The Banksy piece of wall I was talking about earlier this month finally sold for the incredible sum of £208,100 (275,750 euros, 407,000 dollars) on Monday, according to the results of the eBay auction. The sale on the Internet auction site attracted 69 bids, and the buyer now faces the additional charge of moving the [...]
Thousands of notes and messages left on the walls of Juliet’s house by star-crossed lovers are to be removed in a week long £100,000 clean up operation officials have announced The spring clean will mean the house – which is the second most popular tourist attraction in Italy after the Vatican Museums and visited by [...]
A Wiki-like graffiti showed up in New York’s subway. It’s “Wikiffiti” from Bekathwia at Flickr. The system is borrowed from Wikipedia‘s editing recommendation terminology to update an ad on New York’s subway. Check the  sticker that’s been slapped on the poster ad. Seems like wikispeak is getting under our cultural skin.
Graffiti covers the brick inner walls surrounding the rooftop of the Seward Park High School building. It’s not vandalism. In fact, the principal and teachers of New Design High School, one of the five small schools in the building, initiated the display of paintings by legendary graffiti artists. The Rooftop Legends project, started this fall [...]
Black graffiti lauding Saddam Hussein appeared overnight in his home town and small groups of mourners turned out at his grave on Sunday, the first anniversary of the former Iraqi leader’s execution. “There is no life without the sun and no dignity without Saddam,” read one painted slogan in his home town, Tikrit, north of [...]
Mayor of London Ken Livingstone is trying his hand at “reverse graffiti” for a shock campaign to reduce teenage deaths and injuries on the roads around Christmas. “Every day a teenager is involved in a road accident in London”, he warns. So his Transport for London authority has launched a Don’t Die Before You’ve Lived [...]
In a bid to increase the quality and quantity of graffiti, The Fakeproject Corporation of America has issued a graffiti coloring book, free of charge, which allows graffiti artists to practice their tags before application in a real world situation. Please, share this link and this book with your tagging colleagues. They also have a [...]