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Cool Graffiti – 40 Stunning Artworks

Graffiti represents an art form that is unrestricted, one that rebels against conventional forms of artwork. Graffiti is intertwined into human history, dating back to the Roman Empires where they were plastered onto walls to make political statements and satirize current events.

Modern graffiti achieves many of the same things – to state a message that doesn’t necessarily fit into the norms of society. In this collection, for your inspiration and adoration, we present 40 remarkable cool graffiti and street artwork. [Content Care Dec/13/2016]

Further Reading on SmashingMag: Link

Remarkable and Cool Graffiti Art Link

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Cool Graffiti 6

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Cool Graffiti 8

Vaccine Graffiti9

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JR11

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C21514

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Claus Winkler16

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werk, vyal, seak18

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Dan20

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spok22

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swoon24

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Adam Neate27

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The GC Four30

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Peter Baker32

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Anarchosyn34

Eagle35

finbarr (DAC)36

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Banksy38

Banksy
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Banksy

osloann39

osloann40

ripo, above41

Screenshot42
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unknown44

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Lachlan

Lachlan

periphery46

periphery47
periphery48

Collaboration between 3dom and Voyder49

Walt Jabsco50

unknown51

Screenshot52

Saul53

Saul54

Flan

Spencer

PaulGreen

PaulGreen

Various artists (MadPoster event)55

Dr Case56
Dr Case57

Lister58

Paolo59

Generoso Rodriguez Querol60

Generoso Rodriguez Querol61

Jan62

Jan63

julien

julien

gábor64

gábor65

pixelpancho66

pixelpancho
pixelpancho

TT Freak67

Josh Blair68

S O X

S O X

Neal69

Neal70

Barbara71

Barbara72

Geoff B.73

Geoff B.

