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  1. 'Bunees' egged on by graffiti artists

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Celia Yu

    ... Celia Yu Ten children dressed as rabbits joined two internationally known graffiti artists yesterday, spraying brightly coloured paint around a Kwun Tong shopping mall. But no one objected ... to turn a graffiti wall into a mural with an Easter theme. Six-year-old Michelle Kwan painted an Easter egg and a small flower on the wall. She said she had never drawn graffiti before. ...

  2. Works of British graffiti hero Banksy to be showcased in HK

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. Banksy is one of the best known and least known artists in England at present. The anti-establishment graffiti hero anonymously leaves satirical stencils on walls and embarks on guerilla art campaigns that make a mockery of the world of art and commerce. Some politicians say it's vandalism, while art collectors pay big money ...

  3. The King of Kowloon's death draws calls to save graffiti legacy

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Olga Wong

    ... Department spokesman declined to say if any of Tsang's graffiti would be preserved in the art museum. ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    Style confessions: Marta Grossi, artist

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:27pm by AMANDA KHO

    ... Text and photos by Amanda Kho The story behind artist Marta Grossi’s “Banana Graffiti” project is based on her fascination with Hong Kong’s frenetic fruit stands. Hailing from a small town near Venice, she exudes a down-to-earth confidence and vibrancy, characteristics that shine through in her day-to-day looks Marta Grossi Stella McCartney floral jacket I love this jacket ...

  5. Writing's on the wall in graffiti artists' own warehouse space

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... Six Keyz has evolved [rapidly],' says Drift. The result of their efforts can be seen in today's exhibition, titled Burn, by New York graffiti artists Pen1 and Drift. The men decline to reveal their real name or identities because of the sometimes subversive and illegal nature of their work (public graffiti is still forbidden by law in Hong Kong). 'It's also nice ...

  6. Hong Kong artists get in on the graffiti action

    Posted Sep 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai KS, a 23-year-old freelance designer, has been doing graffiti since Form Five. 'At first, I found it a thrilling experience because I was breaking the law. But as I learned more about the history and meaning of graffiti, I didn't see it as vandalism.' Some artists create graffiti to convey social or political messages, while others want people ...

  7. City's blank walls too much temptation for French graffiti artist

    Posted Jul 12th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Andrea Cheung. French artist L1es One has seen the future of graffiti and it is on the mainland. Three months ago the Lyon-born urban artist moved to Hong Kong with an eye towards tagging wall space from here to Harbin. 'To me, China now is like New York in the 19th century,' the Frenchman said. 'Plus, ...

  8. Private funeral for graffiti king after media thrown off trail

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Sylvia Chan and Martin Wong The family of the 'King of Kowloon', Tsang Tsou-choi, paid their final respects yesterday to the city's most famous graffiti artist in a funeral service that managed to stay out of the public eye. After stating last month that they wanted to hold a low-profile service, the family said farewell to Tsang at the Kam Fook Shau Funeral company ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Street artist find new outlet for free speech

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Yangon Graffiti is becoming an increasingly popular media for artists in Yangon to express their views on anything from censorship to money laundering Street artists walk road ... to a new generation of Yangon street artists whose often politically charged graffiti was almost unthinkable before Myanmar's recent burst of reforms. That began to change when a semi-civilian ...

  10. New graffiti kings

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... the words are pretty artistic and have a resemblance to graffiti painted by 'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi. ...




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