Exploring Taipei’s artistic manhole covers

Taipei has some very cool manhole covers on the streets and sidewalks. They’re subtle, but once you start noticing them, there are some really artistic designs. They’re not as widespread or as colourful as Japan’s famous manhole cover artwork, but if you look closely you’ll find some interesting examples. The Taipei 101 manhole cover The … More Exploring Taipei’s artistic manhole covers

Taronga Wild Rhinos – the painted rhinos in Sydney

Colourful rhino sculptures started appearing all around Sydney one day. There were Opera house rhinos, Circular Quay rhinos, Botanic Garden rhinos. Some were brightly coloured and dazzling geometric designs, others were painted as robots, some were covered in gold, and others were calming beach landscapes. It was an art exhibition that opened up on 2nd … More Taronga Wild Rhinos – the painted rhinos in Sydney

Discovering the hidden art of Paris – Les Enfants du Monde

In Bercy Park, Paris, there is a group of 21 metal sculptures. These human figures each have a nationality, and are formed out of the manhole covers sourced from their country. They even have their own names (and personalities!). French sculptor Rachid Khimoune’s masterpieces are not easy to find, and you need to be searching … More Discovering the hidden art of Paris – Les Enfants du Monde