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.
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]