Is it considered graffiti if the design was made by cleaning something? This question is raised by a series of extraordinarily talented illustrations done by entrepreneur Allen Wong in front of his house. He power-washed his entire sidewalk with the exception of the silhouettes of a few of his favorite characters – Superman, Calvin and Hobbes, and Totoro.
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Street art is the most delicate way to protest or deliver a message to goverment, corporates and to draw their attention to sensitive problems all over the world. Sadly, street art is still a forbidden form of art and all the artists reamins unknown. However, I collected some of the best street art from the world and wanted to share it with you.
Dorota Pankowska’sm new street art series is called “Pro Bono Promo” – the Latin phrase pro bono means professional work done free of charge, so the work is basically free promotion. Dorota recreates famous brand logos in a weird sort of graffiti that replaces spray paint with that brand’s main product.
French photographer Julien Coquentin has come up with a unique way to document street art – by interacting with it. His Please Draw Me a Wall series pictures various models who are imaginatively and playfully interacting with colorful street art pieces.
The Balkan capital is a proud host of a two years project. More than 50 of the electricity panels, which are glued to the buildings were renovated and painted by some of the finest artist from the bulgarian scene.
Once you’re in Stockholm, watch your back. Street artist Herr Nilsson has created a collection of post ups called “Dark Princesses” featuring normally innocent Disney princesses turned bad.
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.