New tape works by Aakash Nihalani

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By Airin Dia in New Art on Thursday 11 July 2013

Aakash Nihalani’s style is recognizable across the wide variety of mediums he uses: minimal geometric shapes on a flattened visual plane, often employing different techniques of contrast and forced perspective to give the impression of virtual depth or movement.

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Non destructive masking tape graffiti by Australian artist Buff Diss

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Art on Saturday 18 May 2013

Buff Diss is an amazing street artist from Australia who creates insane masking tape graffiti. If you’re thinking the use of tape would be detrimental to the the designs he could create, you are very wrong. Diss’ designs are intricate, well thought-out and easily removeable. What more could you ask for? Although, I’m not too sure you would want to remove the works of art. They make a lot of the spaces look a lot better, in my opinion.

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Floored by technicolor win

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Saturday 23 February 2013

Floors are just too drab. Glasgow-based artist Jim Lambie’s ZOBOP changes every time he stages the work as the floor varies all the time. Taping down rolls of vinyl tape, starting from the outlines of the floor space until he reaches the centre… the lesson here is that there is structure in madness.

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Street art made from tape by Aakash Nihalani

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By Dean Christ in New Art on Friday 13 April 2012

I really love street art that is whimsical and gives me a mind smile. Aakash Nihalani has taken an ephemeral and more legal approach to street art by ditching the stencils, krink markers and wheat-paste for pop-coloured masking tape. Aakash produces unique 3D geometric shapes playing with illusions and the context of the location. I wonder how he would do at a fresh forensic scene.

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