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A Street Art Utopia: The Rainbow Village in Taiwan

TweetThis small village in Taichung, Taiwan is completely covered in colorful graffiti and vibrant street art, giving it the appearance [...]

This small village in Taichung, Taiwan is completely covered in colorful graffiti and vibrant street art, giving it the appearance of a pan-Asian acid trip on crack. The entire village was hand painted by an 86-year-old veteran of war named Huang Yung-fu, who lives in the community. Taichung was created as a refuge for Nationalist soldiers in the 1940s and 50s, but quickly turned into a raging ghet... More...


By • Aug 15th, 2013 • Category: Art, Cities, ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Vacations


Culture Spotting: Graffiti Art

Tweet There have been more than a few instances in which I have regarded graffiti as art, but British street [...]

There have been more than a few instances in which I have regarded graffiti as art, but British street artist, political activist, and painter Banksy takes it another level. His mark has been left all over the world from London to L.A. and has incited both outrage and a celebrity following. Now, for your viewing pleasure, I’ll leave you to a gallery of some of my fave Banksy masterpieces. Related Post... More...


By • May 25th, 2012 • Category: Art, Cities, Decor, ENTERTAINMENT


Art Spotting: Street Art by Pavel Puhov

Tweet Did the Jolly Green Giant just drop his glasses? And what was he doing in Russia anyway?! Oh wait, [...]

Did the Jolly Green Giant just drop his glasses? And what was he doing in Russia anyway?! Oh wait, I’m sorry, those aren’t giant specs, it’s just another clever and artistic public exhibition by Russian street artist Pavel Puhov. I am gaga over Puhov’s non-traditional view and use of the world around him that he incorporates into his works that intrigue, inspire, and leave unsu... More...


By • Mar 16th, 2012 • Category: Art, ENTERTAINMENT


Cool Hanksy Art of the Day

TweetHanksy street art rocks our world. In fact, we love all funky street art- especially when it honors Bill Cosby. [...]

TweetHanksy street art rocks our world. In fact, we love all funky street art- especially when it honors Bill Cosby. [ via ] Related PostsWayne Thiebaud’s Paintings Ann Hamilton Body Object Series A David Bowie Exhibition Rashaad Newsome’s Art Dario Escobar’s Conceptual Art


By • Feb 19th, 2012 • Category: Art, ENTERTAINMENT


Art Spotting: Mambo Takes Magnificent Mayhem to the Streets

Artist MAMBO emboldens white wall turning them into high-scale animation on city walls across the world.

Contemporary muralist and Chilean born, Flavien Mambo Demarigny, better known as MAMBO is famous for creating exquisite, colorful paintings and portraits. Not only that, but along side of his tangible art work painted on the streets of Paris and his current home in Los Angeles, he now creates videos that greatly complement his art. But more importantly, they provide for a larger and more diverse audi... More...


By • Feb 16th, 2012 • Category: Art, ENTERTAINMENT


Urban Realist: Mark Jenkins

Beware: Mark Jenkins the “Urban Prankster” is creating FREE art

In Mark Jenkins newest project simply entitled, City, he not only takes his art to the streets, but also takes it with him across the world. Jenkins uses his innovative “street as a stage” technique to state something grander about today’s society we live in and exhibit art that the entire world can have access to, for free. His realism transcends in this project by creating mann... More...


By • Feb 9th, 2012 • Category: Art, ENTERTAINMENT


Cool Street Art of the Day

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TweetIf this isn’t the coolest street art you’ve seen yet this week, well, it’s only Tuesday. #lovespongebob [ via ] Related PostsNate Hooper and Andy Hawgood Art Spotting: Living With A Lion Art Spotting: “A Happening” by Julian Jones-Pittman Art Spotting: Maurizio Cattelan One Million Rose Petals


By • Dec 6th, 2011 • Category: Art, ENTERTAINMENT


Art Spotting: A Global Tour of Weirdness

A digital tour of the weirdest public street art from around the globe

We’re totally down with the good, the bad and the unquestionably raunchy art on the scene these days.  But these take the cake for the weirdest, and largest in scale. Internationally, these works have become famous for being wild and crazy – check it! 20 Bizarre Works of Public Art from Around the World – Flavorwire Enormous cows made of car parts by Helsinki-based sculptor Miin... More...


By • Sep 16th, 2011 • Category: Art, ENTERTAINMENT


Art Spotting: Ukranian Street Art by Interesni Kazki

Wild Art in Kiev

The city if Kiev is crawling with surrealist street art, via native artsy duo Interensi Kazki. They’ve transformed entire walls, sides of buildings, and plotted murals of epic proportions. Whether re-inventing the Greek myth of King Sisyphus as a metaphor for capitalism on the side of a metropolitan Russian building or spray-painting trippy portraits of peasants on an abandoned barn in t... More...


By • Sep 11th, 2011 • Category: Art


Art Spotting: Kitties!

Kitties + Street Art = (!!!!)

#1>  I’m over the moon with delight that the website ModernCat.net exists. #2 > Check out these stoic, beautiful, stenciled kitties, members of street art history all over the globe. Stenciled by famed street artist C215. Related PostsCute, But Weird, Vintage Puppy Photos Kitten Heels and Other Cat Friendly Shoes A Hammock For Your Lazy Cat To Lounge In Style Spotting: Crazy Cat Past... More...


By • Jun 27th, 2011 • Category: Art, Cities, ENTERTAINMENT, Vacations