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Walls, Windows & Floors: Graffiti as Decor

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 03:10 AM
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by Allison last modified Jun 23, 2011

Graffiti as an art form is not new: Jean-Michel Basquiat raised the profile of street art in the early 1980s with his installations in SoHo and Los Angeles; more recently, British impresario Banksy has taken the practice to a new level. Closer to home, we've been noticing examples of graffiti adding an edgy note to interior (and exterior) spaces. Above: In the lobby of Soho House Berlin , a work in graffiti confirms your location. Above: At an opening party for Soho House Berlin , UK artist Damien Hirst spray-painted an impromptu image of a shark on a lobby wall. Photo by Chris Tubbs . Above: An apartment in Sweden, via Hanna's Room . Above: A loft featuring a welcoming message; via UK-based Shoot Factory . Above L: A project by NY-based Ryan Korban . Above R: A flat in Brooklyn with framed graffiti art. Above: A glimpse of graffiti art in the Vienna Way house by Los Angeles-based Marmol Radziner .






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