Street Art

April 17, 2018

Street Artist Fuses Cultures by Painting Black Women in Traditional Korean Hanboks

A post shared by Royyal Dog 심찬양🇰🇷 (@royyaldog) on Dec 9, 2016 at 6:53am PST Graffiti artist Chris Shim, aka Royyal Dog, uses his work as a way to conceptually bridge gaps between cultures. In 2016, he traveled to the U.S. from his home in Seoul and spent nearly three months in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Modesto. In Los Angeles’ Container Yard, he created a beautiful mural that defined his career.

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April 8, 2018

Street Artist Creates 80-Foot-Tall Sculpture for Valencia’s Fallas Festival

Each March, Spain has a traditional festival in Valencia, dating back thousands of years, called Fallas. Held in commemoration of St. Joseph, neighborhoods across the city spend the year creating a giant puppet called a falla. And this year, Spanish street artist Okuda San Miguel joined the festivities, creating an 82-foot-high falla named Equilibri Universal. For such a traditional event, the invitation of a street artist was revolutionary.

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March 20, 2018

Graffiti Artist Creates Graphic Murals of Women With Stylized Hair

A post shared by Vinie (@viniegraffiti) on Nov 4, 2016 at 7:25am PDT French street artist Vinie Graffiti is celebrated for her larger-than-life portraits of women. Characterized by “volume,” these mesmerizing murals feature cartoon-like characters with extreme proportions, expressive faces, and swirls of stylized hair. Inspired by the playfulness of pin-up models and the bold graphics of manga illustrations, each eye-catching piece showcases the artist's distinctive approach to portraiture.

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January 12, 2018

Guerrilla Artists Are Cleverly Covering Swastikas on the Street with Art

Renowned for its roots in activism, street art has played a pivotal role in promoting social change through creativity. While most street artists employ blank walls as a means to communicate their messages, Ibo Omari has opted for a slightly different approach. For his series, Paintback, the Berlin-based artist uses his spray-paint skills to rework scribbled swastikas into quirky and clever works of art.

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