Banksy strikes again with a secret pop-up art sale by Central Park for his month-long New York residency, Better Out Than In. Set up like any other stall selling merchandise on the streets lining the iconic park, an elderly man sat on October 13th, waiting for customers to pick up "100% authentic original signed Banksy canvases" for $60 a piece (the real market value per piece…
French street artist Hopare recently spent a weekend completing an eye-catching wall mural for the Cergy Soit Street Art Festival that features a spectacular medley of colors. Located in Cergy, a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, the vibrant graffiti work offers a lively feast for the eyes.
Streaks of color fill the piece, going in every direction. The smooth curves and translucent slashes…Continue
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Street artist DS sure has a sense of humor. After snapping a photo of a guy removing his graffiti off a wall, he ironically turned the guy into his latest stencil piece. Can you imagine the look on the guy's face once he's realized that he's been graffitied onto the same wall?
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In a university hall in Santiago, Chile, there is a graffiti work depicting an intricately illustrated, colorful cat. It has drawn the attention of a few passersby on its own but since a copy of its image was shared digitally, the internet has transformed the stationary stenciled work into a mesmerizing gif now widely revered as Hypnocat.
The entrancing animated image making its rounds…Continue
Added by Pinar on July 25, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Well-known graffiti artist David Choe traveled to Switzerland recently to be part of a project known as myFINBEC, in association with Cave Fin Bec winery. The project called on 8 graffiti artists to paint on their own wall, which was actually a stack of 84 wine crates. Upon completion, the stacks of boxes would then be…Continue
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DuDug is an international street art collective that has taken over an abandoned ship on the beaches of Llanerch-y-Mor in North Wales, repurposing its deserted carcass as a large canvas for their graffiti art project referred to as The Black Duke. The once highly revered cruise liner known as the Duke of Lancaster was left to rust on a dry dock since 1979 and only finally…
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It's hard to believe the precision and skill that renowned artist David Walker possesses, as exemplified through his graffiti work. The London-based visionary, who opts to use cans of paint in lieu of a paintbrush or some other conventional tool for applying color to produce an image, proves…
Added by Pinar on October 22, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
How much fun is this? Banky's graffiti comes alive with these animated gifs from the Tumblr Made By ABVH. To date, ABVH has created six gifs, each amusing in their own way. For more Banky-inspired works, check…Continue
While one wouldn't normally associate the delicate craft of embroidery with the grittier art form of graffiti, there's really no other way to describe the unique works of Sarah Greaves. This mixed media artist takes the traditional craft of embroidery and turns it on its head by working in unexpected places. The Manchester-based artist sews her thread into…Continue
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Currently showing in the Stencil Bastards exhibition at Starkart, Zurich is BTOY, an artist duo composed of Andrea Michaelsson and Ilia Mayer. Take one look at the work of the female face of the artist collective and you'll notice a glamorous side to stencil graffiti that you may have never seen before. Andrea…Continue
Added by alice on June 9, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Photographer Jan Smith reached out to us to tell us about a beautifully haunting photo series he shot at Chernobyl (here's the first). It's been exactly 26 years since the catastrophic nuclear accident occurred in the Ukrainian city. In 1986, the city was evacuated and today it is mostly…
While most graffiti work displays bold and definite contours, street artist Shida employs a more sketch-like technique. The Australia-based artist produces colorful and highly imaginative wall murals that look like hand-drawn illustrations. Shida has taken his brand of visual art around the globe, from Australia to the Americas. It appears as though the pages of a creative sketchbook were…
Andy Hemingway, a self-taught photographer, plays with red lights and long shutter speeds to create beautifully vivid light painting effects. The photographs are the second installment to his light painting series, which were taken at the EZ7 Skatepark and feature multiple subjects such as a skateboarder and rollerblader. The great thing about these wickedly cool photos is…
What happens when a swanky hotel and an open-minded art gallery come together? You get a permanent outdoor installation that celebrates the art of graffiti. Currently on the wall of Mondrian SoHo are 120 photographs of New York's Lower East Side taken by Sol LeWitt in 1979.
Called On the Walls of the Lower East Side, the outdoor exhibition shows the decayed landscape of the…Continue
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For 16 days straight, from dawn to dusk, five highly determined Montreal-based artists (who make up the artist run collective A'shop) worked on a graffiti mural of a Mother Nature-esque Madonna or a modern-day version of "Our Lady of Grace." Inspired by Czech Art Nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha, the crew created this…
Using his own set of unique tools and no computer animation, TCB (or Twin Cities Bright) creates incredible light art that will blow you away. His light force fields seem other-worldly and his graffiti is for these modern times. TCB combines photography, graphic…
While cruising through South Texas artist Ron English took some time out to do some rural graffiti. While some might go for barn walls English went a more mobile direction. He says no cows were hurt in the process.…
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