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Basel Week Miami ’10: Shepard Fairey @ Wynwood Walls

What’s Basel week without our friend Shepard Fairey? Fortunately, we don’t have to find out this year. He’s already down in Miami installing his mural inside the Wynwood Walls cafe with imagery including “Peace Elephant” and “Mujer Fatal”.  More image of the completed mural after the jump…

Preview: “Block Party” @ Carmichael Gallery

This Saturday night, November 13th, Carmichael Gallery will be holding a “Block Party” in Culver City with a group exhibition from Boxi, Krystian Truth Czaplicki, Gregor Gaida, Simon Haas, Sixeart, and Dan Witz.  Some of you may be more familiar with Witz’ eye-catching street work, but his apparently his fine art skills will be in full effect with a continuation of his series of paintings on the study of light. It will be nice to finally see one of these in person. More preview images […]

Releases / Contests: Win a set of Hush prints

AM just recently brought you an update from Hush’s studio as he prepares for his solo exhibition ‘Found’ in New York. As part of the run up to his show, he is releasing a slew of hand finished print editions, both here in the UK and in New York at the exhibition itself. What’s more, Hush is running a pretty huge giveaway on his site this week where you can win a full set of the editions pictured above. Check out the all the details […]

Streets: Blu (France)

Another masterpiece from Blu went up in Rennes recently with the artist painting a creature made from our unwanted and discarded trash. Perhaps like the Tin Man in “The Wizard of Oz”, it seems to have found a heart for itself. Take a closer look after the jump…

Releases: Remi/Rough – ‘Phenomenology 0.1′ Screenprint

Literally hot off the presses comes this new release from Remi/Rough – his first screenprint entitled ‘Phenomenology 0.1′. Bursting with vibrant colours, this hand pulled print comes in an edition of 50 copies and is published by Laura McNamara. The 30 x 30 inch four coloured prints are a well priced £125, and is now available to grab here. Discuss Remi/Rough here.

Setup: Erica Il Cane – “We Were Living In The Woods” @ Fifty24SF

It looks like Erica Il Cane has started to transform the Fifty24SF space into a personal playground for his whimsical characters with paintings as well as murals inside and outside of the gallery. Rhinomilk (AM:SF) visited the Italian street artist and took some pics of the setup for you to peruse ahead of the opening of his show “We Were Living In The Woods” (previewed) tomorrow night. More photos after the jump…

Video: Nick Walker – “In Gods We Trust” @ Art Sensus

For those of you who enjoyed our coverage of Nick Walker’s (featured) newest show in London, take a look at the video above from Listen in as Nick discusses various topics including his new body of work “In Gods We Trust” – his take on the state of religion today, street versus gallery work, and his thoughts on placement. Via Curated Mag. Discuss this show here. Discuss Nick Walker here. Join the Nick Walker Facebook fan page here.

Interviews: Best|Ever

Best|Ever is the collective nom de guerre of Neil Edwards and Hadley Newman. The duo have been painting together for the last years and their photo-realistic spray-can work has sent ripples of excitement through us here at AM since we first witnessed their highly technical, but equally soulful work. Since presenting a showcase of their work in London earlier this year, they are now set to roll with a full-on solo show ‘Some Anatomies of Melancholy’, opening this Thursday, November 11th at Blackall Studios. We […]

Preview: Erica Il Cane – “We Were Living In The Woods” @ Fifty24SF

After seeing Erica Il Cane’s work in person at this year’s Fame Festival, we came away with a new found respect for his whimsical outdoor murals and illustrative gallery work. Now, fans of one of Italy’s most famous street artists will get to see his work stateside as he will be opening his show “We Were Living in the Woods” this Thursday night at Fifty24SF. Make sure you stop by if you are in San Francisco, you will fall in love with his works like […]

Preview: Alec Monopoly – “Alec Pass Go” Pop-up Show (NYC)

If you’ve spent any time in Los Angeles recently, you’ve seen the work of Alec Monopoly on such street surfaces as walls, utility boxes, and storefronts. The Monopoly Man, Twiggy, and Jack Nicholson have all been given a fresh life by the pop imagery of the prolific artist. Having made a significant mark on LA, Alec is bringing his talents to NYC this week, as Lebron would say. The artist channels the inspiration of being in the energetic cultural capital of the US and the […]