

For the latest Midnight Moment, Philadelphia artist Alex Da Corte turns a karaoke performance of the song “Blue Moon” into surreal video art.
DJ Pangburn
2.8.17
Art

A Drive-Thru Art Show Appears on Billboards in LA

Arts organization The Billboard Creative has teamed up with over 40 artists, including Paul McCarthy and Alex Prager, to make art history through advertising.
Sami Emory
12.23.16
Art

In the 80s, Outlaw Artists Were Hacking Billboards Before Photoshop

Whether you call them pranksters, activists, or vigilantes, Truth in Advertising took a creative stand against corporate influence—and won.
Beckett Mufson
11.22.16
Design

Reinventing Analog Signs Of The Past Through Pixel Technology

Part-digital, part-analog, Pixel Track brings The Internet Of Things into public signs.
Zach Sokol
9.5.16
VICE Guided Tours

The Thing Is Arizona's Most Mysterious Attraction

The Thing is advertised on billboards stretching hundreds of miles, from Arizona to Texas, but it's impossible to understand The Thing until you're staring right at it.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.25.16
soda

San Francisco Is Putting Warning Labels on Soda Ads, Opposition Be Damned

The labels—opposed by industry groups—will appear on ads on billboards, bus stops, stadiums, and posters and will warn consumers about how eating sugar contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay.
Hilary Pollack
5.18.16
News

A Hacker Put Marco Rubio Porn Memes on Two Billboards in Alabama

The infamous hacker Andrew Auernheimer found a bunch of easy-to-hack billboards.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.13.16
News

A Flawed Android App for Billboards Made Real-Life Ad-Blocking Possible

A security researcher found a way to turn off the lighting of internet-connected billboards exploiting vulnerabilities in an Android app.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.1.15
san francisco

I Cannot Stop Laughing at These Tone-Deaf Airbnb Ads

The company is pulling down its campaign against Proposition F in San Francisco.
Sarah Jeong
10.22.15
future

Think Driverless Cars Will be Modern-Looking and Reduce Traffic? Think Again.

Get ready for a slow-moving traffic jam of self-driving ads.
Zoltan Istvan
10.16.15
Art

A London Billboard Is Displaying Poetry Generated by the People

Google and Central Saint Martins' 'Poetrics' is an interactive LED wall that works like a spoken version of 'Exquisite Corpse.'
Kevin Holmes
8.27.15
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