Opiemme – New Mural in Italy

Street artist Opiemme presents a new mural entitled “Fenigruottero Cirogna” painted with spray, stencil and tempera on wall and created courtesy Comune di Roccavignale, Sv (Italy). Roccavignale is a small village in the mountain between Piedmonte and Liguria, it has 750 Inabithans and hosts around 20 migrants.

The work is a calligram, a letterforms, of a bird looking at stars and moon. A migratory bird, its outlines are obtained by a mix of a: flamingo, stork, crane, heron, cormorant. This is why of the name, a mix of the italian names. It’s has 3 legs, it’s standing and it’s moving.

Words inside its body say:
“I am migrant, I don’t have nation, I don’t feel borders. I follow the moon, I live between sky and lands, between trees and stars” – the words are the artist’s.

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Contorno Urbano x Roc Blackblock – Project 12+1: Urban Art in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

This month, as part of Project 12+1’s second year running, Contorno Urbano is showing a mural by Roc Blackblock, a well known Catalan artist who specialises in stenciling; an artistic technique often used in graffiti using paint and one or more stencils cut by the artist. Defining himself as an ‘all terrain’ artist, Roc Blackblock is as comfortable painting on walls as he is on paper, canvas, in digital formats, or even on skin — he also works as an illustrator and tattoo artist. More images and info after the jump!

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Saving Banksy – Official Trailer (Documentary)

Saving Banksy is the story of one misguided art collectors attempts to save a Banksy painting from destruction and the auction block. Featuring some of the world’s top street artists, this film poses the question “What would you do if you owned a million dollar painting that the artist doesn’t want sold?”

Check the flyer and trailer below:

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Logan Hicks – Story of my Life

Artist Logan Hicks recently has been working away at the infamous Houston & Bowery wall in New York City, where he painted an incredible new stencil piece entitled “Story of my Life.” The piece features his signature stencil style and features a number of important figures in his life such as Martha Cooper, Chris Stain, Sara & Marc Schiller of the Wooster Collective, Rosie Perez, Elbow Toe, Joe Iurato, The London Police, and Lori Zimmer.

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Banksy – Mural at Bridge Farm Primary School

Infamous street artist Banksy is back at it again and this time around is with his cutest piece to date. The British street interventionist painted a new piece featuring a childlike drawing located at at the Bridge Farm Primary school in Bristol, and even left a message to the kids which is extremely inviting.

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