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Street art News

All creatures great and even greater from Dutch sculptor Hofman

Rotterdam - Florentijn Hofman, the Dutch sculptor famed for his much larger than life creature creations has been busily working his animal magic again.
In the Media by Robert Myles

Review: WHITEWASH — A tribute to 5 Pointz Special

New York - "WHITEWASH" is a gallery show at Jeffery Leder Gallery. It is a tribute to 5 Pointz Aerosol Art Center and a response to its destruction. The show is curated by Marie Cecile-Flageul.
Digital Journal Report by Kathleen Creighton

Banksy's latest work 'Mobile Lovers' depicts social situations

Bristol - The famous and iconic British street artist, Banksy, has been at it again, this time with a new mural depicting a couple embracing, while all the while gazing fixedly at their cellphone screens.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 6 comments

Geotagged locations of street art available through website Special

New York - The website employs geotagging, which uses the metadata of images to provide the latitude and longitude of the street art. Users can navigate city streets in a kind of street art scavenger hunt, discovering public art that might be otherwise overlooked.
Digital Journal Report by Justin King - 2 comments

Aiden Glynn creates street art inspired by video games

Toronto-based street artist, character designer and animator, Aiden Glynn has literally taken to the streets and implemented elements of popular video games into everyday objects. These creations draw inspiration from games like Donkey Kong and Pokemon.
In the Media by Abigail Prendergast

Upside down house: A Polish village’s topsy-turvy tourist draw

A house constructed entirely upside down is now a tourist attraction for the tiny village of Szymbark in northern Poland. As well as presenting topsy turvy from the exterior, the house’s internal contradictions proved problematic during construction.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 7 comments

London: Giant rubber duck on the river Thames

London - As part of a publicity stunt yesterday, gaming website Jackpotjoy launched a 50 foot rubber duck on the river Thames in London causing many residents to do a double-take.
In the Media by Robert Myles

Giant slugs march on Angers Cathedral in France's Loire Valley

Angers - Dutch sculptor Florentijn Hofman does not do things by halves, so there was a sense of anticipation when it was revealed that Hofman would be constructing a sculpture in the city of Angers located in Pays de la Loire region in western France.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 2 comments

Review: Street art flourishing across Saskatoon Special

Saskatoon - The Canadian city of Saskatoon is quaint, friendly and also boasts some impressive sculptures and street art downtown. Here are some of the most impressive pieces I came across during a recent visit.
Digital Journal Report by David Silverberg - 1 comment

The Cult's Ian Astbury chooses his weapons Special

Ian Astbury has fronted The Cult, one of rock and roll’s biggest bands, for close to three decades. But he’s not your typical headbanger. The Cult’s latest album offers a myriad of cultural references while unapologetically rocking out.
Digital Journal Report by Cate Kustanczy

'Walking Gallery' — An artistic breath of fresh air in Spain

Spanish artists can now regularly be seen walking on the streets and beaches displaying their art. Why wait in a gallery for people to come and see your work, when you can take it to the people? No more walls!
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 1 comment

Artist Keith Haring rocks Brooklyn

New York - "Keith Haring: 1978-1982" runs at the Brooklyn Museum through July 6th. It is the first large-scale exhibition of the artist's early work.
In the Media by Cate Kustanczy

Hotel chain invites its guests to be art thieves

A small hotel chain in Australia is inviting people to steal art from the walls of its hotels today. And they won’t be prosecuted.
In the Media by Andrew John - 1 comment

Has famous street artist Banksy struck again?

The landlords of the pub Princess of Wales in London's Primrose Hill are hoping Banksy is behind the graffiti they found on their beer garden wall.
In the Media by Laura Trowbridge - 7 comments

Op-Ed: Why Are Graffiti Reports on the Rise Across the U.S?

Why are some cities across the U.S. reporting as much as double the complaints about defaced property? Is there more graffiti or is it all one very colorful eye-sore illusion? Read on and cast your vote, but in primary colors only please.
In the Media by M Dee Dubroff - 10 comments

This is Street Art, Intended or Otherwise

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" they say. That could easily be reworked to read “Art is in the eye of the beholder.” Street art is often thought to be something that was consciously created. I’m not so sure.
In the Media by Michael Cosgrove - 15 comments

Toronto Street Art Means Spring Is Back

Walking down the streets in Toronto can be an adventure in art. A person doesn't have to shell out any money to be serenaded or see a new painting.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 5 comments
 

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In the body of the beast - the cathedral-like interior of one of the Slow Slugs at Angers  Loire Val...
By Permission of Florentijn Hofman
In the body of the beast - the cathedral-like interior of one of the Slow Slugs at Angers, Loire Valley, France
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Walking Art - Bilbao  Spain
Walking Gallery
Walking Art - Bilbao, Spain
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The upside down house at Szymbark  near Gdansk  Northern Poland
Tourisme Durable, France via Facebook
The upside down house at Szymbark, near Gdansk, Northern Poland
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Street artwork
Francisco de Pajaro
Street artwork
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An optical illusion on a Stockholm street
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An optical illusion on a Stockholm street
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Polish upside down house at Szymbark  Northern Poland
Poland Travel - Polish Tourist Office
Polish upside down house at Szymbark, Northern Poland
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Walking Art - Madrid  Spain
Walking Gallery
Walking Art - Madrid, Spain
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Upside down house at Szymbark  Poland with the  roof  entrance on the  ground .
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Upside down house at Szymbark, Poland with the 'roof' entrance on the 'ground'.
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Street art  Ibiza 2012
Francisco de Pajaro
Street art, Ibiza 2012
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Walking Art - Bilbao  Spain
Walking Gallery
Walking Art - Bilbao, Spain
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Walking Art - Bilbao  Spain
Walking Gallery
Walking Art - Bilbao, Spain
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Walking Art - Barcelona  Spain
Walking Gallery
Walking Art - Barcelona, Spain
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In 2008 Westminster City Council said it would paint over this piece of subversive graffiti by Banks...
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In 2008 Westminster City Council said it would paint over this piece of subversive graffiti by Banksy, and the reputation of the artist would not change its mind
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Walking Art - Bilbao  Spain
Walking Gallery
Walking Art - Bilbao, Spain
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Street art by Francisco de Pajaro
Francisco de Pajaro
Street art by Francisco de Pajaro
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Street Art Live
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Walking Art - Barcelona  Spain
Walking Gallery
Walking Art - Barcelona, Spain
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Slow Slugs climbing the steps towards Angers Cathedral with river Maine in background
By permission of Florentijn Hofman
Slow Slugs climbing the steps towards Angers Cathedral with river Maine in background
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Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck at the German wartime U-boat pens in Saint Nazaire on the Loire es...
Courtesy of Florentijn Hofman
Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck at the German wartime U-boat pens in Saint Nazaire on the Loire estuary in western France (By permission of Florentijn Hofman)
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Steelman (2011) sculpture by Florentijn Hofman in Amsterdam  Holland
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Steelman (2011) sculpture by Florentijn Hofman in Amsterdam, Holland
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