RONE The Alpha Project Melbourne
March 9, 2017
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Our good friend RONE recently launched The Alpha Project – a cluster of four massive portrait murals painted secretly over three months in an large abandoned paper mill due for demolition. In an nearby building, another smaller portrait is visible surrounded by rubble in a scene resembling a war zone not inner suburban Melbourne. The murals were…
Coverage: “The Art Of Banksy” in Melbourne, Australia
October 11, 2016
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I was contacted about The Art Of Banksy exhibition coming to Melbourne a while ago, and I had mixed emotions. It was not authorised but at the same time all the eighty original artworks were sold by Banksy himself thus creating a secondary market for his works. I was assured there were no pieces in…
Lush’s “Celebrity Takeover” in Hosier Lane, Melbourne
July 23, 2016
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What an interesting week it’s been for Melbourne street art. Soon after the snapchat fight between Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Taylor Swift, went viral, Melbourne artist LUSH whipped up a controversial memorial piece to Swift in Hosier lane, with the face updated with a character and text changed to Harambe, and then yet again altered – this time with Kanye’s…
“Otters” by Smug in Melbourne, Australia
June 22, 2016
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Smug painted the otters wall before he started working on the four storey Grandparents mural in Melbourne. Story goes that the day after it was completed, a less talented person with a spray can decided to cap the whole piece creating heated arguments on social media about the ongoing battle between street art and graffiti on Melbourne’s streets…
ROA – Hic Svnt Dracones (Here Be Dragons) – Melbourne 2016
June 14, 2016
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I first actually met ROA at the Outpost Project in Sydney back in 2011. We had a brief exchange as he was up high on a scissor lift painting a large mural across the whole side of a building. In 2012, he came to Melbourne, created the controversial solo exhibition Carrion, visited Healesville Sanctuary and painted a few incredible pieces (video here) and before…
Escif New Murals in Zagreb, Croatia
September 12, 2012
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Spanish street artist, Escif, was in Zagreb (Croatia), last weekend, taking part in the MUU street art festival. He did two pieces on a big garage building that can be found at Aleja Pomoraca in Siget, Zagreb. First piece is his classic comment on the politics and witty ways of capitalism, and the second one…