Pinar's Blog Posts Tagged 'graffiti' (10)

New Powerful Murals by Street Artist Rems 182



Italian artist Emanuele Ronco (better known as Rems 182) of Truly Design produces graffiti works that blur the line between reality and surrealism. His latest creations include portraits that present multiple perspectives of a person's face and hands that tend to blend into one another. There's a softness to each image that allows the…

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Added by Pinar on January 24, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Surreal Silhouettes of Talking Trees in Barcelona

Madrid-based Spanish street artist Sam3 recently created an intriguing mural titled Park on the side of a building in Barcelona. The large-scale work presents silhouettes of four trees whose entangled branches transform their image into that of two people's heads facing each other. The incredible piece of street art has a duality about it that merges the image of nature and man.

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Added by Pinar on December 17, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Banksy Secretly Sells Original Signed Art for $60 on Streets



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…

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Added by Pinar on October 14, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Street Artist Blasts Streaks of Color in Stunning Portrait



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…

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Added by Pinar on September 26, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Mesmerizing Graffiti GIF of "Hypnocat"



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…

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Added by Pinar on July 25, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

David Choe Paints Over Hundreds of Wine Bottle Crates

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…

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Added by Pinar on June 19, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Huge Abandoned Ship Transformed into a Graffiti Gallery



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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Added by Pinar on February 11, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

New Colorful Spray Painted Portrait by David Walker



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…

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Added by Pinar on October 22, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Fantastically Original Street Art Creatures



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…

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Added by Pinar on February 21, 2012 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Street Art Celebrates Strong Women



Alice "AliCé" Pasquini is a painter, illustrator, animator, and designer, but above all else, she is a visual artist. In addition to being exhibited in several galleries, she has taken her talent to the streets in cities all around the world including Milan, Barcelona, Madrid, London, and Moscow.



AliCé's street art style and color palette is similar to street artist… Continue

Added by Pinar on October 24, 2011 at 3:24pm — 1 Comment

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