Almost precisely one year since his last solo show in his hometown (covered), Itinerrance Gallery in Paris will be opening a solo show by Julien Malland aka Seth Globepainter. After an extensive traveling schedule, the globetrotting muralist is ready to present his new body of work under the title Walking on a Dream. These traveling experiences are not only the French artist’s passion, but also a source of inspiration. Often working with local artists and speaking directly to the people he meets, he tries to create a dialog between […]
One of the art-related activities while in town for South by Southwest this year is taking advantage of multiple opportunities to enjoy Tom Sachs’ work. From the photos we have included here, fans can already see that his exhibition at The Contemporary Austin is a must see. Boombox Retrospective 1999–2015 is a survey of the American artist’s bricolage sculptural pieces inspired by the old school “boombox.” As a bonus, from March 18-20, “influential DJs and producers in electronic and hip-hop music – selected by SXSW Music and Sachs – […]
Presently at Backslash in Paris (through March 28th) is a show entitled Current from Boris “Delta” Tellegen. The Dutch artist’s second exhibition with the gallery features a collection of work inspired by the movement and unbroken activity the current, whether it be electrical in nature or in the ocean. The geometrical and architecturally inclined pieces on display range from large assemblages to smaller pieces on paper, a good cross section of work from the artist whose roots lie in graffiti. Take a look at more photos from the show […]
Ludo (interviewed) is currently in Shanghai, putting the final touches on the works for his upcoming solo show opening on March 21st at Magda Danysz Gallery, Shanghai. Fly Me To The Moon is a project that includes works that the young French artist worked on during his visits since November 2014 until March 2015. During these visits he pasted many street works around Shanghai and Hong Kong, soaked in the visuals and the energy of the locales, but also collected materials for producing gallery works. His signature imagery […]
Kai and Sunny’s latest screenprint edition Leaves Of Light will be available tomorrow, Tuesday March 17th at 2pm GMT. The hand pulled 2 colour screen print on 100% cotton somerset satin 300gsm is 57 x 76 cm (22.4 x 29.9 inches) is released in an edition of 100 signed and stamped by the duo, and is based on a larger scale work from their recent New York exhibition at Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Check the full image below, courtesy of the artists. Discuss Kai & Sunny here.
It seems that POW! WOW! Hawaii gets more ambitious each year with the plethora of quality local and international artists participating growing as a result. With our more focused coverage over, here is a recap of some of the murals and walls that we missed. Included here is a the finished mural from James Jean (in progress here) at the Honolulu Museum of Art (seen above) and Slick’s piece featuring the Hawaiian flag constructed from the script of Queen’s Lili‘uokalani Protest against the Treaty of Annexation in 1897 (seen below across from Fresh Cafe in […]
Available though the end of today, March 15th (UK time), is a new print from Von (interviewed) entitled Skull 02. The A3 sized release is a timed edition with final run determined by demand and costs £20. Featuring some of the avian motifs that the UK-based artist and illustrator is known for, the imagery flocks together with some flowers just right to form a skull. But it here. Discuss Von here.
More stories from the week that ended March 15 (click on bolded words for more information): See images from Gagosian Gallery’s John Chamberlain and Jean Prouvé show in Chelsea. RIP: Frei Otto, who died at the age of 89, one day before being named winner of Pritzker prize. RIP: Michael Graves, who died at the age of 80 of natural causes. Islamic State destroys the remains of the ancient site of Hatra, Iraq, a World Heritage Site since 1987. It is also reported that the […]
886 Geary Gallery hosts a stellar line up of contemporary artists that have transitioned from graffiti artists into highly regarded fine artists, without compromising their heritage, tonight in the form of the Graffuturism 5 Year Anniversary Group Exhibition. The first in a planned series of exhibitions across the globe celebrating the success of an art blog that been the catalyst in fostering a genuine movement, this exhibition in San Francisco is curated by Graffuturism founder Poesia; who brings together a global selection of artists that have established […]
On Friday, March 3rd (2PM GMT), PrintThemAll.com will be releasing a limited edition by Sowat, one of the members of the French graffiti crew, DMV or Da Mental Vaporz. Titled Ars Longa Vita Brevis, the four color lithograph will be released in conjunction with his upcoming solo show coming up with Richard & Lefeuvre Gallery in Geneva on the 23rd of April. As with all of their prints, this was produced at the Idem studio in Paris, and will be released in a very limited edition of only […]