Category Archives: street art

#14: The ‘Original’ Flatiron Building

What a lot of people don’t know is that Toronto’s Flatiron Building preceded New York’s famous building by more than 10 years – take that NYC. In 1891, the Gooderham family (of the Gooderham & Worts distillery ) commissioned architect … Continue reading

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A Multi-Color Water Slide by Blu Serves as a Harsh Critique of Capitalism in Rome

Last year may not have been the most prolific for Italian street art legend Blu (previously), who besides releasing Minima Muralia, a 288-page collection of 15 years of murals, completed only two officially announced murals. His latest piece titled Capita, was recently shared on the elusive … Continue reading

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When the Sun Sets in Baiona, a Seemingly Simple Whale Mural Reveals a Belly Full of Sailors

A new collaborative mural by Barcelona-based artists  María López and Javier de Ribaundergoes a dramatic shift from day to night. Titled Hizkuntza, the mural appears to be a simple outline of a whale by day, but darkness reveals an intricate glowing design. The … Continue reading

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Street Art by Mantra in Bogota Colombia – @GoogleStreetArt

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A Nostalgic Winter Scene Takes a Sinister Turn in a New Welsh Work by Banksy

Yesterday, Banksy (previously) left his mark in the South Wales town of Port Talbot, his first in the UK nation. The area drew attention earlier this year when a World Health Organization report named it the most polluted community in … Continue reading

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Pasarteak / Passageways. Part p – xabieranunzibai | ello

“Pasarteak / Passageways”. Part of you is here, part of you is gone. . The project was developed in collaboration with Borderline Fabrika and the local school kids. We shared ideas and concepts in order to create the image. Hendaia, … Continue reading

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‘Remember Gold Image Venice Blv – theartofchase | ello

‘Remember Who You Are’ For Gold Image on Venice Blvd in Culver City, Los Angeles Source: ‘Remember Gold Image Venice Blv – theartofchase | ello

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An artist bought a Banksy piece just so he could destroy it — For Your Society

The British street artist Banksy is a notorious prankster. He recently executed the (partial) destruction of his own work, framing a print in a hidden shredder that sliced it to ribbons upon sale at auction. So, Banksy might not mind … Continue reading

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The Italian Street Artist Using Cheese Paintings To Fight Neo-Fascism (HBO)

This year, Italy has seen a resurgence in neo-fascism and far-right ideology. But one street artist is fighting back — with giant paintings of pumpkin tortellini and parmesan cheese. For the past 10 years, Pier Paolo Spinazzè, known as “CIBO,” … Continue reading

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Bursts of Stylized Flowers by ‘Ouizi’ Transform Buildings Into Floral Canvases

Artist Louise Jones (previously), known professionally as Ouizi, focuses on flowers in her multi-faceted practice. Whether creating towering outdoor murals, carving linoleum prints, completing indoor mural commissions, or painting on more traditional canvases, Jones creates groupings of real and imagined blossoms. In … Continue reading

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