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Blek le Rat meets Banksy in the Mission. A tipster sent us these pics of the latest addition to the ongoing collaborative mural by Public Works started by Banksy during his 2010 promotional surge through the city.

Blek le Rat meets Banksy in the Mission

This augmentation was allegedly added by none other than French pioneering stencil artist Blek Le Rat. More pics after the jump. Photos De Street-art A Marseille. 53237747.jpg (Image JPEG, 1600x1071 pixels) Street art. Blek le Rat, the man who gave birth to Banksy - Times Online. Blek le Rat: This is not a Banksy - Features, Art. Now, with auction houses aflutter at the prospect of bagging a work by the elusive Bristolian, and Brad Pitt among those eagerly queuing to pay tens of thousands of pounds for a piece, even the most entrenched critics are being forced to re-evaluate their position on the subject of that formerly dirty word.

Blek le Rat: This is not a Banksy - Features, Art

Late last year a grainy photo of a crouched figure in front of a wall filled news pages and news channels alike, below the headline: "Is This Banksy? " Such is the hype surrounding the shadow that creeps in the night, that Banksy – in his absence – has been crowned the Daddy of anti-Establishment street art. Yet, if Banksy is indeed the Daddy of politically-conscious graffiti, let me introduce the Godfather, Blek Le Rat. The 56-year-old Frenchman was stencilling city walls while Banksy was getting to grips with crayons. Motivated by social consciousness and a desire to bring the art to the people, Blek Le Rat's political agenda is clear. Stencil Graffiti / Blek le rat - my vibe. Blek le Rat. Xavier Prou (Blek le Rat) at the gallery opening and book signing at the 941 Geary Gallery, San Francisco Blek le Rat, (pronounced: [blɛk lə ʁa]; born Xavier Prou,[1] 1952)[2] was one of the first graffiti artists in Paris, and has been described as the "Father of stencil graffiti".[3] Early life[edit] Xavier Prou was born in Boulogne-Billancourt in the western suburbs of Paris in 1951 or 1952.

Blek le Rat

Early career and influence[edit] All sizes. Street art. Metanamorph. Graffiti in Brazil. Wanted "Drone" Poster Artist Discusses How He Punked the NYPD. 4704135_.jpg (Image JPEG, 12830x597 pixels) - Redimensionnée (11%) Massive Art Nouveau-Inspired Mural in Montreal. For 16 days straight, from dawn to dusk, five highly determined Montreal-based artists (who make up the artist run collective A'shop) worked on a graffiti mural of a Mother Nature-esque Madonna or a modern-day version of "Our Lady of Grace.

Massive Art Nouveau-Inspired Mural in Montreal

" Inspired by Czech Art Nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha, the crew created this breathtakingly beautiful five story mural using 500 cans of spray paint in over 50 different colors. “We been doing graffiti for a long time but this is our first large project involving the whole team,” Fluke of A'shop told The Montreal Gazette. “We’re always busy with other projects so we’ve never really had time to let [the reactions to] them sink in. But this mural was just so big and also our last of the season. It was challenge, took us out of our comfort zone.

The city gave the group complete control of the project and, luckily, the public ended up loving it. Street art. Inside Out. Wooster Collective.


We declare the world as our canvas. Armamento Visual, MAAU. We declare the world as our canvas106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos - Year 2012. Best Street Art of 2011. December 27, 2011 | 72 Comments » | Topics: Art, Pics Hot Stories From Around The Web Other Awesome Stories.

Best Street Art of 2011

Mear One - NWO:The Enemy of Humanity HD. Creative Street Art. "Street art"

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Top 20 Greatest 3D Street Arts Never Seen Before. 3D or three dimensional arts is one of the oldest forms of artwork.

Top 20 Greatest 3D Street Arts Never Seen Before

It was first done by artists of artists of 15th century to decorate the house and buildings of wealthy people. Since then 3D became widely popular form of art, not only for entertainment but also for branding and advertisement. A number of designers and painters are now trying to excel in this form of art because of its popularity, while some have emerged with some outclass designs. The Feral Diagram: Graffiti and Street Art. 2011. 71 BiG Walls – A Street Art Collection. Street-art et Graffiti.

Le street art ou art urbain. Il s’agit de toutes formes d’art réalisé dans la rue ou dans des endroits publiques et englobe diverses méthodes telles que le graffiti, le graffiti au pochoir, les stickers, les posters, la projection vidéo, les installations de lumière, la céramique, etc.

