Heesco for World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards – Melbourne

Melbourne based street artist Heesco was commissioned by Visit Victoria to paint five portraits for the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards which are held in London every year but this year, the massive event was brought to Melbourne.  In just three and a half days the Mongolian born artist completed all five artworks in Chin Chin lane in

“Bright Future” by TwoOne in Melbourne

Japanese artist TwoOne is back in Melbourne from Berlin and recently completed a large mural in Richmond in a neighbourhood known for it’s Vietnamese influence… The impressive fifty metre long piece took about five days to paint and features the water buffalo which is the national animal of Vietnam as well as the tiger which is

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

Adnate paints the Dalai Lama in Melbourne

Australian street artist and old mate ADNATE recently spent a few days painting the rear of a building in Fitzroy on the streets of Melbourne in Australia. The three storey mural features the Dalai Lama whom he met in person last year in India. He was very moved after the meeting and wanted honoured to paint

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