All posts tagged “Street art

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Street wise

  Bound for Milan next week, I’m mapping out what not-to-miss and found this: “Borderlife,” a new series of outdoor installations by artist Briancoshock, transforms abandoned manhole covers into miniature rooms throughout Milan. In spite of their charming presence, the rooms are designed to draw… Read More

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Textural possibility

    Steve Powers considers himself a “visual blues artist, a painting troubadour playing his trade worldwide.” Here in Baltimore, MD, most recently in NYC. He began his career in graffiti, working under the tag ESPO, and soon translated his urban epigraphs into large-scale commissions… Read More

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Paradise lost

The noun of art filled the Miami fairs, but the verb thrived in Wynwood Arts District, a grid of warehouses reborn as an international street-art mecca. Creativity seems to run wild and free in Wynwood, but those seams frayed early Friday morning when a graffiti… Read More

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Domus

              One hundred and fifty artists have descended on Djerba island in Tunisia, spray-paint primed to transform Erriadh Village into an open-air museum. Organized by Galerie Itinerrance in Paris, the project – dubbed Djerbahood – recruited artists from more… Read More

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Lacing life

                                      A glimpse of gossamer in Warsaw, Poland. NeSpoon laces her city in “public jewelry,” delicate webs of spray paint, stencils and string. She beautifies small scenes… Read More

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Flashdance

              A micro art moment, again in France. In the former industrial town of Saint-Étienne, street artist oakoak transforms infrastructural cracks and quirks into creative vignettes starring blithe superheroes and pop characters. Oakoak describes his art as an effort… Read More

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Ole olart

                                                          If I were bound for Brazil, I would forgo packing football jerseys for sneakers so that… Read More