#TakeItToTheBanksy: Will “Street Art Throwdown” Make Graffiti Mainstream?


Well, Work of Art: The Next Great Artist and Gallery Girls weren't exactly mainstream hits but people are interested in becoming famous, and art is just another way of getting there. Enter Oxygen's new reality competition Street Art Throwdown, starting February 3. It will follow these 10 aspiring street artists as they compete for the $100,000 ... See the Rest

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

Hamptons Pop: Kenny Scharf Karbombz The Surf Lodge


I've posted before about my pal Kenny Scharf's Karbombz here – but he just keeps doing them (for free!) He's collecting the images, like the ones here, for a book. This weekend he'll be at The Surf Lodge in Montauk using up can after can of deluxe spray. I have a 15 year-old green Beetle that I'm dying for him to bomb. My pal Cary is using the car ... 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

Deal of the Decade: Would You Buy a Banksy For 60 Bucks?


As previously reported here, the Brit street artist Banksy is staging a month-long outdoor exhibit in New York City called, Better Out Than In. All but a handful who passed a stall with "Spray Art" off Central Park, opened their wallets. They were all "authentic signed Banksy original canvases." After hours of zero sales, one woman bought two ... 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

Don’t Come for These Disney Princesses

Sleeping Beauty under the Bridge

This killer street art is by Herr Nilsson.     ... See the Rest

Animated Banksy


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