70 Stunning Works of 3D Street Painting & Mural Art Article by Urbanist , filed under Drawing & Digital in the Art category. Three dimensional drawing nothing new – the concept itself dates back to the Greeks in the 5th Century BC – but employing perspectival techniques on such a huge scale and with such a broad scope is a much more recent innovation.
After JR , Kenny Scharf , Keith Haring , Shepard Fairey , Barry McGree and others, it was now the turn of artistic collective Faile to paint the mural on Bowery and Houston Street in New York. The Brooklyn-based artistic collaboration between Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller gave the large size mural a nice all-over comic strip look. Photography: Jacob Breinholt/Highsnobiety.com
, who got his start in SAMO, a graffiti collective in Manhattan’s early-’80s downtown scene, and became a famed painter before his death at 27, has been name-checked in numerous tracks in the last two years by the likes of Jay-Z, Nas, Kanye West and Rick Ross, bringing his story and work to the attention of a new generation.
Brooklyn based Kevin Cyr loves the way we get about. And he paints it, sculpts it, casts it in metal and generally ruminates widely about his object of fascination.
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In order to really make a bold marketing statement, the Volvo Art Session 2011 saw the innovative company hire ten very different artists to completely incorporate their S60 model into a vibrant artistic canvas. Each artist approached the challenge in a very different way, but the results led to some truly fascinating creations from across the spectrum of imagination and design. The true star of the Volvo Art Session 2011, however, was the car company itself for devising such a culturally pervasive marketing initiative that is sure to keep people talking about the S60 for months to come.