Who are the suicide girls Who are the SuicideGirls?

The SuicideGirls, a Los Angeles-based alternative pin-up community SuicideGirls, gave Richard Prince a taste of his own medicine by re-appropriating an image that he appropriated from their Instagram and sold through Gagosian Gallery at the New Portraits...

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Bon - work in progress - image courtesy of GraffitiStreet Gallery Bon

Danaiphat Lersputtitrakan aka BON is a Bangkok-based artist known for his colorful wide wall paintings often depict humans and animals of contemporary trends and changing culture. His work was awarded several times and shown in Thailand, Japan, USA, and...

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Your weekly rewind: August 18 – 24

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Our Magazine highlights from last week have 4×10: 10 artists from France, 10 Street Art Movies, 10 Nudes and 10 expensive artworks. Also in our highlights: Arthur Maslard a.k.a. RATUR 10 Urban Artists From France Regardless of the fact that French laws...

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Rewind: August 11 – 17 Highlights

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The Legacy of King Robbo King Robbo has died. After suffering an unexplained head trauma in 2011, allegedly after falling down a set of stairs, the pioneer of British graffiti entered a comatose state until he gave in on July 31, 2014. An official inquest...

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Brazil, new, twitter, cup Best Brazilian Street Artists

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Widewalls looks at some of the best Brazilian street artists. Brazil has a vibrant street art scene, and most of its protagonists use street art as a means of commenting on social and political realities in Brazil. Even the World Cup was under fire. Ahead of...

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speto brasilian, terms, 2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil, twitter, cup Speto – HIP HOP AND BRAZILIAN POPULAR CULTURE

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In his art, Speto deals with graphic design, illustration and street art. He started to paint graffiti in the mid 80s, at the age of fourteen. Speto’s art draws on hip hop culture and deep Brazilian popular culture research. His work, which is characterized...

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alexandre orion brasilian artist, facebook, 2014, Sao Paulo Alexandre Orion – ISSUES OF URBAN CULTURE AND LIVING, WITH SENSES OF HORROR AND COMEDY

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Alexandre Orion’s artistic activity began in 1992, under the influence of urban culture and the world of graffiti. Interacting with passersby, creating conflicts with the government, and making them part of his artwork; Orion is in constant search for...

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alex hornest onesto brasilian artist, 2014, photo Alex Hornest Onesto – DISCUSSING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CITIES AND THEIR INHABITANTS

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Hailing from São Paulo, Alex Hornest is a painter, sculptor and multimedia artisan who started invading the streets of his hometown in 1984, signing himself as Onesto. Today, he is one of the stars of street art in Brazil. As described in his resume,...

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nunca brasilian artist Nunca – ONE OF THE RISING STARS OF THE SÃO PAULO GRAFFITI SCENE

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Francisco Rodrigues da Silva, also known as NUNCA, is a Brazilian “grafiteiro” who uses graffiti to create images that confront modern urban Brazil with its native past. His tag “Nunca” (“Never” in Portuguese) is an affirmation of...

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L7m brasilian artists L7M – BEAUTY OF LIFE AGAINST HUMAN SORROW

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Born in the countryside of São Paulo, L7m had his first contact with the spray when he was 13 years old. This opened his eyes and mind to new techniques and, consequently, new experiences and mixtures with china ink, latex, pastel and acrylic. His art is...

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bicicleta sem freio brasilian artist Bicicleta sem Freio – POP CULTURE SPICED WITH PSYCHEDELIC AND UNIQUE HUMOR

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“Bicicleta sem Freio” (Bicycle without brakes) is a Brazilian art trio comprised of Douglas de Castro, Victor Rocha and Renato Reno. Bicicleta sem Freio are primarily illustrators who design posters. The main characteristics of this group are the manual...

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Rimon Guimaraes Brasilian Artist, facebook Rimon Guimarães – INSPIRATION RANGING FROM NATURE TO PRIMITIVE ART

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Rimon Guimarães is a young, self-taught artist, who is rapidly gaining popularity for his huge colorful murals popping up around the globe. Adapting his art to the cities where he exhibits, Guimarães is primarily interested in the experiential context of...

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Gais Brasilian Artist, Brazil, world, new GAIS – RADIANT MURALS

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Born in 1980, in Rio de Janeiro, GAIS started tagging walls in his hometown in the 1990s, and gradually evolved into one of the main protagonists of the Brazilian street art scene. GAIS’ work is deeply rooted in the modernist tradition, especially in...

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Herbert Baglione, Brazil, Photo, Facebook, world, new Herbert Baglione – DEATH, INDIVIDUALISM, FAMILY AND CHAOS

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Hailing from São Paulo, Herbert Baglione attracted the attention of the international public with his fascinating project “1000 Shadows”, which was a series of works depicting stretched half-human, half-alien like figures escaping from urban...

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os Gemeos, photo, Sao Paulo Os Gêmeos – IDENTICAL TWINS DUO FROM SÃO PAULO

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Os Gêmeos (Portuguese for twins) are a graffiti duo, and identical twin brothers, Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo, from São Paulo. They began their careers by getting involved with spray-painting graffiti in 1987, and eventually progressed towards complex...

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Carrie Reichardt - Mad in England Series Carrie Reichardt – GENEROUS SHARING OF THE NEWEST PIECES

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A figurehead for the Craftivism movement, Carrie Reichardt uses murals, ceramics, screen-printing and graphic design to create her work. She is often called upon to speak on the use of craft and art as protest. Reichardt is best known for her anarchic...

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Daniel Arsham Facebook Daniel Arsham – PERSONAL, INTERESTING AND INFORMATIVE

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Daniel Arsham’s Facebook page brings a lot of photographs of the artist’s magnificent interpretations of various items, on top of the usual information about his current projects. However, if you follow Arsham’s page more carefully, you’ll see...

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JR Facebook, website, business JR – ALWAYS FRESH WITH NEW PROJECTS

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JR always seems to be involved with new projects, but still he finds time to post and share the work in progress and back-story atmosphere on his profile page. Given that JR is primarily an amazing photographer, numerous life-affirming moments shared on his...

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