When it opened back in the 1970s, the Randall Park Mall in Ohio was then the largest mall in the world, employing more than 5,000 employees and attracting thousands of eager shoppers to its doors. Today, it is a dilapidated, abandoned structure set to be demolished later this year.
New York-based artist Mark Reigelman recently constructed a temporary roost, The Reading Nest, out of 10,000 reclaimed palette boards and staged it as a site-specific installation on the streets of Cleveland, Ohio. The open-top structure is built for humans, so it comes with an open door as well. You can even climb along the stacked […]
This photo is real. Do you remember how in the story of the Three Little Pigs, one of the foolish pigs builds a house of straw. And of course, it comes tumbling down when the Big Bad Wolf comes calling. But Dave Longaberger decided he could build one better than the fictional character. Longaberger, Founder […]
Artist Melissa Vogley Woods utilizes abandoned houses as her subject and materials, carving and building upon donated abandoned houses in the inner-city of Columbus, Ohio. Vogley-Woods also facilitates other artists to do the same through the Rooms to Let Temporary Art Space projects.
Oh boy, this is so bizarre it could only be true. Apparently a Dayton, Ohio, tattoo artist has been slapped with a $100,000 lawsuit by his ex-girlfriend for tattooing an image of, erm, excrement with flies on her back rather than the scene from Narnia that she had requested. The reason? He’d recently found out […]
The work of emerging Ohio artist Mehgan Trice is subtle yet beautifully realised. Having ‘progressed from markers and watercolors to acrylics and oil, she has recently been taking art classes through the Academy of Arts University in San Francisco. Aside from her fine art, Trice is also at work on a short-stop motion animation film’.