Street Artist Paints Mural of Pregnant Beyonce

A giant mural of Beyoncé on the side of a building in Melbourne, Australia, is the pop culturally relevant work of street artist Lush Sux. The painting, depicting one of the photographs Beyoncé posted to announce her pregnancy—with twins—is on the car-park wall of a burger shop in Melbourne’s inner suburbs. Artist Awol Erizku photographed the original image in a fabulous floral photo shoot. Melbourne is home to fantastic street art, and visitors can take some of the highlights in on various walking tours. See More Continue reading Street Artist Paints Mural of Pregnant Beyonce

Oakland Street Artist Eddie Colla’s Works Explore Fear, Alienation And Oppression

Street art’s ability to raise consciousness and act as a catalyst for political and social change were the motivation behind Oakland-based artist Eddie Colla’s transition from photography to defiantly altering existing landscapes with his wheat pastes and stencil images since 2005. At the heart of Colla’s commending work is the exploration of conformity, freedom and the threat of oppression. His raw characters, often donning face masks, are the embodiment of these themes and Colla hopes they spark a dialogue among the urbanites that spy them in the Bay Area, Los Angeles and Miami streets. His work aims to compete with … Continue reading Oakland Street Artist Eddie Colla’s Works Explore Fear, Alienation And Oppression