Artist Shows That Putting Googly Eyes on Inanimate Objects Never Gets Old. Ah yes, eyebombing, the street art equivalent of drawing a funny mustache on Mona Lisa.
So ubiquitous it’s impossible to credit anyone for inventing it… and yet for some reason it never quite stops being hilarious? Or maybe it’s just me. Painted Shadows in an Abandoned Psychiatric Hospital. 1000 Shadows is an ongoing project by Brazilian street artist Herbert Baglione that features eerie shadows taking residence in abandoned buildings.
The painted silhouettes have emerged on the walls, floors, and ceilings of empty rooms and outside deserted homes in So Paulo and Paris. Perhaps the most interesting locale that Baglione has chosen for the elongated shadows, though, is an abandoned psychiatric hospital in Parma, Italy. As if the vacant, crumbling edifice with a history of housing mental illness didn't provide enough emotional context, Baglione adds his ghostly figures to the dilapidated decor. Nikita Golubev (@proboynick) BBC World Service - The Documentary, Graffiti - Paint and Protest. I know, I know, I know. Art: Pixação, a language from São Paulo. Tagging Dissent: Syria's Story. Vjsuave. Europe's largest Street Art & Graffiti festival. Street Art: Joshua Allen Harris' Inflatable Bag Monsters. Michael De Feo. Best known in the street art movement for his ubiquitous and iconic flower image, artist Michael De Feo has been creating illegal works on the streets for more than 20 years in more than 40 international cities including New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Cabo San Lucas, Amsterdam, Paris, Venice, Buenos Aires, and Hong Kong.
Although his flower is the only image he repeats in his street art, Michael has created a variety of other works in the streets. De Feo's current studio work reflects his ongoing interest in Dutch 17th century flower still life painting and Vanitas painting. Michael's studio paintings frequently incorporate geographical maps as a metaphor for painting the entire globe. Michael's work has appeared in countless media outlets, including three covers of New York Magazine's "Reasons to Love New York" issues, The New York Times, The London Sunday Times and TIME Magazine. Download Michael's complete C.V. Extreme Knitting- Looped madness. Loop after loop Agata Oleksiak crochets anything that enters her bubble; even people!
Olek was born in Poland and graduated with a degree in Cultural Studies, she moved away from the ” industrial, close-minded Silesia,” a region in Poland, when she rediscovered her crochet abilities while in New York- where she’s been knitting art ever since. She has stated that she chose to crochet as a means to do two things at once: to watch movies and make some great art. Knit the City: your friendly neighbourhood graffiti knitting art collective. Crop circles found in the snow. Forget Crop Circles, Here Come Snow Circles! WELCOME TO THE CROP CIRCLE CONNECTOR. Jean-Michel Basquiat. Keith Haring. Banksy – Jerusalem Wall « hardcore as something more beautiful.
Old man: „You paint the wall, you make it look beautiful.“ Me:“Thanks.“ Old man:“We don‘t want it to be beautiful, we hate this wall, go home!
Nazir Tanbouli Contemporary Art - Drawing, Mural and Installation. How to be a Guerilla Artist. June 8th, 2010 How to be a Guerilla Artist (originally published in 2006) Guerilla art is a fun and insidious way of sharing your vision with the world.
It is a method of art making which entails leaving anonymous art pieces in public places. It can be done for a variety of reasons, to make a statement, to share your ideas, to send out good karma, or just for fun. My current fascination with it stems from a belief in the importance of making art without attachment to the outcome. My first experience with being a guerilla artist was in my first year of art school in a class taught by conceptual artist Shirley Yanover. Now I am not necessarily advocating that you do anything illegal or potentially life threatening. Possible Formats 1. Potential Ideas for subject matter. AOC. Street Art News. Great Street Art : Vol 22. More Great Street Art : 22 Here’s the latest collection of great street art from some of the world’s best urban artists.
El Mac // Great Urban Artists // Street Art Online // Mr Pilgrim. El Mac // Great Urban Artists When you are looking at more classically inspired urban artists there aren’t many with the mind blowing skills to actually pull it off.
Of course there are some and one you will undoubtedly come across is El Mac. Specialising in a photo realistic presentation his work is mainly confined to portraits of many different subjects and can now been seen all over the world. Born in 1980 his real name is Miles MacGregor and he hails from LA where he grew up surrounded by Mexican culture that has become part of his style. At a young age he was fascinated by the paintings of Caravaggio and other classic painters as well as more modern Art Nouveau symbolism.
20 awesome examples of street art. If you still need a proof that art can be found anywhere, those awesome examples of great street art should convince you.
Great street art of 2012. By Anorak | 19th, November 2012.
Banksy. Street artist Malarky hits wall on Redchurch Street. Street Art London. Redchurch Street (near Brick Lane) became a lot more colourful this weekend as street artist Malarky hit up a long wall behind Rich Mix with some of his trademark characters. We caught up with him over the two days that it took him to paint the wall. On a bit of a roll, Malarky also hit up some shutters and walls in the Brick Lane area which we’ll be featuring soon. If you’d like a little more background on Malarky, be sure to check out the great interview that Street Art London did with him back in May this year here: Malarky Interview. Here are some progress shots so you can see how the wall developed.Day 1 Day 2. Graffiti alphabet letters , fonts and sketches « Art of Graffiti. STREET ART UTOPIA » We declare the world as our canvasSTREET ART UTOPIA » We declare the world as our canvas.
Street Art Utopia -the world as our canvas! Street Art. In the first commission to use the building’s iconic river façade, and the first major public museum display of street art in London, Tate Modern presents the work of six internationally acclaimed artists whose work is intricately linked to the urban environment: Blu from Bologna, Italy; the artist collective Faile from New York, USA; JR from Paris, France; Nunca and Os Gemeos, both from São Paulo, Brazil and Sixeart from Barcelona, Spain. You can also take the Street Art Walking Tour: an urban tour of site-specific art from a group of five Madrid-based street artists: 3TTMan, Spok, Nano 4814, El Tono and Nuria – a map will be available in the gallery. Art Crimes - The Writing on the Wall - graffiti art worldwide.