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Fivust “Haunting Crawlers” Solo Exhibition @ Osaka’s Crackers

Fivust, also known as F21ST is an ultra talented illustrator, graffiti artist, muralist and designer based in the city of Bogor in Indonesia.

His interest in graffiti begins when he is tired of struggling with paper and painting tools in general. He never stopped drawing from the first time using spray paint, and started found his rhythm. Graffiti makes him to have more perspectives and... | Read More

E. LEE Brings Back Wile E Coyote In Chicago

It’s always fun to check in on Chicago based artist E. LEE to see what he’s got up his sleeve, and his latest piece is a stunner! E. has “worked with” the dastardly Wile E Coyote before (https://streetartnews.net/2017/06/e-lees-entices-us-with-free-bird-seed-in-chicago.html) but this latest wall on Chicago’s Five Star Bar takes things to another level.

E.... | Read More

Danila Shmelev for Urban Morphogenesis in Odintsovo, Russia

Our friend Danila Shmelev just wrapped up a giant new mural on the streets of Odintsovo in Russia for the first edition of the Urban Morphogenesis Festival.

His ‘plastic series’ has its origins in his work on canvas. These pieces portray canvases wrapped in a protective film that has been torn in various places. These trompe l’oeil artworks are executed in a continuum of dark... | Read More

Alex Senna for Urban Morphogenesis in Russia

Our friend Alex Senna recently stopped in Russia where he was invited to paint on the streets of Odintsovo.

In town for the first edition of Urban Morphogenesis, the talented Brazilian artist created his largest ever outdoor mural.

After several days of hard work fighting through the weather conditions, the piece has been just completed and shows a beautiful embrace between a man... | Read More

AIDA WILDE: TURNING REFUGEE BANKNOTES INTO ART FOR CHARITY

London-based artist Aida Wilde has created a powerful series of works on banknotes for charity Help Refugees that are featured at the Cash is King II show at the Saatchi Gallery in London. The show runs until the 8th of September.

Aida Wilde was born in Iran and arrived in the UK in the mid 1980s as a political refugee. In this striking body of work, she uses banknotes from... | Read More

Artist Interview: Spidertag

Spidertag works since 2008 reinterpreting geometry, abstraction and minimalism -recently symbolism- in the streets and rural spaces globally. After a few years creating outdoor paths using wool threads only, at the end of 2015 he discovered flexible neon cables that can be used with batteries, allowing  him to start creating permanent and interactive large scale murals. His influences range... | Read More

MonkeyBird in Le Locle, in Switzerland

MonkeyBird just sent us a series of images from their latest artwork that was created on the streets of Le Locle in Switzerland.

Entitled “La Cité De La Précision”, the French artists brought to life an ultra-detailed artwork which will leave the viewers in pure awe.

MonkeyBird is made up of two talented artists from Bordeaux, Temor and Blow the Bird (or The... | Read More

“Innocence” by Sabek in Odintsovo for Urban Morphogenesis

Sabek has become in the last years a key actor in the Spanish street art scene, painting figures inspired by nature.

The good lads from Urban Morphogenesis invited him to work on a giant facade on the streets of Odintsovo in Russia. It took a week of hard work for the Spanish artist to complete this 17 stories high mural. This vibrant piece is entitled “Innocence” and shows... | Read More

Frida Kahlo mural by Fin DAC in Mexico

Our Irish friend Fin DAC has just finished up something very special in Guadalajara, Mexico.

His first venture to the country of Mexico has resulted in his biggest wall to date and features one of the most notable female painters of all time as well as an icon in her day and to this present day: Frida Kahlo.

Painted over the course of 11 days in July, to celebrate the month of... | Read More

Guido van Helten in Poland for Urban Forms

A few weeks ago, Urban Forms Foundation from Łódź, Poland had a chance to host Guido van Helten for a very exciting project.

The project was unusual because the walls for Guido van Helten already had murals on them. The “twin” piece by polish artists Cekas, Chazme, Proembrion, Sepe and the late Tone has been destroyed by a poor weather conditions. As the response to the questions... | Read More

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