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12.06.11 Marina Galperina

Here are some merry gents from the Czech Republic who observed a gigantic, mechanically rotating, three-sided billboard and saw a prime opportunity for an unauthorized DIY carousel. Watch ’em climb, hoist themselves down with some rope and spin.  […]

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11.23.11 Marina Galperina

Madrid’s art crew Luzinterruptus had staged this modest intervention Without Pollution, At Least for a While to celebrate the first of their city’s rainfall which helped to temporarily rinse out their industrially poisoned air. They would like to remind you that “Madrid blatantly violates European legislation on air quality” and those in power do not […]

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10.26.11 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL stopped by for a visit of TrustoCorp‘s solo exhibit “Life Cycle” at SoHo’s Opera Gallery to see the glorious stained glass Prophet Transformers, the functional Border Patrol arcade shooter, the Beaties cereal for coppers — “More Punch ‘Till Lunch!” — and more of the 50-works worth of awesome. Get a good look inside. […]

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10.19.11 Marina Galperina

If you’ve been enjoying Brooklyn collective TrustoCorp’s recent “Drive-Thru Liposuction” takeover in Brooklyn and “Lindsay Lohan Dead” magazine rack hacks all over Hollywood, Manhattan and Williamsburg, get riled up for their shortly upcoming exhibit at SoHo’s Opera Gallery. It’s play time! Check out some fresh works in the preview. […]

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10.12.11 Marina Galperina

POPagandist extraordinaire Ron English celebrates his English 101 show at Post No Bills in Venice/LA by slipping some Cap’n Corn Starch and Killfrog’s Sugar Smack among the more lucratively packaged cereal at a local Ralph’s grocery store in an intervention dubbed Short Shelf Life. […]

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10.04.11 Marina Galperina

De-light-ful Spanis interventionists Luzinterruptus have taken over Madrid’s public art. Why so serious? So guarded? So heavily under video surveillance, behind fences, huffy, unwelcoming? In a three hour installation Touch! Play! Nothing Happens!, the crew outfitted the city’s statues and sculptures with many, many glow-bulb-equipped nipples. Nipples all over! Nipples! Nipples! Nipples! For a moment there, the stone slabs and […]

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09.27.11 Marina Galperina

Here are some fresh street hacks by TrustoCorp in Brooklyn, wherein BP’s “KINDA SORRY,” “Everything is Not a Fine” and “Life Is Ice Cold.” Yeah, not quite as cheery as the last round. The centerpiece is a monochrome, multi-part gas station air pump takeover, complete with an old timey Drive-Thru Liposuction billboard and a 25 cent “Lipo Vac” machine: […]

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08.08.11 Marina Galperina

Madrid’s light-art street interventionists Luzinterruptus return with a Winged Tree decked out in glowing sanitary pads. This is a response to misleading advertising that pitches the feminine products as “ethereal, immaculate, delicate, odorless and beautiful” winged creatures instead of what they are — uncomfortable, synthetic wads you have to shove down your pants over your […]

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06.08.11 Marina Galperina

Five artists walked into Hercules Fancy Grocery in the West Village with a briefcase of cash and bought everything they had. Watch the artists empty out the inventory to the surprised glee of the charming old store owner. […]

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02.14.11 Marina Galperina

Renegade art group Voina has been nominated and shortlisted for the contemporary art State Prize Innovation for their June 2010 Work of Visual Art – the epic graffiti bombing of a major St Petersburg draw bridge with a “Giant Galactic Space Dick” that rose promptly at 2:00 am in front of the offices of Russia’s […]

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