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Transforming the City: SpY’s Urban Interventions

Wednesday 11.07.2012 , Posted by

Here on Visual News we’ve covered artwork which seemingly transforms the urban environment, from digital reworking to finely crafted models these scenes create surreal scenes which demand a bit of exploration to make sense of… or realize they just don’t make sense. Madrid based street artist SpY does something all of these examples neglect: he does it for real. [Read more…]

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One Tasty Wall: Cake Icing Used to Make Street Art

Wednesday 10.31.2012 , Posted by

Just when you thought you’d seen all the mediums possible for street art (from chalk to yarn), here comes an artist creating fascinating work with cake frosting. Shelley Miller, a Montreal based artist, has been creating some highly detailed murals around the city which at first and even second glance appear to be made from victorian era blue and white tile. [Read more…]

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Visual Bits #299 > In The Hands Of Muralists

Wednesday 10.24.2012 , Posted by

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Visual Bits #278> Most About Banksy

Monday 09.24.2012 , Posted by

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Visual Bits #270> Mural, Mural On The Wall

Wednesday 09.12.2012 , Posted by

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Capturing the Essence of Vintage Vans

Sunday 08.19.2012 , Posted by

The perfect canvas for graffiti, cargo vans brighten up the outer boroughs of New York City as much as the latest designer fashions do for 5th Avenue. For Brooklyn artist Kevin Cyr these vans make the perfect muse for a series of oil paintings. Capturing every dent, scratch, and drip of spray paint, Cyr’s paintings glorify each van as a work of art. He has painted over thirty vans over the past seven years, first photographing the profile, then using oil paint on wood panels to create the luminescent effect. [Read more…]

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Visual Bits #253> Graffiti The World

Saturday 08.18.2012 , Posted by



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Visual Bits #247> Write It On The Wall

Tuesday 08.07.2012 , Posted by



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Aquatic Graffiti with Old World Charm

Friday 06.22.2012 , Posted by

On the streets and rivers of far western europe, incredible aquatically themed art is appearing on almost a weekly basis. Who is this mysterious artist? A Sheffield UK based guy going by the name Phlegm, we don’t know much about his back story, but we do know this: his art is exceedingly unique and beautiful. Creating huge, sprawling pieces which cover the sides of old decrepit buildings and the walls of brick lined river ways, his art is decidedly aquatic in nature. [Read more…]

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Visual Bits #215> Stencil Me In For Monday

Monday 06.18.2012 , Posted by



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