Hisham Echafaki for the Musee de la Poste in Paris

The Musee de la Poste  (Museum of the Poste Office) in Paris has been undergoing massive transformation and architectural refurbishing during the past 6 years. To celebrate its reopening, Butterfly Art News collaborated with artist Hisham Echafaki to create specific artworks for the facade of the new building. A series of festive panels illustrate different

“Baby With A Handgun” by BiP in San Francisco

Elusive artist BiP just sent over a series of images from his latest creation that just spawned on the streets of San Francisco. Entitled “Baby With A Handgun”, the ultra-realistic piece will surely surprise a few passer-by in the upcoming month. Rock on Baby! Hailing from California, BiP is an anonymous muralist specializing in large

“Rain Caller” by RoamCouch in Gifu, Japan

After a collaborative piece with the local kids in Fukushima, Japanese street artist Ryo Ogawa, better known as RoamCouch, is back with a brand new mural on the streets of Gifu, Japan. Entitled “Rain Caller” is an exquisite piece depicting the Japan scenery of the olden days with modern elements. It was wrapped up and

D*Face in Shibuya, Tokyo

Following up his successful opening in Tokyo last week, D*Face spent some more time in the Nippon capital to paint a new mural in the heart of Shibuya. The British artist painted a series of D*Bugs which were unveiled at his solo exhibition. Following up to his iconic D*Dog shape, these are a perfect match

Alex Chinneck ties post boxes in knots across the UK for his latest public artwork

British artist Alex Chinneck returns with three identical new public artworks across the UK titled: ‘Alphabetti Spaghetti’. The sculptures which appeared overnight in London, Margate and Sheffield, resemble traditional red metal pillar post boxes which have been tied in knots. The work continues Chinneck’s reputation for creating playful public artworks that transform the everyday into

Banksy – Gross Domestic Product Store – Open Now!

Gross Domestic Product – The homewares brand from Banksy™ Straight out of the gate, several rules for the homeware store set a semi-serious tone for the buyers, perhaps aimed at putting off the rabid hordes of eBay flippers, perhaps at least acknowledging them. The warnings are as follows… How it works The shop is not first come,

“Gross Domestic Product” The Homewares Store from Banksy

The one and only Banksy is back with “Gross Domestic Product“, the homewares store from the British artist that opened in Croydon, London. A postcard company’s attempt to take over the trademark to Banksy’s name led the anonymous artist to create a new project designed to protect the rights to his name—with the larger goal

Animated Buses by Artur Shirin in Kaunas, Lithuania

Our friend Artur Shirin, recently completed a series of unusual canvases on the streets of Kaunas in Lithuania. Hand-painting 5 old “Škoda” trolleybuses in the city centre, the Lithuanian street-artist created a series of animated murals that feature some of his signature illustrative imagery. Each theme is based on old items from Kaunas city that used to