Leave to Banksy to call attention to what society takes for granted. Or misses. In his latest series of street art, the UK-based artist takes a look at modern relationships, among other things. Posted on his site, which is now live again, is a picture of a couple hugging, but really sneaking peaks of their […]
Banksy Site Goes Live Again with Fresh Street Art Mocking Societal Norms
Controversy Over Stolen Banksy Art Taken for Miami Art Basel Brews New Meaning Between Street and Art
Wooster Collective has highlighted a disturbing trend in famous street art by those stealing and/or profiting off of what is intentionally meant to be left on the street where the art was created. Marc and Sara Schiller spell out an unfortunate situation at Miami Art Basel with a Banksy piece of art on their site: […]
Olympic Logo Brand Police Get Trumped by Street Artists’ Interpretations
Just say no to the “O” movement taking place across a humorous group of street artists and designers to the hardcore rule the IOC always invokes against using the word “Olympic” during the Games or any usage of the rings logo “to protect the brand” has spawned a backlash that’s downright funny. Of course, if […]
Books and Magazine Round-up: Saturdays Surf NYC Magazine; Banksy’s You Are An Acceptable Level of Threat; The Sartorialist’s Closer
Inspirational books have just hit the market, and as usual, starting off this month in the Paris concept store Colette before hitting the mainstream, including the latest from street fashion photo blogger Scott Schuman, a.k.a. The Sartorialist and his latest book “The Closer,” and a compilation of Banksy street art by Gary Shove and Patrick […]
Banksy Strikes Just as London Cracks Down on Street Art for Olympics
The London Games begins this week with the opening ceremonies on July 27, 2012, and the London police have been all over ridding the city of street art in preparation. Of course, this is the perfect time for notorious Banksy to strike and so far, two fabulous pieces have captured the attention of street art […]
Banksy Gets Busy With More Ironic Street and Contemporary Art
Banksy’s been busy as illustrated through his latest releases on his website, illustrating the irony of art and communication. From the ballerina on a strong on the back of a picture, to font fatalities, it’s always fun and actually rather important to see what this notorious artist is up to. From advertisers, marketers, to filmmakers, […]
Sundance Film Festival 2012 Announces Films in Premieres and Documentary-ncludes Bones Brigade, Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap
From Stacey Peralta’s Bones Brigade documentary debuting at Sundance Film Festival 2012. Picture of Tony Hawk from the movie. Photo by Tony Friedkin and Sundance.Each year we attend the Sundance Film Festival for a chance to be among the first to see top films, especially documentaries, and new technology in entertainment that will shape the future […]
LA vs. War -9.11 Commemorative Exhibitions by Street Artists Took Place Across the Country Last Weekend and Here’s One of Our Versions
Asking the question: After 10 years of the Global War on Terror, where do we now stand as a nation? Top street artists answered.
Art in the Streets at Geffen MOCA Brings Graffiti and Street Art to the Forefront, Featured for the First Time Inside an American Museum
The ironic nature of bringing outdoor art inside isn’t the only thing causing waves with this exhibition. Spanning the history of the movement from Jamie Reid’s Sex Pistols’ to Banksy oil paintings, Jeffrey Deitch’s vision is creating a stir.
Bodies in Urban Space-Street Art Takes New Forms, Literally, as Choreographed Troupe Re-defines Public Spaces
Culture jamming at its best, Bodies in Urban Spaces proves another way to redefine the social conventions of what is urban space.