Update 16 October 2008: A post from local artist Meggs has more information about the Keith Haring tribute.
On a recent walk along Gore St from Kerr St south to Gertrude St, I found myself pulling out my camera to shoot some new street art. On the corner of Gore St and St David St (the white building covered in art and graffiti) is a portrait of Keith Haring (whose Collingwood mural is nearby).
The same wall features these two statements:
These two pieces are also on the same wall (rough translations – ‘I look at you but you don’t see me’ and ‘look at me; don’t ignore me’):
Further south on the temporary boarding surrounding a construction site is this copy of some Jean-Michel Basquiat graffiti:
Finally, and perhaps the most intriguing work is this installation: