The Coke Side of Street Life: Urban Coca-Cola Art

“El Lado Coca-Cola de Juandapo” by JGaara

“I play the street life, because there’s no place I can go. Street life, it’s the only life I know. Street life, there’s a thousand cards to play…” Remember this smashing tune by Randy Crawford?
Cities are urban jungles and art in the streets is a wild thing too. Street art and graffiti share the groove of the street and public space: this is where they hit home. The whole city becomes a medium for the street artists’ creativity and authenticity. Done with spraycans, stickers, stencils or markers, street images are often spontaneous, rough and dynamic. Not made for eternity, but to be enjoyed here & now!

“Skate Side of Coke” by Félix Lemieux

“Coke Side of My Life” by SZC

“Venus de Coca-Cola” by Bleys Of Amber.
Spray paint, stencils on paper. Based on the Venus de Milo and a sixpack of Coke.

Stefan Chinof – Typography in Action

Even though Bulgarian artist Stefan Chinof likes all kinds of illustration and techniques, he developed his typical style with typographical sketches.
There’s a refreshing side to Chinof’s experimental way of communicating. His handdrawn illustrations are a mix of bold colors, playful swirls and curls & small yet powerful statements: “Everything to Gain/Nothing to Lose/It’s a Good Day/For Shining Your Shoes/For Singing a Song/How Can Anything Be Wrong?”

Coke Side of DIY Art

It’s always great to discover spontaneous DIY versions of Coca-Cola artworks, often created using analogue techniques: pencil, Indian ink, charcoal, watercolour, gouache, …

Tribute to “Coke Side of Thailand” by Saiyukiii

Tribute to Adhemas’ “Coke Side of Life” artwork by Spring Rayne. “I had to create a pop art image for my art class & I love Coca-Cola…”