New York’s graffiti mecca was whitewashed under the cover of darkness last night. Here are some photos demonstrating why it was the world’s most famous aerosol art gallery, and why people today are heartbroken that it is no more.
“5 Pointz,” the NYC graffiti mecca in Long Island City, Queens, was whitewashed Monday night. One of the world’s largest public graffiti displays is being scrapped to make room for luxury condos.
Stop being so nice, Canada, it’s pissing us off.
Serbian artist ABVH makes Banksy’s most recent works into short animated gifs.
Banksy’s residency in New York is officially over. Here are some artists to watch while we wait to see where he pops up next.
Having a bad day? These should help.
Just give up now, disaffected youths. H/t to Toyko Desu.
The low-down on the elusive Bristol artist.
You’re doing God’s work, vandals.
Whimsical may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of graffiti but these artists pretty much nailed it
From the classic cock and balls to the sardonic quip.
Vandalism can be a really good thing.
The millionaire British bomber is currently in town for a month, putting up his whimsical little stencil scenes. But Jilly Ballistic, Poster Boy, and Robert Lanz are hometown rascals.
A Sharpie can solve all of the world’s problems.
Because sometimes we just need to hear them. Or in this case, read them.
Plus the glorious new “pet sushi” photography trend, the time the U.S. almost nuked itself, and an artist who is bringing the ghosts of Google Street View to life.
Sometimes you have to more than just pump the breaks.
This queer graffiti is beautiful, funny, and seriously badass.
Because we all like to have something to read.
Now here’s a sign to brighten your commute.
Classic novels given a gritty makeover.
Amazing art, that’s what!
Polite street art.
Created by the talented Mick Minogue.
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso
Pacman was spotted gobbling up Manhattan stops on the 6 train this morning.
The internet’s favourite anthropomorphic gag has been given Winnie The Pooh-inspired make over. Well done that artist.
From the polite to the profane, the UK’s “finest” street art.