• August 18, 2014
  • Posted by Sara

Street Collage from PAPERGLUEnSCOTCH

Working with silkscreen artist 10H23, French street artist Lili Jenks (also known as PAPERGLUEnSCOTCH) is making collages that cross boarders. The team collected strips of paper from billboards in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Brazil then swapped and reorganized the billboard strips into large collages with screen prints of old photos by 10H23. After making huge photocopies of these pieces, PAPERGLUEnSCOTCH pasted the collages as posters, spreading her work far and wide.

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Posted In: Billboard Liberations, Travels, Wheatpastes

  • August 17, 2014
  • Posted by Marc

The Inside Story of Keith Haring’s “Crack Is Wack” Mural

This week the Huffington Post published a fascinating article written by Matthew Israel from Artsy, which tells the inside story of Keith Haring's icon "Crack is Wack" mural in New York City.  Its a great read with some amazing archival photos.  Isreal writes: How Crack is Wack came to be is not well-known. Nor is the fact that the mural is not the original version. Benny was one of the major catalysts for Crack is Wack. Benny was Haring's young, gifted studio assistant in the mid-1980s

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Posted In: History

  • August 17, 2014
  • Posted by Marc

Dan Bergeron’s Tai Chi Tiles

"The series is called Tai Chi Tiles and the portraits are of elderly Chinese folks who practice Tai Chi in Grange park behind the Art Gallery of Ontario. The idea is to honour this community of seniors who practice Tai Chi and have become associated with Grange Park, while simultaneously offering a juxtaposition to the hustle and bustle of the downtown neighbourhood in which the works reside.".... Dan Bergeron  

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Posted In: Wheatpastes

  • August 14, 2014
  • Posted by Sara

New Slovakian Street Artist

Young artist Jozef Barde Murcko is working hard on getting into the street art game! This fresh and colorful piece beside a tunnel is heading in the right direction.

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  • August 13, 2014
  • Posted by Sara

MP5 in Torino, Italy

Check out MP5's painting of a very risky tug of war competition that spans both the wall and the ground in front of it. We wouldn't want to get caught on the short end of that rope!

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