Joe Iurato – Wooden Street Art

New Jersey-based artist Joe Iurato unites old-fashioned printing processes with contemporary street art style for his series of urban wooden interventions. The miniature figures he intricately carves range from guitar players to breakdancers, each subtly added to a city landscape and interacting within the scene. Site-specific placements of the pieces often use the surrounding environment … Continue reading

SpY – Moon

Spanish street artist SpY has set his two-stories tall installation ‘Moon‘ alight in Lausanne, Switzerland. The artificial crescent moon has been suspended on a crane above the urban landscape to light up the night sky. Moon is a project SpY was commissioned to install above the University Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), in Switzerland … Continue reading

Banksy – Mobile Lovers

Following his whirlwind New York residency last year, Banksy is back on British shores with two new pieces of work. The first, widely called Spy Booth, depicts a trio of shady government officials crowding around a phone booth using analog recording devices to eavesdrop on conversations in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The second piece of street artwork, widely … Continue reading

Les Bains – Street Art Makeover

A derelict nightclub in the heart of Paris has been turned into an evolving gallery space with the help of fifty of the world’s finest street artists. Les Bains-Douches, a stone’s throw from the Pompidou Centre in Paris was built in 1885 as a municipal bathhouse. More recently, as Les Bains, it became one of … Continue reading

Hanksy – More Than Just Tom Hanks

New York-based artist Hanksy uses the streets as his canvas, employing clever puns and turns of phrases to delight fans and observant passersby. Shortly after moving to New York in 2010, Hanksy began noticing the city’s vibrant street art scene, in which hand painted works of art, elaborate stencils, and detailed screen prints enrich blighted … Continue reading

Billboard Street Art by Ox

Parisian street artist Ox is brightening up the streets of France with his project Poster Time. Ox takes on the classic billboard with a refreshing, humourous take on the surroundings, creating optical illusions with the original pieces of work painted on paper. As with all billboard adverts, the works only last for a short amount … Continue reading

Ernest Zacharevic Interactive Murals

Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic has been brightening up walls around Penang in Malaysia with a series of interactive street art murals. His unique style lies in his use of interaction between physical objects and painted murals, creating stunning and often tongue-in-cheek, playful images that show a fine sense of humour. We think you’ll love them…

Banksy Olympic Street Art

Banksy is back with two new pieces of street art ahead of this year’s London 2012 Olympic Games. The new graffiti works see a javelin thrower with a missile and a pole vaulter hurdling barbed wire.

Chicago gets Monopoly street art makeover by Bored

Chicago’s Logan Square district has been turned into a 3-dimensional Monopoly game by the street artist Bored. The humourous take on the classic game has taken locals by surprise and helped to bring a smile to a city full of art and especially, street art. Bored is taking a tongue-in-cheek look at modern street art, … Continue reading

D*Face x Smirnoff

Last week saw a launch that heralded a new way of artists collaborating with drinks brands, as British street artist D*Face and leading vodka brand Smirnoff created both an immersive theatre experience and a unique customised bottle. Taking place at the iconic East London venue Wilton’s Music Hall, the oldest surviving music hall in the … Continue reading

Art with Social Conscience – Hugh Leeman

This brilliant new video by San Francisco-based French videographer Clemence Demerliac on art with a social conscience features an interview with street artist Hugh Leeman. The beautifully shot video showcases Leeman’s diverse work on social projects and advertising for the homeless through his billboard takeovers and his not-for-profit inner city t-shirt project. In removing ad … Continue reading

Banksy Graffiti Origami

A new Banksy graffiti piece has sprung up in the UK, an origami crane with a goldfish in its mouth, set beside a canal. With recent work popping up in Mayfair, Central London, it seems that, the now veteran street artist has done a bit of work while taking a trip to the more serene … Continue reading

Ben Eine brightens up Mexico’s streets

London-born, British typographer Ben Eine, a.k.a. Ben Flynn, shot to international fame when British Prime Minister, David Cameron gave Barack Obama one of his works on his first state visit. However, the residents of East London knew his work long before for his series of letters across the streets of Shoreditch, most famously, ‘Alphabet Street’ … Continue reading

Slinkachu: Worst Wurst

London-based miniature street artist Slinkachu has unveiled his latest tiny installation piece, ‘Worst Wurst’ in Stuttgart, Germany. ‘Worst Wurst’ depicts a food vendor selling street meat under the storefront name ‘Wunder Wurst’. However, to the left of the main attraction, is a rat surrounded by its droppings with men, seemingly street cleaners, picking up the … Continue reading

Banksy – Fallen Soldier

Renowned graffiti artist, Banksy often goes months without any work popping up and then there is deluge of his work on the streets. It seems that now is the latter for the secretive street artist as a new piece of work has sprung up. So, after last week’s new sculpture, ‘Cardinal Sin’ at the Walker … Continue reading

Banksy Commits ‘Cardinal Sin’

Banksy unveiled a brand piece of work yesterday at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. The graffiti artist’s sculpture, ‘Cardinal Sin’ was created as a response to the child abuse scandal in the Catholic church and its subsequent cover-up. The artist’s piece is a replica of an 18th-century stone bust, which has had its face … Continue reading

Here Comes The Neighbourhood

Here Comes The Neighbourhood is a short-form docuseries that explores the power of public art and innovation to uplift and revitalise urban communities. In the first pilot season, the series focuses on the art district of Wynwood, Miami, telling the remarkable story first-hand from the artists involved. Wynwood Walls saw urban visionary Tony Goldman partner … Continue reading

Senseless Drawing Bot: Making Graffiti Mechanical

Japanese designers So Kanno and Takahiro Yamaguchi have created a modern day ‘Weird Science’ robot that instead of being the perfect woman, is a bot that creates stunning graffiti art. The Senseless Drawing Bot is definitely not as aesthetically pleasing as Kelly LeBrock’s Lisa in the cult 80s movie, but the anarchic movement from its … Continue reading

Underground City

A city under ground, it sounds like the stuff of myths and legends, but a street artist, EVOL in Germany has made it a reality with a series of buildings just visible from a rural patch in Hamburg. It does bring a new meaning to the horrible song Jamiroquai did ages ago “Deeper Underground”, or … Continue reading

New Banksy in Fitsrovia – ‘If Graffiti Changed Anything – It Would Be Illegal’

A new artwork believed to have been created by the acclaimed street artist Banksy has appeared on a wall in Fitzrovia, Central London during Easter Monday. The work in blood red paint features the stencilled rat which has appeared in many of his creations. The rat has appeared in a number of Banksy works. A … Continue reading