A couple weeks ago, I wrote about a piece Vhils put up
in Venice, California, in conjunction with the European Bailout Show at the Post No Bills gallery
. Arrested Motion… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 7, 2011 at 11:30am —
This intricate pair of monochrome murals were painted by Paris-based street artist Skio. The level of detail is so amazing, it's hard to believe that the murals were created on a wall, instead of a notebook with a ballpoint pen. There isn't too much information out there about Skio right now, but we'll definitely keep a close eye on him to see what he comes up with next.…
Added by Eugene on August 5, 2011 at 11:00am —
Earlier this year, Shepard Fairey hit Chicago
with his massive album art mural gracing an underpass. Now he's been spotted all the way in Copenhagen, Denmark. His second piece there was captured by photographer Henrik Haven. Fairey's own version of Guns & Roses
took two days to… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on August 4, 2011 at 1:00pm —
Brooklyn-based artist Swoon has focused her talented artistic and creative skills on a permanent interactive art installation in New Orleans. The installation will be a musical house that can be "played" by visitors. Within the walls and floorboards of the house will be instruments. The building, which will be built from salvaged materials, will be used by artists and locals for performances, block… Continue
Added by Strider on July 31, 2011 at 9:30am —
Street artist Iemza
and photographer Thierry Gaude might just be from another world. If they are, they would most definitely be from the same planet. In actuality, the two artists are based in France and are both exceptionally skilled at what they do.
Iemza creates alien-like street art that… Continue
Added by Eugene on June 27, 2011 at 4:30pm —
Mark your calendars! Starting July 7 and through July 23, 2011, street artist C215 and photographer RomanyWG (otherwise known as Jeremy Gibbs) will join forces in a new London Show based at Signal Gallery. For the past five years, RomanyWG has documented the work of C215 along with others in the street art and graffiti scene. RomanyWG will be showing photographs both from C215's… Continue
Added by alice on June 27, 2011 at 9:30am —
It's unclear who transformed this Soviet army monument in Sofia, Bulgaria, but how interesting is this? The artists changed the Russian Red Army soldiers, who led an advance on Nazi-allied Bulgaria during World War II, into superheroes and comic book characters!
The pop art creation with the caption "Abreast with the Times" drew crowds of people over the weekend, posing to have their picture… Continue
Added by Eugene on June 21, 2011 at 5:00pm —
Austrian and French street artists Jana + JS paint portraits of themselves in European cities, taking photos of unsuspecting travelers. The dialog between their artworks and the city dwellers creates a funny juxtaposition.
"We use stencil as painting technique, and photography is the basis of our artwork," says Jana + JS. "Our style is neat and precise; it stands in between photography… Continue
Added by Eugene on June 12, 2011 at 4:30pm —
This elaborate mural by street artist Simple was spotted in Gothenburg, Sweden. The blingin' dude with a gold tooth kind of resembles Frankenstein's flamboyant brother. Really admire the sharp lines and meticulous detail to this piece.
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Added by Eugene on June 8, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Within just three days of arriving in Adelaide, Australia, street artist ABOVE fell and broke his scapula in two parts, resulting in a head concussion and two hospital visits.
Part of his responsibilities for this 200 foot (63 meter) mixed-media mural was to mentor three extremely talented local Australian artists - Chris Edser, Tristan Kerr, and ANKLES.
"As a collective we decided… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 27, 2011 at 11:00am —
Hiding in a shroud of mystery, Banksy has made a name for himself without ever revealing his identity. Currently, he is the most famous street artist in the world and, just recently, he became a successful filmmaker with Exit Through the Gift Shop
. It's unclear who put up this clever piece that was "spotted" on a city wall in Kreuzberg,… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 13, 2011 at 11:30am —
Like Germany-based photographer Jakob Wagner
, Vienna, Austria-based Oliver Wutscher knows how to make a city come alive! Growing up in a small town, Wutscher was always fascinated by life in the big city - mile-high skyscrapers, crowded places, neon lights and rushing cars. What better place to capture this than New… Continue
Added by alice on December 21, 2010 at 11:00am —
Aryz is a Spain-based street artist who breathes new life into old, abandoned factories. Though only 22, he's made a name for himself, creating ghoulish characters and skeleton-like beings that seem to reach up to the sky. Almost… Continue
Added by alice on December 14, 2010 at 11:30am —
I'm really diggin' this piece by Peruvian street artist Fabricio Medrano aka Faber. As far as I can tell, the work was completed on wood and cardboard. The beauty and rough nature of the piece is incredible...
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Added by Eugene on December 1, 2010 at 2:00pm —
As a longtime fan of Heiko Waechter, I had to get in touch with him to ask him about his street photography. Just how is he able to capture these beautiful yet fleeting moments? What would inspire him to start down this creative path? Read our interview with him, below, to find… Continue
Added by alice on November 26, 2010 at 1:00pm —
Portland, Maine based artist Matt Moore signature "Vectorfunk" style is instantly recognizable. The 30-year-old graphic designer and painter is a rising star in the design world. After working for other people, he now works for himself and is the founder of MWM Graphics, a design and illustration studio in Portland's West End.
This past February, he… Continue
Added by Marica on October 10, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Kislow's characters look like they escaped from a 19th century Brothers Grimm fairy tale, tacking themselves up onto 21st century walls. The Ukrainian street artist uses bright, vibrant colors, which make his three-dimensional works appear to pop out. The amount of detail found in each piece is quite impressive...…
Added by Marica on September 29, 2010 at 9:00am —
This large scale mural by Brazilian street artist Raul Zito really struck a chord with me. Combining graffiti with photography, Zito depicts urban life and condemns unbridled consumerism. Completed in Pompéia, São Paulo, it's a stark reminder that people all over the world face hardship, especially during the global economic crisis.…
Added by Eugene on September 28, 2010 at 3:00pm —
Greenville Literacy Association, a group that helps illiterate adult students, are out to promote their "Really Good, Really Big, Really Cheap Book Sale
", a fair where books are sold at a bargain price. And what better way to do that than street illusions!
The concept behind this, created by the Bounce… Continue
Added by Amy Wong on September 22, 2010 at 2:00am —
Spilt Milk - Grottaglie, Italy
London-based artist Slinkachu has been traveling all over Europe this year, making a tiny imprint wherever he goes. His miniature street scenes are hardly noticeable, but when you see them up close, it's impossible not to be amused. As you can see in this series, Slinkachu's style is all about forced… Continue
Added by thinkpossitive on September 20, 2010 at 7:30am —