Category Archives: SprayCanArt

Santa Claus is coming to town…

“You better watch out, You better not cry , Better not pout , I’m telling you why, Santa Claus is coming to town“. …and he is not too far away from you. Between himself, his elves and his reindeer, he … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat

Halloween, All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve, is an annual celebration observed in a number of countries on October 31st, and the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day, on November 1. Traditionally it was acknowledged … Continue reading

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There are No No-Noes with Ohnoes

Ohnoes is an aerosol artist who has displayed his work around Melbourne on walls and galleries with increasing notoriety over the past few years.  Although well-known in the street art arena, he claims that he is self-taught and has no … Continue reading

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A Burg-meister in street art

Burg is a street artist who is well-known around Melbourne and other places. After recent visits to the NSW coastal nirvana of Byron Bay, Burg has had some recent exhibits both there and back in Melbourne. An artist whose passion … Continue reading

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Respect! Who said there is no longevity in street art?

Mic Porter was one of my first big head-turners in street art. In the past he has produced some mind-blowing street art of epic proportion, which is still viewable and untouched. Most of his work is only visible to those … Continue reading

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City Lights horse by Cezary Stulgis

Long gone but a great example of street art on Hosier Lane was this piece by Cezary Stulgis, from 2011 – entitled City Lights. It was approx. 800m x 280cm  and the media used was acrylic spray paint. Stulgis was … Continue reading

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A Black Day for Street Art

A Black Day for Street Art-  or so it seems, according to media write-up, however, there still is an element of alarm with the latest black out on Hosier Lane in Melbourne. This has been a mega street art destination … Continue reading

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Kickin’ Some Ass (KSA) – 25 years on

The KSA Crew has acknowledged its quarter of a century celebration of existence in the street art world with this piece.  (Who said street art was a recent phenomenon?) The KSA or “Kickin’ Some Ass” Crew were formed around 1988, … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Mark Brandon “Chopper” Read

It appears, you either liked him or hated him – however, as the media love to refer to him – “notorious Victorian crime figure” Chopper has lost his battle with cancer and has died at the age of 58, after … Continue reading

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Compare the pair – #2 Sidney Nolan

One of these pictures is a replica of a hanging Nolan artwork in a prominent gallery, the other is a kindred copy found on a commissioned wall of a famous and iconic department store. According to Wikipedia, Sir Sidney Robert … Continue reading

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More Majorscule than Miniscule

Just finished watching another lovely France 2/Disney channel episode of Miniscule by Hélène Giraud and Thomas Szabo which bugged me until I remembered photographing these a while ago. You’ll find these insect-aside a building wall, overlooking a car park. The … Continue reading

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Doork or Dork Art

Street art – often also known as Graffiti (or singular graffito) is an art form whose value is highly contested. The following are some terms you might like to know (if you don’t already): Street art aka post-graffiti is distinguished … Continue reading

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