PHLEGM for Provocare Melbourne

UK street artist Phlegm was just in Melbourne, commissioned by the Chapel Street Precinct Association as part of the PROVOCARÉ Festival Of The Arts. John Lotton from CSPA spent two and half years planning this project, choosing the right artist, and locating the right wall for a large mural with a vision to become a landmark piece

RONE The Omega Project Melbourne

Rone has just launched The OMEGA Project and totally transformed a quaint abandoned house in Melbourne into a temporary exhibition only open for viewing for just seven days before being demolished. Seven female portraits appear like ghosts – one in each room, inviting the onlooker to leave their reality and immerse themselves in the immediate surroundings

Heesco and Mayo for The Hive Melbourne

Melbourne artists Heesco and Mayo collaborate for the first time on a notorious wall in Richmond not far from the city centre. For years there were multiple attempts to give this wall a well-needed makeover and finally, this goal was realised in just seven days in May. The aim of the project was to bring joy

RONE The Alpha Project Melbourne

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

Per L’Australia / Passenger by Alice Pasquini Melbourne

Italian street artist Alice Pasquini recently visited Melbourne to paint the exterior wall of the Museo Italiano in Carlton. The large ten metre mural took seven days to complete. When asked to describe the work, this is what she had to say: “The mural is dedicated to the history of Italian emigration to Australia, inspired by the

Coverage: RONE “Empty” solo exhibition in Melbourne

RONE started leaving his mark on Melbourne’s streets and laneways back in 2004 around the time the infamous Everfresh Studios began. Over the last decade, his career has skyrocketed and he is now one of those highly sought after street artists, nearly always travelling to the next street art festival or off to paint a massive mural on the

Coverage: “The Art Of Banksy” in Melbourne, Australia

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

“Taylor Swift, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian” by LUSH in Melbourne

LUSH has been very active lately putting up a variety of pieces on the streets of Melbourne using some of the big global stories as subject matter. Popular themes have been Pokemon, the US electoral candidates, Harambe, nude selfies and celebrities notably Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. This latest three storey mural features Taylor Swift, Kanye