Shiratski74

Screenshot75

Last Click Link

Watchmen Premiere Aerosol Graffiti Timelapse Video76

MUTO a graffiti, wall-painted animation by BLU77

unknown78

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Footnotes Link

  1. 1 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/09/14/tribute-to-graffiti-50-beautiful-graffiti-artworks/
  2. 2 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2011/07/the-heritage-of-berlin-street-art-and-graffiti-scene/
  3. 3 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/09/graffiti-art-tutorial-in-photoshop-and-illustrator/
  4. 4 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/graffiti-and-hand-written-signs-part-1/
  5. 5 http://www.flickr.com/photos/damonabnormal/2944938591/
  6. 6 http://www.flickr.com/photos/damonabnormal/2944938591/
  7. 7 http://www.weheartit.com/entry/550768
  8. 8 http://www.weheartit.com/entry/550768
  9. 9 http://adsoftheworld.com/media/ambient/unicef_vaccine?size=_original
  10. 10 http://adsoftheworld.com/media/ambient/unicef_vaccine?size=_original
  11. 11 http://www.ekosystem.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=5657
  12. 12 http://www.ekosystem.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=5657
  13. 13 http://www.ekosystem.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=5657
  14. 14 http://www.flickr.com/photos/beija-flor/2451463234/
  15. 15 http://www.flickr.com/photos/beija-flor/2451463234/
  16. 16 http://www.flickr.com/photos/seak/491086398/
  17. 17 http://www.flickr.com/photos/seak/491086398/
  18. 18 http://www.flickr.com/photos/cheleinla/438666391/
  19. 19 http://www.flickr.com/photos/cheleinla/438666391/
  20. 20 http://www.weheartit.com/entry/387743
  21. 21 http://www.weheartit.com/entry/387743
  22. 22 http://www.flickr.com/photos/graffitibadges/2710143983/
  23. 23 http://www.flickr.com/photos/graffitibadges/2710143983/
  24. 24 http://www.flickr.com/photos/gammablablog/1841079133/
  25. 25 http://www.flickr.com/photos/gammablablog/1841079133/
  26. 26 http://www.flickr.com/photos/gammablablog/1840627623/sizes/o/in/set-72157594255714196/
  27. 27 http://zaumbrown.blogspot.com/2008/04/work-of-adam-neate-theres-not-lot-that.html
  28. 28 http://zaumbrown.blogspot.com/2008/04/work-of-adam-neate-theres-not-lot-that.html
  29. 29 http://zaumbrown.blogspot.com/2008/04/work-of-adam-neate-theres-not-lot-that.html
  30. 30 http://www.flickr.com/photos/zargari/499589632/
  31. 31 http://farm1.static.flickr.com/208/499589632_765d00283c_b.jpg
  32. 32 http://www.weheartit.com/entry/332645
  33. 33 http://www.weheartit.com/entry/332645
  34. 34 http://www.flickr.com/photos/24293932@N00/1352257955/
  35. 35 http://www.flickr.com/photos/24293932@N00/1352257955/
  36. 36 http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragonarmourycreative/3179279087/
  37. 37 http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragonarmourycreative/3179279087/
  38. 38 http://www.banksy.co.uk/
  39. 39 http://www.flickr.com/people/bergensann/
  40. 40 http://www.flickr.com/photos/bergensann/3437805818/
  41. 41 http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/29/nyregion/29graffiti.html?_r=1
  42. 42 http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2008/05/27/nyregion/20080529_GRAFFITI_SLIDESHOW_10.html
  43. 43 http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2008/05/27/nyregion/20080529_GRAFFITI_SLIDESHOW_5.html
  44. 44 http://www.flickr.com/photos/crissy/1077946/
  45. 45 http://www.flickr.com/photos/crissy/1077946/sizes/l/
  46. 46 http://www.flickr.com/photos/periphery/3489006101/
  47. 47 http://www.flickr.com/photos/periphery/3489006101/
  48. 48 http://www.flickr.com/photos/periphery/3476629855/
  49. 49 http://www.flickr.com/people/waltjabsco/
  50. 50 http://www.flickr.com/photos/waltjabsco/3432551384/
  51. 51 http://spacingmontreal.ca/2009/04/29/photo-du-jour-snakes-and-ladder-staircase/
  52. 52 http://www.flickr.com/photos/smurfmatic/3482677286/sizes/l/
  53. 53 http://cuttyman.deviantart.com/
  54. 54 http://cuttyman.deviantart.com/art/gothic-angel-97423014
  55. 55 http://www.flickr.com/people/justin_case/
  56. 56 http://www.flickr.com/photos/justin_case/3488264153/
  57. 57 http://www.flickr.com/photos/justin_case/3489077686/
  58. 58 http://www.flickr.com/people/unusual_image/
  59. 59 http://www.flickr.com/photos/unusual_image/3495720648/
  60. 60 http://www.flickr.com/people/generodz/
  61. 61 http://www.flickr.com/photos/generodz/3460828791/
  62. 62 http://www.flickr.com/people/26534217@N02/
  63. 63 http://www.flickr.com/photos/26534217@N02/3492744962/
  64. 64 http://www.flickr.com/people/yoghurt/
  65. 65 http://www.flickr.com/photos/yoghurt/3457057458/
  66. 66 http://www.flickr.com/people/pixelpancho/
  67. 67 http://www.flickr.com/people/jaybee3/
  68. 68 http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaybee3/3439599702/
  69. 69 http://theattemptedside.deviantart.com/
  70. 70 http://theattemptedside.deviantart.com/art/Graffiti-2-38932335
  71. 71 http://missreketoma.deviantart.com/
  72. 72 http://missreketoma.deviantart.com/art/Montreal-Graffiti-3-59914066
  73. 73 http://gbarill.deviantart.com/
  74. 74 http://flickr.com/photos/shiratski/493715892/
  75. 75 http://flickr.com/photos/shiratski/493715892/
  76. 76 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcPd2qbXqxc
  77. 77 http://vimeo.com/993998
  78. 78 http://www.weheartit.com/entry/535775
  79. 79 http://www.weheartit.com/entry/535775

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Jacob Gube is the Founder and Chief Editor of Six Revisions, a web publication for web developers and designers, and the Deputy Editor of Design Instruct, a web magazine for designers and digital artists. He has over seven years of experience as professional web developer and web designer and has written a book on JavaScript.

  1. 1

    Pretty sure the first one is Banksy.

