Keith Haring was best known for his graffiti-like painting, initially on the black paper used to cover discontinued billboard advertisements in the New York subway. After after a feverish 1980’s style career of surging popular success and grudging critical attention, Haring died of AIDS in 1991 at the age of 31.
French artist Patrick Commecy is based in Eyzin-Pinet, France, but travels all over the country to paint walls. Using the facade of buildings as his canvas, he captures the history and culture of the place through his art. Commecy uses trompe-l’œil, a technique where realistic looking scenes are used to
Painted with the support of Sky Art Foundation and Mural Social Club, this latest mural from Aaron Li-Hill ( interviewed ) is entitled The Impact Of Discovery. Featuring some of the American artist’s signature motion-inspired imagery, the piece put up on the side of the Cultural Center of Ukraine’s largest
Nearly three years ago, artist and automotive designer Brian Peterson began a project that has since taken on a life of its own. Called Faces of Santa Ana (FOSA), Peterson started with art-making and human kindness as his platform; upon moving to Santa Ana, California in 2015, he noticed that
One of today’s most innovative graffiti writers is undoubted, Pantone, and his newest piece for the Life Is Beautiful in Las Vegas festival speaks volumes. Speaking enthusiastically on Instagram Pantone said, “My first public #w3dimensional piece is in downtown Las Vegas and makes me so happy!” Even amongst all the
Smug One’s Urban Portraits Adorn Walls Across Globe Australia-born muralist Smug One uses walls and structures across the world as canvases for his vivid portraits. Whether it’s his own family members, friends, or pop culture figures, Smug subverts the typical texture and lighting of mural art with his figurative pieces.
Andrew Schoultz painted the now-reopened Community Skatepark in Las Vegas with The UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art and the Clark County Winchester Cultural Center. Schoultz is known for his deep connection to skateboarding, painting numerous skateparks, collaborating with skate brands, and recently painting the Skatepark of Tampa for their 2017 Tampa Am.