Moving Murals and the Rise of Van Art

Graffiti sprayed onto subway cars was a staple of 1970s New York. Expanding the art form to cover the train cars was a way for artists to make their art active, to guarantee that it would be seen by other artists and by those who were riding the subway. It was a moving mural – tags ad illustrations could make it from one end of … Continue reading Moving Murals and the Rise of Van Art

Vegas: A City of Contradictions

Street artist, Chor Boogie created the above piece for Vegas’ annual ‘Life is Beautiful’ art festival. The festival produces hundreds of works that invigorate the landscape of Downtown Las Vegas, many of which live beyond festival weekend.   Las Vegas brings to mind flashy lights, decadent food, and drunken frat boys roaming the streets. However, there is a side to Vegas that many travellers to … Continue reading Vegas: A City of Contradictions