Graffiti http://wlrn.org en Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Wynwood’s Evolving Street Art http://wlrn.org/post/now-you-see-it-now-you-don-t-wynwood-s-evolving-street-art <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you’ve wandered around </span>Wynwood<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, chances are you’ve noticed all the murals. And if you wander around there months later, you'll probably notice a lot of them are gone.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">And when Art Basel comes around, </span>Wynwood<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is like a whole new place.</span><br /><br />“It’s temporary. It’s just for the moment just so you can feel it and breathe it and do it and then you let it go,” muralist Kazilla says.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:12:09 +0000 Julia Duba 24493 at http://wlrn.org Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Wynwood’s Evolving Street Art Israel Hernández: The Life Of A Local Artist Cut Short http://wlrn.org/post/israel-hern-ndez-life-local-artist-cut-short <p>Israel Hernández-Llach was an 18-year-old award-winning artist when he was chased by Miami Beach police officers and tasered for tagging a shuttered McDonald’s. He died soon after the electric probes delivered tens of thousands of volts into his chest.</p><p>The taser, a supposedly non-lethal tool of the police, has caused over 500 deaths since 2001 across the United States, according to Amnesty International. Hernandez’s tools of choice: paints, pens, cameras, and objects he found.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 12:24:47 +0000 Rob Goyanes 19263 at http://wlrn.org Israel Hernández: The Life Of A Local Artist Cut Short Check Out The Emerging Arts Scene In Boynton Beach http://wlrn.org/post/check-out-emerging-arts-scene-boynton-beach <p>If you’re looking for Boynton Beach’s arts district, you won’t find it near any trendy restaurants or high-end boutiques.&nbsp; Actually, the closest business is an auto shop and the nearest place to grab a bite to eat is a gas station on the corner.</p><p>But if no one took this artists’ enclave seriously 18 months ago . . .</p><p>“ . . . they do now!” exclaims Rolando Chang Barrero.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 12:27:13 +0000 Christine DiMattei 14581 at http://wlrn.org Check Out The Emerging Arts Scene In Boynton Beach In Gritty Sao Paulo, Artists Take To The Streets http://wlrn.org/post/website-connects-street-artists-business-more-colorful-sao-paulo It's lunchtime in the heart of Sao Paulo's financial district. Surrounded by tall buildings of cool glass and steel, men and women in suits and business attire walk back and forth busily in Brazil's largest city.<p>Standing amid the bustle is Leticia Matos — who is, for want of a better word, a crochet artist. She couldn't look more different from the people around her.<p>Wearing a short-sleeve shirt and covered in bright, quirky tattoos, Matos is at work, too. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 12:53:37 +0000 Lourdes Garcia-Navarro 12821 at http://wlrn.org In Gritty Sao Paulo, Artists Take To The Streets Banksy in Miami: Behind The Scenes At The Questionable Graffiti Auction http://wlrn.org/post/banksy-miami-behind-scenes-questionable-graffiti-auction <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It seemed general consensus that no one really knew the facts about the auction last Saturday of a piece by&nbsp;</span>graffiti&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">artist Banksy. Certain parties weren't talking. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 17:45:34 +0000 Nathaniel Sandler 9961 at http://wlrn.org Banksy in Miami: Behind The Scenes At The Questionable Graffiti Auction Graffiti Iconz In Lake Worth Fosters Graffiti Art Movement Beyond Wynwood http://wlrn.org/post/graffiti-iconz-lake-worth-fosters-graffiti-art-movement-beyond-wynwood <p>In Lake Worth, where the prevalence of gang graffiti motivated city commissioners to create an anti-spray paint ordinance in 2010, artist/business owner&nbsp;Adolphe Latorre&nbsp;has his work cut out for him.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 20:01:07 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9685 at http://wlrn.org Graffiti Iconz In Lake Worth Fosters Graffiti Art Movement Beyond Wynwood Graffiti Chic: Wynwood Walls Opens Gift Shop http://wlrn.org/post/graffiti-chic-wynwood-walls-opens-gift-shop <p></p><p></p><p>If you want something to take home from Art Basel that won’t break the bank, <a href="http://www.thewynwoodwalls.com/">the Wynwood Walls</a> now has a gift shop.</p><p>The paint smells like it hasn’t quite dried yet on the Go! Shop which opened on Tuesday.</p><p>And, if you’re looking for that perfect gift for the emerging graffiti artist in your family, the shop sells the same <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krink">Krink brand spray paint</a> the big time artists use.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 5817 at http://wlrn.org Graffiti Chic: Wynwood Walls Opens Gift Shop Miami Photographer Captures Changing Canvas Of Iconic Marine Stadium http://wlrn.org/post/miami-photographer-captures-changing-canvas-iconic-marine-stadium <p></p><p>Anyone visiting the National Hotel on South Beach during Art Basel this week will get a rare peek inside the <a href="http://www.marinestadium.org/">Miami Marine Stadium</a>.</p><p>The Marine Stadium was built off the Miami mainland on Virginia Key in the 1960s. It was originally used for boat racing and then later for concerts and even religious services.</p><p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:45:45 +0000 Arianna Prothero 5780 at http://wlrn.org Miami Photographer Captures Changing Canvas Of Iconic Marine Stadium