Fine artist CANLOVE creates incredible pieces of art using discarded or recycled spray paint cans. The sculptor takes the cans chops them up and assembles them as if they were beautiful bouquets of flowers on a concrete base. A great way to send love to any graffiti aficionado.
Kim Alsbrooks‘ “White Trash Series” was developed while living in the South out of frustration with some of the prevailing ideologies, in particular, class distinction. This ideology seems to be based on a combination of myth, biased history and a bizarre sentimentality about old wars and social structures. With the juxtaposition of the portraits from museums, once painted on ivory, now on flattened trash like beer cans and fast food containers, the artist sets out to even the playing field, challenging the perception of the social elite in today’s society.
An awesome video of how the most known and influential spray paint in the world is made, Montana Cans.
Media production student Darragh Richardson set out to show the perspective and attitude of the Street Artist in Dublin. Empty Cans is a short documentary with a simple message. Graffiti is unstoppable all over the world.
Lei Xue recreates everyday consumer goods with glass or porcelaine. Not sure what it is about, but these things are always fun to look at.