Peeta

Italian graffiti artist Peeta plays some damn good tricks on our spatial perception. All pictures © Peeta.      

Colombia

Beautiful people, scenic views, delicious food and the urban buzz of the big city: Missing the ocean, but inland Colombia is just too good to run away and rejoin the surf circus.

Banksy’s Dismaland

Banksy strikes again: Dismaland is a family theme park with uneven floor surfaces, extensive use of strobe lighting, imagery unsuitable for small children and swearing. Exhibiting the work of more than 50 artists, this “Bemusement Park” reflects the dark, deeply socio-critical style of the British street art icon. Here’s some first impressions:      

Does

Pushing the limits of traditional graffiti culture, Does stands for mighty explosions of colours and shapes. The murals and paintings of the former professional soccer player transport a  compelling feeling of fluent dynamics. All pictures © Ironlak.    

Sofles – Limitless

Sick video of a fairly monumental graffiti project: Sofles, Fintan Magee, Treas and Quench teamed up to turn the walls of an abandoned warehouse into a splendid gallery of urban art.

Graffiti legend OZ died doing what he loved

Yesterday the German graffiti legend OZ died at the age of 64. Apparently the artist, who supposedly sprayed his tag more than 120.000 times only in Hamburg, got hit by a metro train while doing what loved most. What a wonderful exit.

MADE514

Whirling tornadoes of colors, blast-frozen dynamics, captured with surreal precision: Meet MADE514, graffiti and illustration artist from Padua, Italy.

Herr von Bias – Berlin Lichtenberg Graffitis 2014

I’m not exactly the biggest Berlin fan – however, I have to admit that there is plenty of cool stuff to discover in this city. Like when I walked around in the Lichtenberg district with a good friend one day, and all of a sudden we found ourselves standing in front of an absolutely mind-blowing…

Brandalism 2014

Brandalism returns with the largest advertising takeover in world history. Over 2 days teams of guerilla artists emerged from the shadows to takeover 365 corporate advertising spaces in 10 UK cities. The project saw hand-made artworks from 40 international artists installed in public spaces across the UK.