• Ardú Street Art in Cork, Ireland

    5 days ago - By Street Art News

    Ardú Street Art project returned to Cork city this month with some of the country's most exciting street artists to brighten up the city's streets. Commissioning artwork from home grown talent of the highest level is the main aim of Ardú, a street art project launched late last year, supported by Cork City Council and Creative Ireland, with paint generously sponsored by Pat McDonnell Paints.
    This year's edition features four large-scale murals, three of which are now complete, with the final wall to be finished over the coming days.
    First to be revealed is a depiction of the Goddess...
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  • “What is Home?” by Asbestos in Cork, Ireland

    “What is Home?” by Asbestos in Cork, Ireland

    5 days ago - By Street Art News

    This new mural by Asbestos in Cork, Ireland is part of the Ardu Street Art festival featuring Friz, Asbestos, Conor Harrington, and Shane O'Malley.
    The giant gable end mural by Asbestos challenges the passerby to think about ‘What is Home?' Do you have one, is it safe, can you afford it? Never as a country has our sense of what home means been more at threat.
    “I painted this figure wearing a cardboard box on his head to start a conversation with the public about what home means to them. As a country we are currently in an existential crisis over housing and our need to put a roof over our...
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