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For many Firefox users, ad blockers like Adblock Plus have long purged websites of blinking banners and other annoying advertisements. Now Add-Art provides a nice way to fill all the blank spaces with art images. It basically turns the advertising space into a platform for curated art shows featuring contemporary artists.

Though it does mean more cluttered sites, the idea of the browser as a distributed art venue is interesting. As is the idea of modern artists creating their work in skyscraper and rectangle format, to be shown on random websites.

The Add-Art shows are updated biweekly.


ads from the second floor

Check out these 7 commercials by Roy Andersson , director of the absurd masterpiece ' Songs from the Second Floor '. The same slow, tableaux-like scenes (one shot, wide angle) and deadpan humor, with only a payoff and brand name added … Read the full post »

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