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Category Archives: Seen on Streets

Streets: Ma’claim (Egypt)

After showing you a piece memorializing the late Khaled Said by Case, we present further evidence that the Ma’claim crew has interest in Egypt and the current political upheaval there. Akut from Herakut along with Rusk, Tasso, and the aforementioned Case were recently in the country hitting up the streets of Cairo and Alexandria with murals. They were in also in town for the release of the Arabic Graffiti book from From Here To Fame Publishing. More photos via the publisher taken by Joel Sames […]

Videos: Above – “GIVE A WALL STREET BANKER…”

As you saw briefly in our recent update on the street festivities down in Miami, the Bay area-based ABOVE (interviewed) worked on a piece painted with his signature letters spelling out “GIVE A WALL ST. BANKER ENOUGH ROPE AND HE WILL HANG HIMSELF.” The mural, which also featured a man in a suit hanged in effigy along with the prolific street artist’s well known arrows, drew much attention and was featured on the local news. Enjoy the video (seen above) detailing the creative process that […]

Streets: Bumblebee – “Passed Out” and “Blanket No. 6″ (Los Angeles)

Fresh off a summer that saw him exhibiting in the Portsmouth Museum of Art and causing a ruckus in the streets of New Hampshire, Bumblebee goes all out in a return to his hometown with these two recent pieces. The first is Passed Out, a mural painted by the artist at the shop’s request on the side of Sherman McNulty Frame Gallery in Hollywood. The 30 ft. x 9 ft. piece represents the first time Bumblebee has made a child this large in size. The […]
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Streets: El Mac (Barcelona)

Gifted street muralist El Mac is at it again, this time in Spain. This new piece was painted on the side of the Montana paint factory (a brand that he has used many times over the years) in Barcelona. Based on his model Lacheln, the wall done in a palette limited to black, gray and whites, and is a nice contrast to an adjacent mural by Os Gemeos. More photos after the jump…

Streets: Paul Insect (Los Angeles)

In preparation for his solo show titled Triptease Revue at Post No Bills this upcoming Thursday, November 3rd, the enigmatic artist known as Paul Insect has been busy putting up his signature artwork across the streets of Los Angeles. From a variety of freeways to some of the most desolate areas of the downtown L.A. district, the baby heads have been popping up everywhere in a multitude of colorful variations. In addition, the UK based artist also got a chance to paint a large section of […]
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Streets: D*Face (Melbourne)

With D*Face’s (interviewed) solo opening tonight at the Metro Gallery, it’s about time we updated you on his work in the streets leading up to the show. From the looks of things, his oversized spray can installations seem to be popular, but check out the other photos of D getting his logo up all over Melbourne, as well as an invitation to join the Order of the Wings. Pics after the jump…

Streets: Vhils (Portugal)

Portuguese artist Vhils’ unique work is always in high demand and because of this, he has been busy hitting up the hottest street art events around the world recently. Ever since we filmed his work in Los Angeles in August, he has consecutively hit up the Fame Festival, Walk & Talk Festival, a store facade in the UK, Nuart Festival, the Minotaur event, Wynwood Walls in Miami, and now finally back to his home country for the WOOL Festival in Covilhã. More photos after the […]

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween to all our readers. Anyone have any art-related costumes to share this year? For inspiration, you can check out some of our previous year’s Halloween articles here. Keep safe!

Streets: Case – Portrait of Khaled Said on Berlin Wall

Last month in Berlin, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Foundation’s Human Rights Award for 2011 was awarded to Khaled Said of Egypt and Slim Amamou of Tunisia. Said’s sister, Zahraa Kassem received the award on the late activist’s behalf at a ceremony that included the unveiling of a portrait created by Andreas von Chrzanowski (aka Case) on remnants of the Berlin Wall and will be eventually placed in the Freedom Park (covered). Case, who we last caught up with at the Outside/In show in Los Angeles, utilized his […]

Streets: Angry Woebots & Pixel Pancho

Two members of the Army of Snipers crew, Aaron “Angry Woebots” Martin and Pixel Pancho, recently teamed up together for some large murals in Los Angeles. Martin doesn’t usually go so big, but his friend and collaborator from Italy showed the way. We especially like this wall with Martin’s signature panda character changed into a grizzly and Pixel Pancho with his robotic version. More photos after the jump…