Crystal Clarity: an urban mural artist in New York

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By Mike Rimbaud in New Art on Friday 16 November 2012

Painter and muralist Crystal Clarity is an emerging New York artist with a great sense of color whose work carries the urban woman’s strength. In her murals, you can see influences of Diego Rivera and Orozco.

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Shepard Fairey creates a new large-scale mural in Paris

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By Eric Debris in New Art on Tuesday 17 July 2012

Shepard Fairey is coming into his own. In the company of M-City, Ethos, C-215, Zed, Fairey too has been commissioned to create a mural. One can see it at 93 rue Jeanne d’Arc, Paris.

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LA’s giant Mount Rushmore street mural

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By Denimu in New Art on Thursday 12 July 2012

I was really impressed with the spectrum of bright vibrant colours applied to this mural of Mount Rushmore, and grateful that I have now been introduced to Eduardo Kobra’s trademark style. This mural by the Brazilian street artist was done recently in honour of America’s Independence Day and is located in LA. Kobra says: ‘My intention is to provoke and delight, with bright colors, showing once again that art and democracy, remain fundamental to art and life as a whole’.

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Digital Graffiti Wall

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Friday 30 July 2010

What it lacks in the subversion and rebellion originally associated with graffiti, the Digital Grafiti Wall (backed by Heineken, no less) more than makes up for with tech geekery and wow-factor. The wall is currently touring Canada, hitting parties, clubs, and bars where people can use the gigantic drawing pad to create their own large-scale […]

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Jake Gillespie’s graphite and chalk murals

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Wednesday 4 March 2009

Nebraska-based artist Jake Gillespie makes huge graphite-and-chalk drawings and black and white murals. His sparse lines (often just gestural) and dark, smudgy fields of color make for expressive, impermanent-seeming images that read like thoughts and memories scribbled in a notebook.

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