Banksy Attacks Paris’ Walls With Six New Works Criticizing The French Government

By now, Banksy has got to be one of the most well-known street artists in the world. This elusive artist is best known for his snark political commentary on how the government treats the working class, expressed through stencil art. This time, over the course of the Paris Fashion Week, Banksy hit the French capital with six new works.

The first one is a girl painting over a swastika with a pink Victorian pattern, which is a reference to the artist’s 2008 piece called “Go Flock Yourself”. The artwork criticizes the seemingly fascist French government migrant policies. The second one portrays a man offering a bone to a legless dog, a metaphor for the politicians tricking people with promises that can have masked agendas. Another one is Banksy’s take on the iconic “Napoleon Crossing the Alps” painting, that mocks the way the French government leads the country, blinding people with fake promises. The last three works feature stencil rats – Banksy’s signature stencil, inspired by Parisian artist Blek Le Rat, representing the working class and the way people can make significant changes when working together.

Although Banksy himself has not signed or confirmed the works as his own, experts say that the works certainly look genuine. Check out the new pieces in the gallery below!

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Over the course of the Paris Fashion Week, Banksy hit the French capital with six new works

The artwork criticizes the seemingly fascist French government migrant policies

 One of the works portrays a man offering a bone to a legless dog, a metaphor for the politicians tricking people with promises that can have masked agendas

Another work is Banksy’s take on the iconic “Napoleon Crossing the Alps” painting

It mocks the way the French government leads the country, blinding people with fake promises

The last three works feature stencil rats – Banksy’s signature stencil, inspired by Parisian artist Blek Le Rat

The rats are a representation of the working class and the way people make significant changes when working together

Although Banksy himself has not signed or confirmed the works as his own, experts say that the works certainly look genuine

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Russian “Vandal” Draws Graffiti On Dirty Cars, And The Owners Aren’t Even Mad (New Pics)

Has anyone ever written “Wash me” or scribbled some doodles on your dirty car? How about a full-sized RoboCop? Nikita Golubev (featured previously), an artist from Moscow, Russia, is taking dirty car drawings to a whole new level.

The artist turns dirty cars into a canvas for his unique creations. Even though Nikita has previously worked on various different projects, this one is special for its fragility and temporality. From hammerhead sharks to squatting pidgeons – the artist’s works are special and one of a kind. Next time you’re in Moscow, don’t wash your car – who knows, maybe the artist will turn it into a work of art?

Check out Nikita’s unique dirty car art in the gallery below!

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Indian Artist Uses Sunlight To Project Phrases Exploring Theories of Time Onto The Street

Daku is an Indian graffiti artist from Delhi who is known for his typographic street art installations, criticizing consumerism and various social issues. For his latest project, he cooperated with an Indian non-profit organization St+art India and created a mesmerizing installation called ‘Theory Of Time’ in Panjim, Goa.

This temporary art installation utilizes sunlight to cast shadows of letters across on the street, displaying a message about the passing of time. The words “Time works wonders. Time moves. Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind. Time fades. Time is an illusion” are cast when the sun is in zenith and St+art India describe the piece as a “multifaceted gameful interpretation of time itself, that gives no answers but posits new questions.”

Check out Daku’s new art piece in the gallery below!

More info: DAKU | St+art India | h/t: Colossal

“Time works wonders. Time moves.”

“Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.”

“Time fades. Time is an illusion,” says Daku’s message

The art installation aims to highlight the temporality of time

Daku does not aim to answer questions – he aims to raise new ones

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These Russian Artists Transform Old Damaged Walls Into Beautiful Works Of Art

Have you ever seen a facade of a house that kind of looked like a face? Or maybe you’ve seen one on the front of a car (like this little happy face on a Renault Twingo)? If you answered ‘Yes’ to these questions, then you might have something called pareidolia.

