A dollop of the week’s art + design news!
- 5Pointz, an iconic wall of graffiti in New York and this week’s #2. [via]
An unknown artist is wandering the streets of Cologne, Germany and covering fast food advertisements with easy homemade recipes, for a low-cal solution to Burger King.
The LA Times put artist Regina Vorgang’s rugs and tapestries on their Christmas wish list, and we have, too.
An English city has installed their own star in the city square.
An iconic wall of graffiti in New York City has been whitewashed. The owner is converting the building into a luxury apartment high-rise and says he chose to paint over the work so artists wouldn’t have to see their work demolished.
Rapper Kanye West visited Harvard’s Graduate School of Design and gave a talk to architects. It was controversial and enlightening and many other things–but definitely not boring.