This wonderful mural in Downtown Los Angeles is a visual play on the age-old proverb “Speak no evil, See no evil, Hear no evil” that often accompanies an image of three “wise” monkeys. Here the evil is money. Instead of monkeys, the painting depicts three simple, cartoony line-drawing-style characters withContinue Reading

Happy New Year, everybody! We’ve started 2021 right by going surfing! The waves have been pumpin’! Hopefully this is the sign of great things to come in 2021 after the slow-burn nightmare of 2020!

If you’ve ever been to New York City’s Penn Station then you are familiar with one of the world’s most distinctively oppressive, depressing, poorly-designed, irksome and unattractive public spaces. What’s more, the station replaced one of the most beautiful, grandest, and historic architectural gems of New York. For the pastContinue Reading

Artist-photographer Andi Schmied’s latest project called “Private Views” is a photo collection documenting the incredible views from some ultra-luxury high-rise apartments in New York City. For the project, Schmied posed as a Hungarian billionaire looking to buy an exclusive luxury condo. She then photographed the apartments and views afforded byContinue Reading

The Guardian newspaper in the U.K. has reported that a new work of street art has been put up by the artist Banksy in the city of Bristol. According to the Guardian, Banksy has confirmed the stencil street art is his. The artwork, titled “Aachoo,” appears on the side wallContinue Reading

Yup, by popular demand we’ve finally set up a proper playlist for GlobalGraphica’s indie-rock-electronic soundtrack music project “Aloha Death.” AND we’re about to drop some new tunes later this month and in early January 2021, which we’ll add to the playlist once released. We sincerely hope you enjoy the tunes!Continue Reading

Our new Spotify playlist for Winter 2020-21 is here with lots of new tunes, lots of favorites and some obscure older songs from back in the day. It’s a mix of indie, hip-hop, rock, dub-reggae and electronic sounds and includes tracks from Run the Jewels, Tame Impala, Sylvan Esso, A$APContinue Reading

As many Global Graphica readers will know, we’re big — BIG! — coffee drinkers here. We drink a lot of coffee, especially espresso and slow-pour coffee. We like it black and hot, but occasionally we’ll pick up a cappuccino or even a cold brew. In the summer, our go-to isContinue Reading

New York artist Edel Rodriguez, has made a sub-career the past few years of creating clever illustrations that offer scathing visual critiques of American President Donald Trump and his controversial, scandal-ridden, incoherent, bullying and chaotic presidency. Rodriguez has created cover illustrations for numerous publications, including Time, the New Yorker, theContinue Reading

. . . . . Gordon Parks was a multi-faceted artist who worked across diverse mediums, but his photography capturing the 20th Century Black- American experience is what he’s best known for. In a short “mini-documentary” video titled “What Gordon Parks Saw,” Park’s rich, creative life and his powerful bodyContinue Reading

Mega-superstar Japanese artist Takashi Murakami recently decorated part of the Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C., with his iconic cartoon-like flowers. The project was commissioned by the non-profit organization RXArt, which collaborates with artists to create artwork for children’s healthcare facilities. It’s a great initiative to bring colorful, uplifting contemporaryContinue Reading