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Streets: Blu (Buenos Aires)

No stranger to controversy, it looks like Blu has surfaced again with another incendiary piece, this time in Buenos Aires. Argentinians love their barbeques, and the Italian street muralist has joined straight in with one of his own featuring six figures being roasted over a burning pile of Argentine one hundred pesos bills. More photos after the jump by BA Street Art…

Streets: Anthony Lister (Los Angeles) Part II

Just yesterday, we brought you progress shots of Anthony Lister (interviewed) and his latest mural (covered) taking place on the famed Barracuda Wall. Meant to coincide with the blu-ray release of the 20th Century Fox film Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Lister’s latest adventure in mural painting displays his take on the film franchise, but like always, he manages to insert his own unique style into the fold. The mural took three nights to complete and will be quite the attraction for all those who […]
Photo by Vickie Flores.

Streets: Banksy (London)

Over the weekend, several new pieces from Banksy popped up in London including this plane with the heart trail seen above. Fans of Mr. B had already been on high alert as word came of a new print to be released soon from POW. Other stencils that showed up include a red version of the plane as well as a sign that states “Sorry! The lifestyle you ordered is currently out of stock.” Photos after the jump…
Kaws Modern Art Museum Fort Worth AM1

Openings: KAWS – “FOCUS:KAWS” @ Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

On Friday night, AM attended Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth where KAWS unveiled his latest show in the Lone Star state. The exhibition entitled Focus:KAWS is a mix of color and monotone works from the Brooklyn based artist including a previous series of tondos which made its way from this year’s Armory. In addition, the monocolor counterpart of the neon Dissected Companion from his showing with Honor Fraser also made an appearance. On display was also the black spongebob print which we told you about a couple days […]

Streets: Anthony Lister (Los Angeles) Part 1

During the last couple of days, Anthony Lister (interviewed), who just came back from Miami’s Art Basel (coverage) and who also had a show recently in his home country of Australia (covered), is once again making his mark in the city of Los Angeles. As he did during the last summer, he once again has taken over the Barracuda Wall but this time he has painted a ape-themed mural which truly shows Lister’s range and amazing technique in full view. The mural is actually part of an […]

Teaser: Affordable Art Fair (Los Angeles)

For the younger collectors out there in Los Angeles, there is good news as the Affordable Art Fair will be in town from January 18th – 22nd for their debut showing. Held on the event deck at L.A. Live, the goal is to present contemporary art priced from $100 – $10,000, with half of the work under $5,000. One of the exhibitors will be Thinkspace with a lineup featuring Adam Caldwell, Audrey Kawasaki, Brian M. Viveros, DABS MYLA, David Cooley, David MacDowell, Jacub Gagnon, Jason […]

Showing / Streets: Hyuro – “Casual Anamolies” @ Starkart Gallery (Zurich)

On Friday, the street muralist Hyuro opened her show Casual Anamolies at the Starkart Gallery. The Spain-based artist who is originally from Buenos Aires as made a name for herself getting up all over the world, most recently in Norway for the ______ capitalism? event and Nuart Festival. For her first solo in Zurich, she tried to cast aside her old way of working to create a fresh new set of works, much of it conceptual, exploring intimate representations of the human condition, isolated in breathless […]

Overtime: Dec 5 – Dec 11

The hugely popular Leonardo da Vinci exhibition is making its way to the big screen. Picasso art thief who lifted artwork off of gallery and hotel walls pleads not guilty. Feds investigating forgeries in NY of supposed work by Pollock, Motherwell, & Diebenkorn. Rembrandt’s Old Man With A Beard deemed authentic using X-ray analysis. Jerry Saltz, on the current trend of relational aesthetics.  He also calls out Adam Lindemann on his apparent hypocrisy. Adam Lindemann responds to his critics. The Getty acquires Édouard Manet’s Portrait of […]
Gaia in London.

Streets: World Roundup (Dec 5 – Dec 11)

It’s the end of the week and again time for a summary of walls in our roundup. The beautiful piece you see above is from Aryz in Lisbon that was sponsored by the Montana Shop & Gallery. It appears that he also opened a small show there after just opening another show a couple weeks before in Spain (covered). Other murals after the jump include Gaia (London), Buff Monster & Lamour Supreme (Miami), Spidertag (Madrid), JAZ (Miami), Phlegm (UK), Cope2 (Miami), Otto Schade (London), Angry […]

Videos: Liliwenn x ASM (A State of Mind) – “Splice the Mainbrace”

Liliwenn is a photorealistic street muralist from France (and founder of the Crimes of Mind project) whom we have featured briefly here on AM in the past. She recently collaborated with ASM (A State of Mind) on their entertaining new music video for Splice the Mainbrace, where she is featured as a street artist on the run from the law. Check it all out above.