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  2. 2

    Truly inspirational….sad we dont have many in India :(

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  3. 3

    In Mother Russia, wall graffitis you… :(

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  4. 4

    These are awesome. I really like these. It’s hard to find graffiti like this that isn’t covered by something else that’s stupid.

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  5. 5

    spritzstuhl

    May 6, 2009 8:00 am

    Don’t like graffiti in general because most look ghetto!

    -1
  6. 6

    The one labelled Josh Blair is actually by Titi Freak from Brazil.

    Adam Neate’s street work is definitely missing from this list – blows everyone else out of the water apart from, maybe, Banksy.

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  7. 7

    “Rebels against traditional forms of artwork?” Hardly.

    Destroy’s other people’s property which is a direct theft of other people’s time, money and energy? Definately.

    -7
  8. 8

    The Grafitti as “Josh Blair” it’s a original brazilian Titi Freak.

    : (

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  9. 9

    The “Unknown” truck is by Swoon and David Ellis

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  10. 10

    Nevermind, it said unknown when I first looked at it.

    -1
  11. 11

    Niall McKenna

    May 6, 2009 7:31 am

    apparently the first one was done by a marketing agency on behalf of banksey, theres a story behind it on the flickr comments its above.

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  12. 12

    Lots of pioneers missing…
    Mode2, Daim, 123Klan and so many more! Disappointing.

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  13. 13

    … But still very good for the rest of us. :)

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  14. 14

    That blublu video is incredible!!!! So much work for 4 minutes video!!!

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  15. 15

    I love a lot of these, very artistic! Great work…

    Don’t think too much about the simple ‘holy shit’ on red background though…I see a lot of crap like that around london that 12 year olds put out.

    Love that animation movie though!

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  16. 16

    Great collection as always.

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  17. 17

    I absolutely love all of the Bansky… Its not enough to just throw something and hope people don’t get annoyed with it. Just like all art and design, you have to communicate a message and it has to be understood. Too abstract, and its pointless! Nice pics! =)

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  18. 18

    the peice you labeled as “Walt Jabsco” is by 3Dom and Voyder (I think). Walt Jabsco looks like the guy whos flickr acount you took the photo from.

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  19. 19

    Some of these are just amazing. So many of them (like most graffiti in real life) are blah. If you’re going to force your art on the public by ruining property, you’d better be good. Or else you should get IDIOT tattooed on your forehead or something. How bout picking up another hobby like guerilla gardening?

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  20. 20

    I think the the MUTO grafiti animation is amazing especially in this after effects digital world…but couldn’t help but think “what kind of ego allows you to cover entire walls of other people’s art”

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  21. 21

    HOW … Watchmen vídeo its fabulous

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  22. 22

    good sh*t! im a big fan of graffiti typography also, its amazing how creative these guys are

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  23. 23

    You should do a spot Os Gêmeos I think these guys are some of the most forward thinking people in the industry. They’re out of São Paulo, Brazil you should also check out some of the reverse graffiti projects as well.

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  25. 25

    I have to wonder how much time these people spend on these pieces. Some of them appear to have taken so much time, I’d rather think they’re murals (commissioned or not).

    On some of those pieces, the artist must have had to come back over a timeframe of several days to do the work. Because of how long it must take and how OBVIOUS it must be to the public that something’s going on (some of these works require a huge ladder), I’m thinking a large chunk of these graffiti murals are really done with permission by the property owner. If that’s the case, these things are more just murals than rebellious tagging.

    The artwork in some is amazing. Just doesn’t seem quite so… revolutionary.

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  26. 26

    Banksy’s amazing.

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  27. 27

    Sara McAllister

    May 6, 2009 12:01 pm

    I agree with Kelly. Most of these are actually murals and not graffiti. Graffiti is usually a hit and run job where you’re lucky to have enough time to finish something small before the cops are on you. These full color, full building wall jobs must be either commissioned or done with the consent of the property owner.

