Tag Archives: #StreetArt

The Yoyo diet of Yoyoe Bean

According to her website Josephine Bradley Scott Jo, aka Yoyoe is an eclectic Melbourne based artist working with ink, oil, spray can and body paint media. As a passionate body image activist, she has worked with respected organizations such as … 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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The wonderland of Alice

I found the following information about Alice from her own website and biography. Alice Pasquini is a visual artist from Rome who works as an illustrator, set designer and painter. She has worked in England, France and Spain since graduating … Continue reading

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A gnarly second anniversary

Lewis Kristian Marnell  was born in Melbourne, Australia in, December, 1982.  He was a professional international skateboarder who spent much of his life traversing between Australia and Sweden, due to his parents ancestry.  None of this stopped him from pursuing the love of his … Continue reading

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Swoon is not for the faint-hearted

Swoon is a Brooklyn based street artist who uses paste-ups or wheaties for street art exhibits. Caledonia Dance Curry, (aka Swoon) was born in 1978 in New London, Connecticut and raised in Daytona Beach, Florida.  She studied painting at the … Continue reading

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This is Anything but Drab Art

According to various websites, Australian street artists such as Drab have spread their wings and left their footprint overseas.  In particular, Drab has infiltrated  East London and begun hitting the street art scene with a series of large-scale paste-ups which … Continue reading

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Ruffling the fur on Hello Kitty

There has been much ‘to do’ this week which is enough to ruffle your fur. In case you haven’t caught up with the latest, it appears that the  “Hello Kitty” cartoon depiction we are all used to seeing, is not … Continue reading

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Nimbin: The Joint Went Up in Smoke!

Sadly, on August 13, 2014 a disastrous set of fires demolished three iconic buildings in the northern NSW township of Nimbin. The fire engulfed the Rainbow Cafe along with two other buildings in Cullen Street, including a museum celebrating the … 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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Who gives a Hoot?

Australian sculptor, Thomas Dwyer Bass aka Tom Bass,  was born in Lithgow, New South Wales, on 6th June 1916. He studied at the Dattilo Rubbo Art School and the National Art School.  After his graduation, Tom developed a philosophy of … Continue reading

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Compare the Pair #10

“Sometimes I sit and think… and sometimes I just sit,” is a bastardization of an old proverb or saying that escapes my recall for the moment, however; I use this to describe this street art piece.  This has to be … Continue reading

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Elvis Hooraffe – a pet subject

Tai Snaith –  aka [Pets]  is a female street artist as well as a more ‘conventional’ artist, who has been inspired by many children’s book illustrations, old books, stories, domestic crafts and found objects. One of her favourite characters is … 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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