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For fans who can’t get enough of his work, you are in luck. Italian street savant, Blu, has just painted another politically charged mural (you may remember a recent timely wall he created for Greece) in Buenos Aires featuring a mass of people blindfolded by colors of the Argentine national flag. In the back, there appears to be a dark figure wearing a presidential sash and a suit and tie. More photos after the jump from BA Street Art.
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For this week’s world roundup of street work, Miami continues to be a hotpot as Art Basel Miami Week gets inexorably closer and closer. This newest piece is from the UK-based Eine who used some borrowed paint from ABOVE for this piece. Look after the jump for more walls from Jesse Geller and Kunle Martins (Miami), Invader (Paris), Kislow (Ukraine), Cassette Lord (England), Aaron De La Cruz (San Francisco),  Snyder (California), Olek (Poland), Gaia (France), Jaz, and Herbert Baglione (Mexico).
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Ai Weiwei sings Caonima at his fans’ request. The iPad video has lyrics that may be interpreted as “fuck your mother” in certain tones and contains slang for “fuck your mother’s vagina.” It is probably directed at the Chinese government. Ai Weiwei to challenge his $2.4M tax bill using money donated to him by supporters. The story behind the making of De Wain Valentine’s Gray Column, from its original concept to its display at the Getty Center. Tate director Nick Serota urges rethinking of climate […]
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This weekend’s Art Focus is on Buenos Aires-based artist Diego Gravinese. His large scale oil on canvas paintings often both photorealistic yet surreal at the same time, leading to some interesting juxtapositions. Check out more examples after the jump…
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The San Francisco-based Andrew Schoultz is currently braving the heat in Miami working on a massive mural for Primary Flight that will take what sounds like over two weeks to complete. Seeing as this is only Day 6, fans heading over for Art Basel Week have much to look forward for when this insanely detailed and intricate wall is complete. While in town, make sure you stop by the Marx & Zavattero (site of Andrew’s solo in 2010) booth at PULSE to see some of […]
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Yesterday in London’s West India Quays, Canary Wharf, on Guinness World Records Day, Reebok CrossFit has teamed up London-based street art duo 3D Joe and Max to complete what will go down as the world’s largest and longest 3D street artwork ever (for now). The deceptively realistic piece measures 1,160.4 metres square and is 106.5m long, beating the previous 892.15metre square record set by China’s Qi Xinghua, and will remain on display for the rest of today. In-progress photos after the jump, but also check out some videos […]
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A while back, we gathered some photos of murals that Escif painted while in Niort, France, for the 1st edition of the Festival Le 4eme Mur (The 4th Wall).  Apparently there was one wall that we missed that could arguably be the most intriguing of the bunch from the Spanish street artist – a ghost motif that we have seen before from him, this time drifting slowly away from the body of of an animal as it dies… More photos after the jump…
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Hitting up London ahead of his showing at Pictures On Walls on December 1st, German artist EVOL installed some his distinctive work at Smithfield Market. Featuring his uncanny ability to transform urban objects into tiny cityscapes, this latest street intervention will only fuel the fires of fans in the UK as EVOL and full supporting cast of artists take over POW with their upcoming show. More photos at Street Art London and after the jump…
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Last week, AM stopped by for a visit with Shepard Fairey (featured) and the OBEY crew as they started work on the La Brea mural. The huge wall that wrapped around the former Continental Graphic’s building was created in association with the District La Brea group show (covered) at MK2 Projects. We went back for a second look at the completed piece the other day and to capture some images for you. Take a look at the photo set from our ©Carlos Gonzalez after the jump…
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ABOVE (interviewed), whose giveaway on AM of his new PASSPORT book we just announced yesterday, is currently in Miami preparing for his upcoming show with White Walls at the SCOPE fair next month. If you remember, we already brought you a video of a more political mural he painted earlier this month, and he has stayed on working on more massive walls in preparation for Art Basel Week. This new one features examples of the new imagery that he will be working with in his upcoming […]
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It looks like Swoon (interviewed) is in London at the moment judging from this piece seen on the streets by the good people at Hooked Blog. The wheatpasted image is modeled after the stunning Thalassa installation she created for the New Orleans Museum of Art back in June and is a marker for her upcoming show at Black Rat Projects next month. The Murmuration installation and show will open on December 1st and seeing that the NY-based artist is already in town preparing makes us excited to see […]
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During the past week, the duo known as Herakut were in Los Angeles as part of Wende Museum’s Behind The Wall project (covered). However, the artist collective also took time to do a large scale mural which featured their signature style and character design. The wall, which took two days to complete, sits not too far from the city’s Chinatown area and it continues to show the technique that the artists have perfected during their time together. Of note,Herakut will also be releasing a book […]
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