video: SMART CREW transforms SIXTY SoHo

Graffiti // Thursday, May 15, 2014
Last night the Sixty Soho hotel in New York got bombed! Obviously not by terrorists, but by hoards of writers and attendees. SMART CREW members DCEVE, SNOEMAN, ELMO and others transformed the SIXTY SoHo lobby over several days prior to the hotel's renovation; creating an interactive graffiti landscape and the beginning of SIXTY SoHo's reimagining. Check out the video of this chaotic one-night only event!

ONO’U TAHITI GRAFFITI FESTIVAL - PART 5

Graffiti // Thursday, May 15, 2014
On the second day of the competition for the Ono’u Tahiti Graffiti Festival, the ten final round competitors were each given a word in the Tahitian language to paint and interpret. For five hours the varied styled artists painted it out, each bringing exceptionally strong work to the table. After a lengthy and trying deliberation between the judges the winners were announced.

Horfe and Russell Maurice's "Pathetic Bubble" @ Doomsday Store

Graffiti // Thursday, May 15, 2014
Pathetic Bubble is Horfee and Russel Maurice’s newest collabortive exhibition of illustrated styles at Doomsday Store opening tomorrow in Melbourne. Using cels (transparent sheets) originally employed to split up the production process of hand-drawn animation, Maurice and Horfée revive a historical technique of cartoon creation to seamlessly layer up their compositions.

Cuffed Kuma

Graffiti // Thursday, May 15, 2014
Kuma gets cuffed on a lone piece of wall in abandoned Detroit.

Scene Report: Detroit

Graffiti // Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. German Friday delivers this week’s Detroit Scene Report.

Veks in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Graffiti // Wednesday, May 14, 2014
When you start traveling to those less frequented Midwest cities like Tulsa, Oklahoma, you increase the chances of stumbling on cutty writers work like Veks. Another weird piece from an underrated writer.

United Transit Mix of Staer

Graffiti // Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Undoubtedly this bad burner is one of Stae2’s very best pieces yet. Round of applause please! 

Dyke real estate

Graffiti // Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Not only has the property value in Detroit become affordable financially but also a bargain physically for graffiti writers.

ONO’U TAHITI GRAFFITI FESTIVAL - PART 4

Graffiti // Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Continuing with our exclusive coverage from the Ono’u Tahiti Graffiti Festival, we bring you another round of photos from the spray madness happening all around the small city of Papeete. While many of the artists creating large-scale-murals wrapped up their walls, the two-day competition and events began. On the first day, 23 competitors from around the world were each given a selection of colors and a designated section to paint. 

Sober on The Domino Factory

Graffiti // Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Despite it’s very close inevitable destruction, The Domino Factory in Brooklyn continues to get painted. Sober recently did this death defying spot leaving onlookers jaws to the floor.

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