… I saw the above giant carrot on the wooster collective today, and if it were possible to marry a work of art and buy a starter home with it and spend hours together on our porch sipping ice coffee and watching the rain, I would do it with this carrot-tree (found in antwerp belgium).
For the next minute, quit all your worryin’ and imagine napping on the belly of a plush, pink rabbit-mountain in the alps, overwhelmed by both its familiarity and its majesty. Thanks to the Gelitin art collective, you can TYPMIH:
Yes, I know, I want nose-stacks on my wall too. The above mural, by italy’s Blu, is part of the 2nd annual FAME festival in grottaglie, italy. (called “FAME” to play on the different meanings of the word in english and italian, more here.)
After checking out all the artwork in progress on their site, I plan to immediately start accepting donations for the “Send Meredith All the Way to Italy” (or SMAWI) fund to witness this citywide-embeautification first-hand. I’m particularly swoony over the following:
(above: italian artist erica il cane’s funeral for a chicken he painted in last year’s festival that was removed by the city. more here.)