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Streets: Dabs Myla (Los Angeles) Part II

Yesterday, we brought you a look at the progress from Dabs Myla’s latest mural in Los Angeles. This Branded Arts project once again shows off their impeccable technique as well as their ability to work on a large scale project with ease utilizing their unique style. After four days of working from day to night, we now have images of the duo putting onn the final touches and some photos of the finished outcome. More images after the jump…

Teaser: Os Gemeos @ PRISM

Continuing the stellar program at the PRISM Gallery in Los Angeles, the showspace will be hosting a solo show from Os Gemeos early next year. Despite their massive undertaking in October for their museum show at the Museu Vale in Brazil (covered), the twins look ready to start working on filling the architectural space on Sunset with their colorful street-informed paintings and sculptural pieces. And, judging from the image above that they chose for their show card, when the opening on February 25th rolls around – […]

Street: Dabs Myla (Los Angeles) Part I

The dynamic duo known as Dabs Myla have been hitting the mural scene as of late. Not too long ago, we saw them put up some great work during Art Basel Week Miami. Now, they are back in Los Angeles and creating what looks to be another impressive mural. Set up through Warren Brand and the Branded Arts project, this mural project has been quietly moving along during this entire week in the Culver City Arts complex where previous works from Herakut (covered), David Flores (covered), Cyrcle. […]
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Previews: Futura 2000 – “Expansions” @ Galerie Jerome de Noirmont (Paris)

You may recall that last Spring Futura was preparing to show at Galerie Jerome de Noirmont in Paris. Unfortunately, the show got moved as the artist was busy with several projects such as Carbon and Art In the Streets at the MOCA (covered). Good news is the exhibition is now set to open on January 13th. Retitled Expansion, the Brooklyn -based artist plans to display 15 new works created in his abstract realism style for the people in France to enjoy. We caught an early look at the show […]
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Streets: REVOK x ROID (London)

Two gifted graffiti artists and MSK brothers, REVOK and ROID recently collaborated on this piece in East London. If you recall, they recently opened a show together in Los Angeles (covered), as well as joined forces (along with RIME) for another piece in Detroit. As before, you can see that the raw forms of REVOK and the geometric lines of ROID always seem to combine well. Closer looks after the jump…

Showing: Patrick Martinez – “Reel Tawlk” @ Loft In Space

Earlier this month, our friends at Loft in Space featured the paintings and fabricated neon work of Patrick Martinez in a solo show entitled Reel Tawlk. The show focuses on the current state of affairs in America – for example Blue Without Green neon piece draws from the current “Occupy Movement” and speaks towards the sentiment of “melancholy without money.” More photos of the opening in Hawaii from Brandon Shigeta after the jump…
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Basel Week Miami ’11: Corey Helford Gallery @ Scope

Another booth we took time to enjoy at Scope art fair was Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery. Their enormous booth showcased a spectrum of artwork their diverse and interesting roster. We were shown fresh works from Ron English, Ray Ceasar, D*Face, Nick Walker, RISK, HUSH, Silvia Ji, Amy Sol, Meggs, just to name a few. CHG took full advantage of the Basel Week traffic to spotlight the coming year for the audiences that stopped by this packed booth. More after the jump.

Streets: Risky (Los Angeles) Part I

Coming off an incredible mural unveiled during Miami’s 2011 Art Basel week (coverage), MSK/AWR and 7th Letter graffiti writer Risky is back to conquer yet another large scale mural. This time however he’s working in his backyard of Los Angeles where he is currently painting a wall measuring 120 feet wide and about 60 feet tall. Set up by L.A. Freewalls Project, this wall was previously occupied by Ron English (featured) but this time Risky is adorning the wall, the stairs and even the parking […]

Streets: Blu (Buenos Aires) Part II

After bringing you photos a new political and provocative mural form Blu about a week ago, here is another set of pics of another mural painted by the Italian street savant in Buenos Aires. This time around, the piece on the side of a building depicts an an image of the globe slowing disintegrating like a jigsaw puzzle with the pieces being interconnecting humans. More photos after the jump via Buenos Aires Street Art…
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Showing: Swoon – “Murmuration” @ Black Rat Projects

Earlier this month, Swoon’s (interviewed) first London solo exhibition opened up at the Black Rat Projects. She has spent three long weeks transforming the gallery space with sculptural paper installations that she collectively entitled Mumuration. The project utilized imagery from much of her previous work including her Art in the Streets install at the MOCA, Thalassa at the NOMA, Anthropocene Extinction at the Boston (ICA). More photos after the jump via Smart Hype.