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  28. 28

    Michael Parenteau

    May 6, 2009 12:55 pm

    Well… I think that the semantics of whether these are considered “graffiti” or “murals” is irrelevant in Smashing Magazine’s attempt to bring us a display of interesting “public” art on location! There are some really amazing pieces here and for that – I am grateful! There is something really special about taking a walk somewhere in an urban environment and coming across some stunning art. It gives our man-made worlds some personality! It is one thing to take a walk in the woods and see the beauty of nature… but architecture and mural-work is really neat… because we made that! Humans made that! I think it’s cool… and the “American Gothic”, where the woman is upside-down… is right by my house in Columbus, Ohio (Short North) where the Gallery Hop and “artsy” district is.

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  29. 29

    Some are not really graffities. Not even one DAIM? :(

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  30. 30

    awesome list guys !

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  31. 31

    Josh Blair

    May 6, 2009 1:54 pm

    The one titled with my name is not by me, I just took the photo on a trip round London hunting out Graffiti.

    It’s Titi Freak

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  32. 32

    graphiconcepts

    May 6, 2009 1:56 pm

    These are incredible. Some great talent out there.

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  33. 33

    The one by “Walt Jabsco” is actually by Voyder & 3DOM.

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  34. 34

    Always loved Banksy work. We have his books and also a few prints.

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  35. 35

    the ? is swoon i believe …
    the one that says anarchosyn is KOFIE …

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  36. 36

    studio1683

    May 6, 2009 4:25 pm

    wonderful post.

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  37. 37

    blad3runn69

    May 6, 2009 4:54 pm

    awesome! thank u (:

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  38. 38

    ritzy periwinkle

    May 6, 2009 8:21 pm

    the one you have by chele in la, is just a photo taken by this person.
    the artists that worked on that piece are

    WERC, VYAL, SEAK, OG ABEL

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  39. 39

    I am credited for a sticker, the dog from Paris. Just to let you know, and I am very sorry that’s the case, but I am only the photographer.

    Some great works you have collected here!

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  40. 40

    THe work labeled Claus Winkler is by Claus Winkler & REVOK MSK AWR and the work labeled ANARCHOSYN is by AWR/MSK (RETNA, REVOK, SABER I think). It would be nice if you took as much care in crediting Graffiti artists as you do designers!!!! (Just a personal Rant). Other than that pretty good overview bit hit and miss. Check out: Os Gemeos, The Mac, Delta INC, Bean, Dumbo, and TPG, MOA for the guerillas out there.

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  41. 41

    Some amazing pieces …

    Does anyone have a link to youtube movies of guys making this kind of artwork from scratch? Should be interesting …

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  42. 42

    Claus Winkler is with Revok MSK/AWR if it hasn’t already been addressed. Credit where credit’s due!

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  43. 43

    Pretty creative and awesome post! :D
    thanks for the inspiration!

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  44. 44

    Sorry to say that while there is some interesting work here, this article has been terribly researched – the amount of misidentified works is ridiculous.

    @42 Pal
    Those images you link to in Norway are by Dolk – not Banksy.

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  45. 45

    Really nice works, but as Steve said… poor quality of article. And this is not the only one. More and more articles in SM are pretty bad. I read SM daily, for a very long time, from the early days, but now I read less and less, because of the quality of articles.

    MUTO rules, visit also the website, it worth taking more than a look.

    For those interested, Artzmania – ARS CRIMES, it’s a must have book

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  46. 46

    There are many pictures with the name of the photographer credited instead of the artist name:

    Chele In LA – werk, vyal, seak.

    tate modern – spok.

    ? (please let us know in the comments!) – swoon.

    Steve Powers – ripo, above.

    Spencer – Flan.

    Dr Case – various artists (MadPoster event).

    Paolo – Lister.

    Josh Blair – TT Freak.

    And many more.

