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Interview: Ray Caesar – “A Dangerous Inclination” @ Corey Helford

This Saturday night (Oct 22), Ray Caesar will be bringing his digital masterpieces to Corey Helford Gallery for his first solo exhibition there. Entitled A Dangerous Inclination, the new body of work has a deep personal meaning for Caesar as it touches on the hidden places in his psyche as well as reflects on childhood experiences. AM had the opportunity to talk to him about this and many other things in an interview leading up to the show. Questions and answers after the jump…

Nuart Festival ’11: Herbert Baglione & Tellas

Rounding out our coverage of this year’s Nuart Festival in Norway are two last artists – Herbert Baglione & Tellas. The Brazil-based Baglione spent most of his time working the walls (above) with some intricate tags that has not been typically for him when compared to his usual figurative style. However, when you realize that these were the names of of the 77 young people that died in the recent Norwegian terror attack, this particular room took on a more powerful and somber mood. Baglione […]

Teaser: Slinkachu – “The Big City” @ Kunstverein Ludwigsburg

The last time miniature street photographer Slinkachu had a solo, it was March in London and AM was there to witness it in person. Near the end of this month, October 23rd, the UK-based street artist will be taking what he affectionately calls his “little people” to Ludwigsburg for his first solo ever in Germany at Kunstverein Ludwigsburg. Entitled The Big City, which is actually EVERY city for his tiny sculpts when you think about it, the show will consist of a combination of past work and installations as […]

Overtime: Oct 10 – Oct 16

Robbie Conal goes on NPR to talk about Occupy Wall Street and other subjects Video: watch Part 3 of Sotheby’s Your Art World documentary series. The WSJ chats with Dean Sobel, the first director of the Clyfford Still Museum. NYTimes on Apple and Job’s product design legacy.  It has 25 products in the MoMA collection. Victor Pinchuk plans to build a new contemporary art space in Kiev. The Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at the National Gallery may be threatened due to strike. Occupy Chicago protests […]
SHOK-1 mural for Rigenerarte Festival in Ravenna, Italy.

Streets: World Roundup Oct 10 – 16

Because the scope of coverage here on AM of street murals & graffiti is steadily expanding, we will be doing a weekly roundup of new work (or work that has not been featured in their own individual articles yet) from around the world. Some of these would have been previously mentioned in our weekly Overtime articles, but since this particular sort of news is so image-based, we will be isolating them out into a separate series for your enjoyment. For our first installment, we focus […]

Art Focus: Patrick Krzyzanowski

Our Art Focus feature this week is on wrestling enthusiast and painter Patrick Krzyzanowski. The University of Guelph trained artist names this series of works, Smell the Blood, which features detailed depictions of these sports entertainers often in gravity defying and exaggerated poses. One can definitely feel Krzyzanowski’s love for the subject as well as his humor, all rendered surprisingly in watercolors. More images after the jump…

Videos: “Threads: Documentary”

Back in July, Converse & Foot Locker invited four artists to Berlin to work on a project featuring street installations. Expertly curated to include artists who work with similar mediums, the resulting Threads documentary follows Hottea, Moneyless, Spidertag, and Aimee Dymond as they strung, spread, tied, and hung yarn & thread in complex patterns and shapes all in colors of the new Converse Padded Collar.
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Streets: Da Mental Vaporz (France)

We had only caught up with French graffiti crew Da Mental Vaporz in Copenhagen at the end of August at the Galore Festival and now they are already onto their next project. After returning to their home country, the members traveled to Brest to do their part for the Crimes of Minds festival with one of the best collaborative murals we have seen in a while. Each artist was able to maintain their distinctive style yet the whole was greater than the sum of the […]

Streets: Tudela Avant-Garde Urbano Festival Roundup (Spain)

Several weeks ago, we brought you some photos of the newest Blu mural painted for the Tudela Avant-Garde Urbano Festival in Spain. Some additional photos have surfaced of some of the other artists involved with the event including El Mac, Suso33, Run Don’t Walk, and Buenos Aires Stencil. More photos via Unurth after the jump…

Streets: How & Nosm (Los Angeles) Part II

Just a couple of days before their upcoming solo show taking place at the Known Gallery, here we have a final look at the mural painted by the prolific twin artists How & Nosm. As part of the L.A. Freewalls project, the mural entitled Heartship stands near the center of Downtown Los Angeles took nearly a week to complete. This new piece contains both the immense detail & complexity which they incorporate into every one of their artworks and even more impressive is that fact […]