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Hollyweed not Hollywood, the prankster who hijacked the hills of California

Hollyweed by JesusHands | Art-Pie

Hollyweed not Hollywood, the prankster (and his wife) who hijacked the hills of California. You most probably heard about this very recent prank – on the 1st January, the famous HOLLYWOOD sign got hijacked to read HOLLYWEED. Click to enlarge  “I wanted to make people laugh” Zach Fernandes, the artist behind this prank, also goes by “JesusHands,” – at the time of writing this post, his Twitter account seems to have been suspended – https://twitter.com/account/suspended We... Read More

The latest JR installation is strong and powerful

JR | Art-Pie

The latest JR installation is strong and powerful. Meet Kikito, a Mexican baby boy. The place: the US-Mexico border fence. Which way is the baby looking over? You would have guessed it – Kikito is looking over the border from the Mexican side. The daily struggle for Mexicans to cross the US border This new installation,a huge scaffolding installation, tells us about the struggle of millions of Mexicans to cross the border and enter the US. Kikito is depicted as happily playing... Read More

Black Friday & street art

'Shop til your drop' by Banksy | Art-Pie

It is almost upon us… yes Black Friday is a thing and this means money being spent, overspent, wasted – pick yours. You may recall the piece called ‘Shop til your drop’ by the artist Banksy which appeared on Bruton lane, Mayfair, London a few years back. This piece depicts a woman being pulled down or falling and reaching for a shopping cart. We included other street art from the web & related to Black Friday – Black Friday & street art. ‘Shop... Read More

The Arrow Above: Portrait of a Street Art Icon

Above street art | Art-Pie

Born in California, Arrow is a world-renowned street artist who has kept his identity a secret. His name was created when he began painting the word ‘Above’ on freight trains as a teenager. He later shifted to drawing arrows pointing above, which became his trademark.Much of his work is made with these abstract shapes, though he’s also known for art with a social conscience. Perhaps most controversially, in October 2011 he created a city block-long text mural... Read More

9 Artists Predicted to Make Waves in 2016

Jeff Soto | Art-Pie

If you are into art, you will have heard of the famous names doing the rounds. However, there are many artists currently under the radar who are looking for the chance to break out and make it big. Here are 9 artists who are predicted to make waves in 2016: 1. David Choe He is an American artist of Korean descent, best known for figure painting, creating murals, graffiti and creating novel graphics. His paintings have been called “dirty style” for they portray excitement,... Read More

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