Graffiti

Painting Canada’s Largest Mural

Painting Canada’s Largest Mural

Sudbury, Canada’s Old St. Joseph’s Hospital has been dormant for more than a decade, and may eventually be demolished. But before its bricks hits the ground, West Coast graffiti artist Kelly “RISK” Graval and a team of artists splashed the exterior of the 74,000 sq.ft. building into a bright and colorful work of abstract street art.

Spray Can Salt & Pepper Shakers

Spray Can Salt & Pepper Shakers

Turn your dinner plate into street art with these whimsical porcelain salt and pepper shakers that look like tiny, dented spray paint cans. Dishwasher safe, and guaranteed not to get you busted for making graffiti!

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Faking Neon with Paint

Faking Neon with Paint

Art Insider introduces us to Perth, Australia-based graffiti artist Straker – known for his ability to replicate the glowing look of neon lights using spray paints. If you didn’t know any better, you’d think his canvases were connected to a high-voltage transformer.

Deleted Graffiti

Deleted Graffiti

Dmitry Chabanov and fellow graffiti artists who joined Stenograffia 2017 painted an anamorphic illusion on an abandoned car and the structure beside it, using the checkered background typically used in photo editing applications to indicate transparency.

G-SHOCK x STASH

G-SHOCK x STASH

Casio G-SHOCK teamed up with NYC street artist STASH to create a very cool splattered blue and black version of their rugged and useful wristwatch. The spray can packaging makes it even more special. The GA100ST-2A is a limited edition, so grab yours before it’s gone.

Kingspray Graffiti Simulator

Kingspray Graffiti Simulator

Kingspray is an upcoming virtual reality graffiti simulator for Windows and OS X that uses the HTC Vive. Choose from thousands of paint colors and go wild on realistic textures and locations such as walls, trains and trailers with no fear of jail time.

Rememory Stencil Pack

Rememory Stencil Pack

If you love Javier de Riba’s floor graffiti and prints, check out Nisnas Industries’ Rememory Pack. It’s a set of four paint patterns, each made of two recycled plastic stencils, based on antique tile patterns in Wadi Salib, Israel.

Rainworks Invisible Spray

Rainworks Invisible Spray

Spray Rainworks through a stencil onto concrete, and you’ll create street art that can only be seen when it rains. On dry days, it vanishes. Our favorite part of the product description: “Please note that Rainworks Invisible Spray will not make you invisible.”

Indecline: This Land

Indecline: This Land

Street art group Indecline broke into a military testing site in California and spent five days creating what they claim is the world’s largest illegal graffiti piece: a 3,100ft. long painting based on Woody Guthrie’s folk song.

Graffiti Art by Oskunk

Graffiti Art by Oskunk

We know pop artist Oskunk for his awesome video game console art. He also makes art you can hang on your walls. He draws pop culture icons, using hand-sketched words that are relevant to each character. Limited edition canvas originals available on BigCartel.

Owen Dippie’s Masked Quartet

Owen Dippie’s Masked Quartet

Urban artist Owen Dippie decked out a wall in Brooklyn with the four Renaissance artists – Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Donatello – wearing their respective Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle namesakes’ masks. Photos by Jaime Rojo.

Super A Pigeon Murals

Super A Pigeon Murals

Street artist Super A made these large pigeon murals in Netherlands. The one on the side of a building is about 105ft. high. The birds have a threatening and inquisitive expression, as if asking you why you’re in their ‘hood.

Floor Graffiti

Floor Graffiti

Street artist Javier De Riba uses spray paint and stencils to create patterns that look like floor tiles, adding a surprising bit of life to the sites where he paints them. You can buy prints of Javier’s patterns from his shop.

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Sofles: Graffiti Mapped

Sofles: Graffiti Mapped

Graffiti artist Sofles collaborated with Juddy Roller Studio, Grant Osborne and Opiuo to augment his 5-story mural in Melbourne, Australia with projection mapping and live music. Video by Selina Miles.

5 Pointz Demolition Time-Lapse

5 Pointz Demolition Time-Lapse

5 Pointz in Queens, NY had long been a mecca for graffiti artists, but was recently torn down. While we’re sad to see all of the cool street art go away, it’s also nice to see this abandoned structure razed to make way for something new.

Jurne: Scienceism

Jurne: Scienceism

Videographer Selina Miles is back with another great graffiti video. This time she profiles scientist-turned-street artist Jurne, following him in the tunnels, tracks and rooftops of California as well as inside his studio.

Odeith: 3D Graffiti

Odeith: 3D Graffiti

Portuguese muralist Odeith loves to make what he calls “sombre 3D” – graffiti that looks like it’s popping out of the wall. He’s so great at emulating shadows and often extends his paintings to the floor to enhance the effect.

Hanksy’s Surplus Candy

Hanksy’s Surplus Candy

(NSFW: Language) Parody street artist Hanksy puts his notoriety and knowledge of street art to good use in The Hundreds‘ documentary series Surplus Candy, where he takes us on a tour of the graffiti scene in various cities.

Clean Graffiti

Clean Graffiti

Street artist Moose creates “reverse graffiti” using a power washer to selectively remove urban grime. To further highlight the anti-pollution message of his clean art, he powered his latest work using a zero emission Nissan LEAF EV.

D.E.P. Spray

D.E.P. Spray

While it looks like ordinary spraypaint, D.E.P. works just like dry-erase markers, letting you create temporary graffiti on whiteboards or windows. It erases easily with a paper towel. Too bad it’s only available in black at this point.

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Google Street Art Project

Google Street Art Project

Part of the Google Cultural Institute – yeah, we didn’t know that existed either – the Street Art Project is a curated collection of over 5,000 images and 100 exhibits, including those that have already been taken down.

Banksy: Artist in Residence

Banksy: Artist in Residence

In lieu of an acceptance speech for winning the 2014 Webby Awards Person of the Year, graffiti and urban artist Banksy made this video summarizing the spectacle that won him the award, his “residency” in New York.

Major Lazer & Pharrell: Aerosol Can

Major Lazer & Pharrell: Aerosol Can

(NSFW: Language) The music video for Aerosol Can features an ill typographic time-lapse, achieved with the help of graffiti and tattoo artist Mike Giant and creative studio Abel14. The song is from Major Lazer’s latest EP Apocalypse Soon.

Street Eraser

Street Eraser

Guus Ter Beek and Tayfun Sarier are out to make London look like a digital image, or at least a fake one. The duo make stickers that look like the Eraser tool from Photoshop and plaster it over ads, street signs and graffiti.

OMG Who Stole My Ads?

OMG Who Stole My Ads?

Wouldn’t it be awesome if we had beautiful paintings in urban areas instead of ads? That’s exactly what Etienne Lavie did. The street artist covered advertisements in Paris with prints of classical paintings.

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