Nevercrew in Grenoble, France

Beautiful mural by NeverCrew – a Swiss based artists duo composed by Pablo Togni and Christian Rebecchi – painted in Grenoble, France.

The piece is titled “Ordering machine” and it focuses on the attitude of privatizing natural resources. It features NeverCrew’s signature hyper-realistic whales.

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~ By NeverCrew ~ Photo via streetartnews.net

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~ By NeverCrew ~ Photo via streetartnews.net

Enjoy the gallery!


Have a beautiful day!

Meet Igor Dobrowolski

Igor Dobrowolski is a talented artist born in Jelenia Góra (Deer Mountain), Poland who depicts social and political issues in his paintings and murals. In his work Igor explores topics such as death, depression, war and children, the problems of the poor and homeless and the lack of empathy.
His art should make us appreciate our life, our time, value all the little ordinary moments and make us more empathetic.

Igor kindly answered my questions not only regarding his work.
Enjoy the interview!

When did you start painting/doing street art?
My adventure with paintings began in 2014. 

How did your work develop and how would you describe your style?
My style? I don’t think I’m the right person to judge it.
I try to make my work about poor people, and I’m not talking only about financial issues, give them some voice. Also regarding the destruction of the environment. I just wanted to show true stories…to express appreciation of life, sometimes lack of sense in life, how time passes so quickly. Everything above is very important to me.

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I believe that empathy is one of the most important but much-underrated features. Perhaps it is even a virtue.
I do not deceive myself by the salvation of the world, but maybe my work or work of other people, not necessarily in the art world, will help fix something. I hope that my work is a little part of something bigger, something good.

For me, the attempt to conclude a part of hope in all work is very important, because I really believe it’s going to be “better” even after the greatest tragedies, perhaps for life or maybe death. I do not want to sound too lofty, but I just somehow feel I do not know how to put it into better words.

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Secret Project By RONE

New murals by Melbourne-based artist RONE who is renowned for beautiful large-scale paintings of women.

According to StreetArtNews, RONE recently launched The Alpha Project – a cluster of four massive portrait murals painted secretly over three months in an large abandoned paper mill due for demolition. The murals were revealed over two days last week to a select group of invited friends.

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~ By RONE ~ Photo via streetartnews.net

“Over the last few months I’ve been working in secret on a series of works in an old paper mill. This was a dream project, a giant abandoned site where I could paint whatever I saw fit.
These latest works at Yarra Bend have been completed inside the iconic brutalist brick buildings of the old Alphington Paper Mills on Heidelberg Road.” – RONE

Check out RONE’s video and enjoy the gallery.


Have an amazing day!

E.Zacharevic in George Town

Murals by Ernest Zacharevic in George Town, Penang, Malaysia from 2012 that have been restored recently by the Lithuanian artist.

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~ By E.Zacharevic ~ Photo: ernestzacharevic.com

“These images formed part of the Georgetown Arts and Culture festival back in 2012. It was my first constructive public art project, 6 walls over 3 months in a town with no public art or graffiti whatsoever. The public response was phenomenal.”
– E. Zacharevic

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~ By E.Zacharevic ~ Photo: ernestzacharevic.com

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~ By E.Zacharevic ~ Photo: ernestzacharevic.com


Have a great weekend!

Dinosaur in Malaysia

Work by  Lithuanian street artist Ernest Zacharevic in George Town, Penang, Malaysia.
During the last year Zacharevic has been invited back to Penang to touch up his older works (such as this one) that were either too faded or vandalized.

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~ By Ernest Zacharevic ~ Photo: upflow.co

More street art from George Town coming soon!


Have a nice day!

Banksy Opened His Own Hotel

The British legendary street artist Banksy just finished his new project. This time it is a nine room hotel called “The Walled Off Hotel” in Bethlehem, Palestine – very close from a stretch of the controversial West Bank barrier which has been heavily decorated by artists.

“The Walled Off Hotel” includes several murals and installation by Banksy that can be found in several rooms such as the “Presidential Suite” or “Room With A View”. If you are on a budget, bunk beds are also available for just £30 a night.
Installations includes “Out of Service”, walled-off lift at Banksy’s hotel or “The worst view in the world” as described by the man himself about the view from his rooms.
On view is also a small museum where you will find a mannequin showing the signature of the Balfour declaration.*

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~ By Banksy ~ All photos via StreetArtNews.net

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~ By Banksy ~ All photos via StreetArtNews.net

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~ By Banksy ~ All photos via StreetArtNews.net

Enjoy the gallery!


*info via StreetArtNews


What do you think, would you like to spend a night there?

Have a nice weekend!

Who Is 1010?

1010 (pronounce ten-ten) is a Hamburg-based contemporary artist known for his amazing optical illusions that seem like they are portals to other worlds.

There is not too much info about 1010 since he decided to stay anonymous. Originally from Poland, 1010 came to Germany with his parents when he was about eight years of age. After much artistic experimentation, he finally found his true calling in 2010 when he began developing his concept of abstract holes on the walls.*
Although 1010 focuses primarily on street art, he is open to exhibiting his pieces in galleries.

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~ By 1010 ~ giant 3D mural along a Parisian highway – Photo: arrestedmotion.com

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~ By 1010 ~ Hamburg, Germany – Photo: moma.co.uk

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~ By 1010 ~ Photo: moma.co.uk

*Reference: WideWalls.ch: 1010


Have a nice day!

It Must Be The Abs

Stencil piece by Polish artist Igor Dobrowolski titled “Sick Future” found at the Berlin Wall in Germany. This work is a series of stencils relating to social media. Dobrowolski likes to depict the bad sides of humans and draw attention to social and political issues.

“There are many topics that I try to move in my work, or maybe the topics move me, such as death, depression, war, problems of the poor and homeless, addiction, narcissism, lack of empathy.”
– Igor Dobrowolski

This is how I found the piece two days ago. And below is a better shot right after it was finished.


~ By Igor Dobrowolski ~ Photo: boredpanda.com


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