This Street Art Was Actually Asked for by the City Government!

By Richard K. Noots Paul Walsh of New Zealand had enough of the bland utility boxes that littered his community in Aukland. After having one of his paints ruined by the government, popular outcry convinced the leaders of Aukland to not only allow Walsh to continue, but practically commissioned him to keep working. Isn’t that crazy? Now this…

One Poem Managed to Bring This Family Back Together

By Richard K. Noots A simple poem, written when a son was born had been locked away in the child’s storage for decades. One day, the son found it when he was living far away from the mountains his family raised him in. Once he read it again, something in him changed. He called his dad up, and returned…

Are You Ready to Meet the Two-Face of the Art World?

By Richard K. Noots Ukrainian artist Pavel Vetrov is creating something new. Ever notice how boring hotel rooms are? I mean, sure, they’re nice and cozy … But They’re always lacking a little something. Pavel has decided that something is asymmetry. Going for a half modern-chic and half chaotic poor man’s city, he has created this prototype model. So, be sure to tell…

This Commercial Will Really Hit Your Soft Spot!

By Richard K. Noots Food City, whether you have one or not, is making an interesting wave with it’s new advertisement. Meant to honor our heroes who have served our military, it takes a new spin on what it means to make a commercial. Sure, it’s still an advertisement, but at least it isn’t giving…

Want To See Art That Puts Waldo to Shame? Check Out This Guy!

By Richard K. Noots Guillaume Cornet has traveled all over the world. He also happens to have a passion for drawing cities. Of course, he puts a bit of a spin on his artwork. Each drawing takes over 150 hours to complete and contains so much detail you’ll want to use your zoom feature. I…

He Looks Like an Ordinary Kid, but He’s Also a Hero

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1AdSWsWpH4 By Richard K. Noots I don’t know about you, but I certainly never did anything noteworthy when I was seventeen. Aside from money and women, I don’t think I paid attention to much else. Joe Chambers however, is a different story. Already a volunteer firefighter at age 17, he was doing what a other…