Gary Stranger Paints a 350m Square Mural in London
September 25, 2019
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The first ever London Mural Festival (LMF) will take place across London in September 2020. The festival sets out to use London as a vast canvas, painting a minimum of 20 new large-scale murals across the city, accompanied by a weekend of activity at Here East and Hackney Wick in East London. The weekend will…
“You And Me” by IT’S A LIVING In Los Angeles
September 18, 2019
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Ricardo Gonzalez also known as IT’S A LIVING visited Los Angeles earlier this month and spent three days painting a huge mural in Little Tokyo neighborhood. The message, “You And Me”, written in both English and Japanese, is meant to honor and highlight the importance of community, the idea that we should come together and…
POW! WOW! Hawaii: Alex “Defer” Kizu in Honolulu
February 22, 2016
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Alex “Defer” Kizu is one of the premier OG West Coast graffiti writers that has been pushing for years his unique style in both the streets and galleries. Whenever you stumble across his pieces, you will immediately be thinking “Los Angeles.” His current work is flipped with a Japanese flavor, to celebrate his heritage, and it speaks…
Kraser Tres x Simon Silaidis “Seventh Heaven” New Mural – Athens, Greece
February 25, 2014
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Our friend Kraser Tres recently stopped by Athens, Greece where he linked up with Simon Silaidis to work on this new piece.ENtitled “Seventh Letter”, the newly formed duo dropped this beautiful piece which is featuring Silaidis’ calligraphy with Kraser’s unique and delicate imagery.Take a look at more images after the break and then check back with…
eL Seed New Mural At The Maison De Tunisie – Paris, France
December 7, 2013
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While we last heard from him in UK (Covered), eL Seed is now back in France where he spent the last week working on this piece in Paris at the Maison de Tunisie.As usual with el Seed, his work is fusion between a calligraphic technique coming out of Arabic script and an awareness of international…
Zepha “Unity” New Mural For Graff’Me Lebanon – Beirut
November 20, 2013
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After several days of work in Lebanon, Vincent Abadie Hafez aka Zepha just wrapped up this new piece on the streets of Beirut.In town for the Graff’Me Lebanon Festival with Tilt (pics coming soon), the French artist brought some of his signature calligraphy to Beirut with this mural entitled “Unity / وحدة”Take a look at some more…
Stohead New Mural In Cologne, Germany
August 24, 2013
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Stohead is best known for combining a graffiti-based style with classical calligraphy to produce letters that are at once figurative and abstract. The German artist is now in Cologne where he just finished working on this intense mural for CityLeaks 2013.Stohead paints letters in individual strokes, using broad-tipped, traditional round-tipped or homemade instruments to achieve…
Usugrow “Japanese Calligraphy Street Art” Documentary Video
February 29, 2012
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Usugrow “Japanese Calligraphy Street Art” Documentary Video Usugrow is recognized for transforming the ancient artform of Japanese calligraphy into a visual language that is both raw and contemporary while maintaining traditional elegance. His efforts have attracted companies like Vans and Upper Playground to tap him for collaborations. Inspired by punk rock and his fixation with…