14.04.14 by Jeff

Classic Album Covers in Google Street View

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Last week I posted the fantastic “Dark Side of the Covers” project, where an artist imagined the flip side to iconic album covers. I just came across this equally cool blog post by Reddit user Shystone (Halley Docherty), who is now a “Google Street View specialist” at The Guardian.

Docherty has taken classic album covers and placed them into their precise locations using Google Streetview. Above is Beastie Boys “Paul’s Boutique” album cover in New York’s Lower East Side on the corner of Ludlow and Rivington.

See lots more below.

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30.01.13 by Jeff

Tumblr of the Week: Google Street Scene

Tumblr of the Week: Google Street Scene
If you recognize this image as a scene from The Blue Brothers then Google Street Scene just might be your new favourite Tumblr. Tre Baker doctors film stills to look like they’re pulled from Google Street View!

I love the details he includes, the glitches, face blurring, even the shadow of the Google Street View vehicle. I’ve included a few more stills below, see if you recognize the films!

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16.04.12 by Jeff

Google Street view matchbooks by artist Krista Charles

Google Street view match books by artist Krista Charles

Google Street view match books by artist Krista Charles
Graphite drawings on matchbooks based on various Google Street View photographs, by artist Krista Charles.

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