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 … Read more
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.
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 … Read more
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’ … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
Lyle Owerko is a photographer and filmmaker who has worked on a vast array of projects in his time. Most noted for his picture of the terrorist attack, Lyle’s photo was used for the cover image of Time Magazine’s September 11, 2001 issue. His current projects seek to bridge ethnic borders in a manner that … Read more
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 … Read more