Smug for The Big Picture Fest in Frankston, Australia

Smug recently made his way to Australia where he was invited by the good people from the Big Picture Fest to paint a large new piece on the streets of Frankston. Known for his photo realism graffiti work, Smug, or Smug One, aka Sam Bates, is an Australian contemporary street artist of great skill. Using

Smug in Waterford, Ireland

Scottish artist Smug graced the streets of Waterford in Ireland with not just one but two massive artworks. In town for the Waterford Walls Street Art Festival, Smug once again went all in with two hyper-realistic portraits of a man and a woman. The level of details is just incredible on these new pieces as

“Otters” by Smug in Melbourne, Australia

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

“Grandparents” by Smug in Melbourne

Glasgow-based muralist SMUG recently finished this stunning mural in the centre of Melbourne’s business district. The four storey mural on a former power station features the artist’s grandparents in his signature photo realistic style and took a bit longer to complete with the wet and wild weather conditions. If you are in the area and wish

Adnate x Smug x Sofles New Collaboration – Melbourne, Australia

While you discovered their first collaboration a few days ago, Adnate, Smug and Sofles are back at it with this brand new piece on the streets of Melbourne, Australia.The All-Star street art trio once again dropped a technically stunning collaboration which is showcasing each artist’s distinctive styles.Hit the jump to discover the rest of the

Adnate x Sofles x Smug One New Mural – Melbourne, Australia

Adnate, Sofles and Smug One just finished working on this epic new collaboration somewhere on the streets of Melbourne in Australia.The newly formed trio dropped these three stunning portraits which are featuring each artist’s distinctive techniques and style.Extra angles of this clean new mural are below so give it a look and stay tuned for

The 25 Most Popular Street Art Pieces Of 2013

1. Banksy – USA With 2013 coming to an end, its time to unveil the 25 most popular pieces of the year (based on unique pageviews) on StreetArtNews. 2013’s most notorious event has been Banksy’s month long show in New York City, “Better Out Than In” and to no surprise he ranks #1 this year.