Ludo (interviewed) is opening a solo show at White Walls in San Francisco on September 14. The title of the show is Destructionis Hostis Vespa, which is a name of the creature around which the entire show is centered. He also created a sculpture of this mechasect cross between a combat airplane and a wasp, which will be displayed in the middle of the room. Made with resin and spray paint in an edition of 3 and measuring 8.5″ x 2″ x 4.5″, this is the French artist’s first sculptural […]
Category Archives: Street & Urban Art
After a comprehensive series of shows in collaboration with the New York City Ballet earlier this year, the Brooklyn collective known as Faile haven’t had any time to rest. The two Patricks have been hard at work getting ready for their big upcoming museum show at the Dallas Contemporary scheduled to open September 21st. We’ll have more for you soon but for now, take a look at the photos below to get an idea of what to expect. Discuss Faile here.
It looks like Conor Harrington (interviewed) will be working on a series of zines documenting his painting trips, with the first being Belfast 2012. If you remember, we covered his trip to Northern Ireland extensively as the UK-based artist painted beautiful murals in his home country. Now you can look into it with more detail by purchasing this 64 page color zine, printed in an edition of 500, and available at 4pm (UK time) tomorrow, September 5th at Hungryboy Books. The first 50 customers get a free […]
On this Friday (September 6th), Spanish artist Isaac Cordal will be bringing his Cement Eclipses stateside for a showing at Anno Domini in San Jose, California. His street interventions consisting of sculptures steeped with political and social implications have been hitting countries around the world for several years now. No doubt some of these pieces and the resulting photography will be appearing in some form at this latest exhibition. Discuss Isaac Cordal here.
If you were in San Francisco last year, you may remember the show (covered) Dave Kinsey put on at the Fecal Face Dot Gallery. Come Thursday, September 5th, FFDG will be welcoming him back for a second show entitled Black White featuring new mixed media paintings and wood sculptural works. The LA-based painter has been real busy as he currently also has another show on view in Switzerland. Take a look at further preview images below for his SF showing… Discuss Dave Kinsey here.
Before heading to New York for his big solo at the new Galerie Perrotin location in November, KAWS will be taking a side trip to Philadelphia for a show opening on October 11th at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA). Besides working on the institution’s inaugural plinth sculpture, the Brooklyln-based artist will also install additional work in the galleries of the Historic Landmark Building. If you remember, his 16-foot Companion figure was put on display at the Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station by the […]
Artist Herbert Baglione is currently in Frankfurt, Germany for the Street-Art Brazil exhibition put on by the SCHIRN along with other artists like Nunca, Zezao, and more. With the opening festivities scheduled for the 4th, the Brazilian street muralist has been extending his 1000 Shadows project (also see Parma, Italy) into the Deutschland. He has been painting the striking, ghostly, and floating silhouettes that he is known for in the open square of the Hauptwache measured at 900 square meters so stop by if you […]
Over the last couple of weeks, organisers and curators Gage Hamiliton and Matt Wagner (of Hellion Gallery) have assembled 15 international artists to participate in Forest For The Trees. The mural project in Portland, Oregon saw Blaine Fontana (work pictured above), Erik Otto, Kamea Hadar, Gage Hamiliton, J. Shea, Marcelo Macedo, MADSTEEZ, Michael Salter, MHAK, MEGGS, Oyama Enrico Isamu Letter, Sam Rodriguez, Rone, Taka Sudo, Yoskay Yamamoto, Zach Yarrington and Jun Inoue all participate in the city-wide project to bring art to previously bare walls. Although it has one of most vibrant artist communities in the United States, Portland doesn’t have a […]
This last week brought new work from German street artist Case for the Wall Therapy event in Rochester, New York. Following up their 2012 rendition with even a stronger roster this year, the city was gifted many new pieces including two murals from the Maclaim crew member. Particularly stunning was the tribute seen above to Martin Luther King near Park & Colby featuring the colorful hand styles that he has been using recently in his walls. Photo credit: Mark Deff & the artist. Discuss Case here.
Our friends at Very Nearly Almost (VNA) recently held a release party to celebrate the launch of their latest issue where Brooklyn collective Faile (featured) created a limited edition print by silkscreening their artwork on the cover. Each issue one was also hand signed and featured additional artists such as Morning Breath, Prefab77, Agostino Iacurci, Eelus, Hedof, Michael Sieben, Days, Peque, Vibes to name a few. Held at Reed Space, this packed launch also served as a mini showcase of the artists featured in this issue. Check […]