It is nice to know that with the tide of change in totalitarian dictatorships across the world, there is a ray of hope. Last week the reform era government in Myanmar abolished media censorship. For decades past, a military dictatorship in the country meant that tagging and graffiti were strictly forbidden. Since 2011, street art [...]
Meet the Sticker Lady from Singapore who is facing charges of vandalism after decorating the streets of the conservative southeast Asian city with humorous stickers. These include phrases such as “Press for time travel” on traffic crosswalk signal buttons; and other phrases in Singapore slang like “My grandfather road” and “Press until shiok.” Samantha Lo, [...]
You may be wondering what street art has to do with electronica. But in the same way a musician remixes one of their favorite tracks, graffiti artists are, in their own way, paying tribute to public spaces through artistic expression. Much to the chagrin of major labels and public officials alike, these two modern trends [...]
Canadian graffiti artist/baker Shelley Miller makes wall murals entirely out of frosted sugar. These pictures were taken in Montreal. She tends to use blue and white frosting which gives the pieces the appearance of fine china. Don’t they have ants in Canada? We have more pictures below.
This street art is believed to be the work of elusive graffiti artist Bansky. It was originally painted on the wall of the crumbling ruins of an abandoned auto plant in Detroit. Resident artists of the 555 Gallery rescued the work in 2010 setting off a two year legal debate over who had the [...]
Everyone has heard of street art at this point. Recently some artists have taken graffiti to the next level by using moss instead of spray paint. You can check out more pictures here. Unlike the traditional method of spray painting, the public is usually delighted to find these works. It is a clever way to [...]
A California street artist who goes by the name “ABOVE” has managed to spray paint an anti-blood diamond message in Johannesburg, South Africa. The message located outside one of the world’s biggest diamond distributors known as Jewel City reads “Diamonds are a woman’s best friend… and a man’s worst enemy.” ABOVE offered to paint the [...]