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Ella & Pitr Reframed

by Terrin Glasson November 5, 2015
  If you are familiar with the street art scene in Paris, then Ella & Pitr’s quirky approach to street art will be familiar. But if their playful pieces are new to you, then you’re in for a treat.   Ella and Pitr are known for creating comical sleeping giants throughout the streets and rooftops […]

Remembering the Man Who Made the World Laugh

by Jenna Austinon August 28, 2015
Just over a year ago news of the death of Robin Williams spread like wildfire on social media. An outpouring of love for the man who made the world laugh was immediate, both towards his family and legions of fans. Some people chose to pay tribute to the actor and comedian with their art. Graffiti […]

Taking Street Art to the Water Ways

by Jenna Austinon August 28, 2015
For New York-based artist Sean Yoro (aka Hula), making art on city walls must not have been enough. Instead, Hula grabbed his paddleboard and acrylics and hit the waters of his native Hawaii. Hula glides around the water in search of a place to paint, and then pulls off a balancing act while creating stunning […]

The Making of a Squirrel: Lonac

by Jenna Austinon August 26, 2015
   Lonac is a Croatian graffiti artist that got his start early on in elementary school. He’s best known for his hyper realistic murals that he has up around England and Croatia. He got his start by doing a mural on the wall of his elementary school, and his art teacher was so impressed she […]

Maya Hayuk’s Psychedelic Street Love

by Jenna Austinon August 18, 2015
   Brooklyn-based artist Maya Hayuk is one of those artists that works well no matter what format she’s using. From murals to paintings to prints, her psychedelic and funky compositions keep viewers coming back for more.   Hayuk says of her work: “Hayuk weaves visual information from her immediate surroundings into her elaborate abstractions, creating an […]

The Hybrid Creations of Alexis Diaz

by Jenna Austinon August 14, 2015
  Among street artists, Alexis Diaz stands out, mainly because he composes all of his pieces with using just a paintbrush and paint.    His bold images are usually of hybrid creatures whose unusual anatomy have fascinated viewers from all over the world.    In addition to blending colors seamlessly, Diaz also uses a lot […]

Marcelo Ment: Street Art was ‘Ment’ to be

by Jenna Austinon August 1, 2015
   Marcelo Ment is a Brazilian artist who has been influencing the world of street art since 1998 where he began as a graffiti artist in Rio de Janeiro.   A self-taught artist himself, Ment also teaches art to younger generations.    His art graces the walls of cities all over the world, but primarily […]

Shaka and Awe

by Jenna Austinon July 31, 2015
French street artist Shaka, also known as Marchal Mithouard, is unique among street artists because of his use of 3-D bas relief incorporated into his graffiti work. He also incorporates his surroundings into his works so that the effect it has on passerby is more profound. Most of his works are exceedingly colorful, adding to […]

DAIN to Reign

by Jenna Austinon July 30, 2015
   The streets of New York City are home and muse to many artists. For many of them, anonymity is a preferred way of life. Being somewhat anonymous allows the artists to remain free to practice and hone their craft.      One such street artist is DAIN. Elusive as he is, his work speaks […]

Likes Sands In An Hourglass of Artistic Time

by Ash M. Richteron July 16, 2015
   Time is fleeting. Most art is meant to stand the test of it and outlive its artist for future generations.     The exception is sand art. Sand is a temporary medium. Its installation, brief life, and eventual destruction are part and parcel of its artistic intent. Artists like Snezana Petrovic toy with these […]