Portuguese street Artist Alexandre Farto aka Vhils is well known for his large works of faces carved into walls. I came across his art twice before: in Berlin and in Venice Beach. Since July the Fundacao edp is showing his artworks at the Museu da Electricidade in Lisbons neighborhood Belém. The exhibit – titled “Dissecção/Dissection”- runs until 5th … More Lisbon. The Vhils exhibit “Dissecção/Dissection” at the Museum of Electricity.
These are a few shots I took while wandering around the Arts District one afternoon during my 5 days in LA. The photos show the northern part opf the district, mostly around Traction Avenue and East 3rd Street, where many murals -by famous street artists like JR, Tristan Eaton and Shepard Fairey- as well as … More Los Angeles. Downtown. Arts District.
10 pieces of the Berlin Wall – the longest segment of the wall outside of Berlin- are standing on the lawn at 5900 Wilshire Boulevard, right in front of the main entrance of LACMA. Those pieces are painted by Thierry Noir, Birmer, Kent Twitchell, Farrah Karapetian and Marie Astrid Gonzales and are part of the … More Los Angeles. 10 pieces of the Berlin Wall on Wilshire Boulevard.
Today when I wanted to google something I saw that today is Audrey Hepburns 85th birthday! That gave me a good reason to post pics of this beautiful mural I saw in Hollywood in March: It’s on the walls of Argentum Photolab on the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Seward Street. Two weeks later I saw … More Los Angeles. Hollywood. Audrey Hepburn mural by Free Humanity.
The art initiative “Beautify Earth” commissions public and private art projects from previously overlooked and unempowered sources for the purpose of instilling community pride in impoverished or neglected communities, such as Rockaway Beach in New York, South Central in Los Angeles and the Lincoln Boulevard in Venice Beach and Santa Monica. On the latter one … More Santa Monica / Venice Beach. Beautify Earth and the Corner Of Love.
^^ The famous Jim Morrison mural “Morning Shot”on Speedway by Rip Cronk. ^^ ^^ “Freedumb” on Main Street by Jules Muck. ^^ ^^ Abraham Lincoln and a Rose on the corner of Rose Avenue and Lincoln Blvd. ^^ ^^ “Venice Kinesis” from 2010 by Rip Cronk ^^ ^^ A tribute to Marijuana activist and … More Venice Beach. Street Art. Part III.
^^ A Arnold Schwarzenegger mural by Jonas Never on Speedway, right behind Muscle Beach, his former stomping ground. ^^ ^^ Dennis Hopper on the corner of Horizon and Main Street ^^ ^^ Hearts of Oak by Jesse Hazelip on Main Street ^^ Street art pictures from my last visit in 2012 can be found in this … More Venice Beach. Street Art. Part II.
If you’re looking for a great spot to see the work of internationally known street artists, the wall on the corner of Bowery and East Houston Street is one of the best places. Right now it features an colorful mural by Brooklyn resident Maya Hayuk. Previously artists like Lady Aiko, Shepard Fairey, JR, Retna and … More NYC. The Bowery Wall. Maya Hayuk.
The East Side Gallery is a 1,3 km long part of the Berlin Wall on which artist from all over the world painted colorful murals. A previous post about it can be found here. Related articles nyc. manhattan. public art. the wall in soho. spain. barcelona. public art. germany. oberhausen. gasometer. big air package by … More germany. berlin. a few more from the east side gallery.