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  47. 47

    Good to see 2 pieces from Bristol (UK) featured here. Street art and Graffiti are really strong in Bristol and deserve some recognition. If you are interesting in seeing more stuff from Bristol then visit this dedicated site http://www.bristol-street-art.co.uk

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  48. 48

    Yeah – a couple of wrongly attributed pieces : the one of Alice and the Rabbits is by an artist called Dan and was done at the Cans festival last year. And the girls head you attribute to Walt Jabsco is actually a collaboration between 3dom and Voyder…

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  49. 49

    There are some pretty graff,
    but I´ve seen graff so much better only in my town…
    Take a look to SAN, OKUDA, SUSO33…..
    The real shit

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  50. 50

    Quakeulf >:3

    May 7, 2009 3:12 am

    There’s some awesome graffiti near where I live, it even includes a :3 smiley face and I promise to God I didn’t do it. 0_:3 (smiley with attached halo)

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  51. 51

    Jacob Gube

    May 7, 2009 4:00 am

    @Niall McKenna: Thanks for sharing that, it’s an effective marketing stunt!

    @Rusty: I agree there’s a big difference between simple vandalism and street art.

    @Alex: I was actually inspired by Banksy. I was walking around town on a beautiful Saturday morning, and I saw an interesting book about him. Right after that, I saw an interesting mural right by the bookstore, and I stood there for 5 minutes just admiring it. I started by quest to find other street artists, and this was the outcome of that.

    @Michael Parenteau: Yes, exactly! I think we all know what Graffiti refers to here: street art, or art that is shown in public areas, whether commissioned or not.

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  52. 52

    mostly boring…
    there is fresh east european scene, but who cares.
    lets copy and paste those who everyone saw many times.

    -1
  53. 53

    damonabnormal

    May 7, 2009 4:29 am

    please remove my name from the 1st image, the Banksy mural piece… I am a graffiti photographer and NOT the artist, I just took the photograph. Great photos all around in this article!

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  54. 54

    Tom Bradshaw

    May 7, 2009 4:37 am

    Banksy has alot to answer for! I particularly like the one by Peter Baker

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  55. 55

    Nice work Jacob!

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  56. 56

    MUTO by BLU…. amazing work!!!

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  57. 57

    Smashing, you make my day a better day.

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  58. 58

    NikaaOnee!

    May 7, 2009 6:32 am

    Qee telaa dee paginaa =D

    0
  59. 59

    BeyonDesign

    May 7, 2009 7:12 am

    if you are a graffit fan, this will blow your mind
    Link

    Graffiti Archaeology — time lapse photos, of walls being tagged…several years worth of history on some walls. AWESOME stuff in here

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  60. 60

    Of course the first one is banksy The rats are his thing.

    0
  61. 61

    Nice Graff,

    shame the didn’t show thiss,
    http://www.bierenbrood.nl this is really cool

    0
  62. 62

    JetSetWilly

    May 7, 2009 12:06 pm

    Graffiti in Barcelona link

    0
  63. 63

    This is a great page of street art.Very inspirational Thank you

    0
  64. 64

    the one down as GC Four is actually Blaine Fontana… the link to the flickr page actually says it quite clearly too…

    0
  65. 65

    the snake is Bonom

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  66. 66

    the first one is bansky

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  67. 67

    Yes, the 1st one is Banksy.

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  68. 68
  69. 69

    Mario …tipak tipak tik tik

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  70. 70

    Some of these are pretty good. Some are crap. Frankly, I could do without the larger than life image of the over sexualized woman holding a gun. Because it’s not like culture doesn’t remind me I’m supposed to be a sex object for men’s pleasure ENOUGH these days or anything. *eyeroll*.

    The American Gothic graffiti was pretty hilarious and classic. I wish there were more things like that to introduce more classic works into the public mainstream. Because that sort of thing actually beautifies a neighborhood. But just become some guy with spray paint does a big mural with a bunch of colors and abstract (read: looks like you’re on acid) doilies around something that doesn’t make sense doesn’t make it art. I don’t know why everyone thinks people who do this are so clever. They’re not.

    I live in NYC, and really, I’ve had enough of graffiti. It’d be nice if I could go somewhere that the walls aren’t painted. Especially since a lot of those walls are the sides of people’s apartment buildings and homes. But of course these graffiti artists don’t care about that at all. They’re too cool to care if they’re defacing someone’s community and adding to their sense of despair. Trust me, nothing makes you feel like you’re living in a pit more than seeing some incomprehensible trash spray painted on the walls all around you.

    I’d like to see how these people feel if somebody came and spray painted whatever they wanted on THEIR walls.

