Tag: street art

May 9, 2012

Billboard Bandits: An Intimate Portrayal of Culture Jamming

Billboard Bandits: An Intimate Portrayal of Culture Jamming

© Dean Sewell, from the exhibition Culture Jammers at the Museum of Sydney In the 1970s and 80s a group of protestors calling themselves BUGAUP scrawled anti-tobacco messages on billboards across the country, leading to an Australia-wide ban on tobacco advertising and making the group world pioneers of a movement now known as…

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May 7, 2012

Stockholm Metro: The World’s Longest Art Gallery

Stockholm Metro: The World’s Longest Art Gallery

At 110 kilometers (68.3 miles) in length, the Stockholm Subway System is said to be the world’s longest art exhibit. Travelling by metro is like travelling through an exciting story that extends from the artistic pioneers of the 1950s to the art experiments of today. Over 90 of the 100 subway stations in…

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Mar 29, 2012

16 Fresh Pieces by Russian Street Artist P183

16 Fresh Pieces by Russian Street Artist P183

Artwork by P183 @ http://www.183art.ru Not much is known about Russian street artist P183. It is believed the ‘P’ stands for Pavel or Paul, the artist’s first name. On his site he claims he was born (08/11/83) and still lives in Moscow and has a degree in ‘communication design’. Aside from that, he’s…

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Mar 20, 2012

Picture of the Day: JR & Liu Bolin Street Art Collabo in NYC

Picture of the Day: JR & Liu Bolin Street Art Collabo in NYC

JR & LIU BOLIN STREET ART COLLABO IN NYC Photograph by New York Street Art on Flickr 2011’s TED prize winner, street artist and photographer JR, recently collaborated with the famous Chinese artist Liu Bolin for an awesome piece in New York City’s Nolita district (North of Little Italy). Thankfully, NewYorkStreetArt on…

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Mar 12, 2012

Painting Faces to Bring Buildings to Life

Painting Faces to Bring Buildings to Life

Artwork and Photography by Nikita Nomerz Nikita Nomerz is a graffiti and street artist hailing from the western Russian city of Nizhniy Novgorod. In his series titled ‘Living Walls’, Nomerz brings derelict buildings to life with his whimsical characters. In an interview with The Telegraph, Nomerz remarks: “I started in school with classic…

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Feb 27, 2012

Picture of the Day: Alligator Street Art

Picture of the Day: Alligator Street Art

ALLIGATOR STREET ART Artwork by ROA ! Crikey! Hugely awesome piece by street artist ROA in Atlanta, Georgia for the Living Walls Conference. Couldn’t tell if this was a croc or alligator, thoughts? ROA ! on Flickr via jjrs on Reddit SEE MORE ‘PICTURES OF THE…

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Jan 12, 2012

The Banksy vs Robbo War in Pictures

The Banksy vs Robbo War in Pictures

Back in 1985, graffiti artist King Robbo painted one of London’s earliest pieces in a well known tunnel in Camden. You can see the piece above in all of its original glory. By 2006, the piece had been heavily abused. Scrawled, sprayed, tagged, the original was barely visible. December 2009:…

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