Unurth just tipped us off to new work from Mentalgassi on the in Spain as part of this year’s Getxo Photo festival. The German street art collective is known for creatively wheatpasting photos utilizing local urban objects to their advantage. Take a look at more photos after the jump… Discuss Mentalgassi here.
Those looking for a little love on Valentine’s Day need look no further than the streets. We’ve gathered some images from the last year from C215, Ellis G., Sam3, Escif and Faile that may spark some romance for you. Although some of the pieces may not be exactly what you are looking for. Photos after the jump…
Sam Flores paints the Future Fatima. Jesse Hazelip – The Belle of the Brawl video. An interview with Erik Mark Sandberg by Mark Murphy. The Mad Potters Tea Party. Derek Weisberg‘s show at Anno Domini LACMA and Getty acquire more than 2,000 pictures taken by Robert Mapplethorpe, and other archival materials, including 120,000 negatives – the total value said to be more than $30 million Jason Lee’s Polaroid of Dennis Hopper stolen from THIS, Los Angeles after an opening. $25,000 reward is offered for its […]
With POW WOW fast approaching next week, we will be publishing a series of interviews with the participants of this year’s event. Naturally, first up is the mastermind behind the annual art get-together, Jasper Wong. A man of many talents – artist, gallery owner (Above Second), illustrator, and crossdresser – we’ll be looking forward to what he has planned for us next week when the festivities start. Take a look at the questions and answers after the jump… Arrested Motion (AM): Can you tell us […]
Continuing his exploration of projection art (see his show and participation in the Lightsound Project in Copenhagen), Armsrock (interviewed) recently visited Vienna and illuminated selected walls and monuments with some of his drawings. The Danish artist has been in the Austrian capital immersed in the quartier21 artist-in-residence program and appears to be keeping busy before heading back home for various other projects and shows scheduled for the rest of the year. More photos after the jump… Photos via the artist. Discuss Armsrock here.
It looks like the POW WOW preparations are already underway in Hawaii as late addition Ekundayo and Aaron Martin (Angry Woebots) get up on the walls of the FreshCafe / Loft in Space venue. The space will house all the live-painting, starting on the 16th, and main event on the 19th so hopefully we’ll be seeing more murals soon. More pics after the jump… Photos via Aaron Martin.
In anticipation for his current show at one of our favorite hangouts bOb lounge & gallery, AM paid a visit to the studio of old school graffiti writer and pop artist Crash (John Matos). His Lichtenstein inspired style mixed with his 80′s graffiti know-how creates a unique approach for this urban veteran. It’s been over a year since we last caught his overseas exhibition in the UK, so we were excited to get a chance to see Crash in action working at his Bronx laboratory. […]
It looks like Titi Freak has been busy in Japan getting up on the streets (seen after the jump) as well as painting this mural for the Crazy Crimers 2 group show. This was certainly not the first time in the “Land of the Rising Sun” for the Brazilian born and based artist as he draws influence from his South American roots as well as his Japanese heritage. This sweet piece should give you a taste of what’s to come later on this month in […]
For even the casual fan of street art and graf, the THR (The Human Race and/or The Heart Revealed) crew is certainly one that they may have some familiarity with. Perhaps because of his high profile, most would associate the moniker as something that shows up frequently in Barry McGee’s work. The origins and philosophies behind the crew go much deeper though – something that was explored recently by Dan Plasma as he talked with the founder and president – SR-1. Take a look at […]
UK street artist Phlegm recently painted this new piece, Whale of a Time, at the Riverside car park in Rotherham. Already damaged by the rain, the mural will be replaced in about a month and he also plans to paint a giant squid and another boat. More views after the jump…
It looks like EIKNARF has been putting together a series of videos on MSK AWR affiliated writers (check out the one on NORM here.) Take a look at the interview above as REVOK talks a little about his beginnings, the origins of Seventh Letter, and the state of graffiti (past and present). As an added bonus, check out some pics of a recent billboard takeover posted to his blog after the jump…
Looks like the Ron English winter camouflage deer has company. Pioneering conceptual artist Dennis Oppenheim has passed away The battle for supremacy and sustainability for art fairs in Los Angeles. How would you like your name in lights, courtesy of John Baldessari and the Sydney Festival 2011? Happy Famous Artists Visited David Shrigley’s M – Museum exhibition in Belgium. Some new prints by Harland Miller coming soon via Other Criteria Damien Hirst is looking for another assistant. An Introduction to the urban conceptual installations of […]