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Exploding Toasters in Brick Lane, London from the...

hookedblog.co.uk December  9, 2014
Exploding Toasters in Brick Lane, London from the streetart collective

Toasters have been appearing across the streets of London for many years now, your're sure to have spotted the iconic toaster logo at some point on your... [Read more]

Ethos in Rio de Janeiro and Sydney

blog.vandalog.com May 22, 2013
Ethos in Rio de Janeiro and Sydney

Rio de Janeiro Claudio Ethos sent over these photos of some of his latest pieces. Such a masterful painter, large and small scale. I can’t believe he... [Read more]

Vhils New Murals In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

streetartnews.net April 23, 2013
Vhils New Murals In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Alexandre Farto aka Vhils is now in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil for his upcoming exhibition at Clark Art Center. The Portuguese artist and his crew spent the last... [Read more]

Lelo in Rio de Janeiro

blog.vandalog.com April  7, 2013
Lelo in Rio de Janeiro

Lelo sent over these photos of these beautiful pieces he painted in February in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photos by Lelo RJ... [Read more]

Urban Wingsuit Flying into Rio de Janeiro

ektopia.co.uk April  4, 2013
Urban Wingsuit Flying into Rio de Janeiro

Urban wingsuit flying into Rio de Janeiro – you crazy kids! [via] [Read more]

Lelo New Murals In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

streetartnews.net March 26, 2013
Lelo New Murals In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Lelo recently completed these new murals somewhere around the streets of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. As usual with the Brazilian artist, he delivers some sweet... [Read more]

Recent works from Lelo

blog.vandalog.com January 22, 2013
Recent works from Lelo

Lelo in Sao Paulo Lelo from Rio de Janeiro claims to have been apart of the street art scene since 1998. Recently, he’s been getting up a bit around... [Read more]

Jetsonorama in Rio

gggexhibit.com January 10, 2013
Jetsonorama in Rio

Brooklyn Street Art recently posted a moving article on artist Jetsonorama’s visit to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. While in Rio, Jetsonorama went to Rocinha, “one... [Read more]

OUR FAMILY KEEPS GROWING. MONTANA SHOP BARCELONA, 10K FANS!

mtn-world.com December 14, 2012
OUR FAMILY KEEPS GROWING. MONTANA SHOP BARCELONA, 10K FANS!

On the official Facebook account of Montana Shop Barcelona we have now registered 10.000 followers. We want to say THANK YOU to all of you who have made this... [Read more]

Shaka - Rio de Janeiro

rossiprojects.tumblr.com November 30, 2012
Shaka - Rio de Janeiro

Shaka - Rio de Janeiro [Read more]

Speaking with Joel Bergner

streetartnyc.org November 14, 2012
Speaking with Joel Bergner

Nomadic artist and educator Joel Bergner aka joelB is best known for his expressive, brightly-hued murals that focus on issues of social justice. Currently... [Read more]

Vhils in Rio de Janeiro

stick2target.com October 28, 2012
Vhils in Rio de Janeiro

Alexandre Farto aka Vhils has recently been to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to perform his latest pieces. Vhils According to Vhils “Project We... [Read more]

Streets: Vhils (Brazil)

arrestedmotion.com October 26, 2012
Streets: Vhils (Brazil)

After hitting up a slate of festivals recently (Komafest, Walk Rio de Janeiro attempt to bring attention to the inhabitants of these slum areas. Take a look... [Read more]

Vhils New Mural In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (Part III)

streetartnews.net October 26, 2012
Vhils New Mural In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (Part III)

Vhils who chips and carves portraits into the façade of buildings just completed his third new piece on the streets of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. (Part I - Part... [Read more]

Vhils New Mural In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (Part II)

streetartnews.net October 24, 2012
Vhils New Mural In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (Part II)

Using his unique technique of chipping away at the surface, Vhils and his crew recently completed this superb piece in Brazil. Exploring portraits in a... [Read more]

Vhils New Mural In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

streetartnews.net October 19, 2012
Vhils New Mural In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

After Grottaglie, Italy (covered), Vhils continues his outdoor work in Brazil where he recently completed a new piece on the streets of Rio De Janeiro.... [Read more]

STREET GHOSTS by Paolo Cirio

espvisuals.blogspot.ie September 23, 2012
STREET GHOSTS by Paolo Cirio

In the hippest areas for Street Art in NYC, London and Berlin, life-sized pictures of people found on Google’s Street View were printed and posted without... [Read more]

