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Blood Diamond

2 years agoOdd : Neatorama

(vimeo link) The artist known as simply ABOVE has been making headlines with his social and political street art for years. His latest installation is painted on a wall in Jewel City, the diamond trade area of Johannesburg, South Africa. The shenanigans involved in getting permission for the paint job ensure that it probably won’t [...]
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Street Artist Tricks South African Diamond Exporter Into Sponsoring Anti-Diamond Mural [Street Art]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (2 years ago)

California-based street artist ABOVE took some time during a recent trip to Johannesburg, South Africa, to let the world know how he felt about blood diamonds. Namely: That he doesn't like them. More » Read Post

Park and Slide

Odd : Neatorama (4 months ago)

(vimeo link) The city of Bristol, England, is holding a series of community events called Make Sunday Special. Yesterday, they closed off a Park Street in the downtown area for artist Luke Jerram’s installation of a giant 300-foot s... Read Post

Street Art: No Peeking!

Odd : Neatorama (last year)

The Russian street artist Pavel Puhov, also known as P183, died last week at the age of 29. We featured his ingenious work last year. Ernest Zacharevic painted this image in his honor on a wall in Kuala Lumpur. Link -via Street Art ... Read Post


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