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Streets: Curiot (Mexico City)

Curiot recently took part in a new mural project Lienzo Capital in Mexico City. Organized by Museo del Juguete and Insituto de la Juiventud, this project kicked off with the Mexican artist painting a big wall entitled Quetzen-tul con una canica más. Created on the side of a very colorful building with his recognizable imagery influenced by the mysticism of the ancient cultures, the idea of the piece reminds us how small and fragile human life really is, and how impossible it is for humans to […]

Previews: Todd James – “Splash Damage” @ Cooper Cole Gallery

A couple of months after his latest solo show in Madrid, Spain (covered), and few weeks after taking part in Brutal group show in London (covered), American artist Todd James is about to open his next solo show at Cooper Cole Gallery in Toronto. It’s been two years since his last solo show there, and in the meantime his recognizable style and imagery got a massive recognition worldwide. Splash Damage features new works from his ongoing series of figurative paintings on canvas and paper. Using bright basic colors, the […]

Releases: How & Nosm Mono Silkscreens from Pace Prints

Spanish-born, German-raised and New York City based identical twin brothers How & Nosm (Raoul and Davide Perre), have been spending most of the last three months doing a residency at Watanabe Press in Brooklyn, working on big project with Pace Prints. During this period, they created a new series of hand painted mono silkscreens for a show that’s scheduled for spring 2014. By using their recognizable red, black and white color palette, with a small touch of pink, the brothers created heavily hand-painted works on paper […]

Streets: Ernest Zacharevic (Singapore)

Ernest Zacharevic recently visited Singapore where he created several fantastic street pieces. Known for his street art installations, where he combines his realistic painting with the use of 3D objects, the Lithuanian born artist created several very playful pieces around city. Focused on painting cheerful images, often showing children at play, his murals are very popular with by-passers that come across them, and these pieces surely won’t be any exception to that. Such imagery is a perfect step forward towards accepting this form of art in a […]

Previews: Marco Mazzoni – “Naturama” @ Roq La Rue

On November 7th, Marco Mazzoni is presenting his newest body of work alongside Lindsey Carr at the Roq La Rue gallery in Seattle. The works from the Naturama show are focused on the rituals of struggle between animals in the wild, and the impossibility of harmony in nature. Known for his surreal images, mostly showing parts of wildlife in strange interactions or even symbiosis, the Italian artist has prepared another series of such drawings and paintings for this show. While looking beautiful and calming, these works actually show those harsh moments in which nature […]

Studio Visit / Interview: Christopher Derek Bruno

Ever since he came back from his summer travels around Europe, where he was collaborating with other artists and collectives, American artist Christopher Derek Bruno has been back in his studio working on a new body of work for the upcoming three man show, Three The Hard Way, with Augustine Kofie and Jerry ‘Joker’ Inscoe at Breeze Block Gallery in Portland, Oregon opening on November 7th. Bruno, who made his mark by creating works that mix art and craftsmanship, design and optical illusions, kindly let us have a […]

Showing: Daniel Arsham – “#YESTERDAYSFUTURES” @ Espace Louis Vuitton (Singapore)

NYC based contemporary artist, Daniel Arsham is currently touring the globe, showing his unique artworks and concepts in some of the biggest and most influential capitals. After Amsterdam and London (covered), the artist flew to Singapore where his first exhibition in the city was including two different shows/projects. First up was a show at Espace Louis Vuitton Singapore where he opened the #YESTERDAYSFUTURES (PART I) solo show on October 24. Along with wide collection of eroded objects from the modern day, presented as archaeological artifacts from the future, a […]

Releases: KAWS Silkscreen Print Portfolio

Prolific NYC-based artist KAWS has been very active lately showing his paintings & sculptures at art fairs & museums. After the FIAC art fair in France, two museum shows in the US at the PAFA (covered) and Nerman Museum (covered), and only few days before opening a solo show at Galerie Perrotin in NYC, the artist announced the release of a silkscreen prints portfolio on his Instagram. According to the information given, the edition will only be 100 and the release is planned soon via Kawsone.com. As seen on the studio […]

Projects: Library Street Collective Indoor Murals @ The Z (Detroit)

The Detroit-based gallery, Library Street Collective, recently started a big project in downtown Detroit. In collaboration with Detroit entrepreneur/real estate mogul Dan Gilbert, they are commissioning 23 artists from all over the world to paint murals in a newly constructed mixed-use development (referred to as “The Z”). Known as The Garage Project or The Z, this project is now about 30% done. The organizers came up with a impressive list of street artists, muralists, graffiti artists and fine artists to come and paint large-scale murals throughout […]

Streets: Ludo (London)

French artist Ludo (interviewed) was recently in London, where he created several new works on the streets of the British capital. Along with leaving his recognizable mark in form of black and white pasteups with bright green accents, the artist arranged a new gallery representation in the UK with Lazarides. New pieces include an image of the grim reaper with a banana instead of scythe, a huge “armed” sunflower with bullets and machine guns scattered around, and a familiar pineaple/skull punk image. After this, the artist had […]