To draw society’s attention to cyclists and gain them both more bicycle lanes and respect on the road, Canadian artist Roadsworth transforms the streets of Montreal into canvases for his witty street art.
British Street Artist ‘Gecko’ worked on 96 seperate canvas to create this tribute to those who died at Hillsborough in 1989. The Art is currently on exhibition at The Turnpike Gallery in Leigh.
Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra created a 52 meters tall and 16 meters wide mural to commemorate the famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who recently passed away at the age of 104.
The mission of the project was to do a tribute to classic 2d platform games and integrate the person with the street scenes. Shot from above using a tele lens to make the images more flat, it was possible to create the feeling of the model navigating in the streets.
Atlanta-based artist Hense chose a historic church from the Ward 6 district in Washington D.C. as his canvas and painted it in vibrant flashy colors.
Traditionally one would thinkt that the sole purpose of graffiti is to be seen – and yet a Los Angeles-based artist Cayetano Ferrer makes it look transparent and almost invisible. A video, photography and sculptural/installation artist covers the urban debris with high quality pictures that match the surroundings, and thus the object visually dissolves in the background.
Nowadays knitting can hardly be called a grandma’s hobby. Since 2004, it’s been developing into a new street art phenomenon – yarn bombing (or yarnstorming, guerrilla knitting, graffiti knitting and even grandma graffiti). Here are 30 beautiful examples of yarn bombing.