As our readers must know by now, Banksy’s film “Exit Through The Gift Shop” has been nominated for an Oscar. Although it doesn’t appear that he will be allowed to personally accept the award if he wins, it looks like he made the trip out to Los Angeles just the same. Take a look at this new piece that has popped up reportedly attributed to the elusive street artist. Perhaps the start of his Oscar campaign with more to come? Photos via Capturing Banksy. Discuss […]
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…
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.
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 […]
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…
Parisian street artist LUDO (interviewed) continues to defend his home turf with another piece in the City of Lights, this time in the middle of the main thoroughfare, Champs-Elysees. The new addition to the streets is a continuation of his Nature’s Revenge series, a melding of nature and machine. More photos after the jump… Discuss LUDO here.
London-based artist INSA recently recently paid San Francisco a visit and threw up a mural featuring his signature imagery. The man with a love for heels is in town getting ready for his show More at Fifty24SF, which is slated to open on February 3rd. Hit up the corner of Scott and Oak if you are in the Bay Area and check this out in person. More photos after the jump… Photos via Upperplayground. Discuss INSA here.
Miniature photographer Slinkachu recently posted up a new street installation on his blog entitled The Last Resort. This piece is the first of many in a new body of work he is preparing for his solo Concrete Ocean at Andipa Gallery coming up in March. This will be his second show at the London gallery and if his last show there was any indication, fans will be treated to an intriguing mixture of new images and installations. More views of this piece after the jump… […]
Right after AM came back from Basel Week, we were visited by Belgium street artist ROA with whom we promptly hit the streets of New York with, specifically in Brooklyn. Initially, he focused his efforts in Factory Fresh’s neigborhood of Bushwick where he created some amazing works. Later in the week, we visited the industrial neighborhood of Gowanus and it’s wonderful graffiti adorned canal to scout out a few locations for some possible future urban beautifications. It was very enlightening expedition for us as we braved […]