A Collection of Colorful Stairs

streetartutopia.com September 19, 2012
A Collection of Colorful Stairs

On Facebook. By Strictly[dih-zahyn]ers in Beirut, Lebanon. Thanks to Jubran E. Elias for the photo. On Facebook. In Valparaiso, Chile. More Street Art from... [Read more]

Overtime: August 13 – 19

arrestedmotion.com August 19, 2012
Overtime: August 13 – 19

Stories of the week: Flying Fortress and Nychos' mural Bristol Rodeo Riders for the See No Evil festival. Sad news for Los Angeles - Margo Leavin... [Read more]

Rio Occupation London

gggexhibit.com August  2, 2012
Rio Occupation London

Rio Occupation London recently came to a close. For 30 days, 30 Brazilian artists – musicians, partners, film makers, dancers and more – all hailing from Rio... [Read more]

Rio Occupation London

gggexhibit.com August  2, 2012
Rio Occupation London

Rio Occupation London recently came to a close. For 30 days, 30 Brazilian artists – musicians, partners, film makers, dancers and more – all hailing from Rio... [Read more]

Overtime: July 23 – July 29

arrestedmotion.com July 29, 2012
Overtime: July 23 – July 29

The Village Voice visits Chuck Close on occasion of his upcoming Pace Gallery show. Original cover for Amazing Spiderman no. 328 by Todd McFarlane sells... [Read more]

Overtime: July 16 – July 22

arrestedmotion.com July 22, 2012
Overtime: July 16 – July 22

  Dzine has a show opening next Friday in London inspired by the "Szwaybar," a phenomenon that is central to the youth of Curacao. Ed Ruscha steps... [Read more]

Humongous Maze Will Be Made of 250,000 Books

mymodernmet.com July 17, 2012
Humongous Maze Will Be Made of 250,000 Books

As part of the London 2012 Festival, a gargantuan maze will be created using 250,000 books! Starting July 26 through July 30, this installation, called... [Read more]

Pimp My Carroça

fluxo.tv July 13, 2012
Pimp My Carroça

Mundano is a self-described ARTivist. He created a project called Pimp My Carroça, inspired by MTV’s Pimp My Ride, for which he paints designs with a... [Read more]

ABOVE’s “Jet Set” Opens at Metro Gallery, Melbourne

whitewallssf.com July  6, 2012
ABOVE’s “Jet Set” Opens at Metro Gallery, Melbourne

ABOVE‘s latest show “Jet Set” has opened in Melbourne at Metro Gallery. Check out the photos of the opening night that ABOVE sent over below. Tango dancers,... [Read more]

New in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn: RAE, Gaia and Lelo

blog.vandalog.com June 22, 2012
New in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn: RAE, Gaia and Lelo

We don’t visit Bedford-Stuyvesant as often as we should, as its walls are among the most interesting – and least documented – around town.  But we did get... [Read more]

Wallpeople 2012 coming

stick2target.com May 29, 2012
Wallpeople 2012 coming

With successful editions in the past, through various cities around the world, Wallpeople is back to the cities of Lisboa and Porto. If you’re around, get... [Read more]

ORTICANOODLES (IT) in Favela Vidigal Rio (Brasil)

urbanpainting.info May 26, 2012
ORTICANOODLES (IT) in Favela Vidigal Rio (Brasil)

orticanoodles - William Burroughs alla Favela do Vidigal, Rio orticanoodles - William Burroughs alla Favela do Vidigal, Rio orticanoodle -... [Read more]

Orticanoodles New Mural In Rio, Brazil

streetartnews.net May 24, 2012
Orticanoodles New Mural In Rio, Brazil

Italian artists Orticanoodles are in South America where they just completed this huge new stencil on the streets of Rio De Janeiro. This new mural is a... [Read more]

orticanoodles (it) in Rio De Janeiro (Brasil)

urbanpainting.info May 24, 2012
orticanoodles (it) in Rio De Janeiro (Brasil)

artist: orticanoodlestitle: Gilberto Gilllocation: Rio de janeiro (brasil)event: Mural italia -brasilphoto: Renata zambianchi [Read more]

‘100COMÉDIA BRASIL’ TRAILER

mtn-world.com April 17, 2012
‘100COMÉDIA BRASIL’ TRAILER

Here is the trailer about the "100Comédia Brasil", the last video of the "100Comédia". Cities of Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro... [Read more]

