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He’s Kranky!

He’s Kranky!

Kranky has a history with street art/graffiti that dates back to the late 1960s. For it was then, as a young art student, sporting an Afro and all attitude and acne, he took to the walls of the CBD, railing against the major issues of the day: the Vietnam War, apartheid, the Berlin Wall, nuclear

The leader of the pack

The dog is a reoccurring image in Cezary Stulgis aka CRUEL’s work. His now sadly-departed Stashy, who was his muse, best friend and mate, inspired him. Cezary’s original imagery arose from studying anatomy and figurative sculpture in Poland. However, it was the closer study of a dog’s behaviour, its anatomy and dynamic, that saw him

He’s RAD!

“Street art is good for getting a message across and being listened to.” Motivated by the desire to create, this talented artist is constantly experimenting and evolving. He considers himself to be a painter rather than a street artist. Rad, like many of the artists I’ve interviewed, doesn’t have an art school background. Drawing and

Desirable!

By Lorraine Ellis So sort after is his work, that glue is not a deterrent to some street art connoisseurs! He is the most stolen (successful or otherwise) artist in the country! This has forced Will to change the composition of the concrete used in the casting of his sculptures but, sadly, his work still

No rules

By Lorraine Ellis Word has it that when Heesco picked up an aerosol can for the first time his peers were awestruck, such was his skill! Since then he’s gone from strength to strength, developing his unique painting style. Originally from Mongolia, he has been in Australia for 15 years, first settling in Sydney, where

Voici Lucy

By Lorraine Ellis Lucy Lucy is a charming and stylish young women from Saint Maur, 15 minutes outside Paris.  She has been in Australia on and off for eight years, returning to France annually to catch up with family and to paint. Initially, Lucy Lucy came to Australia to study, but a fortuitous meeting with

Turning Japanese!

By Lorraine Ellis From the largest to the smallest piece of street art! This month the focus (no pun intended) is on Akemi Ito, the artist responsible for this delicate three-colour stencil that is to be found in a doorway on Duckboard Place. Using Montana 94s – a fast-drying and low pressure paint – sheets

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