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Street Messages Book by Nicholas Ganz

Humans have been communicating for thousands of years by writing text in public spaces – on walls, on buildings and on roads themselves. The tradition continues today with the many street artists who work only with text. Street Messages is the first book to offer a deep insight into this…

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Graffiti and the Law by Silent Bill

The term graffiti is taken from the Greek word graphien, which means to write. It may be somewhat ironic that the Greeks also gave us law and legal systems. With the Crime Survey for England and Wales showing that 1.9m violent incidents occurred between 2012 and 2013 (CSEW, 2013) it…

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Fresh Paint in Croatia by Polite BastART

The piece in Pula is inspired by cult film director Quentin Tarantino and Pulp Fiction. The paint has only just dried on this piece as he only finished it yesterday. It’s an altogether different take on the iconic movie which has worked out well for the artist. We love how…

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Big Trash Animals by Bordalo II

This is a series of artworks that aims to draw attention to a current problem that is likely to be forgotten, become trivial or a necessary evil. The problem involves waste production, materials that are not reused, pollution and its effect on the planet. The idea is to depict nature itself,…

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Ghalamdar – The Green House Effect

Iranian graffiti writer GhalamDar has only been in the country a short time and is already making waves in the big city. His unique traditional Farsi calligraphy is highlighting this beautiful format and celebrating its world history. The first thing anyone asks the artist refers to its English translation but…

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Charlie McFarley – The Green House Effect

Charlie McFarley wasn’t wasting anytime when arriving on our site for The Green House Effect. He knocked up his outlines and was shading within hours.  The artist has been painting for years now and well known throughout the graffiti community. The bold characters really give life to the site and…

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Andy Seize – The Green House Effect

Old skool graffiti writer Andy Seize was the first artist to arrive on both mornings and the last to leave at night. Although he has taken some time out from painting walls the artist has decided to start painting walls again. Some of Andy Seizes pieces can still be found…