Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is clearly the greatest thing to clean up the filthy streets of New York City since Mayor Ed Koch was chemical-dowsing trains back in Style Wars. Concerned that stores such as Toys ‘R Us are churning out a future generation of not just vandals but drug-dealing junkies, Assemblyman Goldfeder composed a letter to the [...]
Take off like a real aeroesol aeronaut with this mashup created by spray-art chieftains Montana and shoe lords Sneaker Freaker. The new “infra-red” is tone is deliberately reminiscent of old-school Nike’s “radiant red” color, referring to the interests of both parties involved. Keep an eye out for release dates on the limited-edition Infra-red spraycan.
This certainly won’t be the first time that Italian street-art master Blu has brought the mural to the next level, ranging from getting whitewashed within a day for a “controversial” anti-war piece in Los Angeles, to just general bad-assery, Big Bang style. Blu, a must-see in the graffiti-mural world for years now, often fueled by [...]
Upon considering some of the murals hitting the walls of Montreal, perhaps the only real thing left to “blame Canada” for these days is knocking it right out of the south park. As such, meet the A’shop collective, Montreal’s clique of fine-arts firm meets graffiti crew. The skilled group of artists serves local business walls, [...]
Street artist and professional vandal Kidadult has quickly made a name for himself in the worldwide graffiti community by causing massive havoc to top tier luxury brands — mainly by spraying his tag in giant letters over the storefronts of brands like Louis Vitton, Hermès, Kenzo and recently the Maison Martin Margiela flagship store in Brussels. [...]
The Grime Writer allows you to clean up and defile streets at the same time. Sure it might sound contradictory in a logical sense but that doesn’t make it impossible. Just fill this oversized felt-tip marker with soapy water instead of ink, and you’ve got yourself a crime-less mechanism for disrupting the peace and cleaning [...]
If anyone debunks the notion of street art as buildings tagged with incomprehensible spray-paint calligraphy and some sort of stencil-work it’s MTO. The Berlin artist creates large 3-dimensional imagery in which he incorporates the urban landscape he chooses into the movement of his work. His labor intensive procedure breeds paintings which are equally remarkable in [...]
While many youngins may be caught up in the brilliance of Banksy and the statement his graffiti makes because it’s seen as new and groundbreaking, we may be reluctant to think that he too could’ve been strongly influenced by someone else. Have you ever heard of Blek Le Rat? I’ll admit it, I hadn’t. In [...]