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14 Most loved Street Art Photos – February 2011

14 Most loved Street Art Photos – February 2011
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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." 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. The city gave the group complete control of the project and, luckily, the public ended up loving it. Fluke said that he hopes this project will encourage other city boroughs to consider murals of their own. What is the idea behind this piece? A'shop website

Seattle Street Art Graffiti Research Lab Archive 59 Amazing Street Art collected by @themadray | Designerscouch #thecritiquenetwork Best Street Art of 2011 December 27, 2011 | 72 Comments » | Topics: Art, Pics Hot Stories From Around The Web Other Awesome Stories 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. Anyways I love what has been done to the streets and it looks amazing in every sense. [ad700] [ad1] [ad2] Ads by Google

RED BULL STREET ART VIEW 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. 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”).

RTS (London) HOME 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 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. Bien que le street-art ne soit pas toujours légal, sa valeur artistique est incontestable et de plus en plus en demande. Le désir d’être subversif, de provoquer, de représenter ce que tout le monde pense tout bas serait à l’origine de ce courant, la rue étant la plateforme la plus large et la plus puissante dans un but de visibilité. Cela dit, tous les murs de toutes les villes du monde peuvent devenir le canevas parfait pour un street-artiste.

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. Background[edit] Germany's Berlin Wall (shown 1986) was a target of artists during its existence (1961-1989). Street art is a topical issue. Origins[edit] Early iconic works[edit] Groundbreaking exhibitions[edit]

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