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08.07.13 Andy Cush

During the day, this London piece by international street artist Above is an unassuming Banksy-like knockoff–a stenciled man, floating upside-down on a wall, one of his arms outstretched. At night, its true nature comes out. A streetlight illuminates the wall, casting the shadow of a nearby sign just under the man’s hand. He’s a breakdancer, […]

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09.03.12 Bucky Turco

Street artist ABOVE created a time lapse video of social media themed paintings that he did over a five-day period. He apparently isn’t really down with the whole social media thing, but would appreciate very much if you could spread his visual commentary about social media on social media. ABOVE explains why he thinks your […]

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04.11.12 Marina Galperina

Street artist ABOVE was allowed to paint the exterior walls of Johannesburg’s Jewel City center, hosting 300 diamond traders. The owners loved his proposed slogan “Diamonds Are a Woman’s Best Friend…” […]

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11.01.11 Marina Galperina

Internationally travled street artist ABOVE has outfitted a mannequin in classic yuppie attire, bagged his head and hung him above his Occupy Wall Street-themed mural in Wynwood, Miami. There he sways, briefcase dribbling dollar bills, over I-95, inscribed below with “Give a Wall St. banker enough rope and he will hang himself.” Grizzly. Looks more […]

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10.18.10 Bucky Turco

Street artist ABOVE doesn’t want to explain his latest installation on the streets of Paris, he wants you to decide, so please leave us your best theories below. I still can’t figure it out, but assume it has to do with France hating Muslims or something. […]

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09.23.10 Bucky Turco

Nowadays, when a Banksy piece goes up, it’s either defaced or more likely, stolen and fellow street artist ABOVE finds the latter somewhat ironic: “The artist paints illegally with spray cans on a wall, while the thieves jack hammer and chip off illegally painted walls, illegally.” It’s the inspiration for his latest piece in Paris […]

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07.16.10 Bucky Turco

For his latest intervention, street artist and world traveler, Above, hit Hollywood and gave Los Angeles what it cherishes most: celebrities. He strung up 100 “Movie Star Arrow Mobiles” featuring the faces of famous people, both dead and alive. […]

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07.13.09 Will Sherman

After baring it all at a public shower in Copenhagen, street artist ABOVE continues his European tour with a stop to “Bridge the Divide” in Berlin. Using stencils and a spare hand, the traveling artist installed his latest piece at the Berlin Wall: an arm extending a bouquet as a “gesture of unity” between the […]

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06.08.09 Will Sherman

Street artist ABOVE is kicking off a new European tour in Copenhagen, where he’s installed his latest work, “The Naked Truth.” With stencils and bathroom hardware the globe-trotting artist turned a piece of fencing into a revealing display. See the video after the jump and the photos above for a peek behind ABOVE’s curtain. […]

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04.23.09 Will Sherman

Street artivist ABOVE, released these new “Union Jack Arrows” prints which feature some locally-inspired work he painted on the streets of London during a 14-country tour of Europe in 2005. “We think this prints image and reflection transforms the already good looking UNION JACK motif transform into something mesmerizing,” he writes of the 7-color hand […]

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