Stencil Archive News

New Uploads: 5 Continents and 40,000 Years

Submitted by russell on Sun, 03/25/2018 - 16:34

Thanks to: Amanda, BSA, and HAO (RIP)

<<< Banksy in Brooklyn, NY.

South Africa (just one)
China, by 0907
(just one, thanks BSA)
Mexico (thanks BSA)
Argentina (just one, thanks Amanda)
>NEW< Omid Asadi (UK)
>NEW< yarps (FR)
Hao (RIP)

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TXMX 2018 Submissions II

Submitted by russell on Sun, 02/25/2018 - 17:54

The artists edition of the TXMX 2018 uploads. Music by Hoopla, via the SF Public Library.
<<< Hamburg wheatpaste by Marshal Arts (TXMX photo)

>NEW< Rude

Holzweg (just one)

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TXMX 2018 Submissions

Submitted by russell on Sun, 02/11/2018 - 19:58

TXMX (his archive), Stencil Archive's longest and most prolific collaborator, has sent his annual stack of photos to add to the site. His general photos are easier to check for duplicates and upload. Here is the first part of his photos, from Hamburg and Spain. In the coming weeks the rest of TXMX's stack, attributed to Hamburg and other artists, will go up with other fresh updates.

Stay tuned, and deep thanks (as always) to Mr. TXMX!

RIP Lord Hao (France)

Submitted by russell on Wed, 01/31/2018 - 20:39

In the early years of Stencil Archive, Hao (Stencil Archive here and 2004 interview here) began submitting his stencils from the streets of Paris. He supported the project, and was also excited to be part of the 2009 Stencil Nation book project. I never got to meet him in person, but knew that he was inspired by DIY, ska, punk, Pacific Island culture, and the lowbrow Los Angeles art style.

What I remember most about Hao is his enthusiasm, encouragement, and anticapitalist belief that stencils are for the streets, free for everyone to enjoy. He kept a low online profile, didn't seek gallery exhibits or even notariety beyond the Paris…

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Latest Uploads from San Francisco

Submitted by russell on Sun, 12/17/2017 - 20:52

Music support by Robert Zimmerman, via WREK.
<<< Ana Rossi mourns the Mission on Dia de los Muertos.

Clarion Alley

Financial District

The Mission

Western Addition

Haight Street

Valencia Street

SF Protest Sign (just one)

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17 Dec Stencil Uploads

Submitted by russell on Sun, 12/17/2017 - 20:23

Tunes while working, compliments of KPOO, WREK, and WFMU.
<<< Banksy always suggests reading the fine print while in Bethlehem!

Banksy (just one)

Btoy (just one, thanks BSA)

Rice (thanks BSA)

Stefan Winterle (only one)

>NEW< Stinkfish…

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Today's Uploads: Artist Exclusives

Submitted by russell on Sun, 11/26/2017 - 16:22

<<< A beaver on Beaver St., SF (by Sol Mission)

New photos for the Stencil Archive, uploaded between hacking/stripping sugar cane stalks and chewing out the sweet goodness!

>NEW< Papel Picado de Beatriz Vasquez (SF)

>NEW< Papel Picado de Adriana Garcia (SF)

>NEW< Praxis (NYC)

Peat Eyez in SF

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5NOV: Fresh Stencil Photo Uploads

Submitted by russell on Sun, 11/05/2017 - 21:25

Lost an hour today? Fill the void with freshies from around the world!

<<<(Still of Times Square Protest from Mr. Robot TV Series)


Btoy >NEW< (Two photos by BSA)

Pure Evil (just one)

Greece (thanks Eleni)

Spain (thanks BSA)

In Media (Mr. Robot FTW)

Eric Ruin >NEW<…

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New Uploads for August (SF, CA)

Submitted by russell on Sat, 08/05/2017 - 14:17

<<< Cave-style on the sidewalks of Haight St. (artist unknown)


fnnch (just one)

Sol Mission

Clarion Alley

Haight and Divis Sts.

Hayes Valley

SoMa (just one)

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New Uploads for August (USA and beyond)

Submitted by russell on Sat, 08/05/2017 - 13:47

Thanks for the submissions: Amanda, Ann, Brooklyn Street Art (Jaime), Josiah, Pod

<<< "BEEZ ARE SACRED" by Peat/Eyez (photo by Brooklyn Street Art, Jaime)

Venezuela (just one)


Berlin (just one)

Hamburg (just one)

John Fekner

Peat Eyez (just one)

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