Monday, February 28, 2011
At first we thought this was like the love at the end of a letter - like 'Love, Love Me'. But the way that this is written, without a comma between the loves, it seems like this is asking for love, not signing something. Click the jump for more
Its hard out there for a street artist these days. Here are a few exclusive shots of a new hand drawn piece from Swift. These are the only pics of this piece in the world, because it got nabbed later, the same night it went up. Click the jump for more
Here are some action shots of the tremendous street art grab, when 6 pieces of street art that were cut out of the Joyrich building at the instruction of the owner. Click the jump below for more
This is the gag that got Voina arrested.
Placement is everything, and not only did they paint a 231 foot penis on a retractable drawbridge, it took some real balls to hit this particular spot. Click the jump below for more
Sunday, February 27, 2011
The City of Angels.
This is a new piece from Desire Obtain Cherish the day after having their previous piece cut out of the wall at this same spot yesterday. Click the jump for more
The Oscars are only a few hours away, and most of us are on the edge of our seats waiting to see what antics Banksy has planned for tonight. Click the jump for more
It seems that according to Mr. Brainwash, Banksy has already won the Oscar. Fresh new work from Mr. Brainwash in Hollywood. Click the jump for more on this MELROSEandFAIRFAX exclusive
In an art grab of unprecedented levels, the owner of the Joyrich building on Melrose cut 6 separate pieces of street art out of the wall. Click the jump for more
Even though it has now been tagged over and cut out of the wall, here is a final look at Banksy's 'Caution' piece with some great shots capturing never before seen angles. Click the jump for more
A lot of folks have been getting bent out of shape about our calling out the fools who tag a Banksy. We think its weak sauce. But as for the tag itself, well, we have a lot of love for the tag . . .
It has been hard work chasing Banksy, and it felt that we have been stuck inside in front of the computer screen too much for too long for the past 2 weeks.
Saturday, February 26, 2011
3 of the 7 confirmed Banksy's in LA have now been cut out or taken down.
This classic Banksy piece is a blast from the past and addresses some of the same issues that are happening now with the pieces in LA. Click the jump below for more