LAND OF SUNSHINE
Documenting street art and graffiti in melbourne and beyond

I don’t normally review books but in this instance it was a pleasure. I met Yoav in New York years ago just after he published Outdoor Gallery in 2014. The impressive, large hardback book highlights over forty artists across the boroughs of New York and includes interviews. I have seen loads of street art books and most […]

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Melbourne based street artist Heesco was commissioned by Visit Victoria to paint five portraits for the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards which are held in London every year although this year the massive event was in Melbourne.  In just three and a half days the Mongolian born artist completed all five artworks in Chin Chin lane in […]

http://www.invurt.com/2017/04/15/sunshines-top-10-melbourne-street-art-graffiiti-march-2017/

I recently supplied a list of Melbourne murals to Vogue. The brief was to show a range of different street art which were still available for anyone to go and track down and see for themselves in reality and in context… see the article and all thirty two murals here http://www.vogue.com.au/culture/features/galleries/melbourne+street+art+map,41820

Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Graffiti & Street Art – February 2017

Bailer (ID crew) is hustling like crazy in Melbourne right now and for this production brings together a great line-up including Heesco, Jorz, Knock, Retayner, Sigs, Adnate, Ling and DEM189 for an awesome lane takeover in the Paris end of the city…..

Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Graffiti & Street Art – January 2017

A few months after the Underpass Project Stage One was completed, stage two got underway with more of Melbourne’s finest graffiti writers let loose on the killer wall trackside next to the city – sentimental to many of these guys as noted in the Ironlak article (featuring awesome photos by Pixels) Using a colour scheme […]

http://www.invurt.com/2017/01/10/sunshines-melbourne-street-art-graffiti-top-10-december-2016/

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this is what you get after you spend four months working on an epic fifty metre wall by the tracks, get some of Melbourne’s finest street artists and graffiti writers together, and let them loose to do what they do best. big ups to Transurban for the wall and Loop Colours and Duke for the paint!

http://www.invurt.com/2016/12/05/sunshines-melbourne-streetart-graffiti-top-10-november-2016/

Italian street artist Alice Pasquini recently visited Melbourne to paint a large commission on the side of the Museo Italiano in Carlton. The mural called Per L’Australia /Passenger took the artist seven days to complete leaving her some time to paint a few of her signature artworks around town. I had the pleasure of spending some quality time […]

Fourteen Melbourne based artists were each commissioned to paint a panel to be displayed outside The Art of Banksy – with a plan to sell them all and raise money for charity when the exhibition finishes in January 2017. The funds raised through the online auction will be split between two Melbourne charities – STREAT […]

 http://www.invurt.com/2016/11/13/sunshines-melbourne-street-art-graffiti-top-10-october-2016/  

Q. What do you do when you take over a beautiful old building that’s about to be demolished? A. Offer it to your mates and a vast range of artists to use as a blank canvas before you put on possibly the best street art exhibition of the year! Here are some of the incredible […]

I was contacted about The Art Of Banksy exhibition coming to Melbourne a while ago, and I had mixed emotions. It was not authorised but at the same time all the eighty original artworks were sold by Banksy himself thus creating a secondary market for his works. I was assured there were no pieces in […]

Outside the Box was an exhibition featuring 100 Australian based artists, in the month of October 2016 at No Vacancy Gallery, conceived and activated by Just Another Agency. This exhibition was unlike any other, all artists placed on a level playing field, no matter their status, experience, style, or technique. Each creative will have exactly 8 […]

Only in Melbourne would you find a Toyota Camry crashed straight into a tree, abandoned and left for weeks, spray painted gold and turned into a street art installation. The day after the midas touch was added by an anonymous artist, the story goes viral and gets featured on Broadsheet and The Age Then a couple of days […]