The Ukrainian street artist duo – Interesni Kazki – have been painting together for over 15 years and have painted all over the world, originally starting in Eastern Europe. Individually, they are – Aleksei Bordusov and Vladimir Manzhos – whom also go by their respective aliases AEC and WAONE. Their beautiful acrylic murals are full of brilliant colors and life, often embracing regional local cultures and spirits.
Soviet Bus Stops by Christopher Herwig
Book Nook: Bus Stop Art - The art and architecture of bus stops in the Soviet Union.
Christopher Herwig first discovered the unusual architecture of Soviet-era bus stops during a 2002 long-distance bike ride from London to St. Petersburg. Challenging himself to take one good photograph every hour, Herwig began to notice surprisingly designed bus stops on otherwise deserted stretches of road. Twelve years later, Herwig had covered more than 18,000 miles in 14 countries of the former Soviet Union, traveling by car, bike, bus and taxi to hunt down and document these bus stops.
Not Just Architecture, But Artitechture
Street Art: CRYPTIK
Cryptik creates mesmerizing mandala-like designs, calligraphic iconography painted with crisp precision and mind bending detail. His inspirations are compassionate and spiritual in nature, pulling from Zen teachings, Buddha, Ganesha, Eastern philosophies and iconography – in a palette of earthy browns, golds and black.
Every year during Art Basel in Miami many fantastic artists converge to create stunning murals and street art. This year for Art Basel 2014, we thought we’d compile our favorites of the newest street art. Much of the art is curated by the Wynwood Walls project, a warehouse district that has become a street complex of giant canvases, evolving into the city’s trendiest arts district, since 2009.
Street Art Sundays: The Murals of Pow Wow 2014 Hawaii
We thought you’d love some selections of the best murals and street art produced by the latest PowWow in Hawaii. Jasper Wong is the creator and lead director of Pow Wow Hawaii, which is a non-profit organization of contemporary artists committed to community enrichment through art and educational programs, engaging the community in the creation and appreciation of art.
Sunday Street Art: Jetsonorama
Jetsonorama is a Navajo Nation physician by day and moonlights as a street artist by night, pasting his enlarged photographs on ruined buildings, market walls, water tanks. Healing bodies by day and inspiring minds by night.