Austrian street artist, Nychos’ grew up in a family of hunters, whic may have informed his obsession with depicting dissected animal cartoons. Or, it could just be his need to get a public reaction from the unusual displays. Whatever the reason, the former Rabbit Eye Movement founder’s range of animals’ innards is impressive.
A German artist who goes by the moniker 1010 (ten-ten) creates hypnotic murals that challenges your brain to re-check itself. His murals consists of multiple concentric shapes gradually changing colors and eventually leading to what looks like a portal to a black hole.
Peter Medlicott paints an abstract picture discernible only through the help of his camera with a technique he calls ‘light bombing.’ Part painting, part graffiti, and largely photography, the UK-based artist, who goes by the moniker ‘Sola,’ relies on the dark of the night to bring his art to life.
Yes, Yarn Bombing is a thing. It’s a type of street art that utilizes colorful display of knitted or crocheted yarn. It’s exactly what a group of knitters did to transform a foyer of the Warwick Art Gallery into a vintage kitchen, as part of Jumpers and Jazz in July in Warwick, Australia.
In the small Tunisian village, Er-Riadh, 150 street artists, from 30 different countries, gathered to create an unprecedented public street art exhibition. The event was organized and made possible by French Galerie Itinerrance founder, Mehdi Ben Cheikh, to pay homage the village’s history of Muslims, Christians and Jews living in the beautiful surroundings for the last 2,000 years.
The debate about whether graffiti is art or vandalism isn’t going to be resolved anytime soon, but the DIY moss graffiti movement will certainly add some doubt to the naysayers. Using a simple recipe that includes blended moss, buttermilk or yogurt, water or beer and optional corn syrup, burgeoning artists can make their mark in an Earth-loving way.
Adding his own personal wit to Ann Arbor’s streets, artist and illustrator David Zinn creates temporary chalk and charcoal illustrations. Zinn has been at it since 2001 and conceives of each illustration at the time he sees the perfect location.
Last month, revelers all around the world participated in the annual event called PARK(ing) Day. Always taking place on the third Friday of September, artists, designers and the general public are invited to transform metered parking spots into pop-up parks for a day.
Parisians have been witnessing some creative treats thanks to street artist Pejac who has left at least three new works around the City of Love. One shows a figure splattering a water balloon against the wall, its contents a miniature masterpiece by Manet.
Mary Jordan launches “The Water Tank Project” to raise awareness about the water crisis by transforming 300 rooftop water tanks in New York City into original works of art.