‘Singers Corner’ Washington Street and Grand Parade, Cork
Gregory Higgins writes:
The people of Cork have had something very special to look at over the last number of weeks thanks to Johnny Bugler of Cork Printmakers [and artists Conall Cary, Fiona Kelly, Dominic Fee and Cathal Duane]. They have transformed Singers Corner [Johnny drew his inspiration from the old black sewing machines Singer’s Sewing Shop once sold below] and this very cool video (above) shows the transformation….
Brazilian street artists Os Gemeos contribution to the Vancouver Biennale: six 21m tall silos on Granville Island transformed into the giant figures that have become the duo’s trademark. The indiegogo-funded project (their largest to date) took a full month to complete.
‘Landmarked’ is a street art exhibition taking place August 21st to the 4th September in The Mart, Rathmines Dublin. Proudly supported by Tiger beer the show will focus on the idea that landmarks can be created in the urban environment through the work of street artists.
Their art is breathing life into public space. The ‘Landmarked’ exhibition will bring some of the best elements of their work under the roof of the iconic fire station in Rathmines – a landmark in itself….”
Dublin artist Alan Mongey with his mother, Sally, (top) at the unveiling of the Malborough Street Mural in Dublin today.
‘The Marlborough Street Mural’ is a community arts project sponsored by Irish Life and Luas Cross City. The mural is a colourful, large scale graphic art piece stretching over 50 metres and was unveiled by Alan Mongey and participating students.”