Art & Design

Guido van Helten Beautifies City Walls With His Photo Realistic Murals

Once relegated to subway trains, abandoned buildings and seemingly inaccessible areas of the urban landscape, street art has emerged in recent years as an important element in improving areas of the world that are facing hardships of all kinds – whether we talk about dilapidated infrastructure or social, political issues. One of the artists...
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Vibrant Watercolor-Like Tattoos Inspired By Street Art Works Of L7M

Street art and tattoos are some of the greatest human artistic expressions and they may also be the oldest. They have existed for centuries, as scrawls on the walls of Roman baths and tribal tattoos that mark coming-of-age ceremonies and personal achievements. It is only in the last few decades that street art and...
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CHAINED – The Part Sculpture And Part Painting Street Art

Two young Italian sculptors, Edoardo Tresoli and Gonzalo Borondo, managed to put together a project full of imagination. They worked together on a project called CHAINED, which is actually an artwork that is part sculpture and part painting. The public artwork is positioned on a wall at the University of Milano-Bicocca in Milan,Italy. This...
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Beautiful New Mural By Vinie, Funky Street Art À La Française

The leading figures of international street art may work almost exclusively under aliases but it is no secret that the overwhelming majority of them are men. Though street art is still a boys’ club, women like Faith47 or Vinie are trying to change the status quo, putting their own empowering spin on the male-dominated...
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iHeart’s Street Art Reflects The Social Media Culture Through Graffiti Stencils

Like any other form of art, the street art is a tool for telling social messages.  It is a way of expression. Vancouver street artist iHeart is one of those who use graffiti as a vehicle to voice their opinions on social issues. He created a series of graffiti stencils through which he tries...
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Alice In Wonderland Mural By Irony And Frank Styles, World’s First UV Street Art Piece

Alice In Wonderland Mural By Irony and Frank Styles is one of the most beautiful street art pieces that we’ve seen lately. Dubbed as Alice Through The Looking Glass the mural is part of The Cultural Spring art exhibition hosted and curated by Garry Hunter. Irony is an UK based street artist who has...
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Beautiful New Mural By L7M For Huellas Del Arte Street Art Festival

We bring you an awesome new mural by L7M, a Brazilian street artist previously featured here on kickassthings.com, where we familiarized you with his work and painting style (abstract, frenetic strokes of spray paint and explosions of color). Luis Gustavo Martins, one of São Paulo’s most prolific and unique street artists continues to amaze us...
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Awesome New Mural By Faith47: Madonna Mia Proteggimi

Faith47, one of the best known and most prolific street artists of the moment, continues to put her mark on the streets of the world, changing their faces with her signature murals that not only have a strong visual impact but also have powerful messages within them, the artistic credo of the South-African based...
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Another Set Of Awesomely Beautiful Spray-Painted Birds By Brazilian Street Artist L7m

Luis Gustavo Martins is a Brazilian street artist known under the pseudonym of L7m who caught our attention with his frenetic spray-painted birds which we featured in a previous article. From the moment we discovered him, we watched closely his evolution and street art works, always amazed by the beauty of his paints interpretations...
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Awe-Inspiring New Mural By Faith 47 “Capax Infiniti” in Portland, USA.

Faith47, one of our favorite street artist, goes through a very creative  and prolific moment. After the Djerbahood project from Tunisia, where she made her mark with “Hunt Her”, a street art piece wearing the style that defines her and a series of pieces in Durban, is now in North America where she just...
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