B.D. White entered the art scene by painting hundreds of streetlight bases throughout New York City. Despite his spinal injury, he earned a reputation as a prolific street artist using spray paint and stencils as his main medium.
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Photo: Yon's masked MUNI driver, on upper Haight St. (aka Haight-Ashbury)
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Miniature Rock Stencils from AU
COVID-19 awareness in New York state
One COVID-19 mural from Ohio
A few from Zob in PDX, OR
Just off 13th and Mission
What, Me Worry on Clarion?
Todd sent me a postcard
COVID-19 related from Yon
Just one from Hamburg
The Toddot universe is populated with lovers and wanderers. They are seekers of visions and are searchers of truths. They are dreamers who cling tightly to their hopes, and sometimes too tightly to their fears. They are broken beings that are searching for love and acceptance rather than just yearning to be fixed. My art seeks to include the outsider, give hope for the downtrodden and to champion the underdog.
Rare Form of Miniature Stenciled Rock Art Found in Australia
New research suggests the small-scale illustrations may have been made with beeswax
By Alex Fox
MAY 27, 2020
In 2017, researchers surveying the Yilbilinji rock shelter in northern Australia’s Limmen National Park discovered rare examples of miniature stenciled rock art. Now, a new study published in the journal Antiquity may unravel the secrets of these mysterious artworks’ creation. [Interestingly, in the new study, the researchers did not date the pigment to see when the miniature stencils were made. The only mention of dates is with the use of beeswax, as far back as the 1800s. - Stencil Archive]
Australia’s Aboriginal culture is renowned for its diverse rock art, which dates back thousands of years and includes an array of stenciled renderings. Such works were created by holding an object against a rock’s surface and spraying it with pigment to render its silhouette in negative space. Stenciled art often features life-size human body parts, animals, plants and objects like boomerangs, according to a statement.
Small-scale stencils posed an obvious logistical hurdle for ancient artists, as the tools had to be purpose-built for the artwork rather than drawn from an existing slate of objects.
“What makes these stencils at Yilbilinji so unique is that they are tiny, some measuring only centimeters across, and they are too small to have been made using body parts or full-sized objects,” lead author Liam Brady, an archaeologist at Flinders University, tells Henry Zwartz of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).
The trove is one of just three examples of miniature stenciled rock art identified to date. Per the statement, the other surviving specimens are found at Nielson’s Creek in Australia and Kisar Island in Indonesia.
Mr. Savethewall è un artista comasco che agisce secondo il metodo della deriva e del détournement situazionista per proporre opere che interpretano temi e costumi della società contemporanea in chiave ludica o polemica, ironica o dissacrante.
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Photo: Giving Thanks in London!
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Just one from Xsacto
A topical stencil from Israel
COVID-19 stencil in Russia
COVID-19 stencils from UK
A COVID-19 stencil in Culver City, LA, CA
COVID-19 related, etc. in NYC
Found In Media
Yon on Fillmore St., SF
On Fillmore St., SF
On Valencia St., SF
In The Mission, SF
COVID-19 in SoMa, SF
DOCTEUR BERGMAN is a prolific PARIS-based stencil artist equipped with a PhD in molecular biology. Acutely aware of all the vivisectionist atrocities done in the name of scientific advancement, DOCTEUR BERGMAN is under no false illusion about the current state of affairs between non-human animals and human animals. Through the grids of his stencils, the artist helps us look straight at how our lame and amorphous society is (not) confronting the political and social issues of our day.
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Photo: Ha Ha's self portrait
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just one from NC
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