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05.20.15 Aymann Ismail

In March of 2013, urban artist Jay Shells launched his “Rap Quotes” project in New York, whereby he installed street signs emblazoned with rap lyrics in the specific locations that said lyrics called out. The series was so well received by the public (and the rappers he quoted) that, he went for another spin around […]

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11.25.14 Rhett Jones

A controversial painting by Banksy depicting Mary and Joseph (Jesus’ parents) unable to reach Bethlehem because of the Israeli- Gaza separation wall, has reared it’s head once again. Made in 2005, the artwork keeps being passed around each year as his “new Christmas card.” This time it’s ringing in the season on a billboard in Atlanta. […]

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12.14.12 Marina Galperina

One of the highlights of Atlanta’s Living Walls street art conference was French artist Roti’s 240-foot free-hand mural with its surreal, complex, crocodile motif, commissioned for the event. It was buffed by a some sort of a vigilante mob. To the accusations that they had no right to vandalize the mural, the mob representative — a […]

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11.09.12 Irina Dvalidze

Roti, a 23-year-old French street artist recently created a new mural as part of Atlanta’s Living Walls Conference. Today, it was illegally defaced by Atlanta residents. A community member had claimed that the half-man half-crocodile mural was put up without local consent, while others petitioned to save it. Then, shit got a little uncivil. Former […]

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09.24.12 Irina Dvalidze

Don’t worry! Not that kind of “crocodile!” Created as part of Atlanta’s Living Walls Conference, 23-year-old French street artist Roti’s new piece certainly adds a pop of flavor to a city eternally tainted yellow from all that heat. Humanoid alligators eating fish eating other fish swimming through some clock. It’s a comment on the circle of life! Maybe? Living Walls […]

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04.02.10 Bucky Turco

As you’ve probably heard, President Obama is an illegal alien from Kenya who is hellbent on replacing every church in America with a mosque, ending capitalism, destroying freedom, and generally, pushing for the collapse of the country. And so he must be stopped, with advertising! For just a couple grand a month, you too can […]

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10.30.09 Will Sherman

Unveiling photorealistic paintings of grotesque beauty, Monica Cook opened a solo exhibition in Atlanta last week. Alternately portraying naked squid wrestling and other battles between nudes and prudes, the New York-based artist’s paper and canvas works feature only one person, herself. The split-personality show will be on view through November 28th at Marcia Wood Gallery. […]

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06.12.09 Will Sherman

After last week’s photo of an abbreviated roller off the Williamsburg Bridge comes this colossal piece in Atlanta, where NEKST, HENSE and SEVER covered the long side of a warehouse with enormous varsity letters. |12oz| […]

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