(L7M, Lg) was born in the countryside of São Paulo, in 1988, and since very early he started his relationship with art. In his childhood, he had participated of many contests and had also won many cultural awards. When 13 years old he had his first contact with the spray, which opened his eyes for new techniques and consequently new experiences and mixtures with china ink, latex, pastel and acrylic.
There is nothing much to say about Brazilian street artist DMS except, mind boggling. The artist uses human expressions in his paintings and it comes off. DMS is the short form Devi De Milo Santos. You will find his murals, portraits, facial paintings all over the streets of Brazil.
Charles Leval, aka Levalet is a French based artist who created realistic street art figures across in the streets of Paris. His work was achieved by careful location of the perfect spots and accurate measurements as well as inspirations when drawing.
Halloween’s coming and you don’t know how to scare yourself? We have for you the terrifying street installations by the artist Mark Jenkins, permanently destroying your overall sense of comfort on the street. Jenkins is able to create a series of grim and absurd figures using adhesive tape, polyethylene, and the crude molding techniques.
Urbanproof is a clothing line that has been designed by the agency WTF (Write The Future) for B’twin to address problems that bikers encounter every day in the city. Thus, this is a range of coats, hats and gloves which was designed to allow urban cyclists to enjoy cycling as much comfort as on foot. To illustrate this project three artists themselves using their bikes daily, were asked to illustrate with their respective expertise three promises made products this collection: visibility, light and cold protection.
Street art by Brazil based graffiti artist Andre Muniz Gonzaga, aka Dalata. Andre creates his work on some irregular objects in a style of abstract and surrealism using variety of techniques – painting, drawing and sculpture.
Street Art is definitely one of the most trending type of art these days and most of it is made by young artists raised between blocks and crowded cities. One good example are the guys from Etam Crew. We found them on www.etamcru.com and now they are here. Enjoy!
As Banksy’s audio guide states, “This is a piece of sculpture art, and I know what you’re thinking, ‘Isn’t it a bit subtle?’ Here, the artist Banksy is making some sort of comment on the causal cruelty of the food industry. Or perhaps something vague and pretentious about the loss of childhood innocence.”
The guide continues: “The truck contains over 60 cuddly soft toys on the road to a swift death. However, in order to bring them to life, four professional puppeteers are required, strapped into bucket seats, dressed entirely in black lycra, pulling on an array of levers with each limb and given only one toilet break a day – proving that the only sentient beings held in lower esteem than livestock are mime artists.”
Sirens of the Lambs started touring the Meatpacking District today and will be roaming the streets of New York for the next two weeks.
Just off of Via dei Mercanti, near the heart of the old city, a submarine had apparently pushed its way through the paving stones and damaged a nearby car. The road’s shattered surface lay piled up around, with baffled firefighters looking on. Workers for Europ Assistance IT, an insurance group based in Italy, had come to the street early in the morning to construct the fake submarine.
The amazing sculptures pictured here look like they’re missing vital organs. They are work of French artist Bruno Catalano who says the invisible bodies represent a world citizen. Mr Catalano has been sculpting for 20 years and often works with others in an art foundry when making big sculptures.
Decorative model Elephants stand in Trafalgar Square on May 4, 2010 in London, England. 260 of the decorative life size baby Elephants have been designed by established and emerging artists including Paul Smith, Marc Quinn and Julien Macdonald and have been placed across the capital in prominent places such as Buckingham Palace, Parliament Square and Trafalgar Square. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Francois Abelane is responsible for the creation of this 4000 square meter street artwork that was commissioned for the launch of a new line of Renault trucks in Lyon. The work will be entered into the Guinness book of World Records.
Although not street art history spans so many years as history painting or sculpture (that if we do not cave drawings in the same boat with walls + spray or collage) have appeared in the current scope, trends and patterns. An example would be Banksy – on whose work you’ve certainly seen at least in our article – English artist who has already come to be an inspiration for other street artists. Of everyone who tries to use it as equal talent and inspiration, French Dran successfully manages to convey powerful messages through his graffiti about contemporary society and is also considered by many The French Banksy.
Spraying Bricks explores beneath the surface of artistic creation. For every piece of art tells a story. Art is not just reliant on the superficial final piece, however the process, thought and meaning which creatives go through prior to the final artform.
Japanese firm Mount Fuji Architects Studio created these mirrored benches that sit beneath cherry trees at the Towada Art Centre in Japan. Each bench comprises two or more folded stainless steel elements joined together to support each other.
On February 13, the Italian workers in the industrial and victims of the recession have installed before the “Milan Stock Exchange” nearly 10,000 construction helmets to signify their disagreement. An initiative combining speaking claimant and strong visual impression.