New Walls and Canvases by Pichi & Avo That Mix Classic Greek Imagery With Graffiti Writing

Mural in Boras, image via Pichi & Avo Although Pichi & Avo (previously here and here) have continued to focus on their signature style of classic Greek gods and mythology intermixed graffiti writing, their works have now migrated off the wall and onto the canvas. The duo still produces stories-high murals,…

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Figures of Birds Emerge from a Kinetic Flurry of Spray Paint

Brazilian artist L7M (previously) depicts owls, ducks, sparrows, and other birds materializing from a chaotic swirl of dripped paint and flourishes of spray. The graffiti birds not only contrast urban and natural elements, but also depict a distinct clash of both abstract and figurative techniques. According to Street Art News…

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Site-Specific Elephant Murals on the Streets of South Africa by Falko One

Garies, South Africa. 2015. Working with the iconic image of the elephant, South African artist Falko One brings lumbering pachyderms to the facades of homes, alleyways, and businesses across the country. The Cape Town-based graffiti artist has been painting murals in the region since 1988, and though he depicts a…

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Speculative Paintings of a Graffiti-Covered Earth by Josh Keyes

“Descent” (2016), acrylic on panel, 8″x10″ Josh Keyes‘ newest series features subjects both manmade and natural, their common element being several layers of graffiti that cover a space shuttle, a melting iceberg, and even a whale’s tail. For the last ten years these marks had remained in the background of Keyes’…

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