Archive for the graffiti Tag

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Beirut Graffiti Art: A Selection

I was in Beirut, Lebanon last week on holiday. What a fascinating city! I had originally planned to visit galleries in search of art by Middle Eastern artists. I didn’t have a chance, but it didn’t matter since I quickly realized how interesting and beautiful the graffiti was. Here is a selection, including a few shots of some very well
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Cartoon Art: Philip Guston, Marc Bell et al

What is it about the increasingly popular art that brings together illustration, graphic design, graffiti and cartoons? It’s a huge trend that you might say was begun, in its most recent form, by the American painter Philip Guston in the 1970s, when he abruptly dropped Abstract Expressionism for his own style that he’s now most famous for. Philip Guston, Story,
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