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  1. For graffiti artists, the writing's on the wall

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau helene.franchineau@scmp.com Love it or loathe it, graffiti seems to be a dying art in Hong Kong. In a city of seven million people, active graffiti artists estimate ... see as mere vandalism. Asia's foremost graffiti competition wrapped up in Taiwan yesterday with about 2,000 artists in attendance. Since 2008, the event has attracted teams from nine ...

  2. Street shooters

    Posted Sep 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Invasian Magazine Said to be the first and only magazine that covers Asian graffiti and culture in depth. The publication features graffiti, events, merchandise and music in Asia. One of its goals is to strengthen the Asian graffiti community and to share the Asian culture with the rest of the world. It organises the 'Wall Lords' graffiti contests (right) that bring together writers ...

  3. Island inspiration

    Posted Jun 06th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Name: Jon Perello (JonOne); Age: 43; Occupation: Graffiti artist Young Post: How did you become a graffiti artist? Perello: Having grown up surrounded by arts, I've been sensitive to culture since I was a child. In the late 1970s, I began to do graffiti works. I never thought that I could make a living as an artist. When I was 24, I sold my first drawing ...

  4. The can-do spirit

    Posted Sep 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... because of money and jobs and school. People put too much pressure on themselves.' That may also explain why urban art- be it a simple tagging of an artist's name or larger graffiti ...

  5. Sheep show has all the hallmarks of a Banksy hit-and-run job

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... by British graffiti phenomenon Banksy. From the long queues twisting up the stairwell to the fourth-floor Pao Galleries, you might have thought a trendy new nightclub was opening. And once inside, ... fans paid homage to their underground hero outside the Arts Centre. In the small hours of the night before the opening, several Banksy-style graffiti pieces appeared on a column ...

  6. Love Art

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Cammy Yiu

    ... Cammy Yiu Hong Kong Arts Centre Apr 23-28, 10am to 8pm British graffiti artist Banksy is to make his Asian debut at the Hong Kong Arts Centre next Wednesday. Love Art, organised by Fabrik ... graphic work Silence = Death. Street art includes works by Banksy. 'We have doors and items [taken off the street] where he has put graffiti,' says Jurgen Abergas of Fabrik. Getting ...

  7. Banksy is making his mark in the art world

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and now probably the world's, best-known graffiti artist. His work sells for hundreds of thousands of pounds, with pieces snapped up by savvy collectors. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie ... by British band Blur sold for GBP300,000 recently while a piece of graffiti stencilled onto a stall in Tottenham Court Road went for GBP230,000. Any Banksy on your wall, hopes Phil, not only improves ...

  8. East End spit 'n' polish

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim Bryan, London Please Drive By My Village Carefully, read the graffiti by 'existencillist' Banksy, across the disused Haggerston railway bridge in east London. ... extension line is finally being built, its old bridges razed, the sacred graffiti removed. Rather fortunately, it all happened just before the IOC members arrived. Perhaps they should visit more ...

  9. London

    Posted Feb 14th 2007, 12:00am by Mark Hughes

    ... Mark Hughes Love it or loathe it, graffiti is endemic in most cities in the world. Some consider it vandalism, others consider it street art. Invariably, it is a form of protest, whether ... a sale but the owners have detected a cultural shift regarding graffiti. The British Museum exhibits some of his work. 'He has an unnerving ability to get to the heart of the matter ...

  10. Six degrees

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Rachael Barker Banksy (above, maybe) has been the target of art thieves, who have been removing entire sections of wall in Los Angeles adorned with the graffiti artist's stencils. When his work began to fetch high prices, the anonymous artist said on his website: 'I can't believe you morons actually buy this s***.' One of his pieces of art has 'I ...




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