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Upcoming / Streets: JR @ Contemporary Art Center (Cincinnati)

Along with a show coming up in London, French “photograffeur” JR (interviewed) also will be opening a solo museum exhibition soon at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati. The show officially opens on September 21 (more details on the schedule and associated activities here) and will feature wheatpasted images, photography, video projections, sculpture, as well as the famous mobile phone booth which has been spreading the street artist’s Inside Out love. Of course, JR is already in town doing some prep work including a mural at the historic Arnold’s utilizing old […]
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Streets: Mark Jenkins (Cologne)

American street artist Mark Jenkins (interviewed) recently visited Cologne in Germany where he created some new work for CityLeaks Festival at Ruttkowski;68 Gallery atelier. With a help of his collaborator, Sandra Fernandez, the artist created six new, site specific works that were than placed to different locations around town. From shop windows to shop counters, from balconies to rooftops, Jenkins’ creatures are now gracing the public space of the city. which matches perfectly with his statement – “If the city was a body, my artworks were like herpes – the body attacks […]
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Streets: Phlegm (USA)

After participating in couple of street art festivals all over Europe, British muralist and artist Phlegm recently visited the East Coast of US. During his visit, he painted three huge murals, each quite different than the others, but all so recognizable and unique. The first one he did was in collaboration with the Bushwick Collective, on Troutman Street in Brooklyn. This image shows a huge giraffe that birds are using as a hideout from poachers that are catching them. Existing tags on the building were cleverly […]
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Nuart ’13: Part V – M-City, C215, Faith47

This Tuesday sees yet more photos from this year’s Nuart Festival (see previous years) where artists continued to throw up murals. This latest update is headlined by this great new piece from M-City painted directly onto an airport control tower. Take a look at more photos of this below along with pieces from Faith47 and C215. There are shots of other work from the festival so far here for those who have missed it. Photo credit: Henrik Haven.
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Nuart ’13: Part IV – ROA, Dot Dot Dot, Martin Whatson, Ernest Zacharevic

We have more from Stavenger, Norway today from this year’s Nuart Festival (see previous years) featuring street work from participating artists. For this article, we focus on new murals from ROA (seen above), Dot Dot Dot, Martin Whatson, and Ernest Zacharevic. Take a look at the photos below and get ready for more tomorrow… Photo credit: Henrik Haven.
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Nuart ’13: Part III – Vhils

As part of our ongoing coverage (Part I & Part II) of this year’s Nuart Festival (see previous years), we now have some photos of a new piece from Vhils. Choosing from his extensive repertoire of techniques (also see recent torn paper mural in Phlly), the Portugal-based artist went with his tried and true chiseled look with this image of a face he etched into the side of a building. Enjoy more photos below… Photo credit: Henrik Haven. Discuss Vhils here.
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Nuart Festival ’13: Part II – Ernest Zacharevic, Hush, Strøk

This year’s Nuart Festival (see previous years) officially opened this weekend and we have a plethora of new street pieces to share with you. Part II sees us taking a look at the work of Ernest Zacharevic (seen above), Hush, and Strøk. If you remember, the Lithuanian Zacharevic was featured in our Art Focus article last year. It’s nice to see his inventive and whimsical works get more attention and hopefully we’ll see him invited to more street art events. Also, see Part I of our coverage here. Photo credit: Henrik […]
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Nuart Festival ’13: Part I – Dot Dot Dot, David Choe, Martin Whatson

After bringing you a preview of the lineup for this year’s Nuart Festival (see previous years) as well as an advance look at David Choe’s (featured) street stylings (here), we now bring you part one of our ongoing coverage of the event. This set of photos features some of the recent murals from Dot Dot Dot (seen above), Choe, and Martin Whatson. Keep your eyes on AM as we’ll have more for you from the action in Stavenger, Norway soon. Photo credit: Henrik Haven.
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Streets: Herbert Baglione (Frankfurt)

Artist Herbert Baglione is currently in Frankfurt, Germany for the Street-Art Brazil exhibition put on by the SCHIRN along with other artists like Nunca, Zezao, and more. With the opening festivities scheduled for the 4th, the Brazilian street muralist has been extending his 1000 Shadows project (also see Parma, Italy) into the Deutschland. He has been painting the striking, ghostly, and floating silhouettes that he is known for in the open square of the Hauptwache measured at 900 square meters so stop by if you […]
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Streets: Forest For The Trees – Murals in Portland

Over the last couple of weeks, organisers and curators Gage Hamiliton and Matt Wagner (of Hellion Gallery) have assembled 15 international artists to participate in Forest For The Trees. The mural project in Portland, Oregon saw Blaine Fontana (work pictured above), Erik Otto, Kamea Hadar, Gage Hamiliton, J. Shea, Marcelo Macedo, MADSTEEZ, Michael Salter, MHAK, MEGGS, Oyama Enrico Isamu Letter, Sam Rodriguez, Rone, Taka Sudo, Yoskay Yamamoto, Zach Yarrington and Jun Inoue all participate in the city-wide project to bring art to previously bare walls. Although it has one of most vibrant artist communities in the United States, Portland doesn’t have a […]