The beauty of the disintegration and the autonomy of nature becomes legible as soon as you enter the Pfaff area. The abandoned buildings of the 21 acres large area sustain, between decay and glittering finiteness, many leftover traces of use and vacancy. An industrial area, which produced Pfaff-sewing machines for more than 150 years and became world famous, has now come to a standstill. (more…)
An abandoned concrete silo looms over The Nations neighborhood, eerie and empty. The historic Nashville landmark was nearly torn down. Instead, it’s becoming the centerpiece of the community’s redevelopment. A 15-story painting is unfolding, revealing an elderly man who lived nearly all his life within sight of the silo. (more…)
Anopsy – female graffiti/street art portraitist, based in Amsterdam (NL) born in Poland, 1985.
Her portraits tend to be colourful and very often cut in a collage resembling manner or distorted. She usually paints on the walls in Amsterdam.
Johannesburg-based street artist paints a giant lion in Manhattan to raise awareness for endangered wildlife. Best-known for his large-scale street art around South Africa, Sonny has just completed an enormous 10-meter-high mural of a majestic lion, that looks down over the streets of Lower Manhattan. (more…)
Born in 1988, Atek was raised in Athens, where he lives. A self-taught artist was interested in art at an early age. The history of graffiti and the hip hop culture constituted, undoubtedly, his motivation to be engaged in this formative power of art for the first time in 2002. (more…)