“Don’t try this at home. Try this on the street“ – that’s the motto of Fra.Biancoshock, a street artist living and working in Milan, Italy. He calls his artistic avant-garde art Ephemeralism – a movement that produces works of art that exist briefly in space but limitlessly in time.
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Most of us rush through our everyday lives without noticing the beautiful things around us. Dutch illustrator Tineke Meirink offers a creative and playful way of engaging with our surroundings – just stop and watch, she says. Her blog “Stop:Watch” tickles the imagination with a collection of simple street objects that she has given life to by adding a minimal digital illustration.
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.
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.