Le street art ou art urbain

Le street-art parsème l’univers visuel des grandes cités. On en retrouve sur les murs, les trottoirs, les rues, dans les parcs ou sur les monuments. Le terme est par ailleurs utilisé afin de différencier une forme artistique d’un mouvement territorial ponctué de vandalisme et d’illégalité. Art Is Not Dead. 59 Amazing Street Art collected by @themadray. Street in Motion. Urban Art Prints by Paul Baines. 14 Most loved Street Art Photos – February 2011. Heaven-hell-glasgow_by-smug.jpg. Paris Street Art. Graffiti art, stencil art, graffs, paste-ups, murals, sidewalk art. Où est la limite entre street art et profanation? Barbouillée de figures pop, un monument aux morts bulgare de la Seconde Guerre mondiale pose la question de la frontière entre réappropriation artistique de la ville et insulte à la mémoire.

Où est la limite entre street art et profanation?

Le street-art a-t-il une éthique ? Les street-artistes doivent-ils s’imposer des limites quant aux lieux qu’ils détournent ? La question est d’actualité : la semaine dernière, les soldats de bronze du monument à l’Armée Soviétique de Sofia (Bulgarie) se sont réveillés barbouillé. Un facétieux – et talentueux – street-artiste a ainsi profité de la nuit pour les repeindre en Superman, Captain America, Joker ou encore Ronald MacDonald et Santa Claus [plus de photos ici]… Pas très subtil sur le plan artistique, mais qu’importe.

Pour information, selon mon papa chéri (originaire du pays, si vous ne le saviez pas) : L’inscription en bulgare se prononce “v krak s vréméto” et veut dire quelque chose comme “être au goût du jour”, ou “dans l’air du temps” (ou plus court : “allumé” ou “branché”). Nick drake. Bus.jpg (960×459) Seattle Street Art. Metamorphosis by Mrinalini Sardar. SOFLES — LIMITLESS. Rua Augusta, october 2011. Anjo + Graphis, MAAU. Graffiti Research Lab Archive. 14 Most loved Street Art Photos – February 2011. Street art « Home is where the HARD DISK is. Luminous an experimental spray painting in the dark by iNO via Like this: Like Φόρτωση...

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Street Art. (ill)egal graffiti. Street Art. RTS (London) HOME. Reclaim the Streets. Reclaim the Streets (RTS) is a collective with a shared ideal of community ownership of public spaces.

Reclaim the Streets

Participants characterize the collective as a resistance movement opposed to the dominance of corporate forces in globalization, and to the car as the dominant mode of transport. §Protests[edit] Reclaim the Streets is also used for this type of political action, regardless of its actual relation to the RTS movement. §History[edit] The earliest written source for the phenomenon "reclaim the streets" can be found in Marshall Berman's (1981) All That is Solid Melts Into Air. "At the ragged edge of Baudelaire's imagination we glimpsed another potential modernism: revolutionary protest that transforms a multitude of urban solitudes into a people, and reclaims the city streets for human life. . .

Streets have many times been occupied with the intent of using them for other things than traffic. §United Kingdom[edit] Reclaim The Streets was originally formed by Earth First! David_walker_street_art_3_london1.jpeg (Image JPEG, 1024x682 pixels) RED BULL STREET ART VIEW. Art urbain. The 50 Best Street Art Work Selected in 2011. Looking for street arts? Then have a look at these best selected street artists of the year. With one of the most authoritative resource… for 2011. Street art is an awesome way to represent anything which can be a type of visual art, many artists today have a keen interest in street art as it’s the most profound and it can be used to serve many purposes.

Like in Wikipedia street art is usually refers to unsanctioned art, as opposed to government sponsored initiative. Anyways I love what has been done to the streets and it looks amazing in every sense. Street art. John Fekner: Broken Promises/Falsas Promesas, South Bronx, 1980. The terms "urban art", "guerrilla art", "post-graffiti" and "neo-graffiti" are also sometimes used when referring to artwork created in these contexts.[1] Traditional spray-painted graffiti artwork itself is often included in this category, excluding territorial graffiti or pure vandalism.

Artists who choose the streets as their gallery are often doing so from a preference to communicate directly with the public at large, free from perceived confines of the formal art world.[2] Street artists sometimes present socially relevant content infused with esthetic value, to attract attention to a cause or as a form of "art provocation".[3] Street artists often travel between countries to spread their designs. Some artists have gained cult-followings, media and art world attention, and have gone on to work commercially in the styles which made their work known on the streets. Background[edit] 100 of the Best Street Art Made in 2012 – Part 1. Streets are the places where the art was born. For that Here are first 50 of 100 amazing street art pictures. Enjoy!!! Source. .BLATANT Ink. .BLATANT Ink. It's BLATANT!! Sidebar Monsieur Plume Raid Crew. Street Artists. Constitution. Aero.jpg (650×694) Binho, MAAU.

  1. blueninja27 Jun 16 2013
    I am getting rid of my other account with the same pearl picture, please add this account to the team, I am also in the process of making a street art blog... ready to send it over soon