Tag: Street art

Sao Paulo: Walking Batman’s Alley

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 – […]

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 […]