In his newest project, French artist David Mesguich struggles to reconcile his past as a graffiti writer with his current work as a contemporary artist. Indeed, as more and more graffiti and street artists gain recognition in the mainstream contemporary art world, there is a balance between the past and present that is not always easy to maintain. For Pressure 1.
Renowned for its roots in activism, street art has played a pivotal role in promoting social change through creativity.
Most street artists use urban spaces as their canvas, but Moscow-based graffiti artist Evgeny Ches takes to the forest to create...
No matter where you live, you’ve probably come across sad, discarded furniture and household items that have been kicked to the curb. Unwanted, and exposed to the elements, these items are left on the hard pavement, waiting for someone to cherish them once again. A Los Angeles-based street artist—who goes by the name Lonesome Town—has been humanizing these unwanted objects and radiating their shared melancholy by painting sad clown faces on them.
The use of illusion in art is nothing new, but a small town in Iceland is using the effect to help...
France-based street artist Mantra transforms multi-story buildings into gigantic butterfly specimen cases in a series of clever, trick-of-the-eye 3D murals.
Las Vegas is known for its glitz, gambling, and now, an act of senseless violence that took the lives of 58 people and injured 489 others. But amid the stereotypes and the heartbreaking incident, the resilient city continues to develop a vibrant art scene that showcases the incredible creativity of artists both locally and around the world.
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One artist is making concrete strides in breaking up the boys club that exists in the art world—specifically graffiti art.
We love clever street art, so we couldn't help but admire the work of artist Tom Bob, who has been running amok on the streets of New York and Massachusetts. If you're a fan of famous street artist OakOak, you'll love Tom Bob's work, as he uses forgotten elements of the street to create whimsical artwork.
Over the course of three weeks, 100 artists were given free reign to take over a dormitory in Paris, making...
Ever wish you could “delete” things from real life like you would in Photoshop?