Cool Hunting Video Presents: Pixação

Joao Wainer explains how Heavy Metal and the Vikings informed São Paulo's signature graffiti style

by Gregory Mitnick Covering buildings throughout São Paulo, pixação is a style of graffiti native to Brazil and known for its simple, angular lines. In this episode of Cool Hunting Video, we tour the city streets with Joao Wainer, photographer and co-director of a documentary on the subject, who fills us in on the culture and history.

FTW-Crew: Berlin Photoshop Graffiti

Writers from the FTW-Crew (Mr. Tailon, Baveux Prod., Kone and Epoxy) were recently spotted altering posters of Britney Spears, Leona Lewis, and Christina Aguilera in the Berlin metro. In a clever form of adbusting, they superimposed the Photoshop steps it takes to make the ladies look so picture perfect, both a lesson in design and a gentle reminder of our urban airbrushed landscape.

KAWS x Kanye West: 808 & Heartbreak Cover Art

For those of you not paying attention to recent pop culture news, New York artist More recently, the artist has devoted considerable time to fine art with his first solo show on display at KAWS Through 23 December 2008Gering & López Gallery 730 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10019 map tel. +1 646 336 7183