Lonac is a Croatian street artist who paints surreal images based on his experiences growing up Zagreb. His new exhibition “Strange Tales” appears at the Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angeles. The artist’s Croatian pseudonym translates loosely to ‘cooking pot,’ a nickname he hated as a child but went on to embrace while in search of […]
When mixed media artist Jimmy Swift traveled to India in March 2015, he saw a jagged rock on the beach. He immediately knew what to do with it. “When I first saw this rock it looked like a perfect place for a great white. It’s truly amazing how mother nature can carve out such a […]
Banksy opened up The Walled Off Hotel earlier this year along the wall of the occupied West Bank with the “with the worst view in the world.” More recently, he teamed up with producer Danny Boyl to put together a film called ‘The Alternativity’ which features local children and their families singing Christmas carols ‘Jingle Bells‘ […]
Christina Angelina is an internationally renowned artist who spray paints murals. We spoke while she was putting the finishing touches on a project in Aspen, Colorado. How would you explain what you do? I do large-scale figurative murals, or public art. What are you currently working on? I’m currently working on a mural in Aspen, Colorado. […]
It is cool to be a rebel, to rage against the machine, whether the machine is government or Fortune 500 companies. However, what happens when the artists that criticize mass consumption are the ones contributing to it? Hypebeast explores the contradiction of art and commerce through the works of artists KAWS, Ron English, and Shepard […]
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“The craft of photography reminds me of graffiti.” In this week’s episode, I interview creator/entrepreneur Manuel Zavaleta about his craft. Read on.
“If you want to learn about a city, look at its walls.” — INO, Greek graffiti artist
It conveys the urgency of its creation; graffiti was, after all, a crime committed in haste, at night and under precarious conditions. The world is a canvass, as it is for advertisers. The only difference is that graffiti artists pay through rebellion. Right Bansky?
Added to the Grid: New York Graffiti