Tag: street art

Cope2 Sneaker Gallery

Cope2 Sneaker Gallery

Cope2 is doing a trainer with Foot Locker and Addidas. Cope2 himself hails from the South Bronx and has been around since the early 80's founding the crew 'Kids Destroy' which later graduated to 'Kings Destroy'. His artwork has been featured in several high profile campaigns including the well- regarded Time magazine mural painted in Soho, Manhattan in 2005.

Cope2

Cope2

Fernando Carlo aka Cope2 is a well renowned New York graffiti artist hailing from Kingsbridge, South Bronx. Known worldwide for his Wildstyle pieces and bubble lettering, he fell in love with the art form in the early ‘80s.

Banksy’s Bristol: Home Sweet Home by Steve Wright

For any fan of Banksy’s work this book should become essential reading. Whereas Wall & Piece is official and comprehensive in detailing Banksy’s later work and stunts, and Banksy Locations & Tours by Martin Bull suited a specific purpose, but is now largely redundant due the stencils being buffed, Home Sweet Home is a celebration of Banksy’s street art in his home city of Bristol and mainly focuses on Banksy’s formative years and early works.

Banksy Paste-Ups Spotted

Banksy Paste-Ups Spotted

Whilst walking down Essex Road in Islington late last year I spotted the posters, displayed below, on the street. So I whipped out the phone and took a couple of pictures before being dragged off. I was surprised to not hear about these on message boards and the like, so thought I would post them here for your comments.