graffiti - updates

Rappler's latest stories on graffiti


The mystery man behind Manila’s ‘Why’ graffiti

Jul 17, 2018 - 10:46 AM

Who is the person spray-painting 'why' all across Metro Manila, and why does he do it?

Yarnbombers warm Baguio City streets with cuddly graffiti

Jul 23, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Local artist Dumay Solinggay and her merry bunch have started yarnbombing Session Road making the cold city warmer

YARNBOMBERS. Baguio artist Dumay Solinggay (right) and other artists show off their finished product at People's Park. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Darbotz, perjalanan dari tembok menuju brand ternama

Jul 22, 2017 - 1:44 PM

Karya karya Darbotz terpampang bukan hanya di tembok ibu kota tapi juga di hotel hingga pakaian

GRAFFITI. Seniman mural Darbotz saat peluncuran koleksi musim panas 2017 DC Shoes di Jakarta pada 13 Juli 2017. Foto oleh Dzikra Fanada/Rappler

Rappler Talk: How to make Philippine street art thrive

Aug 18, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Can graffiti go beyond its gangster roots and be seen as a professional work of art?

Graffiti artist Banksy's spy mural defaced – with graffiti

Aug 02, 2014 - 7:05 PM

Residents have been using toothbrushes and cloth to clean the piece and prevent any lasting damage

Pope as superman: Vatican tweets graffiti of hero pontiff

Jan 29, 2014 - 8:56 AM

Pope Francis popularity makes it to street art

Justin Bieber in Australia graffiti row

Nov 29, 2013 - 3:44 PM

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate calls on the popstar to come and clean the mess he made

VANDALISM. This handout photo released to AFP by QT Gold Coast shows graffiti on a wall inside the complex of the exclusive QT Hotel at Surfers Paradise on Queensland's Gold Coast that was allegedly created by Canadian teen performer Justin Bieber. AFP Photo

Justin Bieber under police probe in Rio

Nov 07, 2013 - 1:47 PM

Bieber also reportedly went on a rampage in his hotel suite breaking various objects valued at nearly 6 000 in total

WALL TAGGING. Bieber's bodyguards threatened paparazzi who photographed the scene

Filipino street art sparks interest abroad

Aug 31, 2013 - 3:20 PM

Two US based advocates of street art form a partnership for its steadfast promotion

Wall art like this work by Brian Barrios is what Filipino Street Art Project hopes to bring to a wider public. Photos by Sofia Benares

It's a baby girl for George Lucas

Aug 13, 2013 - 4:24 PM

Everest Hobson Lucas is first biological daughter of Star Wars director The Force is with her

NEW, INTIMATE CHAPTER. The 'Star Wars' creator with wife, Mellody Hobson

Legal graffiti wall transforms city and art

Aug 03, 2013 - 6:34 PM

Is graffiti vandalism or art? A legal graffiti wall in Intramuros poses the question

CITY CANVAS. Both sides of the walls are fair game as urban canvases. All photos courtesy of Sofia Benares

Chinese teen defaces Egyptian ruins; draws ire online

May 27, 2013 - 9:22 PM

The online search prompted the 15 year old teen s parents to issue an apology in a local paper

'MOST SAD MOMENT.' A 15-year-old Chinese teen became the subject of online ire after vandalizing an Egyptian monument. Photo from Sina Wiebo.

Graffiti haven braces for gentrification

Aug 26, 2012 - 6:55 PM

An iconic building known as the home of graffiti gives way to progress

A GRAFFITI ARTIST WORKS on a project at the 5Pointz Aerosol Art Center, Inc. Screen grab from YouTube (ROCKETBOOM)

THE block party

Jul 12, 2012 - 11:15 AM

Happy go lucky entrepreneurs collaborate with a design inspiration and hold a party to tell the world

MYRENE ACADEMIA AND RAYMUND Marasigan of Sandwich with Caitlin and Mon Punzalan of Team Manila. All photos by Michelle Callanta-Toledo

Graffiti's Child

Dec 14, 2011 - 8:00 AM

“In graffiti there are no restrictions You can do what you want ”

Nuno art