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POW WOW ‘ 12 / Streets: 123Klan x Slick x Flying Fortress

Across from Loft In Space, the neighboring wall was attacked by 123Klan, Slick, and Flying Fortress for some of the outdoor portion go POW WOW. Almost completed, the piece features elements specific to Hawaii like their love for shaved ice, volcanoes, and orchids to more serious topics like how Dole Pineapple has affected the indigenous people. Makes sure you make out to the opening tonight (6-10pm) to see the mural in person, but for now – more detailed shots after the jump…

Art Focus: Shawn Huckins

An interesting juxtaposition of old masters like imagery and modern text abbreviation  – this series of paintings from Shawn Huckins is our Art Focus for the week. The premise for this particular set of works is Huckins’ view of the history of the United States as bookended by two revolutions – one being political in the 18th century and the other being technological in the 21st century. He combines both of these ideas into each piece melding painting and portraiture from the earlier revolutionary period […]

Streets: How & Nosm @ LA Weekly Building (Los Angeles)

After recently completing an impressive murals in the heart of Downtown LA (covered), the prolific brothers known as How & Nosm returned to Los Angeles for another go around. This time however, they decided to paint the exterior of the LA Weekly building. Although this project is not quite the same size as last time, this mural is perhaps more detailed and more layered. What’s really unique is also the way in which the duo decided to use the building’s layout as part of the […]
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Pow Wow ’12 – Kickoff

AM is in Hawaii and it’s the officially the first day of Pow Wow 2012. Similar to last year, we started the day on the North Shore and moved to Honolulu where artists and media took their first steps to getting the Loft in Space location ready for the big exhibition this Saturday. It was a cheerful mood as the Pow Wow alumnus reunited and new artists got introduced. With an expanded roster for this year’s event, the setup work is requires helpf from everyone. […]

Art Focus: Claire Streetart

We hope you all enjoyed your Valentine’s Day today. To cap things off, we bring you a special mid-week Art Focus that we have been saving for the occasion. Claire Streeart is a Parisian street artist who work focuses on life-size couples kissing, hugging, and showing their affections. No surprise here as Paris is the City of Love. More photos after the jump…

Streets: RIME (Los Angeles)

Keeping up with yet another mural going up across the streets of Los Angeles, we caught up with MSK/AWR graffiti writer RIME as he was putting up his signature character design in the arts complex overseen by Warren Brand. This Branded Arts project is yet another addition to the growing list of artists such as Herakut (covered), Dabs Myla (covered) and most recently Anthony Lister (covered) who all have left their imprint at the Culver City complex. Sticking with his very unique style, RIME painted a number […]

Happy Valentine’s Day from Escif!

It seems that every year, some of Escif’s work will inevitably be applicable to this holiday. Last year, you may remember a piece entitled Black Kiss from the prolific Spanish artist. Well, for 2012, here is a recent mural he dubbed White Kiss that seems appropriate for the occasion. As a bonus, take a look at a similarly themed piece after the jump…

Streets: World Roundup (Feb 6 – Feb 12)

This week’s featured wall for our street art roundup from around the world is a sweet collaborative piece between Austrian artist Nychos and the German-based old school legend Flying Fortress. This mother bear mural was created when Mr. Fortress stopped by Vienna for a visit and if you are interested, you can see more footage in a video here. Other work worth your time to take a look at include Cranio (Brazil), Nick Walker x SheOne (Paris), Nychos x Flying Fortress (Austria), REVOK (Detroit), Hyuro […]

Overtime: Feb 6 – Feb 12

  Frank Miller consigns two of his original Batman works to Heritage Auctions’ Feb 22-24 auction. Peter Norton to sell more of his collection in Christie’s March auction. Do you think porn should be considered art? Oldest works of art ever made may have just been discovered in a cave. America’s 50 top philanthropists include 12 arts donors, like the Broads. Article: The Art of Recession-Dodging by Sarah Thornton. Modern and Impressionist sales demonstrate current volatility of art market. The Turkish art market is booming. […]

Rewind: Feb 6 – Feb 12

As with our weekly Overtime and Streets World Roundup articles, this new feature (video-oriented) is intended to summarize notable stories that we didn’t get an opportunity to highlight. Leading off our inaugural Rewind is this trailer of the new Andy X movie, billed as “a cinematic seance on the life and death of Andy Warhol online” with release scheduled for February 22nd. Other notable videos include – Ron English’s The Detroit Project, where he and his family leave New York, travel to Detroit, and visit […]