Pareidolia is a phenomenon where a person sees faces in random everyday objects. In 2015, a Russian artist named Sofia Maksimova started sharing posts on a social media that featured images of various patterns on stucco walls, possibly inspired by this phenomenon. Eventually, other group members started sharing their own works and the group now has over 30,000 followers on Vkontakte and is constantly sharing various fan submissions.

Check out the images inspired by this weird phenomenon in the gallery below!

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20+ New Pictures Of ‘The Invisible Man,’ And It’s Really Fun Trying To Find Him In Some Images

Liu Bolin is a Chinese artist nicknamed ‘The Invisible Man’ by the media for his unique urban camouflage skills. In his project called ‘Hiding In The City’, the artist aims to draw attention to important social issues of his country and dissect the line between the individual and society.

Liu studied sculpture in university and graduated in 1995 and worked as a sculptor for 10 years after his graduation. He first attempted to create art using his body back in 2001 and when the Suojiacun Artists’ Village, where Bolin’s and many other artists studios were, was demolished by the Chinese government, the artist realized he could only use his body to protest. “I only have my body as an artist, I have nothing else,” the artist told Demilked.

When asked how he chooses the locations for his photos, the artist said he focuses on something that could touch his heart. “Like the slogans on the wall what appears in almost everywhere in China. I know them from my childhood. And lots of people will neglect those slogans, also because it appears almost everywhere. However, those slogans affect our daily life indeed,” explained Bolin. “I will care more about the connection between the individual and the environment, like the relationship of active and passive, consciousness and unconsciousness. Since as an individual, how to exist in the environment, and what is the position of the individual in the environment could be revealed by the camouflage.”

The artist has been creating the ‘Hiding In The City’ series for almost 12 years now. He started on November 17th, 2005 and says many people helped him throughout the years. “My friends came to help me at the beginning, I had my own assistants later. So there are a lot of people help me do my Hiding in city series artworks,” said Liu. The urban camouflage is done by a team of people: “Some of them do painting, some of them take the video, some of them film the shooting tidbits, even I have a driver. My task is choose the right background, then be the model, put on all clothes, my assistant will paint all my hidden background on my body. General speaking, I need 5 or 6 people to help me do my artwork.”

Check out the amazing urban camouflage by ‘The Invisible Man’ in the gallery below – can you spot him in all the pictures?

More info: Liu Bolin Studio | Instagram

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Street Artist Paints Fake Shadows To Confuse Pedestrians, And It Will Mess With Your Head

Art strikes the strongest when it catches you off guard, and that’s exactly what a graphic artist Damon Belanger is aiming to do in Redwood City, California, where he’s been tinkering with the shadows cast by the street objects, transforming them into these surreal scenarios.

Damon was commissioned to install 20 of these fake shadow paintings in the downtown of Redwood City to encourage creativity in the area. And so far it’s working brilliantly: “The shadows give regular mundane objects a lively spirit so people can have a little fun in their everyday life,” says the artist. He creates the shadows by chalking stencils onto the sidewalk before painting them with dark gray paint

Which one works best? Maybe you have an idea of your own to add?

More info: Damon Belanger | instagram (h/t: designyoutrustboredpanda)

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30 Incredible Pieces Of 3D Wall Art By French Artist Scaf

If you still think graffiti is nothing more than pointless vandalism that should be punished, today we have something that will help change your mind. Scaf is a self-taught French street artist who is a real magician when it comes to graffiti. The man doesn’t just tag buildings – he creates incredible 3D pieces of art that look like they’re just about to leap at you off of the walls!

In a recent interview with Bored Panda, Scaf said he never studied art and started creating graffiti in abandoned factories 18 years ago after being inspired by a school friend. The man said he loves painting in abandoned places, especially houses, manors, castles, and factories, as he feels like he’s transforming and adding value to those places with his art. See Scaf’s amazing works of art in the gallery below, and if street art is your thing, check out the amazing works of Okuda San Miguel and Vile here and here!

