Charles Leval, better known as Levalet, is a French street artist whose career has been on the rise for the last few years. Although his works are all over France, his prime territory is Paris. His pieces interact with their surroundings in a surprising and often magical way, […]
This series by Gene Mastrangeli was inspired by an anti-graffiti by-law put into effect in Toronto. He’s on exhibition at convenience, a window gallery for experimental urban and civic art.
Toronto mixed-media artist David Fredrik Moussallem is inspired by vintage signage, graffiti, abandoned scrap yards and erosion in collaged paintings that reflect the imperfect surroundings of urban life.
A family member who just returned from Sao Paulo tipped me to this constantly changing street gallery called Batman’s Alley. Brash colors, stark angles and superb art work, Rua Gonçalo Afonso is an authentic open-air graffiti museum.(Above and below: from the Flickr site of traveller Stephanie Sykora – […]
Watching Michal Mráz at work (see the video below), makes clear why he is known for blending modern stencil realism with graffiti. His bold, representational paintings – acrylic, oil and spray paint on canvas – are inspired by nature, urban life style, graffiti and pop culture. He’s based in […]
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 […]