Category Archives: #StreetArtists

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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Ho Ho Ho from Hosier Lane

Here are the latest offerings from Hosier Lane. Merry Christmas from Melbourne and some of its street artists.  

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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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Christmas in Hosier Lane

This is left over from last Christmas in Melbourne’s Hosier Lane – entitled “I’ll Empty Your Sack.” I chose not to show it last year because I thought it too rude: but I haven’t seen anything Christmas-sy in the street … 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) Street artist ROA (born c.a. 1976) is a world-wide known street art muralist from Ghent, Belgium and although his work has been much photographed and documented, very little is known about him. Early in his artistic career, … 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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Obey the almighty Shepard for he is the giant of graphic art

Famous and influential international Los Angeles contemporary graphic designer, illustrator and street artist Shepard Fairey was born on the 15th February, 1970 in Charleston, S.C.  Shepard’s early interest was skateboarding and through this he later ventured into graphics. He then … 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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I nearly had an Apocalyptic fit!

It’s been some years since the Angels & Demons Festival passed through various cities around the world. It was back in September 2011 that I saw this “Forces of Light and Darkness” Apocalyptic Parade of giant 6-metre tall jet black … Continue reading

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Freedom to Lead

US street artist Shepard Fairey created a poster for Luc Besson’s  film, “The Lady“, which focused on the life of Burmese pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi who was born 19 June 1945. The image is based on his previous work … Continue reading

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Will Coles continue providing woolly balaclavas?

Will Coles (a UK born, Sydney-based street artist), creates street art installations and his current theme focuses around the so called “art terrorista.”  His recent works have included using a knitted balaclava on a flat facial mold set in a … Continue reading

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Proof That Love Steez Forever

This week we came across an incredibly sad sight that has affected us all week. Finding ourselves an ingredient short of a great recipe idea at dinnertime, we made a quick visit to the local supermarket. Parking the car in … 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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