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Art Focus: Carmichael Collective

This week’s artist we are introducing to you is the Carmichael Collective, (a creative company located in Minneapolis, MN) and their humorous street interventions. Although they have a diverse set of works, including Urban Plant Tags the #LivingTrophy, our Art Focus is on their Bug Memorials. Featuring pimped out funeral paraphernalia for dead insects, the memorials include portraits, flowers, candles, and more.

Streets: AROE – MCA Tribute

With the sad passing of Beastie Boys founder Adam Yauch aka MCA, tribute walls have been popping up all over the globe. We’ll be covering more of them in the future here on AM, but the first one to draw your attention to is this sick piece from AROE (MSK, Heavy Artillery Crew).  The Brighton-based writer gave his respects with a huge 12 foot by 64 foot mural centered around a plane crash, a remix of a classic album cover.  Rest In Power. Tipped off […]

Streets: Slinkachu (Belgium)

Over the weekend in Belgium, street miniaturist Slinkachu presented a small show featuring his work in a temporary gallery at Lange Lozanastraat 101b in the 2018 area of the city. While there, he also placed his tiny street installations throughout Antwerpen for residents to discover including a piece featuring a footballer chalking his own field. See the rest below… Discuss Slinkachu here.
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Streets: Conor Harrington (Ireland) Part III

For this trip back to his home country, Conor Harrington (interviewed) has painted his third (see first & second) and final piece in an abandoned Georgian mansion in the Belfast city centre. Three must be his lucky number because he also produced the same amount of murals when he was in Ireland (here, here, & here) last summer. Titled the Dilapidated Swordsman, this wall was located in the stairwell and features Harrington’s distinctive colonial style. Discuss Conor Harrington here.
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Streets: Mobstr (London)

It looks like the ever witty Mobstr has been busy in and around London recently putting up some new pieces. The street artist hailing from Newcastle is known for verbiage-based pieces that poke fun at his art form as well as challenge the way we view public space. These photos, which come courtesy of Hooked Blog include a continuation in his Huh? series as well as other “lessons in advertising.” Discuss Mobstr here.

Update: JR x Jose Parla – “Wrinkles of the City” (Cuba) Part III

By now, you will have seen photos from the intriguing collaboration between JR (featured) and Jose Parla on the walls of Havana. Parla, with his Cuban roots, seems like the perfect partner in crime for the TED winning French artist as calligraphic stylings of the first meld seamlessly with the stark photos of the second. This next phase of JR’s Wrinkles Of The City project will coincide with the 11th Havana Biennial 2012 and feature photos from a previous trip to Cuba that the duo took back in […]

Streets: Mars-1 (San Francisco)

For fans of the recent more monochromatic aspects of Mars-1′s (featured) oeuvre, this new mural he painted in San Francisco should get them going. The otherworldly and organic nature of his work has become recognizable as part of the local painter’s signature imagery with certain pieces executed in a more minimalistic fashion – like the one seen here but on a much larger scale. Painted over several days on the side of the Phoenix Hotel and arranged through Wallspace, Mr. Martinez has added another beautiful piece […]

Streets: Conor Harrington (Ireland) Part II

Just like when he gifted his home county with a series of murals (here, here, & here) last summer, Conor Harrington (interviewed) appears to be hitting up multiple walls on this trip to Ireland as well. We already showed you a quick piece he whipped up outside of Lurgan, but now comes photos of something new – The Duel of Belfast, Dance By Candlelight. Keep it locked here on AM to see if any future walls will pop up. Discuss Conor Harrington here.

Update: JR x Jose Parla – “Wrinkles of the City” (Cuba) Part II

After bringing you a first glimpse of the next phase of the Wrinkles Of The City project from JR (featured) where he is collaborating with good friend and artist Jose Parla in Cuba, it looks like the two are in the thick of the action now. Working on walls throughout the city of Havana, the sublime mix of the French street photographer’s candid shots of the Cubanos along with Parla’s calligraphic messages has fans of the duo’s work buzzing. The street activity has been timed to […]

Streets: All City Canvas (Mexico) Part II

After a first look at the All City Canvas in Mexico City, we have returned for some second helpings. Most of the artists have completed their pieces like El Mac, Saner, ROA, Vhils, Interesni Kazki, Escif and Herakut. From the photos, we can also see that Aryz has started work on his piece. It’s not often you get so many artists in the same place, and even more rare to see them all go so large. Photo credit: Rodrigo Medina except instagram photos (as labelled).