Posts Tagged 'Street Art'

Street Art as the Art of Action

According to popular view, street art evolved from American graffiti. But this is incorrect, except for some forms like street logos (where artists substitute their nicknames with logos), which became popular in Europe in the late 1980′s. Long before, there

/ By Igor Ponosov

Street Art as the Art of Action

According to popular view, street art evolved from American graffiti. But this is incorrect, except for some forms like street logos (where artists substitute their nicknames with logos), which became popular in Europe in the late 1980′s. Long before, there

/ By Igor Ponosov

Public Space Magic

The 5th Delai Sam had great workshops about creative interaction and public space: Brad Downey taught us how to spontaneously reconfigure everyday objects into public sculptures that convey humor, irony and a sense of play in the city. Artur Van Balen showed us how to make

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Public Space Magic

The 5th Delai Sam had great workshops about creative interaction and public space: Brad Downey taught us how to spontaneously reconfigure everyday objects into public sculptures that convey humor, irony and a sense of play in the city. Artur Van Balen showed us how to make

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Brad Downey was Here

We really like Brad Downey’s work and have been following him for a long time. For 4 years we tried to invite Brad to Moscow. He is an artist who creates stunning urban sculptures or ‘spontaneous sculptures’ as he calls

/ By Igor Ponosov

Brad Downey was Here

We really like Brad Downey’s work and have been following him for a long time. For 4 years we tried to invite Brad to Moscow. He is an artist who creates stunning urban sculptures or ‘spontaneous sculptures’ as he calls

/ By Igor Ponosov

The City as Canvas

Muralism is at the intersection of street art and public art in which artists create large, sanctioned works on walls or sides of buildings that immediately engage and sometimes transform the space and surroundings. Contemporary murals can also be a

/ By Shriya Malhotra

The City as Canvas

Muralism is at the intersection of street art and public art in which artists create large, sanctioned works on walls or sides of buildings that immediately engage and sometimes transform the space and surroundings. Contemporary murals can also be a

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Decapitalizing Public Space

Street art is as transient as life itself; it often disappears as quickly as it appears. This ephemeral nature gives the work a freedom, spontaneity, and playfulness seldom reached in other, more lasting forms of art. With street art, a

/ By Partizan

Decapitalizing Public Space

Street art is as transient as life itself; it often disappears as quickly as it appears. This ephemeral nature gives the work a freedom, spontaneity, and playfulness seldom reached in other, more lasting forms of art. With street art, a

/ By Partizan

0331c: “I Am Just the Letters on the Fence”

Zhenya / 0331c is one of Moscow’s most active  street artists, but for some reason we had not yet written about him. I have closely followed his activities since the mid-00′s and distinctly remember admiring his works, which were included

/ By Igor Ponosov

0331c: “I Am Just the Letters on the Fence”

Zhenya / 0331c is one of Moscow’s most active  street artists, but for some reason we had not yet written about him. I have closely followed his activities since the mid-00′s and distinctly remember admiring his works, which were included

/ By Igor Ponosov

The Wall: An Open Discussion on Street Art

The Wall Project began in 2009 at Art-Strelka cultural centre (now site of the Media, Design and Architecture Institute – Strelka) as an open exhibition forum for graffiti and street genres. The wall at the Art Strelka, 2009. The initial

/ By Igor Ponosov

The Wall: An Open Discussion on Street Art

The Wall Project began in 2009 at Art-Strelka cultural centre (now site of the Media, Design and Architecture Institute – Strelka) as an open exhibition forum for graffiti and street genres. The wall at the Art Strelka, 2009. The initial

/ By Igor Ponosov

“Russian Banksy”: Nickname as Insult

Pasha 183, hiding now as P183, became known around the world by the nickname “Russian Banksy.” This happened after a number of articles on websites of several British newspapers used the name. It created a media circus involving a whole string

/ By Igor Ponosov

“Russian Banksy”: Nickname as Insult

Pasha 183, hiding now as P183, became known around the world by the nickname “Russian Banksy.” This happened after a number of articles on websites of several British newspapers used the name. It created a media circus involving a whole string

/ By Igor Ponosov

Tima Radya – Activism in the Spirit of Street Art

Ekaterinburg’s Tima Radya is easily one of the most interesting and powerful Russian street artists today. Although his creative street activity began not long ago (around 2009-2010), his works resonate and generate a lot of discussion. This is not because

/ By Igor Ponosov

Tima Radya – Activism in the Spirit of Street Art

Ekaterinburg’s Tima Radya is easily one of the most interesting and powerful Russian street artists today. Although his creative street activity began not long ago (around 2009-2010), his works resonate and generate a lot of discussion. This is not because

/ By Igor Ponosov

Objects: Russian Street Art is Dead

Using new mediums and tools,  artists fill streets and public space with their works, thus creating a kind of open-air gallery in our cities. Objects, a series of 3 books by Igor Ponosov, provides an overview of the birth, evolution

/ By Igor Ponosov

Objects: Russian Street Art is Dead

Using new mediums and tools,  artists fill streets and public space with their works, thus creating a kind of open-air gallery in our cities. Objects, a series of 3 books by Igor Ponosov, provides an overview of the birth, evolution

/ By Igor Ponosov