    -1
  71. 71

    Your “PaulGreen” piece looks like a Banksy too (Paul Green being a photographer of said piece)

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  72. 72

    Very Nice Graffiti Artworks Collection
    Thank For share :)

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  73. 73

    Can someone please call the cops… this is vandalism… just kidding.
    “Art is not the crime, the crime is your state of mind”.
    This is a cool selection… its a matter of perspectives, but I would consider most of these murals more than Graffiti… to me Graffiti, needs to have lettering… That would be an interesting post to do. Rest In Peace Boxer !

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  74. 74

    l3utterfish

    May 8, 2009 3:11 am

    first its banksy , you can see the whole painting processHERE

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  75. 75

    you want to include the locations in the captions

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  76. 76

    The fisrt one is Banksy, you can find it on his website….

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  77. 77

    Andy McAndy

    May 8, 2009 6:00 am

    JR in Rio is incredible. Hands down our fave street art of all time For more of the same http://irishstreetart.com

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  78. 78

    little-hollow

    May 9, 2009 12:16 am

    This reminds me of A Simon and Garfunkel Song

    “The Words Of The Prophets Are Written On The Subway Walls” – Sounds of Silence

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  79. 79

    No 1 Also Banksy

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  80. 80

    Johnny Nothing

    May 9, 2009 12:29 pm

    OMFG. Watchmen. Truly awesome.

    0
  81. 81

    The name of the artist is BANKSY.

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  82. 82

    jesus fever

    May 10, 2009 10:24 pm

    The one credited ‘ripo’ is by ESPO, as the linked NYTimes article states.

    Also, Banksy is awful, and by no means creative. Google ‘Blek le Rat’ if you disagree.

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  83. 83

    Ugh, another article legitimizing graffiti. It has become quite a fad for clueless gallery directors to “discover street artists” lately. We should remember that for every Banksy there are 100,000 little mouthbreathers running around scrawling crap on mailboxes and restroom walls.

    99.9999% of graffiti is simply property damage. The people who like to celebrate it when its on somebody elses building may be less enthusiastic if were on their home, car or business.

    -1
  84. 84

    julie monin

    May 11, 2009 7:06 am

    the french bulldog has to be named “pollock” please. It is from a french artist: Aurore De Bettignies, based in Berlin. Thks

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  85. 85

    THE SMALL WHITE DOG IS POLLACK

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  86. 86

    I have always loved true artistic statements made in public venues. Graffitti can be elegant, stunning, vulgar, subversive and technically and ideologically brilliant. Tagging is NOT graffiti in this sense. I appreciate graffiti but NOT lame tags.

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  87. 87

    bansky ( L )

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  88. 88

    Poderiam colocar alguns graffitis melhor ai, esses são meia boca…

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  89. 89

    this is nice artwork great collection…!

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  90. 90

    These are awesome!

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  91. 91

    Great!! Good Job ñ_ñ

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  92. 92

    Foda demais

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  93. 93

    dollslikeus

    May 19, 2009 12:53 pm

    I love what you do you are very talented it makes buildings look better people today are paying big money for what you do . Our town is paying a artist 20 thousand dollars to paint on a building .

    0
  94. 94

    Im sorry to see that there is no graffiti from daim, becouse he is out of this world…. glad to see you put some of seek’s work.

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    Pierre A. De Lyon

    May 24, 2009 12:51 am

    You should see the huge work done in Lyon for Total company
    2 x 500m of graff. about history of industry.

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    I really hate when websites like this promote street art as graffiti. You hurt the entire graffiti community by claiming pictures to be graffiti.

    Graffiti is a form of street art. There was some graffiti in there, but most was street art. Please, be accurate. Also, you posted a SEAK piece, and didn’t even mention the REVOK piece clearly above it, effectively leaving out one of the most influential graffiti writers of our time.

    If you are going to do a write up on graffiti, do some research on the community and influences and sub cultures – Not just pretty pictures of writing on the wall you call graffiti.

    You will find an uprise of digital art and graffiti culture that might be more fitting for this audience. Since we are designers and developers – I would suggest looking into tagged in motion and the Graffiti Research Lab for some inspiration that might strike your user base more accurately.

