“I find beauty in the grotesque, like most artists.” Alexander McQueen Ever since I spotted Alex Arnell’s neurotics, his screaming ab dabs, it is as though a portal has opened and a bundle of dysfunctional spirit guides have tumbled out. Arnell’s … Continue reading Alex Arnell aka ‘Sell Out’ and his screaming ab dabs!
There seems to be quite a bit of angst-in-need-of-aspirin amongst the street artists of London. As one would expect, the general response to this urban malaise begins with a modicum of empathy and compassion. But that glimmer of empathy quickly … Continue reading Despondancy, Despair and Aspirin
“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Positive affirmations can be such comforting throwbacks to the 1960s. The days of upbeat Beach Boys songs, Cat Stevens’ tunes and Scott McKenzie’s famous anthem about going to San Francisco … Continue reading Ebrul Ahmet’s Good Vibrations
“Once more into the fray – Into the last good fight I’ll ever know – Live and die on this day.” Liam Neeson, The Grey. This week, while standing on a sidewalk in Oahu’s Chinatown, I spotted a long and narrow alley. Just … Continue reading Yes, take me . . .
As an unrepentant street art-aholic I admit to two things. The first step is that I will go almost anywhere to find urban artwork and the second is that where I start my mission around ten a.m. is rarely where I … Continue reading HANG-UP and hang out