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Releases: Søren Solkær – “Surface”

Danish photographer Søren Solkær is set to launch a series worldwide exhibitions in conjunction with the release of his latest book. Surface is the definitive portrait anthology of some of the most significant street artists in practice today. The Copenhagen-based photographer has spent the last three years shooting artists across the globe, closely working with them on making these portraits represent them in the light they feel comfortable with. The photos have been staged in Søren’s signature style, drawing influence from cinema and painting, and were shot in places like Berlin, London, […]
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Releases: Ai Weiwei Monograph

German publisher Taschen is soon releasing the first comprehensive monograph on Ai Weiwei’s life and work. The conceptual multidisciplinary artist’s work exceeds the limitations and borders of the art world. He has become equally, if not even more known as a social media phenomenon, and his political activism became a symbol of free expression in his native China. With this release, Taschen gives us a comprehensive view of the artist’s life and work, made in close collaboration with the artist himself, on site in his studio through a direct access to his […]
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Book Launch: Beyond the Street – The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art” (London & New York)

Set to be a future bible of the urban and street art scene, Gestalten are soon to publish “Beyond the Street – The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art”. Compiled and edited by Patrick Nguyen and Stuart Mackenzie, this 400 page monster-sized tome has been over 2 years in the making. To date, we’ve seen some page spreads and sneaked a read of a couple of the wonderfully constructed and insightful interviews contained within the book. Certainly, if you have an interest in this genre […]