All Blog Posts Tagged 'street' (87)

Impressive Space Invaders 3D Street Art in Switzerland

From now till April 10, students on the EPLF campus in Lausanne, Switzerland can witness an awesome piece of art. Street artists Leon Keer and Remko van Schaik spent six days creating a 3D artwork of Space Invaders, those video game characters we all grew up with in the late 70s and early 80s. The massive painting, that…


Added by alice on March 26, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Beautiful Street Art Illusion in Brooklyn by Aakash and Know Hope

New York-based Aakash Nihalani, whose known for his stellar tape art, recently teamed up with fellow street artist Know Hope in creating this beautiful illusion. On a bright blue wall near Aakash's studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn, the two made it look…


Added by alice on March 19, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

95-Year-Old Receives Award for Iconic Detroit Street Photography

Not many people can say that they've devoted more than 60 years of their life to photography, but then again, not many people receive artist awards at the ripe old age of 95. Photographer Bill Rauhauser was just selected as the 2014 Kresge Eminent Artist, as he gains recognition for his contributions to the cultural community of Detroit. Hilariously, when we was…


Added by alice on January 9, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

The Love-Filled Street Art of Alex Senna

Locked lips, a warm embrace and an ever present heart that symbolizes love. São Paulo-based artist Alex Senna beautifies city walls with his warm and endearing street art. This year, as part of Art Basel week in Miami Beach, in the Wyndwood area, Senna painted several new murals in his signature black and white style. Presented here is a collection of his work over the…


Added by alice on December 9, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

New Portraits Chiseled Out of Walls by Vhils

Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto, aka Vhils, is known for transforming old, worn down walls into incredibly lifelike, ephemeral portraits. The artist's unique form of sculpture relies on chipping and scraping away at the walls of old buildings. The result is a variation of colors and textures that form faces out of the positive and negative space.

This past summer, Vhils created…


Added by katie hosmer on October 19, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Massive School of Fish Forms Massive Goat Mural

Portuguese street artist Pantónio recently painted a massive mural called Long Ma Jinjsxiu in Guangzhou, China depicting an eye-catching goat (which happens to be the symbol of the city). The artist has been in China, recreating the image of several culturally rich animals in the Asian nation in his signature style, turning ordinary animals into extraordinary…


Added by Pinar on September 25, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Origami-Style Street Art Brings Color to Nepal

Japan-based American artist Daas is one of 60 artists who came from all over the world to give Nepal an artistic facelift. They were invited to paint 75 site-specific murals on Nepal's walls as part of an art project called Kolor Kathmandu, which began in January and will end on Thursday. Director of Kolor Kathmandu, Yuki Poudyal, was inspired by the street art that sprung up in western…


Added by alice on August 23, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

JR's New Street Art Tribute to MLK's Famous Speech

The Sweet Auburn district of Atlanta, Georgia is well-known because of one very important figure, it's where civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up. A few days ago, street artist JR flew into Atlanta, and made his way to the Auburn area to start prepping its walls for something monumental.

This month will mark the 50th anniversary of Martin…


Added by alice on August 2, 2013 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

10 Fantastic Examples of Street Art Fusing with Nature

Lately, we've been noticing a growing art trend, one that we're particularly excited about. Street artists from around the world have found some incredibly clever ways to incorporate what nature provides. Trees, shrubs, and brushes take on whole new meanings as art is created around it. From a lone man pulling back a green curtain to a family of brown bears playing happily in a…


Added by alice on July 29, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Mesmerizing Street Art of Glistening Eyes

Over the last few years, artist Eoin has emerged onto the street art scene creating some mesmerizing paintings of huge, glistening eyes. He loves finding decayed, forgotten areas to paint his fantastic works. Originally a fine artist, he decided to make the leap from indoors to outdoors because canvas, as a material, was getting too expensive and he felt that the medium was too restrictive. As he…


Added by alice on June 25, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Surreal Street Art Explodes Inside a London Room

Just wrapped up in London was the Dulwich Festival, an event that brought together the biggest names in street art to create huge murals inspired by classic works found in England's oldest art gallery, the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Old Masters like Rembrandt van Rijn, Nicholas Poussin and Giovanni Battista Tiepolo were given a special homage as the current leaders in…


Added by alice on May 20, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Street Artist Paints Whimsical Murals Around the World

Parisian street artist Julien "Seth" Malland calls himself Globepainter because his work has taken him all over the world. Most recently, he created a whimsical piece in his hometown of Paris, joining 50 of the world' finest street artists in turning an…


Added by alice on April 24, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Cute and Clever Street Art of Alexey Menschikov

Penza, Russia-based Alexey Menschikov could easily be referred to as a jack of all trades. He's equally talented at photography as he is street art but it's the latter that's been garnering a lot of attention these days. Whether he's using existing cracks on the ground…


Added by alice on March 15, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Citizens of New York City

Taken in New York on June of 2012, this series of Citizens take me there every time I see this project. Captured in a healing and introspective trip, these images symbolize the joy I felt during that specific time and place, a renewed joy felt after some difficult times. Kids will dance, water will splash, people…


Added by Alejandra Sierra Ladron de Gueva on March 2, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Robin Rhode's New Street-Based Performance Pieces

An exciting new show is opening tonight, January 10, in New York! South African-born artist Robin Rhode will be taking over both of Lehmann Maupin's New York galleries in a two-part exhibition. One gallery will feature a new series of his street-based photographs while the other will house an educational wall drawing…


Added by alice on January 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

10 Really Clever Street Art Illusions (+ 2 Bonus Pieces)

Over the last year or so, there's been a rise in really clever street art in places all over the world. Today, we've rounded up 10 of the best (plus 2 extra we had to throw in). From the amazing freehand graffiti piece by Bart Smeets of a shark trapped inside a column to Be Free's whimsical stencil of a young girl doodling on the streets, these all stood out both for their…


Added by alice on January 4, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Photographer's Surreal Silhouettes Tap Into Hazy Dreams

Berlin-based photographer and digital artist Anja Bührer, aka latoday, uses her hauntingly beautiful aesthetic to depict a myriad of dreamy scenes. Bührer's conceptual photographs lie somewhere between dreams and nightmares, as though one is trapped in this in-between state of unconsciousness. There's a haziness…


Added by Pinar on January 3, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Interactive Street Art Asks People to Kickflip

Even if you're not a skateboarder you've probably heard of the term kickflip, one of the hardest but most basic skateboarding tricks where the rider flicks the board with a foot to make it spin 360 degrees underneath him or her before catching it in the air and landing on it. Invented in the early 1980s by professional skateboarder Rodney Mullen, the trick is one of the most impressive and…


Added by alice on November 30, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

More Incredibly Surreal 3D Street Art Illusions

Eduardo Relero is one of those artists who never seems to run out of ideas. His strange and surreal 3D street art scenes only seem to get more interesting and elaborate. One of his most recent pieces was for the Sarasota Chalk Festival where this year's theme was "Circus City,…


Added by alice on November 29, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Falling in Love with New York City

For all that's been said about New York this week, one thing is certain, New Yorkers sure are a resilient bunch. Here's how a recent Huffington post writer describes the New York scene post Hurricane Sandy, "Even after four days without power and a crippled transportation system,…


Added by alice on November 4, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

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