Court case seeks to clarify that photographers don't need permission to publish pictures that incidentally capture public works of art

Mercedes has asked a court to verify that a commercial photo of one of its cars driving down a street in Detroit does not violate the copyright of the artists who painted a public mural visible in the background. Read the rest

Check out this massive fabric tree installed in the middle of a train station

Zurich's Main Station is currently home to an enormous public artwork: GaiaMotherTree, a huge knotted fabric tree with intimate space underneath where visitors can gather. Read the rest

Paul Walsh paints delightful creatures on utility boxes

Artist Paul Walsh brightens up the streets of Auckland, New Zealand by sprucing up old utility boxes with delightful creatures. Read the rest

Gigantic knitted sea urchins

Choi + Shine Architects created these beautiful knitted sea urchin sculptures for an outdoor installation in Singapore. Read the rest

Indonesian government turns impoverished neighborhood into art

Jodipan was a colorless slum until the local government decided to spend about $22,000 on a colorful makeover. Now the area is a tourist destination. Read the rest

Vibrant mesh ceiling art installations

SOFTlab creates handmade mesh sculptures that appear to melt and flow from ceilings, down stairwells, and from vaulted lobbies. Their most recent, Ventricle, evokes the human heart. Read the rest

Muralists use an entire hillside of homes as a canvas

As part of a state-funded anti-violence project, Germen Nuevo Muralismo Mexicano turned an entire neighborhood in Pachuca, Mexico into an artwork titled El Macro Mural Barrio de Palmitas. Read the rest