Stencil Archive News

Wed. Uploads: EU (+UK) Special

Submitted by russell on Wed, 12/30/2020 - 15:42

Thanks to: TXMX, r/streetart, u/thk, u/TheNaughtyShaman, u/zmerkh, u/Everything4Everyone, u/eferka, u/Aroc2020, u/iptrucs
Spinning: Monk in Palo Alto
Photo: Marsal Arts keeps it surreal in Hamburg; photo: TXMX

Banksy (just one)

C215 (just one)

Marshal Arts (Hamburg)

Prague, CZ (just one)

Greece (just one)

COVID19 related in Ireland (just one)

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Hitting 25k Uploads, with TXMX in Hamburg

Submitted by russell on Mon, 12/28/2020 - 19:35

Hamburg, seen through the lense of TXMX, puts The Stencil Archive over the 25,000 upload mark.

Pop the cork! Slowly and steadily, while social media pulls the limelight, The Stencil Archive finally hit over 25,000 photo uploads today. The timing couldn't have been better, since TXMX just sent over his annual zip file of his stencil snaps. Due to COVID-19, his pics are all in Hamburg, which is indeed one of the all-time, still-running capitals of Stencil Nation. We are also giving a shout out to Brooklyn Street Art for one of the Hamburg submissions: a snarky elf wheatpaste by Lapiz attempting to "help" people shop correctly during these strange times.

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New photo uploads, inching towards 25k

Submitted by russell on Sun, 12/06/2020 - 17:24

Thanks to: u/Jmflora11, u/nahmate45, u/Upbeat_Garbage6089, u/iptrucs, u/IronRickNick, Jaime Rojo with Brooklyn Street Art, @only_stencil_archive
Photo: Art by Praxis; Photo by Jaime Rojo for Brooklyn Street Art

Spinning the youtubes: Flippin’ Live with Flippin’ Through (Bill Morrison super special)

>NEW< Davide Maria (IT)


>NEW< Sarah Aller (IT)

>NEW< Sundra…

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New SF Pics to Quarantine With Again

Submitted by russell on Sun, 11/29/2020 - 16:54

Thanks to: Josiah, Lydia at Mission Local
Spinning vinyl: FZ, Doors, the Dead, XTC, Rush, Talking Heads

fnnch (including a colab with Jeremy Novy)

Yon (just one)

Haight St., SF

In the Western Addition, SF

On Valencia St., SF (just one)

In the Mission, SF (just one)

Oz in…

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Getting Tricky with New San Francisco Uploads

Submitted by russell on Sat, 10/31/2020 - 15:06

Thanks to: Josiah, Laura W., Mission Local
Spinning vinyl: Rush, XTC, Jimi

>NEW< M.iluminSF


MR (just one)

On Divisadero

In the Mission District

Clarion Alley (just one)

At the Ferry Building

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Spooky-Fresh Photo Upload

Submitted by russell on Sun, 10/25/2020 - 16:38

Thanks to: Brooklyn Street Art, r/stencils, Stencil Art FB group, r/streetart
Spinning vinyl: Ween, Talking Heads, Zappa
Photo: Zombie Pelosi by Xsacto




Banksy (just one)

C215 (just one)

Berlin (just one)

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20 SEP Stencil Photo Uploads part 2

Submitted by russell on Sun, 09/20/2020 - 21:04

The San Francisco of MR tape-up on Market St.




Yon (just one)

On Haight and Divis

Fishermans Wharf

Valencia St. (just one, photo by Jeremy Novy)


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20 SEP Stencil Photo Uploads part 1

Submitted by russell on Sun, 09/20/2020 - 16:23

Thanks to: Eleni, s/stencils, Brooklyn Street Art (Jaime Rojo), and only_stencil_archive (IG)

>NEW< Kansuke Akaike (JP)

>NEW< Tref (NO)

From Bogota (just one)


Postcard stencils from Ha Ha

Albany Bulb in East Bay, Cal

RIP Anthony Huber in Miami

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Colombia Stencil Archive Updated

Submitted by russell on Sun, 09/20/2020 - 15:53

We rarely do archive overhauls these days. Since this is a volunteer-run site, there appears to never be enough time to tackle incorrect spellings, generic filenames, and other photo data changes. Over on the s/stencils subreddit, user stopme45 posted and located a protest stencils from Bogota, Colombia. While checking it out, we reviewed the Stencil Archive for Colombia and saw that the city's name had been misspelled. There were only 20 images in this archive, so it was easy to make corrections and changes and reupload all the images from backup files.

We doubt major overhauls will happen any time soon for other archives,…

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23 AUG Stencil Pic Uploads

Submitted by russell on Sun, 08/23/2020 - 16:28

Thanks to: Chris C., Josiah, XSacto, r/stencils, r/streetart, and @only_stencil_archive
Music: XTC, Pink Floyd, Bowie, Ozric Tentacles
Photo: @1goodhombre for the win!


Two from protests in Portland, OR

One from Slovenia


In Media…

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