Street Artist Skid Robot Paints “Homes” for LA’s Homeless

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Straddling the line between installation art and graffiti, the anonymous street artist Skid Robot has been going around Los Angeles’ skid row spray painting imaginary homes for  homeless people while they sleep (and leaving care packages for them when they wake up). I've seen them around town, and I always gasp at their... inappropriate whimsy? I ... See the Rest

Someone is Erasing the Streets of London with a Giant Photoshop Eraser!

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Artists Guus ter Beek and Tayfun Sarier have been erasing the streets of London with a Photoshop eraser tool, playfully adding the checkerboard background to graffiti, street signs, and various points of interest ... See the Rest

Just Another Brick: Whole Banksy Wall Up For Auction


Banksy, I'm assuming you know about at this point. Google, if not. As an anonymous street artist, his work is generally NFS. So, when this piece was spotted in LA, the gas station owner was approached to remove the piece when he was about to sell the building. The auction estimate, I'm sure, makes it worth the all of the trouble. Check out this ... See the Rest

Giant Whimsical Street Paintings Seen From Above


Street artist Tec has painted a series of very large, cartoony figures on the streets of São Paulo, Brazil, that must be viewed from high above for the full effect. For more of his art, check out his Flickr page. (via laughingsquid) ... See the Rest

Snap!: Graffiti Art


A masterful work of graffiti art.(via juliasegal) ... See the Rest

Street Seen: The Truth About Michael Jackson


Somebody named Reece left us an important message on the sidewalk outside the World of Wonder building today, telling us the truth about what happened to Michael Jackson. Thanks Reece. #thetruthwillcomeout ... See the Rest

Graffiti in 1945: Picasso and Brassai


Photograph of Brassai and Picasso, circa 1966 by Brassai. (t/y Fred Brathwaite aka Fab Five Freddy) ... See the Rest

The Birth of Hip-Hop: “Wild Style” 30th Anniversary Screening


                      Tomorrow is the 30th-anniversary reunion and screening of the classic hip-hop film, Wild Style in New York City. This is THE film that documented the beginnings of graffiti and the beginnings of hip-hop and I'd like to say I'm too young to ... See the Rest