Is Tagging Over Corporate Art Ok? The answer is, “I’m not sure, but in this case it’s hilarious.” Last month a tech company called ‘SprayPrinter‘ that makes robots who spray paint images on walls, put up a mural in an underpass on Beale St, under Harrison. The process is 99%
You know what is a proven and effective graffiti deterrent? Street art. You can spend millions of dollars on anti-graffiti task forces and cleanup crews, but if you really want taggers to leave a wall alone, your best bet is to pay a local artist a few thousand bucks to paint
Hidden East Bay Wonders brings you everything weird, whimsical and wonderful in the East Bay. This time, we bring you the Albany Bulb. Jutting into the waters of the San Francisco Bay, what began in 1963 as a massive landfill for construction debris and trash is today one of California’s
Guest Post By Claire Ganado I was walking to Ashby BART a while back and saw a stenciled message “The future is female” which had been vandalized with “now we’re in trouble”… Days later, someone had spray painted over the vandalized part and my heart smiled. I had hoped it was
A native New Yorker explores his city’s subway system, a dazzling subterranean maze that includes 600 miles of active tracks, abandoned sections, and disused stations. Only a handful of workers, daring explorers and graffiti writers have experienced the full scope of the New York subway system; now, authors Matthew Litwack and JURNE reveal
The 1:AM Gallery’s Graffiti Classes are Brilliantly Selling San Francisco’s Authenticity to the Exact People Who Are Ruining it
I was gonna jokingly say “There’s nothing more gangster than finance” but realized it’s actually true in terms of world economics The folks over at the 1:AM Gallery are absolute geniuses. Levi Strauss saw that the way to capitalize on the original gold rush was to outfit the people working the mines.