L.A. Graffiti Artist “Skidrobot” Humanizes Homeless People By Painting Their Dreams

LA_Graffiti_Artist_Skidrobot_Humanizes_Homeless_People_By_Painting_Their_Dreams_2014_01

To raise awareness of the problem of poverty in the streets of Los Angeles, the American street artist Skidrobot decided to go and meet the homeless, and to materialize their dreams and hopes with a few strokes of paint… A very touching project.

Read the rest of “L.A. Graffiti Artist “Skidrobot” Humanizes Homeless People By Painting Their Dreams” »

New Mural by OZMO ft. Lady Liberty and Michelangelo’s David in Miami

New_Mural_by_OZMO_ft_Lady_Liberty_and_Michelangelo_David_in_Miami_2014_01

Italian artist, Ozmo spent a total of six days working on his latest mural in Miami. Measuring 30 x 6 meters, the gigantic piece depicts realistic renditions of the Statue of Liberty next to Michelangelo’s sculpture of David.

Read the rest of “New Mural by OZMO ft. Lady Liberty and Michelangelo’s David in Miami” »

Real People Portraits in Stinkfish’s Street Art

1359732365_2-640x394
Colombian street artist, known as Stinkfish, created an impressive amount of portraits of different people, photos of whom were taken on his own camera, or borrowed from friends, or found in newspaper.

Read the rest of “Real People Portraits in Stinkfish’s Street Art” »

Situational Street Art by DMS

1359196090_2-640x548
The famous Brazilian artist Davi De Melo Santos aka DMS prefers to integrate into the surrounding streets, trying to fit into the existing urban street landscape.

Read the rest of “Situational Street Art by DMS” »

Chilean Street Art by Charquipunk

1358954491_0-640x383
Chilean street artist Sebastian Navarro, better known as Charquipunk, got famous in his native Valparaiso. Now his work can be seen all over South America.

Read the rest of “Chilean Street Art by Charquipunk” »

Funny Street Signs by Clet Abraham

1358694332_1-640x480
About two years ago, French artist Clet Abraham, whose father is a well-known writer, remarked that street signs aren’t very informative and started to think what can be done to remedy this situation.

Read the rest of “Funny Street Signs by Clet Abraham” »

Street Art by Fin Dac

Fin-Dac-Angelina-Christina-9

Murals by Cork City, Ireland based street artist Fin Dac.

Read the rest of “Street Art by Fin Dac” »

New Spray-Painted Birds by Brazilian Artist L7m

New_Spray_Painted_Birds_by_Artist_L7m_2014_01

Here’s a collection of murals and canvases from street artist L7m who paints interpretations of birds that morph from realistic into more abstract strokes of spray paint and explosions of color. Included here are a number of pieces from Spain, Portugal, and his native Brazil over the last few months.

Read the rest of “New Spray-Painted Birds by Brazilian Artist L7m” »

Identity Series by Jorge Rodríguez Gerada

1336490562_1a-640x444
One of the most famous Cuban street artists Jorge Rodríguez Gerada creates large-scale portraits of non-existent people. This is sort of a social project. In the modern street art is very popular to paint anonymous portraits.

Read the rest of “Identity Series by Jorge Rodríguez Gerada” »

Oroverde sTREEtart by Ogilvy Frankfurt

Orovede sTREEtart by Ogilvy&Mather

The Rainforest Foundation Oroverde and Ogilvy Frankfurt brought the rainforest to the city: In cooperation with the street-artist Frederike Wouters they created a stunning 3D artwork in Bonn (Germany) to draw attention to the problem at hand.

Read the rest of “Oroverde sTREEtart by Ogilvy Frankfurt” »

Animal Murals on the Streets of London by Irony and Boe

1408346268_7-640x427
British temporary duo called Irony + Boe has painted a lot of walls in the British capital. Their full nicknames are Whoam Irony and Placee Boe.

Read the rest of “Animal Murals on the Streets of London by Irony and Boe” »

Street Art Comes To Life In These 12 Awesome GIFs

daynight

We love street art and we love animated GIFs but we never imagined the two could be combined. Lucky for us, Spanish photographer and animator A.L. Crego never thought such a thing was impossible, creating these incredible GIFs that bring street art by the likes of ERRE, Sokram, and Ligen to life. Some of the animations are subtle, with simple eye movement on the artwork, but others, such as the incredible day to night GIF, are like short films on an infinite loop.

Read the rest of “Street Art Comes To Life In These 12 Awesome GIFs” »

Potholes Turned into Works of Art

1405932915_8-640x479
A group of enthusiast drivers from Scranton, Pennsylvania decided to turn these dull road flaws into true masterpieces of fun. The idea was liked by the users of the Internet, and it received international support.

Read the rest of “Potholes Turned into Works of Art” »

Mehdi Ghadyanloo’s Murals Improve the Architecture of Tehran

1404411598_1-640x447
Iranian artist and designer Mehdi Ghadyanloo came up with a quite bold solution to decorate the buildings of Tehran, the capital of his homeland.

Read the rest of “Mehdi Ghadyanloo’s Murals Improve the Architecture of Tehran” »

Alfred Nobel Mural by Eduardo Kobra in Borås // Sweden

eduardo_kobra_suecia_01

In it’s first year the No Limit street art event in Borås, Sweden is fully underway with one of the most iconic murals of the event completed by Eduardo Kobra, who memorialized Alfred Nobel in his piece. The Swedish chemistand innovator is perhaps the most influential person to come from Sweden so it was only fitting to honor him in this mural giant continuing on Kobra’s “Spray for Rights” theme since Alfred Nobel’s fortune was posthumously used to start the Nobel Prize, Which includes the Nobel Peace Prize.

Read the rest of “Alfred Nobel Mural by Eduardo Kobra in Borås // Sweden” »