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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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Now you see it…now you don’t

It’s like the old adage of the magician…”now you see it…now you don’t“.  In this case I’m talking about the transient nature of street art. Major ‘hot spots’ are subject to many slashings and go-overs which means capturing and recording of … Continue reading

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“I know, it’s only tongue-in-cheek, but I like it, like it – yes I do”

What do a pop artist designer, an English Knight, Shakespeare and an anonymous stencil artist have in common? You may recognize the lips insignia used by the Rolling Stones band for many a year. Its presence has often aided the … Continue reading

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Art through history portrays history through art

Apparently it was 20 years ago, on or around 17 April, when a young indigenous, Aboriginal football player made history in a stance against racism both ‘in sport’ and in general. The occasion was a tough match against his team … Continue reading

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‘For the Meek Shall Inherit the Land’

Which is what The Bible says. Meek is also the name of a local stencil street artist. Meek (born 1978) in Melbourne specialises in stencil street art. He has hijacked billboards and used whea- paste and stickers.  There is a … Continue reading

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Masters of stencil

A long-standing local stencil artist of great admiration is HaHa. He has stenciled a great number of items around the walls. He also trades by his real name as Regan Tamanui (artist). This ran in Hosier Lane for quite some … Continue reading

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Banksy

This piece is by Banksy. You will notice, unfortunately, that not even Banksy can be spared from taggers who tag over great pieces. C’mon guys, a bit of respect! If you want to know more about Banksy, check out what … Continue reading

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Blek le Rat

Another great stencil artist is Blek le Rat. I found this piece tucked away in a more quiet lane, away from the big tourist spots. You can learn more about him on Wikipedia page. See other artists on my “Street … Continue reading

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