Category Archives: SprayCanArt

Is the Scalpel Mightier Than the Pen?

ELK aka Luke Cornish is an Australian born street artist who has created unique, powerful images from handmade stencils from Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney. His rise within the contemporary art world has been meteoric, becoming the first artist to be … Continue reading

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Ha-Ha | ‘It’s better than sex’

Ha-Ha the street artist is also known as Regan Tamanui. As a street artist he has been using spray can and stencil art in and around Melbourne since 2001. He is also a professional artist and gallery curator with several … Continue reading

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Chrissy Amphlett | You’re Not Like the Rest

The late Divinyl’s singer Chrissy Amphlett helped put Australian rock music on the international map and is recognised with a permanent accolade to her in the form of a renamed lane off Little Bourke Street between Spring and Exhibition Streets, … Continue reading

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Old Spoke – For Oksep Pokes

OKSEP street art may still be found around Melbourne’s streets and lane-ways. His work is extremely dark and somewhat disturbing. He has borrowed upon Wild Man and has re-imagined it with one of his dark and ghostly characters, grasping him … 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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Are you thinking that Fafi is fluffy?

Fafi is an early adopter to street art and is currently living and working in Paris. Through her art, Fafi has been exploring her femininity through stereotypes, using them to her advantage. Fafi not only knocked her male colleagues and competitors out their … Continue reading

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Your Gateway to Bodé for the Day

Mark Bodé was born on February 18, 1963 in Utica, New York. The son of underground comics legend Vaughn Bodé, Mark often produces works similar to this father’s style. Mark is an American cartoonist best known for his work on … Continue reading

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Coulrophobia – (The Fear of Clowns)

Above street art is by Owen Dippie, (OD) a street artist / graffiti artist / muralist from New Zealand.  You can find out more about Owen Dippie via his website  or follow him on his Blog. The artwork commemorates Heath … Continue reading

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Tom Civilian is Too Civil by Half

Street artist Civilian – (aka Tom Civil) is a Melbourne street artist. He came to Melbourne for the S11 blockades for the World Economic Forum in 2000 and decided to stay. Since then, Civil or Civilian has presented “empty shows” … Continue reading

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May the ghost be with you!

Halloween aka Hallowe’en is celebrated each year on 31 October.  According to the ancient Celtic calendar, it was observed as the last day of each year, when all witches and warlocks were absent. After the introduction of Christianity, it was … Continue reading

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Maybe MYMOnsters are your MOnsters too!

MYMO aka Mimo Mali, is a multi-disciplinary artist who is a painter, illustrator, muralist, installation and animation artist from Berlin who has shown her work throughout the world in various galleries and museums. She has delivered lectures at a range … Continue reading

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ROA’s Record of Achievement = No two walls are alike or the same

ECHIDNA: ARGYLE ST. FITZROY, (MELBOURNE), SQUIRREL –  This large squirrel piece is on the side of Blue Bottle Coffee , 160 Berry Street, Brooklyn, New York. Street artist ROA (born c.a. 1976) is a world-wide known street art muralist from Ghent, Belgium … Continue reading

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All I can say is … Serves you right!

This is a story of before… and… after.  I’ve got to say that I truly believe that the local authorities, be it local Council or Railway authorities (doesn’t matter who it is),  have a ‘knack’ at turning what was OK … Continue reading

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