For some, hating commercialism used to mean rolling their eyes with the interruption of Friends. And now, some might think it means shaking their fist at pop-up ads. But a team of UK street artists have taken it to the next level. Brandalism is a crew of rabble-rousers who began projects in anti-advertising out of Britain a […]


25 Mar
A street-art mural take on the Notre Dame du Grâce

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, […]


3 Jan
The urban street artist's latest thought-provoking pieces

Urban artist SpY is back on the streets creating thought-provoking installations throughout Europe. Whether it’s a homeless guy with zero Facebook likes on the sidewalk, a plastic-wrapped cop car or a barricaded Louis Vuitton entrance, SpY’s clever street art certainly makes you think (“Think”: also the title of one of his pieces featured in the […]


We’re cleary big fans of TrustoCorp, following their antics from their Sarah Palin Sex Tape Nightmare! fake magazines to their Zombie Kim Kardashian Eats Herself! tabloids to their best known work making fake street signs. Now the subversive collective has teamed up with fellow rabblerouser and social critic Shepard Fairey for another collection of pseudo consumer products […]


4 Feb
Brazil's Davi De Melo Santos world of magical realism

Forget Alice’s adventures. Leave behind those tiny luminous illustrations of Dr. Seuss. We’ve found the real magical world of Wonderland and verisimilitude right in the tip of a spray can belonging to Brazilian street artist DMS (Davi De Melo Santos). With surreal faces that melt and mold around outdoor switch boxes, awkward building creases and trash piles, […]


Banksy is perhaps the most beloved, world renown vandal the world has never seen… and perhaps its most hated, as well. While other practitioners in their field watch their art get accosted by rival artists and whitewashed by property owners, Banksy watches as his pieces are dissembled and sold for thousands upon thousands of dollars […]


2 Jan
Australian street artist subverts bus shelters across the globe

Using highly detailed aerosol painting techniques, Australian street artist Ian Strange (aka Kid Zoom) has manipulated advertisements in bus shelters in Madrid, New York and Melbourne. The now Brooklyn-based artist’s highly realistic works are part of an ongoing collection entitled “Shelters,” a self-initiated project he began in 2007. To see the process of Kid Zoom’s McDonald’s ad […]


3 Dec
Belgian graffiti/street artist & zoologist premiers down under

  Belgian street artist ROA is famous for his massive and haunting murals featuring native fauna that can be seen around the world. We love his highly detailed yet very personalized style evident in his Dominant Species exhibit in San Francisco this past September, as well as his Boneyards Project in the Arizona Desert which […]

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