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Showing: Pablo Delgado – “Even Less” @ Howard Griffin Gallery

Howard Griffin Gallery recently continued its busy 2014 schedule by opening a solo show by Pablo Delgado. The Mexico-born artist is a well known figure in the London street art scene due to the recognizable miniature works that he’s been creating around the city for years. For this exhibition entitled Even Less, he tried to present his continuous idea of saying a lot by showing very little. While bringing these tiny pieces into the gallery space doesn’t sound like a difficult task, it was exactly this […]
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Rewind: May 12 – May 18

It’s time for another look at worthy art-related videos that are floating around the interwebs, a feature we call Rewind. Up first is a something funded and put together by Pangeaseed called Sea Walls Expeditions: Murals For Oceans – this time in Mexico, a street art project that brings the beauty and plight of the world’s ocean to the forefront. Watch the video below and fund them here if interested. Other videos to watch include: Vernissage TV films Gerhard Richter’s show at Fondation Beyeler. Documentary […]
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Releases: Faile – Original Book Covers

Today, May 20th, at 12 Noon Eastern Standard Time, Faile (featured) will be releasing more of their original silk screened book covers, conveniently float mounted in a white frame. The imagery in this set features imagery from their recent show at the Dallas Contemporary (covered) as well as their Cat Show LA quilt. Head over to Paper Monster at the appropriate time if you are interested in adding one to your collection. Discuss Faile here.
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Streets: World Roundup (Apr 28 – May 18)

It’s time for another edition of our Streets World Roundup feature. First up is a new High Line billboard featuring the work of Ed Ruscha. The influential American artist joins many others before him who have had their art displayed on the high profile pedestrian walkway in New York City. Other notable street art comes from: Seth Globepainter – Italy, Inti – Tahiti, Steve Powers – Belgium, ROA – Spain, Agostino Iacurci – Italy, 2501 – Italy, How & Nosm – Hong Kong, Aryz – […]
Conor Harrington Studio Visit: Eat And Delete Coming Soon

Update: Conor Harrington

It looks like the Lazarides Gallery recently stopped by Conor Harrington’s (interviewed) studio to check in on the UK-based painter. What they saw was some amazing new works in progress for his upcoming debut show in New York later this year, presumably a pop up put on by the London-based gallery. Entitled Eat and Delete, the exhibition will include 10-12 large canvases that continues where the Irish artist’s Dead Meat show in London (covered) left off. Take a look at more photos below… Discuss Conor Harrington here.
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Streets: Liqen (Italy)

Spanish artist Liqen, was recently in San Basillio in Rome, Italy, contributing to the ongoing Sanba festival by creating two impressive murals in town. Known for his detailed illustrative technique, and meaningful images, the first wall he painted has a very strong social message. Based on one of his recent ink drawings, recently shared online, the first piece features a huge rake plowing the ground, cleansing it of everything man-made and allowing nature to take over. Being in Italy, the home of the Roman empire, street muralist added […]
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Nychos For Volvo Art Session

Volvo Art Session is live art project taking place in Zurich’s main railway station that finds “selected Swiss and international artists applying their creativity to a Volvo car” The organizers of the event invited Nychos as one of the artists for their fourth year of the event. On May 16th, the Austrian artist was seen live painting, applying his recognizable explosive dissected concept onto one of Volvo vehicles. Cleverly using the idea of dismounting the car into basic car parts and painting its anatomy, the end result […]
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Overtime: May 12 – May 18

More stories from the week that ended May 18 (click on bolded words for more information): Mark Grotjahn’s first museum exhibition of sculptural works coming to Nasher Sculpture Center. RIP: H.R. Giger, who died at 74 after being injured in fall. Hong Kong show of Antony Gormley’s rooftop statues cancelled after man jumps off roof and kills himself. Takashi Murakami thinks that the art world (including himself) is full of zombies. Cornelius Gurlitt wrote a second will. A look at his final days. Anne Baldassari […]
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Streets: Space Invader (Tokyo)

Legendary street artist Space Invader is back in Tokyo where he is preparing for the Japanese premiere of his ART4SPACE movie (covered), in collaboration with Target Gallery. This 45 minute movie shows the making of one of his most elaborate and unique projects – sending up one of his tiled pieces into space. Already released in London, Paris, in New York, Japanese fans will have a chance to see it as well on Saturday, 17th of May. Four free admission screenings (18:30, 19:30, 20:30, 21:30) are planned at […]
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Releases: Pejac – “Sepukku” Screenprint

Spanish artist Pejac whose diverse works we introduced recently (Art Focus), just announced a release of his limited edition print. The large image titled Sepukku is features a silhouette of a Japanese samurai, performing Seppuku or Hara-Kiri, a form of ritual suicide by disembowelment, by using a Sakura branch (cherry blossoms). This image was originally created as an acrylic and oil on canvas, and painted with a minimalist color palette, one of the artist’s signature elements. By combining the blooming flowers as a symbol of spring […]