Category Archives: StreetArt

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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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, Thy Candles Shine Out Brightly!

English artist, Janet Ledger was born in Northampton in 1934. She studied painting at the Northampton School of Art. Janet’s misty industrial landscapes and paintings of people have a marvelous feeling for atmosphere and colour, combined with a strong sense … Continue reading

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4EVR Young: Malcolm Young

Vale Malcolm Young who sadly died on 18 November, 2017 at the age of 64. He along with some of his brothers became a part of one of Australia’s most iconic bands of the 1970s+ AC/DC. Malcolm, Angus, and George Young were … Continue reading

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I Will Keep an Open Mind – Is It Art or Science?

Above: Plaster model of the brain by [unknown maker]. This item is one from a display at the Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatomy and Pathology at the University of Melbourne. The Museum and Library is part of the University’s … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate ’88 – All Over Again

(Above: Literary Heights by John Underwood) early 30 years ago, Australia’s north-eastern state of Queensland hosted World Expo (aka Expo ’88),  in its capital city of Brisbane. World Expo ’88 was celebrated over a six-month period from 30 April-30 October, … Continue reading

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