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    yea the first one is banksy.

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    @ neal : i recognize your picture : it’s mc escher works :; how nice youre putting this on a wall! respect!

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  99. 99

    Impressive, inspirational, refreshing my eyes, stunning…

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    sorry yogi i havent seen your comment. :P

    dear admins, please delet my last 2 posts. thank you.

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    I want to make a comment to ‘Sean’ who says:
    ‘If you’re going to force your art on the public by ruining property, you’d better be good. Or else you should get IDIOT tattooed on your forehead or something.’

    A lot of the guys who write graffiti notice that advertising and billboards and stuff are invading all of our visual space by spamming their advertisements. So the graffiti artists think if the advertisers can just put up what ever they want in OUR visual space, just because they have money, that they (the graffiti artists) might as well do the same. The advertisers never asked US if they can force their spam on us… So graffiti artists kind of have the same mind set in a way, they just don’t have the kind of money these corporations do..

    Oh… and I don’t see how changing the colour of a surface is actually destroying property anyway?

    =3 <3

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    shravan Mishra

    July 3, 2009 6:56 am

    Beautiful collection of pictures.

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    It alright, you’ve missed alot of good artists and put in alot of filler, but whatever.

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    The first one, “There is no such thing as good publicity”, is by Banksy.

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    The first one is Banksy too.

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    the ‘Vardon Ave’ one of the boxer guy punching monocle-spring head man is actually in my hometown [Adelaide, SA, Australia] and i saw it slowly being created! they dragged a couch out from a nearby store to chill on, haha
    its actually a ton bigger than shown here and was done by the guys at http://www.everfreshstudio.com [their website has been sprayed in the bottom right corner on the mural.]

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  107. 107

    Amazing photos! but there isn’t only Bansky…. Look some italian’s graffiti http://www.urbantrash.net/graffiti/street-art/

    I hope you’ll like it

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  108. 108

    this stuff is sane

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  109. 109

    that was awsome and that girl with the ear phones is awsome too

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  110. 110

    spray painting is art only to be expressed on paper not public property.
    that’s what i hear

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  111. 111

    lol that will never happen.

    spray paint live forever-?!@CEnFFE

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  112. 112

    most of this is street art, not graffiti. get some real pieces going here and you’ll see real talent. Banksy is a complete hack! graffiti is free art, not $250000 art, his stuff requires no skill and he lacks composition and free hand graffiti skills. Stencils are not real graffiti, they are just a method of graffiti which allows you to be loved by idiots when your not even good. Steal a photo off the net, increase the contrast, cut it out, then use it to put pictures all over town that are respected by people who do not graff, and why not go over real graffiti at the same time and have no respect for the scene you have entered.

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    exelentes fotografias, la mayoria de los grafos son realmente impresionantes y muy realistas_____sos unos buenos trabajos

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  114. 114

    very nice pics !!

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    well for everyone who likes these pics but hate the tags on the walls, they have no idea how all these people started as (kids tagging on walls) but as some dropped off the real artist kept bombing and eventually you will catch a break from the people and cops, and they will name and brand your work and thats how you get to be on the internet and have random people comment on your work.

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    wow coool , magaria dzaan

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    I have watch this video really very different and unique animation .. it take really a log time to convert in animation.

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    1st’s gotta be BANKSY!

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    Hate to break it to ya but just about everything posted here isn’t real graffiti. Graffiti is based on letter form. What most of this is is “street art” by deffinition is very very different.

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    BANKSY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    I like graffiti… and street art… but something in me also likes blank spaces or just plain old brick… and the same or other graffiti on the inside too, as art. Maybe some of these may be saved and part of a museum exhibit some day.

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    Sello Mathakhoe

    January 24, 2014 12:54 pm

    I just went through all and I find the artworks to be awesome. I just like wall art or murals that you have shown here, that is great and cool graffiti art displayed here. Please check some of my graffiti ideas here >> https://www.facebook.com/cool.graffiti.art , and tell me what you think in terms of scaling them up to the walls.

    Best Regards
    Sello Mathakhoe.

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