Category: Street art

Sweet Street Art: Sugar Murals

Montreal artist Shelley Miller creates intricate murals with sugar icing and edible paint applied like cake frosting, with a piping bag and tip. The street art starts out solid, but eventually disintegrates or washes away in the rain. The installation above – called Stained – in Victoria, B.C., […]

Os Gêmeos: Large-scale murals

Brazilian artists Os Gêmeos—a major force in public and urban art—are creating two, large-scale murals in Boston as part of their first U.S. exhibition opening Aug. 1 at the Institute of Contemporary Art.  (Above: Untitled, acrylic and spray paint on wood panel. 110 ¼ x 82 5/8 x […]

Banksy’s Olympic Images

Underground artist Banksy has created three memorable images for the London Summer Olympics, released on his website this week and sure to cause controversy — not just because authorities have clamped down on graffiti but also because of the nature of the images, as in child labor, above. […]

Panik & The ATG Gang in New York

Panik (Jack Murray) and other members of the famed British graffiti writers’ group ATG take their art to gallery walls in an exhibition called Silverlink at Klughaus  in New York. If you follow street art, you’re probably familiar with both ATG (Ahead’a The Game) and Silverlink, former name […]

Interview: Street Artist Troy Lovegates

Known as “Other,” Canadian street artist Troy Lovegates has a free-wheeling style that tramples boundaries. Lovegates has been hopping freights cross country with a paint stick and wanderlust since the late 80s. Whether with straight-up aerosol on the wall or hand painted multi-media, the always experimental and voracious […]

Inappropriately Beautiful: Street Art Exhibition

Well known Canadian street artist Elicser Elliott’s work is on urban spaces from South America to Toronto and a new  exhibition,  Inappropriately Beautiful, just opened at Toronto’s LE Gallery last night.  Elicser’s powerful images have made him a well known phenomenon in the global street art community. More […]