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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 […]

Overtime: May 30 – June 5

A video interview with Miss Van. See the our coverage of the show here.  Also, a look at the creative process for her piece at the MOCA. Patrick Martinez takes his neon signs to the streets of Los Angeles. LA Times art critic Christopher Knight on MOCA’s Art in the Streets. Video 1 of 6: Burning Candy’s LL Brainwashed issues a throw down to Mr Brainwash. R.I.P. Dream. Damien Hirst signs and doodles a stripper’s panties. Christie’s Asia sales this year so far up 68% […]

Showing: “Street a.k.a. Museum” @ Portsmouth Museum of Art – New Hampshire – Part II

Having shown AM readers some outdoor work that was put up as part of Street a.k.a. Museum (curated by LeBasse Projects’ Beau LeBasse) at the Portsmouth Museum of Art in New Hampshire, we now bring you some glimpses of the work inside the museum, as well as additional street work.  Check out work by all your favorites, including Bumblebee, Herakut, Shark Toof, Alexandros Vasmoulakis, and Andreas von Chrzanowski, as they dominate New Hampshire indoors and out. More images, courtesy of the museum, after the jump…

Streets: Montana Cans Across America

As most graf and street artists know, one of the suppliers of their tools of the trade is spray paint company Montana Cans. The Germany-based business now has a new project called Montana Cans Across America where a team of graf artists consisting of Smash 137, Wane and Sever take a 8-day roadtrip through the South. Here are some shots of the results of their hard work in Nashville from photographer Ruedione. Check it all out after the jump.

Streets: REMED (Memphis)

Getting up in the unlikely locale of Tennessee, Madrid-based REMED aka Guillaume Alby painted this mural for UrbanArt, an independent non-profit organization dedicated to development of public art in Memphis. Entitled Man & Woman Facing Each Other, the wall is a perfect example of the Spanish street artist’s organic geometry and lesser seen letter work. Located on Broad Avenue and commissioned by Loeb Properties, the large-scale piece features a man and woman reclining, facing each other.  He is connected to the sun, and she to […]
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Interviews: Neck Face @ Levi’s Workshop (MOCA)

Last Sunday, AM dropped by the Levi’s Film Workshop, where they were screening the trailer for Born Under a Bad Sign, a film in progress by artist Neck Face and director Isaiah Seret. The upcoming feature-length kung fu horror movie, starring the artist was filmed in his alleyway installation at MOCA’s Art in the Streets exhibition. Those who attended the screening also got to see an extended fight scene (censored for museum audiences) which ended in co-star, Mindy Kelly, being decapitated. Neck Face tossed back […]

Overtime: May 23 – May 29

REVOK gets up while in prison – on the front of the Wall Street Journal & TWBE. According to Deitch, Arts in the Streets “will evolve when it opens next year at Brooklyn Museum.” Graffiti artist Meno caught in the act and arrested in Alaska. An artist profile on Stormie Mills on film. New work from Roa (Chicago), Ludo (Paris), and MOMO (Lisbon). Videos of Roa in SF. The Seventh Letter Crew today in Minnesota. New prints from Todd Schorr, David Choe, and Shepard Fairey. […]

Contests: Faile – Puzzle Boxes Mobile App & Website

Since our last studio visit (here & here) to Faile’s Brooklyn HQ prior to their Bedtime Stories exhibition, we’ve had something we wanted to get off our chest – but, because we were of course sworn to secrecy at gunpoint, we hesitated to spill the beans on a project involving their top secret Puzzle Boxes. Well, now we can breathe a sigh of relief as the collective has given us the green light. We’re happy to tell you about a unique project in which the duo have […]
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Streets: Blu for Outer Spaces Festival (Poland)

Perhaps it’s the warm weather. Perhaps it’s a coming to peace with the whole high profile buffing situation. More than likely, it’s simply that the creative juices are flowing like wine and it’s time to drink. Whatever the case, ever since putting up his first piece since the MOCA incident in Palestra (covered) last month, Blu has been getting paint to wall at near record pace. Since May alone, the street art legend has targeted Jensi (covered) & Bologna in Italy, and Krakow, Poland (covered) with […]

Streets: Sam3 (Poland)

When we last updated you on Spanish street artist Sam3, he had just completed a set of three sweet murals in Madrid. We now have images of another great piece (his newest) also featuring his signature shadow technique, this time in Poznań, Poland, painted for the Outer Spaces Festival. Entitled Power to the People, this newest wall is dedicated to the Spanish Revolution and the current May 15th movement. More pics after the jump…