Ever wonder who turns an abandoned wall into pure art? Well let me introduce you…
Claus Winkler, aka “Seak”, is a German street and graffiti artist. Over the last two decades, he has decorated the world over with his artwork, spraying, exhibiting, and collaborating all over Europe, Australia, and North and Central America. He even has a colour named after and dedicated to him – Spraycan Company Molotow’s “Seak’s Futuregreen.” [ Continue Reading ]
Graffiti supplier 33third got together with Ironlak and set up this graffiti wall jam in Los Angeles, to kick off the summer. It is basically a number of graffiti artists come together and improvise on a wall, each throwing in their own style into the mix, check out the video after jump of how it all happened. [ Continue Reading ]
We’ve all encountered unfortunately ugly instances of graffiti. From Los Angeles to New York City, it’s a problem that can, and frequently does, occur in the oddest of places. Sometimes you even wonder how people get into these weird spaces. It’s gotta be hard to sneak in and out of places like the Subway, what with oncoming trains, puddles of fetid water, and armies of rodents. Errr…but that’s neither here nor there.
In April of 2008, I was lucky enough to be in LA during a Gallery opening of, “Heroes and Villians.” My friend and LA based photographer, Roman Cho, collaborated with Tatiana Wills (another LA based photographer) and created this amazing series of intimate portraits. But who exactly are featured in these photographs?
Blu, a street artist, has painted a ginormous (this word is actually in Merriam Webster’s online dictionary!) mural at Deitch Studios in Long Island, New York. His previous work includes “Combo” an extremely timely and labored endeavor into “graffiti animation.”
More after the jump.
It is seems like these days we are loosing influential people all over the place from the very top of the fame latter to the legends from the streets. Graffiti legend Iz the Wiz (real name Michael Martin) passed at age 50 on June 17th, 2009. He was one of the most prominent graffiti artists of the New York graffiti movement of the late 70s and early 80s. Beginning in 1972, he became a [ Continue Reading ]