List/Grid Tag Archives: Graffiti

Grotesque Street Art by Roa

Belgian street artist Roa is trying to drag attention of the world to how many species become victims of hunting and polution nowadays. This year he traveled around the globe leaving his monocromatic depictions of animals all around Austria, Canada, Great Britain, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the US. All the murals are spray-painted. Roa’s street art might look disgusting, weird and grotesque, but after all it’s true – we try to ignore our furry neighbours while they have to deal with us and our dominance.

Ballerina – New Mural by Eduardo Kobra in Moscow, Russia

Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra just finished up a mural called “Ballerina” in Moscow, Russia. It’s a tribute to Maya Plisetskaya, the iconic Russian ballet dancer, who will celebrate her 88th birthday on November 20, 2013. The kaleidoscopic graffiti of 12 meters long and 16 wide (40 by 53 feet) shows Plisetskaya paused in an elegant move from Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”. “I want[ed] to make for Moscow something that is connected to its culture.” – says Kobra. “The street where we are working, with classical buildings all over it, is preserved as a historical and cultural heritage. It is in the Tverskoy district, a stunning… Read more »

New Project in the Streets of New York by Banksy

Banksy is back! This time with a one month project called Better In Than Out. He’s going to treat New York City as a big museum revealing one masterpiece per day during the whole October. As Banksy says himself, he “will be attempting to host an entire show on the streets of New York”. The live exhibition even has an audio guide – simply dial this toll free number 1 800 656 4271 and enjoy the tour. The first graffiti appeared on October 1 in lower Manhattan. October 1 Less than 24 hours and it got totally vandalized.   October… Read more »

Green Graffiti by Anna Garforth

Anna Garforth, the artist from London, UK, has an unusual approach to a classic meaning of graffiti. Her street art pops up from living material. Once inspired by the trip to cemetery, Garforth started experimenting with mediums and found moss the most appropriate for her wall typography. The artist produces not only eye-pleasing compositions. Her work has nothing to do with toxic paint or harmful fumes; it’s hundred percent organic.

People Interacting with Street Art by Julien Coquentin

French photographer Julien Coquentin twists the street art we see every day into 3D live pictures. In his Please Draw Me a Wall series he adds a little touch of interaction between an urban mural and his model, which gives even more sense to an average graffiti.

Outstanding Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Zebrating, a street art duo from Mannheim, Germany, creates an interesting perspective on the urban murals. Their style is about  face expressions graffiti which can be noticed only from a specific angle. The idea of the projects is clearly reflected in their name – Zebrating could be translated as putting Zebra’s pattern. Railings act perfect for this purpose. City dwellers are faced with a challenge to their daily routine – open your eyes, pay more attention to the life around you and you will see beauty everywhere, sometimes even in very unexpected places.

Picture of the Day: Graffiti Removal Guy Graffitied!

UK-based graffiti artist, DS saw his Bad Kitty graffiti on a London wall painted over within eight hours of spraying it. The piece was intended as a statement on the “squeaky clean image” of the Hello Kitty cartoon. His reaction to the removal was rather different this time. He documented the removal guy himself, and used one image of the graffiti removal employee as his next piece of art on the very same wall. The piece is still on view on the wall in Essex Road, Islington. DS told the Daily Mail: “My reaction to it being removed was a little different than normally. Knowing a piece… Read more »

Banksy’s Graffiti Street Art Gets Animated by ABVH
The Half Graffiti Panic Room in Marseilles by Tilt

One’s wild imagination can surely drive him to surprisingly bizarre places and results. Renowned French graffiti artist Tilt has just completed a shizuphrenic interior piece of work in a room at the hotel Au Vieux Panier in Marseille, France. The room was split into exact halves and one side painted in technicolor graffiti and the other side in plain white, colors covered everything in its way as furniture and fabrics, the result was more of a Panic Room!

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