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Documenting street art and graffiti in melbourne and beyond

Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Street Art and Graffiti – April 2017

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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 […]

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

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Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Graffiti & Street Art – February 2017

Deams has been a favourite of mine for years, so much so that an epic work of his features on the cover of my book Street Art Now. As part of the legendary AWOL crew from Melbourne, he creates incredible geometric murals that I think fall under the category of graffuturism. I have known him to be a […]

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…..

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ADNATE recently spent a few days painting the rear of a building in Fitzroy.  The three storey mural features the Dalai Lama whom he met in person last year in India. He was very moved after the meeting and wanted honoured to paint him. In his words “I believe the Dalai Lama needs as much […]

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 […]

Unwell Bunny is one of those super talented artists that has evolved from writing graff pieces to painting large street art murals to having solo exhibitions not just in Australia but Amsterdam, Los Angeles and Paris. Residing in Melbourne, we have been fortunate in this town to see so many of his works, commissions, go […]

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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 […]