Category Archives: StreetArt

Shunga | Spring Pictures

One of the most unabashedly erotic images to ever grace the pages of an art history book came from the woodblock of iconic Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. Widely known for his G-rated, Edo-era prints like The Great Wave at Kanagawa, … Continue reading

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Art or Rubbish? – It’s all Garbage to me

[Above: Uniformity by Emmerson Daniels –  (2017).  Synthetic polymer paint on plywood. Top VCE Art 2017-2018. ] Daniels was a student at Mount Lillydale Mercy College, Lillydale. Uniformity explores the overall similarity and lack of variation evident in everyday life. … Continue reading

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I’ll Put a Girdle Around the Earth

Australian muralist, mosaicist and painter in stained glass and other media, Mervyn Napier Waller was born in Penhurst, Victoria on 19 June 1893. He studied at the National Gallery school in Melbourne and exhibited his first paintings and drawings in … Continue reading

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The Finite Art of Finn Dac Art

Finn Dac (aka Finbarr Notte) is a street artist originally from Cork, Ireland and currently based in London. He concentrates on large scale murals and pieces. He started making street art in 2008 as Finn Dac. Shinoya (blue-image, Melbourne) was … Continue reading

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Eggleston’s Time Capsule Goes Back to the Future

Images featured are from the: Festival of Photography: William Eggleston Portraits. An exhibition of his photographs of family and friends, casual acquaintances and strangers in a series of eloquent, poetic and character studies. Many of the images are from the … Continue reading

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I Just Don’t Understand

A while ago I spotted this daubing on the side of a bridge spanning the A79 highway.  Clearly the original version has been ‘worked upon’ to remove the person’s name, but what I don’t understand is… Why did you stop … Continue reading

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We Will Remember Them | ANZAC Day Street Art Commemeration

(Above: ANZAC Memorial mural at Hosier Lane, Melbourne) ANZAC Day (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps Day) is a national Day of Remembrance in Australia and New Zealand observed on the 25th of April each year, that broadly commemorates all Australians … Continue reading

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The amazing 3D chalk art of Eduardo Relero

Argentinean 3D street artist, chalk artist (“chalkie”) Eduardo Relero has created worlds of wonder on pavements all over the globe. He is based in Madrid and his work requires a specific viewing point to achieve the magic of a third dimension. … Continue reading

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By the look of this work – I think he Nailed it!

Street Artist Nails (aka Fers) is the alternative name for Niels Oeltjen  who was born in Germany in 1976. Niels moved to Australia at the age of 6 with his family, growing up in the Huon Valley in Tasmania. He now … Continue reading

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The Joys of Miso Paste

Street artist Stanislava Pinchuk (aka Miso) creates life-size hand-drawn paste-up projects. Most of her work deals with story-telling myths and folklore. Her work shows influence from her Ukrainian upbringing and eastern European folk and craft traditions. She is often inspired … Continue reading

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Who gives a Zach for this Street Artist?

Lithuanian-born Street and gallery artist Ernest “ZACH” Zacharevic combines fine art techniques and his passion for creating art outdoor, using and oil painting, stencil and spray, installation and sculpture; to produce dynamic compositions both inside and outside of the gallery … Continue reading

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Is This the First Picture of a Young Street Artist at Work?

French painter, poster artist and print-maker, Etienne Maurice Firmin Bouisset was born to a working-class family in the town of Moissac in the Tarn-et-Garonne département in south-western France on September 2, 1859.  He specialized in painting children and did a … Continue reading

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Compare the Pair #16 | Time to Bring Home the Bacon

[Left: Frypan parody of a happy breakfaster’s repast]; [Right: A painting by Claes Oldenburg entitled “Bacon and Egg” 1961, (muslin and fabric soaked in plaster over wire frame painted with enamel 88.9×16.5cm) from the collection of the late Karl Stroher]. … Continue reading

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The Heart and Soul of Ghostpatrol

[Above:] Some examples found around Brunswick, Fitzroy, Collingwood and Melbourne CBD areas over a period of time from 2007-2017. Street artist, cartoonist, muralist and general creative artist, David Booth aka Ghostpatrol has travelled the world painting and pasting his art … Continue reading

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Do You Like These Posts?

If there are leggings and jeggings, what do we call guerilla knitting covers for tree trunks and posts – treggings and peggings? Anyway, I thought I would put together a collection of festive stockings which have been created to cover … Continue reading

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