Stop motion video of Train Graffiti done by LEGO graf artist

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By Zolton in Video on Wednesday 15 February 2012

Just when you think you’ve seen everything that can be done with LEGO comes this: a LEGO train graffitist. OK, mind firmly blown. The song by Skream ain’t bad, either.

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Style Wars: The Rise of Hip Hop and Graffiti Art in the 80s

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By Christine Utterberg in New Film on Thursday 20 October 2011

New York City in the early 1980s saw the break out of hip hop and a whole new style of expression for urban youths. A big part of that was the rise of graffiti, where ‘bombing’ became its own art form. The documentary Style Wars takes a fascinating up close look at the players of […]

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Graffiti Total video: wicked graffiti, even more wicked tunes

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By LOSER in Video on Saturday 8 October 2011

What do I even say about this, except that it is probably the greatest thing I have ever seen. There is nothing better than combining graffiti gossip with all your favorite classic tracks.

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Graffiti on divisive dam near Ojai, CA

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By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Friday 30 September 2011

The Matilija Dam near Ojai, CA, has drawn ire from fishermen, environmentalists, and politicians alike, who mostly view the structure as useless and ugly. Recently, anonymous artists painted a gigantic pair of scissors and a dotted line on the dam in protest of its existence.

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Fatcap: a website devoted to graffiti and street art

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By Agent X in Cool Websites on Thursday 28 July 2011

Fat Cap is an excellent site for the latest and greatest in graffiti and street art. From pictures to interviews, and even a member site that you can upload your work to, this site is pure crack for anyone that loves art.

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Bulgarian War Memorial vandalized

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Tuesday 28 June 2011

A soviet-era monument in Bulgaria commemorating World War II armed forces was recently vandalized: the figures were all turned into pop and capitalist icons such as Ronald McDonald, Superman, Santa Claus, and Captain America.

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Greg Craola Simkins

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By Jack Douglas in New Art on Thursday 23 June 2011

Greg “Craola” Simkins is hands-down one of my favourite artists. His work has been an inspiration from the very beginning. Incorporating a delicate blend of the surreal, graffiti stylings and more recently, classical art, the fluid movement of his compositions and the beautiful use of light and colour have had me entranced for years now.

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Secret Wars Sydney: the original live art battle

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By Zolton in New Events on Tuesday 14 June 2011

There’s something innately competitive about graffiti, but without a formal way of quantifying an artist’s skills, it’s hard for any one person to have bragging rights. Secret Wars, the global street art event that originated in London, has hit Australia in a big way, with bombers and taggers from Down Under going paint marker to […]

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Graffiti response to mural being painted over

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Monday 9 May 2011

It’s not up to public servants or government officials to decide what is art and what isn’t, but the real estate company that owned this wall that had been adorned with a mural by Teazer, Numskull, and Roach should have had the savvy to use the hip artwork to its advantage. Instead, now they have […]

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Swampdonkey’s large-scale street art

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By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Wednesday 10 November 2010

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.

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Puzzling street art from Berlin

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By Nini Baseema in Cool Travel on Friday 15 October 2010

Berlin seems to be a great place for street art in general, as we’ve reported before. This fractal graffiti however takes spraying artistry to a whole new level.

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KAWS creme de corps

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By Michelle Wilding in New Design on Tuesday 10 November 2009

Random collaborations always come as a pleasant surprise. This time New York-based graffiti artist KAWS (aka Brian Donnelly) has joined forces with lavish beauty product manufacturer, Kiehl’s, in a bid to raise money for non-profit art initiative RxArt. KAWS’ design adorns an exclusive line of Kiehl’s skin moisturizers, with all proceeds benefiting RxArt’s mission to […]

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