Tika in Rio

blog.vandalog.com March 13, 2012
Tika in Rio

Globe-trotting street artist Tika just painted two beautiful new murals in Rio de Janeiro. What do you think of them? Photos by Tika RJ Rushmore for... [Read more]

The Invisible man

zupi.org May 30, 2011
The Invisible man

During a recent visit to Rio de Janeiro, german artist Anton Steenbock - known worldwide for his urban interventions - created a marvelous and unusual work... [Read more]

South central tour 2007-08 (full length)

vimeo.com May 23, 2008
South central tour 2007-08 (full length)

A 6-month long paint tour with solid focus on word play paintings. South central tour started in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and finished Mexico City, Mexico. Sit... [Read more]

VHILS “Fragments” (video)

francacirano.wordpress.com April 23, 2013

Vhils just posted this new video showing the preparations for his next show at the Clark Art Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The new exhibition, titled... [Read more]

Standing proud - Otago Daily Times

odt.co.nz March 15, 2013

Standing proudOtago Daily TimesNgatahi - Know The Links is a six-part series on street art and activism among native and marginalised people around the... [Read more]

Slum Art: Street Artists Haas & Hahn Brighten Santa Marta...

huffingtonpost.com March  7, 2013

Slum Art: Street Artists Haas & Hahn Brighten Santa Marta Favela In Rio De ...Huffington PostVideo, Haas & Hahn, Jeroen Koolhaas And Dre Urhahn, Haas & Hahn... [Read more]

Anarkia Boladona : le street art au service des droits de...

francetv.fr March  7, 2013

culturebox Anarkia Boladona : le street art au service des droits de la femmecultureboxAnarkia Boladona : le street art au service des droits de la... [Read more]

Street art-kunstnere forvandler Rios farligste slum til...

politiken.dk January 19, 2013

Street art-kunstnere forvandler Rios farligste slum til kunstPolitiken.dkStreet art-kunstnere forvandler Rios farligste slum til kunst. Forvandling. Slumbyer... [Read more]

A Look Into Brazil's Demolition of Rio's Slums - Smithsonian

smithsonianmag.com December 19, 2012

A Look Into Brazil's Demolition of Rio's SlumsSmithsonianMarcos Rodrigo Neves says that his passion for creating street art saved him from gangs and drugs.... [Read more]

VNA Magazine In Rio De Janeiro

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk December 11, 2012

London based film maker Charlie Inman was in Rio to shoot a film about Samba but got a little sidetracked by all the amazing Graffiti in Rio and decided to... [Read more]

Emerging and Alternative Spaces: Rio de Janeiro and São...

artslant.com October 11, 2012

Emerging and Alternative Spaces: Rio de Janeiro and São PauloArtSlant“We want to be there [at the São Paulo Bienal]; we do not want to be separate from the... [Read more]

Hero De Janiero

according2g.com June  5, 2012

Photos by G.  Art by Hero De Janiero. Hero De Janiero not spotted in Rio De Janeiro, but instead, spotted in Amsterdam.   [Read more]

„Art & Toys“ – Spielzeug als Kunst - Goethe-Institut

goethe.de May 26, 2012

Spiegel Online „Art – Spielzeug als KunstGoethe-InstitutShepard Fairey machte im Zuge des Wahlkampfes während der US-Präsidentschaftswahlen 2008 mit... [Read more]

Rojo’s ®Nova Coming To São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and...

woostercollective.com March 26, 2012

Delaere by Emilio Gomariz from ROJO® on Vimeo. On April 6th, @Nova, ROJO's contemporary culture festival, will launch in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and... [Read more]

Grafiteira from Rio de Janeiro in Madison

madstreetart.blogspot.com March 20, 2012

(click for big) From madison.com: Brazilian artist Panmela Castro painted the graffiti wall at Mother Fool's Coffeehouse Tuesday. Castro, also known as... [Read more]

Grafiteira from Rio de Janeiro in Madison

madstreetart.blogspot.ie March 20, 2012

(click for big) From madison.com: Brazilian artist Panmela Castro painted the graffiti wall at Mother Fool's Coffeehouse Tuesday. Castro, also known as... [Read more]

The Legalization Of Street Art In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

huffingtonpost.com March  9, 2012

The Legalization Of Street Art In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (PHOTOS)Huffington PostDesign Week In March 2009, the Brazilian government passed law 706/07 making... [Read more]