What happens when you mix religious iconography with Afro-Brazilian folk art, pagan symbols, and street art? Stephan Doitschinoff happens. His colorful acrylic paintings are brilliant: all skulls and symbols and rainbows. And don’t forget to keep an eye out for his street art being produced by his alias, Calma.
Follow these fresh street signs to brush up on your rap history! Thanks to Jay Shell, you can find famous rap quotes on any corner. This street art sign series were born when he decided to go around posting his favorit rap lyrics as official looking street signs on the street corners they actually reference. Well done [...]
Swiss artist Felice Varini makes geometric anamorphic art on the streets, such as like car parks and courtyards, that are so perfectly vibrant and cool, it looks like they were actually stuck at the scene.
Bangkok is going street art and has rounded up some of the best street artists from Europe and Thailand to take part. The Bukruk Street Art Festival, which is on for the very first time, features artists such as Nicolas Barrome, Daan Botlek, Saddo, San, Kruela D´Enfer and Harito. 27 artists painting, spraying and illustrating [...]
The style might be identical to Banksy’s, and in Norway there is this guy who calls himself DOLK. This, however, was made by Skurktur, an art collective based in Trondheim, Norway. Skurktur’s street art is teeming with social commentary and satire, which is in keeping with the M.O. of the great Banksy himself.
Sheffield street artist Phlegm is at it again. His long-legged, spidery creatures are stalking the streets and hitch hiking right before your eyes. These fantastic black and white creatures are well placed to interact with their environment. and posses a well though out quality. I love their hand drawn feel. And guess what? Phlegm is releasing [...]
Ricky Watts is asking for help in the creation of his biggest project to date. Watts has done many murals, but this one is special. Firstly, at five stories, if completed, it will be his biggest. Coincidentally, it will also be the largest mural of any kind in Petaluma. But the biggest factor is that [...]
French art director Christophe Pilate had the interesting idea of taking Banksy’s street art and reinterpreting it in a new and more commercial way. Pilate logically assigned brands to Banksy’s art, creating unique print ads for the corresponding brands. So, do you think Banksy himself would approve?
The first time I watched this, I was impressed. Coming from a stop motion background myself, I understand the laborious hours spent animating frame by frame. This carefully planned out street art animation has a great sound track that is paired well with the visuals.
L7m was born in the countryside of São Paulo. At 13 years of age, he had his first contact with spray cans, which opened his eyes to new techniques and mixtures with china ink, latex, pastel and acrylic. Everything generates the chaos in his art: the revolt of human sorrow, the beauty of life, the [...]
UK urban artist MISHFIT was commissioned by Out of the Dark to customize one of their salvaged pieces of furniture. Using contemporary stencil techniques and good old fashioned artistry, she created this elegant Urban Art Deco piece.
These multi-disciplinary treasures were created by the Tasmania-born artist, Ghostpatrol, who devoted himself to ‘create worlds across mediums exploring ideas of space exploration’. His fairy-tale like drawings and murals are bewitching and inspiring at the same time. Full of creativity and profound ideas, he creates cute characters that tell tales for grown-ups.
Meet Shark Toof. He’s the guy from LA who wheat pastes his trademark shark logo everywhere he can reach. The shark is his spirit animal. Why a shark, you ask? As the artist explains, it’s the ‘perfect culmination of all my angst, protest, strength and optimism’. His art stands out with it’s energetic, graphic style [...]
Blu is an Italian street artist of incredible skill and patience. This stop-action video of his ‘graffiti’ isn’t new, but it is impossibly cool and deserves to be viewed by all. This guy expresses more raw creativity in this piece than most studio artists get across in a lifetime. Watch with the volume up: the [...]
Even though The Yok lives in Brooklyn nowadays, we can call his street art Australian, because that’s where he’s originally from: Perth. The loopy characters with the awesome staches and beards do not only look good on walls, but also on canvas, as paintings and illustrations. His potato headed gargoyles have been exhibited around the world, from Berlin to Taipei, and his success doesn’t seem to stagnate. So if you love surfing like The Yok does, keep your eyes open for an original artwork close to your local beach, too.