For many kids (and now adults), Street Fighter is one of the most iconic arcade games of all time. Last weekend, San Francisco lifestyle boutique Bait paid tribute to the game by throwing a Street Fighter event featuring an art exhibition, mini tournament which was streamed live with onsite commentary, and a personal appearance by series producer Ono-san.
According to… Continue
Added by Eugene on February 24, 2013 at 9:30am —
Rather than simply complain about the pet peeves he was noticing on the streets of Manhattan, graphic designer Jay Shells decided to take a proactive (and somewhat humorous) approach by creating some new streets signs under the guise of the "Metropolitan Etiquette Authority." The social issues addressed are directly related to people walking while distracted by their cell phones,… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 7, 2012 at 9:30am —
The reason that LEGOs are such awesome toys for kids is because they are not only fun, they inspire kids to build whatever their hearts desire by using their problem solving skills and ingenuity.
To celebrate their 50th anniversary of being introduced into Japan, LEGO sponsored a cross-country workshop where over 5000 people in 6 different regions collaborated to create a gigantic map of their… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 12, 2012 at 12:00pm —
Mixed media street artist Amose creates incredibly unique characters massive in size and magnificent in style. The 32-year-old artist from Lille, France incorporates interesting, geometric shapes and long lines to make these unique murals. Recently, he created the piece, above, for the Infart Festival
, an urban art… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 19, 2011 at 4:00pm —
Wish you could have attended the Royal Wedding? Thanks to the incredible 3D pavement art by British street artist Joe Hill, you can feel as though you were right there! The bird's eye view of Kate Middleton and Prince William's nuptials can actually be seen on a Sydney pavement. Created to encourage more Australians to visit the UK, this illusion art was made as part of the Visit Britain… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 6, 2011 at 11:00am —
French street artist Iemza
creates the most captivating, soul-searching, alien-looking street art in the world. I'd love to see the reaction of a random person passing by who sees Iemza's work for the very first time. I imagine they would be amazed yet freaked out at the exact same time. These photos were, once… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 1, 2011 at 12:00pm —
Although he was only born in 1975, British artist Antony Micallef is like an old man who doesn't thinks much about our youth. He created four nickel-plated bronze 13 ft sculptures and displayed them in front of the Royal Academy of Arts in London.
In the series titled The Idol Kids of Today
, one boy is seen frozen with a video game controller in hand, while another one is thoroughly content with a happy meal in his lap. Perhaps the most startling is the one… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 17, 2011 at 5:00pm —
If I gave up my arms could you teach me how to be happy?
As of late, German collaborative duo Herakut has been on a tear! After putting up a couple of terrific murals in Los… Continue
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One of the most exciting aspects of street art is that it can be found anywhere in the world. Freddy Sam aka Ricky-Lee Gordon is a street artist based out of Cape Town, South Africa. He is the founder of the Write on Africa
initiative, which aims to create artwork in Africa for inspiration, social change, and urban… Continue
Added by Eugene on April 12, 2011 at 3:30pm —
London-based artist Slinkachu continues to come out with more fun and clever miniature dioramas. Over the past couple weeks, Alice
and I recently
featured some of his latest works. In addition… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 9, 2011 at 3:30pm —
Born in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, artist Solongo Mellecker developed a very unique style. Integrating Mongolian and Tibetan traditional art with Western pop culture, she creates fantastical settings, inspired by folk tales and imagination.
"As a little girl, I loved to draw and paint whenever I got the chance," she says. "Born in Mongolia, I was lucky to grow up in between beautiful… Continue
Added by Eugene on February 12, 2011 at 11:00am —
Art is created in many different forms. Tyson McAdoo loves creating dyptech
art on skateboard decks. In White Lies
, McAdoo portrays a sexy, punk rock vixen on three skate decks, side-by-side. The medium he uses really accentuates the urban vibe of the piece. It's a "ménage à trois," says McAdoo. "3 is the magic… Continue
Added by Eugene on January 10, 2011 at 10:00am —
If the wind had a face, what would it look like? Vladislav Novikov-Barkovsky created these visually captivating sculptures using a polyester resin/acrylic blend. The Russian artist has managed to give shape and form to something that is invisible. "Wind Dance" is both beautiful and mysterious, much like the… Continue
Added by Eugene on January 6, 2011 at 11:00am —
French street artist OakoAk sees the world through a very creative set of eyes. Inspired by pop culture icons and current social issues, he creates fantastically fun works in the unlikeliest of places...…
Added by Eugene on December 10, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Don't stare too long at Jen Stark's
3D paper sculptures or your brain will start to melt. The mixed-media artist traps us like a deer in headlights with these insanely detailed works, which consist mostly of colored construction paper on wood backing. The paper is the same kind that we all… Continue
Added by Eugene on December 3, 2010 at 11:30am —
Fine art and body painting are two genres that typically aren't associated with each other. As you can see in their "Museum Anatomy" series, Chadwick Gray and Laura Spector were never the type to follow the status kuo.
After receiving permission from museums around the world, the artists look for an elaborate painting that will cover Chadwick's body.… Continue
Added by Eugene on November 4, 2010 at 3:30pm —
I think it's safe to say that nobody has more fun with tape than New York-based artist Aakash Nihalani. Using our lack of depth perception to his advantage, the care-free artist tricks our eyes with his colorful, playful works.
"We all need the opportunity to see the city more playfully, as a world dominated by the interplay of very basic color and shape,"… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 26, 2010 at 4:30pm —
Paris-based Philippe Baudelocque takes chalk art to a whole new level. Drawing on a black background, his incredibly intricate animals look like constellations on a dark night. Each drawing is composed of cells, and each cell has its own pattern. With beautiful layers, these three-dimensional animals look like they're ready to jump off the city walls.…
Added by Eugene on October 25, 2010 at 7:00pm —
I wonder how many people have hurt themselves by walking into Eric Alan Grohe's painted walls. The large public mural projects are painted on site and typically take several months, giving the local community a unique opportunity to witness the day-to-day creation of a work of art.
Grohe was born in New York City in 1944. He moved to the West Coast when… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 25, 2010 at 2:00pm —