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This Guy Collects The Most Hilariously Bad Examples Of Belgian Architecture (30 Pics)

You know how some countries are famous for their national cuisine, ancient monuments, or unique wildlife? Well, thanks to Hannes Coudenys, Belgium is known for its hilariously ugly houses. A few years ago, the man started documenting all of the ugly houses he managed to spot around Belgium and now has a following of over 100k people who anxiously wait for his latest post.

In a recent interview with Bored Panda, the man said that a big part of the success of his page was the project he has been for Belgian TV. Hannes would ring the doors of the ugly houses and ask the owners if they know they made it to the Ugly Belgian Houses page before telling them it’s his own website. You can check out some of the videos here!

Hannes has even released a book hilariously titled Ugly Belgian houses: don’t try this at home and says that a lot of tourists buy it when visiting Belgium.”We sold about 20,000 copies which is quite big in our small country of 10 million people,” said the man.

Check out the freshest batch of ugly Belgian houses in the gallery below and if you want more, see our previous posts here and here!

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My Surreal Photography Is A Reflection On A Long Battle With Depression

I began exploring photography about 12 years ago; around the same time I faced depression for the first time in my life as a way to express my state of mind. Photography allowed me to escape into a different world, the one which I was creating, a place and a story that was lead by me, not that I was led by. However, after a few months I feel deep into the arms of depression and lost all passion for the medium.

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In 2014 when I had come out on the other side of the depression and was pursuing a BFA degree in Photography in San Francisco, I picked up the medium again and began to unconsciously explore themes of depression in my work.

Everything I created reflected on the years I was living with depression, inspired by psychology, surrealism and the Scandinavian landscapes that I grew up around. From there on it has been a medium I use to document our internal world focusing on themes inspired by psychology, surrealism and our unconscious mind.

My work is very personal to me, and has been a sort of therapy to combat my own emotions and experiences I’ve had over the years, yet I try to make it as anonymous as possible in order for it to speak to each spectator that will view it, so they can reflect back on their own journey in life through interacting with the internal world of the figures shown in my work.

I want my work to shine light on mental health and the darker and .

My work has been shown in galleries around the world and I hope to keep exhibiting it to the public in galleries and museum places in the future and turn it into a book in the nearest future.

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Gabriel Isak was born in 1990 in Huskvarna, Sweden. In 2016, he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Photography at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California. Isak has exhibited his work at solo exhibitions at The Cannery Gallery, San Francisco, California and his works have been included in various important exhibitions including “Acclimatize” at Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm, Sweden and “Culture Pop” at M Contemporary, Sydney, Australia. Isak lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden, from where he travels all around the world for personal and commissioned projects.

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Paris Hilton Shows Off Her Art And People Are Conflicted

Paris Hilton is a celebrity that never ceases to surprise us. One day she’s the star of a reality TV show, the other she’s a singer, a party DJ and apparently now she’s even an amateur artist. The celebrity recently gave a tour of her art room where she says she’s been spending a lot of time in since the lockdown but people had pretty mixed opinions when they saw her art.

Paris showed the collages and drawings she had been creating and some people where quick to judge her, calling her art “an insult” to artists and a “twelve year old’s dream”. Others, however, defended her, saying that she’s merely having fun and is not hurting anyone. Love it or hate it, you know what they say – beauty is in the eye of the beholder. See Paris’ art in the gallery below!

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Paris Hilton recently gave her fans a tour of her art room

She showed some of the collages she’d been making

The celebrity even made a collage of all her favorite skulls

Paris also loves drawing cats

This is a new collage the artist is currently working on

Paris even made some collages featuring pictures of herself

The celebrity revealed that the emoji collage is one of her favorites

Here’s a painting of a cat she made for her boyfriend’s mom

She had even done a doodle of a cat for a charity called Doodles for Dollars

See the full video of Paris’ quarantine activities in the gallery below

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In the video, Paris revealed she has been going crazy cutting things out of every magazine she bought. She also loves to draw on her iPad as it lets her practice as much as she wants so she doesn’t mess up the canvas when she starts painting.

People were quick to criticize Paris’ drawings

While others defended her art

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