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The dynamic duo known as Dabs Myla have been hitting the mural scene as of late. Not too long ago, we saw them put up some great work during Art Basel Week Miami. Now, they are back in Los Angeles and creating what looks to be another impressive mural. Set up through Warren Brand and the Branded Arts project, this mural project has been quietly moving along during this entire week in the Culver City Arts complex where previous works from Herakut (covered), David Flores (covered), Cyrcle. […]
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Two gifted graffiti artists and MSK brothers, REVOK and ROID recently collaborated on this piece in East London. If you recall, they recently opened a show together in Los Angeles (covered), as well as joined forces (along with RIME) for another piece in Detroit. As before, you can see that the raw forms of REVOK and the geometric lines of ROID always seem to combine well. Closer looks after the jump…
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Coming off an incredible mural unveiled during Miami’s 2011 Art Basel week (coverage), MSK/AWR and 7th Letter graffiti writer Risky is back to conquer yet another large scale mural. This time however he’s working in his backyard of Los Angeles where he is currently painting a wall measuring 120 feet wide and about 60 feet tall. Set up by L.A. Freewalls Project, this wall was previously occupied by Ron English (featured) but this time Risky is adorning the wall, the stairs and even the parking […]
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After bringing you photos a new political and provocative mural form Blu about a week ago, here is another set of pics of another mural painted by the Italian street savant in Buenos Aires. This time around, the piece on the side of a building depicts an an image of the globe slowing disintegrating like a jigsaw puzzle with the pieces being interconnecting humans. More photos after the jump via Buenos Aires Street Art…
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This past Saturday, the Known Gallery teamed up with Modern Multiples, a LA-based print studio and one of the powerhouses in this industry, for one a one week pop-up show in which an incredible collection of prints were on display and available for purchase just in time for the holidays. The list of artists included in this very special event seems almost endless but some of the names included were Chaz Bojorquez, RETNA, Shepard Fairey, Patrick Martinez, Eriberto and Estevan Oriol, Gajin Fujita, Revok, Saber […]
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AM was fortunate to visit French graffiti artist TILT in his studio in Toulouse as he prepared for multiple shows in London at POW, Singapore and Manila, and to follow him across the streets. When not painting graffiti on naked “bubble girls” across the world, the self declared “graffiti fetichist” leverages his fun and colourful bubble letters to represent iconic portraits, shoes and flags. Photos by Butterfly for Arrested Motion.
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The Brazil-based Titi Freak (Hamilton Yokota) recently made a trip to the Ishinomaki, Miyagi in Japan for a project involving the painting of some temporary dwellings with people in the community. Made possible by The Japan Foundation and the Embassy of Brazil in Japan, the endeavor was meant to have an empowering effect for the residents and featured workshops for inhabitants, solo works by the graffiti artist, as well as collaboration murals. More photos after the jump…
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Banksy’s Cardinal Sin – a comment on the Catholic Church child abuse scandal, is unveiled. Liverpool council will not remove Banksy street art from private property wall. Shepard Fairey discusses creating his TIME Magazine Person of the Year 2011 cover. And, background on Ted Soqui’s source image used for the cover. Christopher Knight criticizes Shepard Fairey’s TIME Magazine cover. Murals to flourish once again in Los Angeles – street mural capitol of the world. Sickboy’s collaboration confession bricks with artists D*Face and Word To Mother. Some photos from the INTI show in Paris. […]
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Ludo in Paris. Fake xray ads.
To start off our summary of walls this week, we get news that Ludo has been in Paris getting some new fake xray ads like this piece with a hand skeleton seen inside a mosquito. Other walls seen after the jump include a collaboration between Remi/Rough and LX One (Miami), Ethos (Sydney), Liqen (Mexico), Know Hope (Miami), Ever (Miami), Kid Zoom (Australia), Anthony Lister (Australia), Agostino (Italy), Merge Invisible (Hungary), and 2-Hands (Portugal).
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Based in Japan, Sean Whelan’s medium of choice is pencil drawing which typically center around his fascination temples and shrines. By grouping hundreds of little Japanese buildings, he is able to build complex amalgamations forming figurative shapes and ideas. His incredibly detailed and time-intensive process is what caught AM’s attention for this week’s Art Focus. More images of his work after the jump…
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While strolling through the Wynwood District during Art Basel Week Miami, we came across a truly amazing mural by Liqen. The huge piece featured the Mexico-based artist’s illustrative style which depicted the metaphor of workers stuck in cubicles built like a prison with an added surreal insectatoid twist. We spent some time there gazing at all the details which we think you will appreciate as well. More photos after the jump…
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After reporting on some in-progress photos of an two-sided epic mural by Andrew Schoultz for Primary Flight in Miami, we head back to get some completed shots. The walls were somewhat hidden from view, across from the ROA mural if you know where that is, but when seen in person, one can begin to imagine why it took 2 weeks to finish what with details like bricks each individually painted and custom curb stops. The amazing thing was this project was only one of many […]
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