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Streets / Preview: D*Face & RETNA – “Behind the Berlin Wall” @ Wende Museum

Later this afternoon, around 3pm, the Wende Museum in Los Angeles will be unveiling three new murals from Herakut, D*Face’s (interviewed), and RETNA (featured) painted on the side of a section of the old Berlin Wall. A couple days ago, we brought you photos of Jasmin and Falk in action doing their part and now, we can show you what D and Retna decided to impart on their segments of the historic barrier. More photos by ©Carlos Gonzalez after the jump…

Overtime: Nov 7 – Nov 13

Kristen Schiele’s new work is on view in New York.  More pics here. Profile and interview with Matthew Brannon in Art in America. Jerry Saltz answers 19 Questions. William Powhida also answers some questions. France says painting shown by UK gallery was stolen 200 years ago and is claiming it. Glamour Magazine chooses Cindy Sherman as one of their Women of the Year for 2011. U.S. approves $50 mil installation by Christo over the Arkansas River in southern Colorado. Statue of Ronald Regan in Newport […]
Roa in Australia. Photo Tristan Edouard via Streetartnews.net.

Streets: World Roundup (Nov 7 – Nov 13)

This week’s round up of street work around the world starts with Ethos and this sweet new mural for the RUA Festival in Amsterdam. Other notable walls include ROA (Australia), Escif (Paris), Dikson (Russia), A1one (Iran), Isaac Cordal (Spain), Other & Saddo (Germany), and Cranio (Brazil). Check it all out after the jump…

Teaser / Video: REVOK – “Triumph & Tragedy” @ Vicious Gallery

Coming up in December, REVOK will be bringing a new body of work he is preparing in Detroit for a show in Germany at Vicious Gallery. While in the motor city, the graffiti artist scoured the abandoned, derilict, and burned out shells of homes and building (including an old police station) for materials. These old signs, walls, parts of furniture, and more were fashioned into wood constructs, like what we saw in a recent LA show, each component rich with history and years of Triumph & […]
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Streets: Banksy – Robbo Tribute

Banksy is back to the London streets, with a tribute to King Robbo, at the exact same spot that started the controversy (covered here) two years ago. In a sign of making peace, Mr. B drew the outline like King Robbo did back in 1985 in the original and added a “spray can” candle, as a well wisher to Robbo, currently in induced coma. A closer look after the jump as well as a look at the Robbo piece…

Streets: Slinkachu – “Scars” (London)

As Veterans Day in the US and Armistice Day in the UK draw to a close, here is a reminder of the cost these brave soldiers pay from street miniaturist Slinkachu. The newest street intervention, located in London, is entitled Scars and based on a quote from Douglas MacArthur – “the soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” A close up (seen after the jump) will reveal the symbol of the […]

Streets: London Instagram Roundup

AM was pleased to see a visit this week from NY based artist Olek (featured), we don’t often get to see a crocheted cab on the streets of London! Great fun and very impressive. So, it was good news to hear that January next year Olek will be crocheting the entire gallery space of Tony’s Gallery and live there.  Sounds like a show not to be missed. We have also seen work going up by Colombian artist Bastardilla over the last couple of weeks, painting […]

Streets: RETNA (Los Angeles)

The AM crew did a night time driveby past the new RETNA (featured) wall in Beverly Hills recently.  The mural on the side of Gallery Brown isn’t the MSK AWR street calligrapher’s first time putting in work in the area if you remember, as he also put his brush on the walls of the Chanel flagship store in the city recently. Look for more RETNA news as Art Basel Week Miami draws near, but for now, check out more photos through the lens of ©Carlos […]

Events: “Aidan Has A Posse” Benefit @ Wooster St. Social Club

The other night, we attended a great event held at the Wooster St. Social Club for Aidan Has A Posse, a website raising funds for and awareness about Aidan Seeger. Aidan is a young boy who has Adrenoleukodystrophy

 (ALD), a rare neurological disorder. But he also has a lot of friends, a posse including the likes of Cope2, Tony Curanaj, Ewok, Todd James, Romon Kimin Yang, Greg Lamarche, Steve Powers and Kostas Seremetis – all of whom donated art works to be auctioned off to […]
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Streets: Shepard Fairey (Los Angeles) Part I

As we mentioned earlier today, the MK2 Projects District La Brea group show will be opening tomorrow night. In association with the show, a mural will be created by Shepard Fairey (featured) on the former Continental Graphic’s building. AM stopped to catch the progress of Mr. Obey and his crew as they started work on the 30 foot high mural. Take a look at all the photos taken by our ©Carlos Gonzalez after the jump…