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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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Dreyk the Pirate: a Unique Graffiti Artist

Monday 06.18.2012 , Posted by

Walking the streets of Athens, one encounters many different graffiti styles: from badly written declarations of everlasting devotion to a sports team or political leaning, to sworn love confessions and small stencils. Sadly, it seems that everyone qualifies as a graffiti “artist”, given that they have enough money to buy a marker or spray paint. Few emerge from this scene displaying a distinctive style and adorning athenian walls with something that truly makes our city more beautiful. One of the exceptions is Dreyk the Pirate. [Read more…]

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Visual Bits #213> Make Art Not War

Saturday 06.16.2012 , Posted by



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Mosstika: Street Art Greens the Urban Jungle

Monday 06.04.2012 , Posted by

When we think of street art we often think of dry concrete, spray paint cans and urban wastelands… but that’s not what you’ll find here. These creations have a drastically more “green” theme, striving to bring a bit of unexpected nature to the so-called urban jungle and in doing so a bit more life to its often weary inhabitants. The creations of gorilla street art collective Mosstika, each piece of art brings some literal green to the world, installing pieces of art with living grass and moss around the city. [Read more…]

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Visual Bits #199> Graffiti The World

Monday 05.28.2012 , Posted by



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Visual Bits #198> Time To Hit The Streets

Saturday 05.26.2012 , Posted by



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Visual Bits #183> Everything Is Remixed

Sunday 05.06.2012 , Posted by



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We Love Friday! – Graffiti Around the World

Friday 05.04.2012 , Posted by

Happy Friday folks! Famous street artist Banksy once said, “Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don’t come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they’re having a piss.” Unless you live in a perfect suburban bubble and never leave, you’re bound to have seen some graffiti that has made you chuckle. It gives cities character and brightens up dark streets, so this week we wanted to showcase some of the best graffiti captures on Instagram. [Read more…]

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A Hotel Room With A Split Personality

Tuesday 02.28.2012 , Posted by

The Marseille France based hotel Au Vieux Panier has rooms that will either put you to sleep in aesthetic comfort or keep you wide awake with fascination. Each room features the designs and artwork of an artist, graphic designer or painter from around the globe, bringing their unique style to the blank canvas of a hotel room. The latest completed room is not their most relaxing addition: it’s very fittingly called “Panic Room.” [Read more…]

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