New Olympic-themed street art by Banksy

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Wednesday 25 July 2012

New work by the renowned street artist, Banksy, has recently appeared in London. His Olympic-themed work is called Hackney Welcomes the Olympics and Going for Mould, and both of these stencils are full of Bansky’s signature social commentary.

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Awesome Bears street art by Philip Lumbang

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By Stacy Conde in New Art on Tuesday 5 June 2012

Los Angeles-based street artist Philip Lumbang paints what he calls Awesome Bears. And looking a them, who are we to disagree.

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I Wish I Said Hello: a project devoted to Missed Connections

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Saturday 2 June 2012

According to Wikipedia, a ‘missed connection’ is an occurrence where two or more people are unable to exchange contact information or the information that is exchanged is lost. This simple street art project called I Wish I Said Hello encourages everyone to rekindle their missed connection stories in the public space in the form of […]

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Impressionist street art by Steve Hamilton

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By Christian Millet in New Art on Friday 25 May 2012

A street art impressionist? A couple of months ago at Gallery Bomb in Dallas, I saw Steve Hamilton’s work for the first time. From a few meters away I could appreciate a well done execution of graphite portraits on cardboard. From a closer look, tiny speckles of spray paint gather amongst the multi-layering of white, […]

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Colourful abstract street art by JMR

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By Christian Millet in New Art on Friday 25 May 2012

I contacted JMR after seeing one of his murals down in Oak Cliff in Dallas. The bold black line iconography caught my eye. His minimalist style, with primary colors intended to be appreciated from a distance, reminds me of the work of Joan Miro.

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Surrealist street art by Met Hatziel

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By Christian Millet in New Art on Friday 25 May 2012

Met Hatziel is a funky pop, street oriented surrealist. He has managed to master his style and technique, combining the stereotypical mediums of street art and fine art (oils), layering realities, and emancipating some likely obsessions.

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