Graffiti

24 Apr 2018

Taggers Deface Mural Made by a Robot in SF. Hilarity Ensues

The taggers not only painted over the robot’s mural, they did it with the tech companies own paint.

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
22 Mar 2018

A Great City Program Replaces Vandalism with Street Art

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

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
29 Jan 2018

Hidden East Bay Wonders: The Albany Bulb

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

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26 Oct 2017

How to remove a swastika in your neighborhood

Using ‘Art as Direct Action’ residents of the Upper Haight removed a swastika from the streets of San Francisco

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22 Mar 2016

The Power & Politics In Bogotá’s Street Art Scene

I have been writing my name on shit since I was in high school. Nothing particularly inspired, mostly text but sometimes I do some stencil work. By and large I tend to identify as a garden variety vandal, not an artist. My awkward fumbling in the world of graffiti grant

Kit Friday -Mild in the Streets 0
14 Jul 2014

Win a FREE Copy – Beneath the Streets: The Hidden Relics of NY Subway System

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

illyannam 0
23 Jun 2014

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.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
31 Mar 2011

Win a FREE Graphic Tote by Sprayground

Graffiti is an both a beloved art form and a scourge of the city, depending on who you ask. With sites like the Wooster Collective and street art being used to sell everything under the sun, it has gained just as much if not more prominence then it had in

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