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Rooftop Legends

Here is a cool video highlighting some graffiti artists at New Design High School. Rooftop Legends is an event held at the New Design High School in New York City.

The house of Shakespeare’s Juliet is undergoing a clean-up

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 […]

Wikiffiti: Wiki-speak Graffiti

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 [citation needed] sticker that’s been slapped on the poster ad. Seems like wikispeak is getting under our cultural skin.

eBay: £1 million for a Banksy piece

This one-of-a-kind, original Banksy piece can be yours for the low, low, loooow

Graffiti archaeology

Graffiti Archaeology is a project devoted to the study of graffiti-covered walls as they change over time. The core of the project is a timelapse collage, made of photos of graffiti taken at the same location by many different photographers over a span of several years. The photos were taken in San Francisco, New York, […]

Graffiti School

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 […]

Graffiti on anniversary of Saddam’s execution

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 […]