X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Abandoned Gas Station in Ireland Gets Turned into Street Art Installation

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

These days street art has become more popular, and has many more fans than it used to. You can thank Banksy and some other artists for that. And now that it is more accepted, it seems like the installations just keep getting bigger and bigger. Take this gas station for instance.

maser_gas_station_1zoom in

This incredibly colorful piece of art is in Limerick City, Ireland. Street artist Maser took an abandoned gas station and turned it into a loud and very eye catching public art installation. Even the cars are candy striped.This piece is entitled “No.27- A Nod To Ed Ruscha”. Edward Joseph Ruscha is an American artist associated with the Pop art movement, who is well known for his book Twentysix Gas Stations, so the gas station locale makes sense.

maser_gas_station_2zoom in

I’ll let the artist explain more about his motivations.:

I converted a derelict petrol station in Limerick city into an interactive installation, as part of a transformative urban art project. My work often boldly juxtaposes old and new, past and present in the architectural elements, the visual grammar and choice of pallet. I hope to create work that surprises people and questions their relationship with the familiar and the norm and also how dissociated we are from the space around us.

I bet this piece is already quite the tourist attraction.

maser_gas_station_3zoom in

maser_gas_station_4zoom in

[via Street Art News via Neatorama]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Recent Posts

Civilization VI Cities are Something Completely Different

Civilization VI Cities are Something Completely Different

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drives Wrap Around Your iPhone

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drives Wrap Around Your iPhone

PizzaDome Makes Roughing it Less Rough

PizzaDome Makes Roughing it Less Rough

SpotMini Is a Robot Dog That Does Chores for You

SpotMini Is a Robot Dog That Does Chores for You

Andbot Is a Humanoid Robot Butler

Andbot Is a Humanoid Robot Butler

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo