Artists angry about BP's devastating spill in the Gulf of Mexico created an "oil slick" of their own Monday in front of the Tate Britain in London, protesting the museum's acceptance of sponsorship from the company.
"In the age-old image of the Ouroboros lies the thought of devouring oneself and turning oneself into a circulatory process, for it was clear to the more astute alchemists that the prima materia of the art was man himself. The Ouroboros is a dramatic
Banksy, the famous graffiti artist, is in an epic feud with the venerable graffiti artist King Robbo. And we are so chuffed because the Guardian newspaper quoted TreeHugger in its account of the ongoing saga.
Rendering of "T-Garden" by Luca Trazzi. Photo via Interni
Philippe Starck -- one of the participants in the FuoriSalone 2010 Interni Think Tank exhibition held at the same time as the Milan Furniture Fair, Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2010 -- is one
Cardboard is one of those underrated materials, often with a short and meaningless lifespan that ends when your package is delivered. Unless you are cardboard in the hands of io10design's cardboard fiends
So we are pretty keen on finding a solution to disposable design, or objects conceived to break here at TreeHugger, and one of our favorites is the shoddily-designed umbrella, which we gave its due way back in 2006 with our Umbrella
A sampling of work produced for the Ecoartspace benefit show. Clockwise from top left: Joseph Smolinski, "Oil and Water," 2010, courtesy Mixed Greens Gallery; Paul Miller (aka D.J. Spooky), "Manifesto for a People's Republic of Antarctica," 2009,
Hunter Lovins at Green Festival San Francisco; Photo via Jaymi Heimbuch
Green Festival hit San Francisco for the first springtime event. If you haven't hit one of these events yet, you're missing out. From DC to Chicago, from Seattle to San Francisco,
From a rhinoceros relative the size of four elephants to a kin of the shrew small enough to fit on the end of a pencil, the world of mammals -- both extinct and surviving to this day -- is full of extremes, and