Graffiti In Space: Who will be the First?

We can see several graffiti writings and paintings on the streets around us which depict different notions. It has recently gained popularity as a part of the hip-hop culture.

Graffiti was earlier seen was vandalism and people caught drawing on public or private walls were punished. The current trends have changed and it is seen as an art form with great artists doing wonderful graffiti works.

Graffiti Seen from Outer Space

The world’s largest graffiti painting was done by artist INSA and was right named INSA’s GIF-ITI. The image was a heart shaped graffiti repainted with small variations over 3 times and satellite images of these 3 images were captured and converted into gif. INSA is a graffiti artist and was famous for this huge wall murals. With his new work of art, covering an area of 57, 515 sq meter, he had successfully created the enormous graffiti that could be seen from space.

Space Logo Brand Designs on the Space Station

spaceflight logo designerThis is a case of a graffiti being able to be viewed from outer space, and there are countless logo designs in low earth orbit – but recently there are reported cases of Graffiti in outer space. Let’s take a look at a few instances of such art. Continue reading Graffiti In Space: Who will be the First?

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Banksy

Shocking facts about Banksy
Whether you love, hate, or admire him, there is no denying that the anonymous street artist known as Banksy is one of the most influential artists in the world today. However, his success is as much due to his art as it is to the clever way in which he has manipulated the media over the past 15 years or so.

Nonetheless, Banksy has made an indelible mark on the world, and regardless of his artistic talent (or the lack thereof), there is almost nothing known about the artist(s) known as Banksy. In this list, we present you with some more things about Banksy that you may, or may not have known about Banksy, street artist extraordinaire.

Is Banksy Robert Gunningham?

It seems highly improbable that a single person could have hidden his identity from the world for so long as Banksy has done, so whoever he/she, or they are, the British newspaper the Daily Mail, was determined to settle the matter, once and for all.

To this end, the publication launched a full scale investigation into the Banksy affair, and the upshot was- nothing. All that emerged from the investigation was a picture of a man in Jamaica working with paint stencils, who the newspaper identified as Robert Gunningham, a Bristol-born man who is said to have attended the Bristol Cathedral Choir School as a boy.

The report also states that the tuition fee in this school is £9 200+ per year, but how this links the man in the picture to Banksy the street artist, is however not explained. Continue reading 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Banksy

Dead Artist Quotes

art quotesHere are a bunch of resources pulled together when listing quotations about artists and designers that inspired our group, I guess I will be adding more to this list when more artists die.

Robert Genn

000 artists in over 100 countries, and claims the largest collection of art quotes online with over 5,382 authors quoted. His “Ten Commandments of Art Pricing”

Hans Haacke

reaction to art censorship. The piece called Sanitation featured six anti-art quotes from US political figures on each side of mounted American flags.The quotes

Deane G. Keller

” New York Times. July 13, 2007. The Painter’s Keys: Deane G. Keller Art Quotes. Obituary: Dean G. Keller, Yale College Class of 1962 Press release

Nicolas F. Shi

2014-02-02). Nicolas F. Shi, official website “We Are America, by Nicolas F. Shi”. Embracing Our Differences – 2008 Art & Quotes. Retrieved 2014-02-02.

Laurence Overmire

Consciousness Quotes of Laurence Overmire The Painter’s Keys Laurence Overmire Art Quotes The Guthrie Theatre Shakespeare at the Guthrie, 1981-1982 Season Eden

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