President Obama was just in Los Angeles as part of his reelection campaign, his very presence causing citywide congestion that made LA traffic even more obnoxious than usual. As a result, most people just stayed home to watch football, but a few other crazies braved the streets to see The London Police. By “The London […]
A while back, we heard someone joke that everyone in Los Angeles is an aspiring DJ or street artist. It isn’t not true, but LA street artists do take their work very seriously. A lot of their art is recognizable and ubiquitous, but the artists themselves are far from receiving the recognition, accolades, and wealth […]
Street artists from around the world have set out to reclaim the “visual landscape” in the UK, from the blight of billboards and those who advertise on them.
Embedded in the city’s chaos, Septerhed’s creations are sometimes apathetic, sometimes endearing, yet always powerful punctuation marks in the narrative of a melancholy metropolitan landscape.
FastCoDesign‘s list of the eight worst fonts in the world inspired artist Kyle Fletcher to “liberate them from that infinite criticism.” Using eight pairs of Nike Air Max 1s as canvases, Fletcher treats the fonts in a manner not unlike “rescuing a stray cat from an alley.”
While some of us are still scratching our heads wondering just how true Exit Through the Gift Shop is, filmmakers Alper Cagatay and Christopher Thompson have released their “modern-day, true-story, crime-theft, comedy-caper” documentary, How To Sell a Banksy. True to the title’s name, it follows the two as they get their hands on a Banksy and go through the motions of trying to unload it and make a profit. The documentary is available for download now.
New York Dick: Lewd Drawings and Obnoxious Comments on New York City Advertising Posters is a compilation of large-scale ads that have been anonymously defaced, most often with crudely-drawn phalluses.
Urban artists 3D Joe & Max have broken the Guinness World Record for the largest 3D street artwork.