Urbanic Inspiration

The rise in cityscape art reflects the modern dream of city life
Implications - For centuries, art depicting landscapes offered comfort and inspiration to people, hinting at a yearning for tranquil life outside the city. The recent popularity of cityscape art, however, suggests that as more people move to urban cores, or dream of doing so, the city has become an idealistic destination.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 118,651 Total Clicks Feb 09 - Dec 09
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Gritty Cityscapes - Edward Burtynsky Captures Dark Landscapes
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Hot 12,893 Clicks Pub: Oct 4, 09
Gritty Cityscapes
Edward Burtynsky Captures Dark Landscapes
What if some of today’s most thought-provoking artistic photography depicted the darker side of the modern industrialized world? That question may be answered at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, where the… [More]
Cityscape Wall Decals - Removable Stickers Turn Your Walls into Urban Skylines
SCORE: 6.3
Hot 49,474 Clicks Pub: Jul 28, 09
Cityscape Wall Decals
Removable Stickers Turn Your Walls into Urban Skylines
Wall Decals are a wonderful credit-crunch way to redecorate your home without breaking your wallet while giving your decor a refreshing makeover. Artstickers has released a new set of wall decals that… [More]
Ancient Cityscapes - Russian Designers Ujean and Glazyrin Create Sweeping Masterpieces
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Warm 6,385 Clicks Pub: Oct 15, 09
Ancient Cityscapes
Russian Designers Ujean and Glazyrin Create Sweeping Masterpieces
Depictions of ancient cities always seem to hold our attention. There is an inherent fascination with how the lives of those before us were lived. The work by Ujean and Glazyrin plays to that fascination… [More]
Cityscape Laptop Decals - Customize Your Mac With These Fun Sticker Designs
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Warm 24,591 Clicks Pub: Dec 21, 09
Cityscape Laptop Decals
Customize Your Mac With These Fun Sticker Designs
There are many ways to customize your Mac laptop; you can change the key colors, your desktop background and your screensaver. Have you ever thought of decals though? While some may think of walls when… [More]
Cityscape Sneakers - Adidas ZX700 Gets Edgy With an Urban Flair for Your Feet
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Warm 9,818 Clicks Pub: May 20, 09
Cityscape Sneakers
Adidas ZX700 Gets Edgy With an Urban Flair for Your Feet
Adidas is on a winning streak when it comes to innovative design and the ZX700 proves that they aren’t easing back on thinking of creative concepts. The ZX700 is a unique running shoe that has silhouettes… [More]
Cityscapes Made of Toys - New York City Replica Made Entirely of LEGO Blocks
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Warm 15,490 Clicks Pub: Feb 4, 09
Cityscapes Made of Toys
New York City Replica Made Entirely of LEGO Blocks
This LEGO cityscape is possibly the greatest, cutest, most awesome thing you’ll see this week--assuming you’ve ever spent time in the fair city of New York. The New York Times opinion blog was graced with… [More]