List/Grid Tag Archives: Street Art

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 »

Berlin’s Street Art Ridicules the new iPhone’s Touch Sensor

This humorous street art surfaced sometime towards the end of September in Berlin, by Germany-based artist Urben. The comic takes a ridiculing stab at Apple‘s new flagship phone, the iPhone 5S, with its new touch sensor. The feature is been getting plenty of criticism since release, questioning privacy and government surveillance rumors. The phone can still unlock with the classic pass-code feature, in case the situation in the comic becomes a reality, you’d still be able to unlock the phone and call an ambulance!

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.

The World’s Most Colorful Urban Stairs

Life is not bright enough? Add up some colors! Many artists, designers and just enthusiasts take this advice literally. One of the examples is vivid patterns popping up every now and then over regular, unnoticeable stairways in different parts of our planet.  These creative projects transform simple steps into new objects as well as brighten the urban landscape around. 

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 »

Street Art by Alexey Menschikov

Alexey Menschikov is a Russian artist who uses different means to exercise his creativity. His works are in photography, street art and video. His work is based on simplicity that’s mostly hard to achieve yet delivers a clear message.  Check out some of his expressive artwork on the streets.

Banksy’s Graffiti Street Art Gets Animated by ABVH
New Banksy Artwork Appears Just in Time for the London Olympics

A couple of new street artworks by Banksy popped up on the streets of London on Monday, just 3 days before the debut of the 2012 Olympics games hosted by the city. The England-based graffiti artist, known for his political activism, has decided not to admit to the warnings sent out by the city authorities after the later vowed on cleaning up the walls of the city before the games start. Banksy, who once stated “We can’t do anything to change the world until capitalism crumbles”, clearly describes his opinion regarding the sports event through these artistically expressive new pieces.  You can know more about… Read more »

Cube Street Art in Olsztyn, Poland

We recently featured a piece of street art by Adam Łokuciejewski and Szymon Czarnowski of two scared electric boxes. Well this time, Adam sent us his latest piece in Olsztyn, Poland, named “Cube“, he describes it as a geometric abstraction concept. The 3-surface “cube” is integrated within a rusty dented surface, creating a 3D illusion on the metal plane with a synthetic, minimal form and a little artificial perspective.

Awesome 3D Street Art of The Dark Knight Rises in Madrid

The new Batman movie,  Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises – The Legend Ends“ opens Friday, 20 July 2012 in the US and UK, and in efforts to promote the film, this awesome 3D street art has been unveiled in Madrid, Spain. If you’ve enjoyed previous 3D street art posts here, than this one is definitely a treat for you. Now lets sit back and watch Warner Brother impress us with what’s expected to be an epic Dark Knight movie and the cap of Nolan’s trilogy. 

Street Art by Adam Łokuciejewski & Szymon Czarnowski in Olsztyn, Poland

A very simple yet expressive street art in the city of  Olsztyn, Poland by Adam Łokuciejewski and Szymon Czarnowski.  The artists animated two electric boxes as terrified beings hugging each other out of worry and fear. The simple stick-man style of lines is what gave it a cartoonish feel. It’s true that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

220 Artists Illustrating The World’s Largest Alpona in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Commemorating the Bengal new year, last month, communication company Airtel,  supported by Prothom Alo, got together with 5 of the country’s leading artist to create history. The dream was to paint the world’s largest Alpona- a colorful motif painted on fortunate days such as weddings or community events in the Bengal region- on Manik Mia avenue in Dhaka. 220 young artists, supported by thousands of the city’s residents, worked from 12AM to 6AM, using almost 3,600 liters of paint to create an Alpona that stretched from one end of the Manik Mia to another. The 1 km long Alpona created covered a staggering area of… Read more »

Expressive Street Art by ICY and SOT in Iran

Street Art has always been a media window for Activism, we’ve come across a couple of talented stencil artists,  from Tabriz, Iran, that have turned the walls of their cities into cause-driven messages presented in a fashionable and artistic manor.

3 Most Significant 3D Street Painting Artists

1. Kurt Wenner is a Master Artist and Master Architect famous for inventing three-dimensional pastel drawings – also known as – 3D Street Painting, 3D Pavement Art, 3D Chalk Art, or 3D Sidewalk Art, they are a form of anamorphic art. Anamorphism is usually considered a form of Illusion or Trompe loeil, but is really the logical mathematical continuation of Perspective. In fact, artists who work in the same style can all trace the roots of their work back to the street art of Rome in 1982, where Kurt Wenner transformed the complex geometry of Classical Italian Architecture into a… Read more »

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