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Preview / Installation: Hush @ Onethirty3

While AM is cavorting artists, fellow bloggers, and industry friends at Art Basel Miami Week, the rest of the art world is not coming to a complete standstill. For example, later tonight, Dec. 1st, across the pond at Onethirty3, Hush (interviewed) will be unveiling a new installation at a new show that will include videos and photographs that document the first year of the gallery and project space. Check out more installations pics after the jump…

Basel Week Miami ’11: Art Basel – First Look (Part I)

The first art fair AM hit up when we got to Miami was the main Art Basel event. Because it was the special buyer’s preview, we saw many collectors (including us) rushing to their favorite galleries for a chance to buy works from their favorite artists. So this was not only the perfect time to beat the crowds see the standout works like the Giacometti sculpture seen above, but also celebrity watch as they made their rounds looking for their blue chip artwork. Check out […]

Basel Week Miami ’11: Wynwood Walls Pop-up Show

Last night, Wynwood Walls kicked off Art Basel Week Miami with an opening at their pop-up space with a show featuring artists who have participated in their mural project in the past including Ron English, Futura, Shepard Fairey, Swoon, Kenny Scharf, How & Nosm, Vhils, and more. Not only was there some prime original art on display, the opening included the release of the Wynwood Walls book with photos from Martha Cooper. With a specially designed cover, lucky fans in attendance were able to get […]

Streets: Shepard Fairey (Barracuda Wall) Los Angeles

Over the weekend, Shepard Fairey (featured) and the Obey crew continued their large scale projects by pasting over the famed Barracuda wall. Last time we saw Fairey working on this wall was late last year when he collaborated with  SABER (interviewed) on a dual rendering of the American Flag (covered). This time around, Fairey has decided to use his name and recognition as a way to highlight and bring attention to a political cause affecting Native Americans. This latest mural is actually a collaborative piece between Fairey […]

Streets / Videos: VIK @ Paper Box

Our friends at Stink Grenade gives us a unique look at the female graffiti artist VIK in the footage above. Residing in Brooklyn and hailing from Warsaw, Poland, VIK is one of those rare female graffiti writers that works the streets of New York. In this video, we catch her working on the gates of the upcoming space for Paper Box in Brooklyn. Using her bright signature writing style she shows us how she gets up in the video.

Teaser: Invader – “Attack of the Space Waffles” @ The Outsiders

On December 2nd, The Outsiders Gallery on Greek Street in London will be hosting Attack of the Space Waffles, the newest solo from the infamous Invader. Just like his show in Paris (covered) back in June celebrating his 1000 piece of street work, there will be an appearance of Space Invader shaped waffles, which is also hinted in the title of the exhibition. Also purported to make a showing at the opening will be a “brand new mosaic Alias’, an Invaded Disco Ball, a 20 […]

Openings: “East West Connect” @ Above Second

Last Friday night, the Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong hosted Arrested Motion’s first curatorial project, East West Connect, with a lineup that represented the diverse selection of art we love and cover for you every day. It was gratifying to see that art fans in HK appreciated this type of art as well, evidenced by the turnout and the fact that most pieces that sold so far have found homes with local collectors. We also enjoyed some interesting discussions with attendees on the idea and […]

The Underbelly Project (Paris)

As the Underbelly Project preps for the festivities for Art Basel Miami Week, word comes (via Brooklyn Street Art) of another satellite undertaking in Paris. Featuring the same daring tactics as in New York, the smaller French version (also organized by Workhorse and PAC) includes artists Conor Harrington, SheOne, Saber, How & Nosm, C215, Alice Pasquini, Will Barras, Futura, and Tristan Eaton. More photos by Ian Cox and Martha Cooper after the jump…

Video / Preview: Swoon – “Murmuration” @ Black Rat Projects

We mentioned this a couple weeks ago, but now is a good time for a reminder to make your way down to Black Rat Projects on December 1st for the unveiling of Swoon’s (interviewed) newest showing. Entitled Mumuration, the project has taken the Brooklyn-based artist three long weeks to create, transforming the gallery into an immersive installation featuring her signature intricate and elaborate paper cuts and sculptural shapings. Take a look at a recent video after the jump to get you in the mood…

Streets: Conor Harrington – “Decline of the West”

Conor Harrington (interviewed), who has been on a roll with a steady spate of street murals, has uploaded photos of another piece he painted recently entitled Decline of the West. We would have to say that this has a rather nice placement, and although we aren’t sure where it is located, Conor has been spotted around London with this another recent collaboration with Ronzo. More photos after the jump…