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POW WOW ’13: Shark Toof & Angry Woebots

Another wall that was shared during POW WOW this year was the side of Fresh Cafe & Loft In Space, center of much of the activity surrounding the event. Getting up at this location were the LA-based artists Shark Toof and Angry Woebots with their signature characters (sharks and pandas) looking fierce. Take a more detailed look in the photos below and keep it locked here on AM as we have more completed murals to share with you soon. Discuss POW WOW here.
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POW WOW ’13: Nychos x Jeff Soto Mural

After a relaxing week in Hawaii filled with art, great food, and friends we haven’t seen in awhile, it’s time to share with you photos of some more of the murals that went up for POW WOW 2013. One of the collaborative pieces that seemed to work well for this year’s event was from Nychos and Jeff Soto (interviewed). With both artists who have some of the more painterly techniques there, the combination of their imagery meshed quite nicely on this large wall. Discuss POW WOW here. […]
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Streets: Jonathan Borofsky (Pittsburgh)

This whimsical sculpture from by artist Jonathan Borofsky is entitled Walking to the Sky, a stainless steel and resin piece depicting people walking up a 30 meter high pole. The american sculptor and printmaker who lives and works in Maine has had the piece installed in various places around the world, but now it resides permanently on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University near the intersection of Forbes Avenue and Morewood Avenue in Pittsburgh. Via My Modern Met.
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Overtime: Feb 11 – Feb 17

More stories from the week ending Feb 17: Richard Jackson makes his mark on OCMA as his long-awaited retrospective opens this weekend. The LA Times profiles the artist. RIP: Richard Artschwager dies at age 89 following a recent stroke. Woman vandalizes iconic Delacroix Painting at the Louvre, tagging “AE911″ on it. France to return seven Old Master paintings looted from Jewish families during WWII. Henri Matisse painting stolen in 2000 from a museum in Venezuela will soon be returned to the country. Police raid Bill […]
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POW WOW ’13: Dabs Myla x 123Klan x Slick x Askew x Roid

As this year’s POW WOW draws to a close this weekend, murals that artists have been working on all week are nearing completion. We’ll be bringing you a look at many of these pieces soon, starting first with an epic collaboration between Dabs Myla, 123Klan, Slick, Askew, and Roid. The long wall deep in the Kaka’ako district will add much needed color to the area, and highlights a seamless meshing of styles from these artists hailing from different parts of the world. Check out more detailed […]
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POW WOW ’13 (Part II)

After taking you through the first set of public murals for POW WOW 2013, here is now a look work from another group of artists. This time around, we have in-progress photos from Meggs x Phibs (above), Yoskay Yamamoto x Andrea Wan x Jeff Hamada, Hannah Stouffer x Kamea Hadar, Askew x Dabs Myla x Roid, Solomon Enos, DAL, and Faith47. One of the best aspects of the event is the collaborative spirit and camaraderie that develops over the week. We’ll be bringing you a […]
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Studio Visit: Melissa Haslam – “Floating Garden” @ LeBasse Projects

Returning to the botanical imagery that she has worked on in the past, painter Melissa Haslam (featured) will be opening a show at LeBasse Projects on March 2nd. Entitled Floating Garden, the new body of work will highlight how the Melbourne-based artist has furthered refined her form of portraiture. Take a look at some of these shots from her studio and head out to the opening if you want to meet Haslam as she will be flying in for the show. Discuss Melissa Haslam here.
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POW WOW ’13 (Part I)

With POW WOW 2013 in full swing, AM made the rounds yesterday to check out the progress as murals were going up all around the Kakaʻako district in Honolulu. Some of the artists featured at work in this first set of photos include Jeff Soto, Nychos, 123Klan, Angry Woebots, Dabs Myla, Madsteez, Shark Toof, Katch, Slick, and Rone & Wonderlust – who are collaborating on the mural seen above. The day of art was finished up with a series of talks at the University of Hawaii. […]
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Videos / Releases: JR – “Action in Kesennuma, Japan” Lithograph

Back in November, French photograffeur JR headed to Japan and toured the disaster area, furthering his Inside Out project in the area – dedicated to the victims of the tsunami.  If you remember, one of the most poignant images from that trip was the pasting of the eyes of a local fisherman on a boat that was stranded and abandoned as the water receded. This piece has now been recreated as a 12 color lithograph (released here) along with a video documenting the creation process at the […]
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Streets: Herakut – The Giant Storybook Project (Part II)

Back in November, we shared with you a longstanding project that street muralists Herakut have been working on called The Giant Storybook Project. Continuing their plan for creating a children’s book from murals painted around the world, the duo have a now completed their ninth piece in the series in Melbourne (639 Brunswick St Fitzroy North VIC 3068, Australia). While in town, they recently opened a show entitled Too High To Heal at the Metro Gallery so fans of their work can get a double dose […]
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