Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'street art' (30)

Street Art Project Spreads 4,000 Blue Butterflies Throughout the World

Artist Tasha Lewis has started a global street art project where she will create 4,000 magnetic butterflies and then send them in packs of 400 to 10 groups around the world. In total, the swarms of butterflies will travel to 100 different homes, hopefully landing in all seven continents. Born from the fact that, as an individual artist living in New York City, she would not…

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Added by alice on April 15, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Clever New Street Art Shows Bruce Lee in Action



Though he walked up and down the same street every single day, French street artist OakOak didn't quite know what was missing from a particular spot on the wall...until now. In his latest piece, he paints Bruce Lee flying through the air, kicking a broken piece of metal as if his incredible force had bent it. Located in the town where OakOak comes from, Saint Etienne (eastern central France),…

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Added by alice on March 27, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Minions Street Art Springs Up in Singapore



"If you riot, riot quiet. It's Singapore after all...," states Ernest Zacharevic. As part of his month long residency in Singapore, street artist Ernest Zacharevic transformed three drab cement blocks into cute minions in riot gear. (Minions are those small, cylindrical yellow creatures featured in the movie Despicable Me.) Notoriously famous for prosecuting, jailing…

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Added by alice on October 30, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

More Photos of Stunning Street Art Inside a Dilapidated Building in Paris

After posting about Tour Paris 13, the nine-story social housing tower in Paris that's been transformed into one massive street art exhibition, we had this uneasy feeling that the pictures didn't quite do the project justice. Lucky for us, photographer…

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Added by alice on October 26, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Banksy Fans Interact with His Clever NYC Street Art

While the ever-elusive street artist Banksy continues to put up his clever works all over New York, his fans have been flocking to them, snapping pictures of the priceless pieces before they're gone (or defaced). Some have even put their own creative spin on them, interacting with the works in sweet and silly…

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Added by alice on October 26, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

100 Street Artists Take Over a Nine-Story Building in Paris



Over 100 street artists, including names you're already familiar with like Vhils and C215, have come together to be a part of the largest street art exhibition ever created. Called Tour 13, it consists of a nine-story social housing tower and its 36 apartments that have had their drab ceilings, walls and floors transformed into one massive, colorful exhibition space. The…

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Added by alice on October 18, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Huge Mural of Colorful Owls Spotted in DUMBO, New York

If you have an unnatural affinity towards owls (who doesn't?) and you love street art, then do we have something for you. Street artist Craig Anthony Miller (or CAM) recently completed a huge mural of colorful owls for the DUMBO Walls Project, a series of eight outdoor murals packed within a four-block stretch of DUMBO along the BQE that have been painted on by some of the most…

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

Ghostly Shadows Weave Like a River Through Frankfurt

If you love street art, now's the time to be in Europe! Not only is the Nuart festival happening in Norway (September 7 - October 20), Germany is putting on an incredible show featuring Brazilian graffiti art (September 5 - October 27). Gallery Schirn Kunsthalle is curating the dynamic show, called Street Art Brazil, which asks eleven artists and artist groups…

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Added by alice on September 6, 2013 at 10:59am — No Comments

New Street Art Illusion: Boy Balancing on Stacked Chairs

Street artist Ernest Zacharevic has just unveiled his latest piece that he created for Nuart, the annual international festival that brings the biggest heavyweights in the street art movement to Stravanger, Norway to "produce some of the worlds most…

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Added by alice on September 5, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

More Cleverly Placed Street Art by OakOak



If you're looking for a little something to brighten up your day, come check out the cleverly placed street art by OakOak. The French street artist sees the city as his playground as he finds everything from stair rails and street lights to random markings on a wall to become a part of his…

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Added by alice on August 30, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Top Street Artists Create 20 Massive New Murals in Richmond

Wouldn't it be great if all cities had a massive mural project like this? Visit Richmond, Virginia within the next five years to witness a huge undertaking. The Richmond Mural Project brings together some of the best street artists from around the world to create over 100 murals within the next five years. In 2012, twenty-three murals were created by artists like Aryz from Spain and ROA…

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Added by alice on July 31, 2013 at 11:00am — 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…

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

Whimsical Robot Street Art by Pixel Pancho

Turin, Italy-born Pixel Pancho has an unmistakable style, he paints whimsical robots on the streets. Unlike many street artists he has a formal background in art studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Valencia, where he obtained his degree. His style is influenced by past painters such as Joaquin Sorolla and Salvador Dali as well as more current artists like Ron English and…

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Added by alice on July 4, 2013 at 8:30am — 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…

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

Street Artist Cleverly Turns the Road into His Canvas



With a name like Roadsworth, you could easily guess that this isn't any ordinary street artist. Though born Peter Gibson, he chose the name Roadsworth because, as he states, "Where Wordsworth is a poet of words, Roadsworth is a poet of roads."

Though he started painting on the streets as a form of activism (for more bike paths), his motivation later evolved into a more personal one. It…

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Added by alice on March 28, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Clever New Street Art Incorporates 3D Objects



Back in June 2012, we came across the unique street art of Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic. Called a "new Banksy" by The Wall Street Journal, the then 25-year-old was just starting to make a name for himself with his incredibly clever street art works. The…

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Added by alice on February 28, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Dripping Rain Cloud at Nuart Festival 2012



We first learned about UK-based Mobstr when we came across his clever street art pieces that were dripping with sarcasm. For this year's Nuart, an annual international art festival held in Norway, he's made another "dripping" piece of artwork. Mobstr joins street artists we're all familiar…

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Added by alice on October 11, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Whimsical New Street Art Sprouts Up in Belgium



Ernest Zacharevic has been on a tear lately, putting up some wonderfully whimsical pieces in Belgium. If you'll take a step back with us, Zacharevic is the Lithuanian artist who recently made waves when he made an interactive piece of joyful children riding a real…

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Added by alice on October 4, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

10 Interactive Street Art Works That Rocked

Interactive art has been all the rage. In fact, there's even an exhibition called the 2012 Magic Art Special Exhibition Of China going on right now in the city of Hangzhou. Visitors are encouraged to interact with these 3D paintings, and it seems the goofier you are the better. (Watch the BBC report…

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Added by alice on July 19, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Massive Mural Unzips Wall to Reveal Rabbits



A massive new mural recently went up in Buenos Aires called The Magician. A large piece of wall next to a train station became the perfect spot for Martin Ron and Martin Worich's awesome work. It features a rather large man maneuvering a "hand" machine to unzip the wall. What's underneath but more rabbits than one magician would ever know what to do with! Love the illusion that the…

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Added by alice on July 11, 2012 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

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