16 Sep
Classic kicks get the street mural treatment

Keith Haring, street artist and beloved social activist, was the mind behind the legendary “Crack is Wack” street mural that has been lighting up the park in East Harlem since 1986. And now its iconic images go to Reebok footwear, who also has its roots to popularity tied deeply to the 80’s. In fact, Reebok […]


8 Apr
Street artist's activist graffiti art, Italian edition

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 […]


14 Oct
So is the world famous street artist provocateur vegetarian?

Banksy has been having quite a busy time over in New York, throwing up pieces like a Gladiator-quoting mural (see it after the Jump) and even selling his art to unaware Central Park visitors (video below). Even though he was asking only $60 per piece, very few people realized the value of the old man’s […]


8 Dec
Lost In a Supermarket breaks down our best ART of 2011

It’s about that time that we begin looking back at the year that was at LOST IN A SUPERMARKET. A whole year means a lot of amazingly awesome and amazingly bad crap we’ve found floating around this Great Existential Supermarket we all live in, so it’s time to get things going. We’re gonna kick off […]


14 Jan
The renown street artist reminds us all why we should care about his art in the first place

UPDATE: We found a trailer highlighting some of the work found on the BLU 2010 DVD so we’re embedding it below and reposting. Enjoy! Unfortunately generating buzz for all the wrong reasons the last couple weeks, what with the infamous MOCA mural whitewashing, BLU releases a DVD to remind us all why we should care […]


5 Jan
While Jeffrey Deitch keeps a very low profile

The thing that most bugs me about this whole BLU mural getting whitewashed is not really the beauty or fantastic nature of the mural itself. To be honest, the mural was so straightforward that it almost bordered on obvious. But that’s not the point. When you ask an artist to paint you a mural — […]


15 Dec
MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch's most disappointing action

As we reported last week, world class Italian street artist BLU’s controversial mural on the Geffen Contemporary was whitewashed after being up for only 24 hours. As a piece created to promote MOCA’s upcoming Art on the Streets “street art” exhibit, many assumed the buffing over of BLU’s work was a Banksy-style publicity stunt. Well, […]


10 Dec
Outright censorship, or misguided publicity stunt?

You can say without a breath of hyperbole that BLU is one of the most imaginative, creative and pioneering street artists on the planet — we’ve often gushed about his works such as the MUTO animation and his truly monumental Big Bang Big Boom piece. That’s why this article of news is so disturbing, especially […]