Many moons ago, when my hair was longer and my eyes were clearer, I was the editor of Australian pop culture magazine, Riot. For one issue, I commissioned an eight page illustration spread from a then little-known Italian artist named Blu. He, instead, created a series of distinctive drawings burnt into panels of wood. It […]
Crono is a Portugese Urban Art project with the intention of pairing some of the best street artists with huge, beautiful (abandoned) buildings in Lisbon. The idea already has had a significant impact on the ‘look’ of the city and will continue to provide some amazing street art.
Graffiti artist Swamdonkey has had quite a summer. Check out the documentation of his exploits — train-hopping, hanging with cute crusties, swimming, and jumping on trampolines.
Street artist Gaia has been so prolific here in Baltimore that I initially thought he was from here. Not so. The New York-born wheat-paster is quietly plastering the entire world with his stunning humanimals and stern-looking Native Americans.
Tampa street artist Tes One will be writing some guest posts for Lost At E Minor over the next week, propping his favourite artists, musicians and more. Tes’ own works are impulsive snapshots, just like the superimposed sensations of a cool, urban trailer. He combines digital graphic elements with the rough language of spray and graffiti art: ‘stenciling meets painting, spray cans meet brushes, digital meets tangible. The result is an explosion of colors and shapes, which merge in unexpected visual harmony’. His new solo art show, Smooth Getaway, is on at Advanced Minority Cubicle Artspace in Vienna between May 27 – July 16.
Like a latter day Keith Haring, Canadian artist Luke Ramsey fills walls, public spaces, various objects, and pieces of paper with impossibly intricate and busy drawings that reveal more detail the longer one looks. There’s more spacial depth in his work than the iconic 80s artist, and rather than redefining the surfaces he works on, Ramsey creates little narratives with awesomely weird characters and landscapes.