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Streets: Herakut (Tel Aviv)

German collaborative duo Herakut have been keeping busy recently.  After hitting up Los Angeles and New Hampsire with a series of shows and walls, they traveled to Jaffa Port, Tel Aviv to participate in the CASTRO Street Project with two murals entitled If I gave up my arms could you teach me how to be happy? and I took my world apart just to be here with you. More pics of their collaboration with Cantwo and Suiko after the jump…
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Openings: Kaws – “Passing Through” Companion @ The Standard (NY)

Today, AM was on hand to catch the arrival of the mother of all Kaws Companions (so far). This Passing Through Companion was hauled over from the backyard of the Aldrich Contemporary Museum, where it was last exhibited and dropped off in the front yard of The Standard Hotel in New York. When we stopped by, the crew was busy creating the platform for the figure, while tourists of the trendy Meatpacking district kept stopping to take pictures of the imposing sculpture. We even tried […]
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Openings: Invader – “1000” @ Galerie Le Feuvre (Paris)

Yesterday night in Paris, resident street tilemaster Invader put on the mother of all shows to celebrate getting up for the 1000th time at La Générale, organized by Gallerie Le Feuvre. Almost as impressive as the amount of work the French artist created is that fact that it seems he meticulously documented everything as evidenced by a large wall covered by what looks to be a photo of every single piece (perhaps not surprising as being obsessive-compulsive may run in his blood seeing his cousin […]

Set-up / Teasers: Retna – ‘The Hallelujah World Tour’ (London) @ The Dairy

Retna has been keeping himself busy recently — among other things, by participating in the Art in the Streets exhibition at MOCA, Street Cred at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, and painting the tail of a business jet in Geneva for VistaJet. He’s currently in the UK for the London limb of his Hallelujah World Tour which began in New York City in February (featured).  The pop-up event is being held at the Dairy, with the opening taking place on the evening of Wednesday […]
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Teasers: Kaws – “Passing Through” Companion @ The Standard (New York)

All right kids, Kaws is coming back to homebase for the summer. The huge companion statue showcased recently at the The Aldrich Contemporary Museum will be stopping by the meatpacking district of Manhattan. We first saw this giant companion in the Hong Kong Passing Through exhibition (covered). Now we get to enjoy this at the front yard of The Standard Hotel New York. The figure will be available for viewing starting tomorrow June 8th and will run until October. Discuss Kaws here.

Showing: “Street Art – Meanwhile in deepest East Anglia, thunderbirds were go . . . .” @ Von Der Heydt Museum (Germany)

Currently showing at the Von Der Heydt Museum in Wuppertal, Germany is an exhibition with a rather cumbersome title – Street Art – Meanwhile in deepest East Anglia, thunderbirds were go . . . . Not sure who came up with the name, but included are a great group of street artists – Ash, Herbert Baglione, Boxi, Brad Downey, Ben Eine, Faith47, Boris Hoppek, Mark Jenkins, JR, Os Gêmeos, Mirko Reisser (DAIM), Swoon, and Zezão. Take a look at more pics sent to us from […]

Streets: Phlegm – “Shrines and Caskets”

Looks like Phlegm has found a new location and is continuing to work on murals for his forthcoming photographic edition of his zine Phlegm Comic. If you remember, the UK-based artist had taken us on a tour of an abandoned school where he had spent time getting up a series of works, also slated for the epic comic which has been two years in the making. For those impatiently waiting for the wall zine, you may want to check out a separate project presumably to be […]

Preview: Fafi Pop-Up Show @ Galerie L.J.

We recently brought you coverage of Miss Van’s show in New York, but it looks like the other femme fatale of French street art also has something planned. Fafi, who is also able to claim graffiti roots from Toulouse starting in the 90s, will be hosting a pop-up show from June 14th to the 22nd at Galerie L.J. in Paris. Attendees will have a shot at ten new limited edition giclee prints, customized VANS sneakers, and other products. Take a look at more of the […]
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Preview: Supakitch – Based on a True Story @ Muriel Guepin

Opening this Thursday June 9th at Brooklyn’s Muriel Guepin Gallery is Based on a True Story, a show featuring the work of Supakitch, along with Japanese artist Tamiko Kawata. As we’ve previously shown during our visit to his studio, Supa’s art is a colorful and energetic mix of street art, manga and hip-hop, which often focuses on the visual depiction of sound and music. He has shown extensively around the world, however, this is his first major NYC exhibition since relocating to Brooklyn, so we’re […]

Openings: Logan Hicks – “Pretty Ugly” @ Opera Gallery (NY)

Logan Hicks (interviewed) debuted his latest show Pretty Ugly (previewed) last week at the Opera Gallery in New York. The new body of work was created over the past six months and featured some of his largest indoor pieces to date. While there, we noticed that Logan was working with various compositions and subjects that normally isn’t seen in his work. To compliment his detailed environmental stencil pieces, he also created portrait works and played with colors or lack thereof. What we enjoyed especially was […]