Archived Articles: Street Art & Graffiti | Page 4
From 3D graffiti to light art, these works reflect the cutting edge of contemporary urban street art and design. These graffiti and street artists employee the latest techniques, creative materials, and unusual strategies to challenge the conventional stencil-and-spray-paint approach that most people think of when it comes to public drawing and wall graffiti the world over.
Time-Lapse Tagging: Short Film Reveals Secrets of Graffiti
You see the finished pieces all over – ornate, curved and layered – but rarely get such a vivid and complete all-angle, real-time view of how their ...
Art of Absence: Brick Street Mural Made of Unpainted Void
White wall frames cracked red bricks shaped like rust-colored autumn leaves, all trailing down to a black silhouette of a painter and his bucket – but ...
On Not Off: Giant Light Switch Mural is Brilliantly Literal
A photo-realistic mural with a nuanced message, this giant work of wall art is impressive in scale and a definite surprise to passers by, but it has more than ...
Orwellian Birthday: Party Hats Put on Public CCTV Cameras
To celebrate the 110th birthday of deceased British author George Orwell, famous for his dystopian visions of the future, Front404 roamed the streets of ...
Tiny Row House Installation Restores Missing Addresses
The seemingly 'missing' houses between numbers 54 and 70 on an Amsterdam street are restored in miniature by ad agency Natwerk.
Street Mural Turns Into an Animation as People Drive By
Remember making hand-held flipbooks when you were a kid? Those cute little books that made primitive cartoons when you flipped through the pages quickly could ...
Unauthorized Installations: The Fine Art of Urban Subversion
Brad Downey spans the spectrum, with a fine arts degree and gallery exhibitions as well as unsanctioned street art projects and run-ins with authorities.
Colorful Contrast: Geometric Street Paintings in France
A wide strip of bold geometric patterns in bright colors painted onto the asphalt disrupts the muted historic visuals of a small city in France.
Cellograff: Wall-Free Graffiti Sprayed on Clear Cellophane
Tagging is typically considered an urban art. At the very least you need walls to write on, right? Not necessarily - there are translucent alternatives, too.
Tag Clouds: Geek Street Artist Remakes Messy Graffiti
In a play on both tagging and technology, this artist turns traditional tags into computer-style tag clouds, among other geeky street art projects.