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Three Graffiti Artists Paint Their Way to Tibet

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 2, 2012
Founded in 2008, China-based graffiti collective IDT Crew (Industry Definition Transfer) recently embarked on a journey of more than 1,200 miles to paint on an array of unique and unorthodox surfaces. Supported by Converse, artists WHYYY, NAN and SIN...

Offthewall.tv: Crack & Shine Season 2 Episode 1

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 30, 2012
Having presented a trailer to season 2 of Crack & Shine last week, the wait is finally over as Vans’ Offthewall.tv and Topsafe present the very first episode directed by Will Robinson Scott. A video series that looks to showcase some of mos...

RETNA Transforms Louis Vuitton Miami Store Facade Into a Work of Art

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 30, 2012
Aligning with a longstanding affinity for fine contemporary art, Louis Vuitton teams up with RETNA to transform the facade at its Miami brick and mortar location. The above footage highlights the transformation, from start to finish, along with a loo...

APEX Mural for BLACK SCALE’s Flagship Store on Haight Street

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 19, 2012
For its five-year anniversary, BLACK SCALE enlists Bay Area street artist APEX to create a vibrant mural on the side of its Haight Street flagship store. With the sounds of Danny Brown guiding us along, we can see APEX’s painting methods from b...

Offthewall.tv: Crack & Shine Season 2 Trailer

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 16, 2012
Crack & Shine is a video series focusing on some of the most talented artists in the graffiti world. Hosted by Vans’s Offthewall.tv, Season 2 continues on with the program as it follows artists across the globe, creative individuals who pur...

PUMA and ASOS Black Visit the Favelas and Graffiti Artists of Brazil in ‘Os Pixadores’

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 24, 2012
“The only way to push forward is to risk something important.” After catching a glimpse of the trailer a few weeks ago, PUMA and ASOS Black have unveiled the full-length film Os Pixadores that follows the “Pixadores” graffiti...

Tyrsa and Franck Pellegrino Team Up On “Welcome to the Jungle” Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 18, 2012
Multi-talented French artists Tyrsa and Franck Pellegrino recently partnered for “Welcome to the Jungle,” a celebration of both graffiti art and the urban streets that are often their galleries. Displaying the distinct characteristics of...

Take a Trip Into the Studios of Steve “ESPO” Powers

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 3, 2012
The curtains are set to open on September 6 at the Joshua Liner Gallery in Brooklyn for the opening of Steve Powers’ “A Word Is Worth A Thousand Pictures” exhibition. To coincide with the showing, Powers (also known as ESPO) takes a...

ASOS Black x PUMA “Os Pixadores” Trailer

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 2, 2012
ASOS Black and Puma have teamed up for a short film titled “Os Pixadores.” All signs seem to indicate that this film will feature the graffiti scene in Sao Paolo, Brazil — home to world-renowned Os Gemeos. Cuing up the idea of radic...

Take a Ride with Andre on His Big Pink Machine

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 30, 2012
VICE meets Portuguese graffiti artist André Saraiva who is exhibiting at The Hole Gallery in New York. Apart from graffiti, drawings and LEGO-inspired models of clubs in a mini Vegas-like city, Mr. A’s central showpieces include a bronze Mickey...

Mike Giant Mural @ Manhattan Bridge Chinatown

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 2, 2012
Mike Giant is a long way from his San Francisco home, but his artwork is right where it belongs in Giant’s new installation under the Manhattan Bridge in Chinatown. Inking the wall with street and skate-inspired slogans, this particular piece f...

Aiko Nakagawa Mural @ Bowery & Houston NYC Graffiti Wall

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 11, 2012
Undoubtedly one of the most sought-after pieces of artistic real estate in New York City, the Bowery & Houston wall has been transformed courtesy of Aiko Nakagawa. Following in the footsteps and handprints of such artistic heavyweights as RETNA,...

Acclaim Magazine: Chaz Bojorquez – Godfather of Cholo Style Letters Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 11, 2012
Acclaim Magazine got a chance to chat with Chaz Bojorquez when he was in Melbourne, Australia earlier this year for the street culture-centric 2012 Carbon Festival. In this video interview with Andrew Montell, Chaz talks about graffiti’s early...

The Detroit Beautification Project – Chapter 1

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 26, 2012
Due to a number of cultural, political and social reasons, the once booming city of Detroit has become a shell of what it once was: a place home to some of the most important accomplishments in the fields of art, music and design. Having fallen in lo...

Gestalten TV: Patrick Nguyen – The Streets Are Paved With Art

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2012
Gestalten TV presents insider, art collector, ex-lawyer and book editor Patrick Nguyen in a video expounding the thought behind his recent Gestalten publication Beyond the Street. The 400-page book features some 100 key urban art personalities across...