ArrestedMotion logo
Tag Archives: Gestalten

Video: Shepard Fairey – “Obey to the Better!”

Check out this nice video produced by Gestalten where Shepard Fairey was interviewed at his “Printed Matters” show & “Beyond the Street” signing at Subliminal Projects that allows viewers to hear Shep talk about the style and ideology behind Obey. Also, he discusses his recently resolved AP court battle. As an extra bonus we get to catch some detailed shots of his current and past imagery. Discuss Shepard Fairey here

“Beyond The Street” LA Book Launch @ Subliminal Projects

This year’s hottest pick for your bookshelf “Beyond the Street: The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art” completes its run of the trinity of art capitals this month with the Los Angeles book launch and signing to be held at Subliminal Projects on Thursday 16th September between 7 & 8 pm. AM has been along to the previous launch events in London and New York, and both events have been fun affairs, with plenty of the books contributors in attendance to chat with art lovers […]

Check Out the Faile Temple Website

The wild ride for fans of Faile’s (featured) project for PortugalArte ‘10 isn’t about to stop soon as the impressive Temple installation has been extended for viewing until September 5th for anyone who is lucky enough to stop by Lisbon. For those who aren’t in the area and can’t get enough of photos of the Temple, our friends at Faile created a great site dedicated to giving you a detailed look into this project. Check it out at Also remember that Faile has a book “Faile: […]

Books: Faile – “Prints + Originals 1999–2009″

Our friends at Gestalten seem to be on fire recently with another key publication for the street/urban art genre. This time focusing on Faile, hardcover book “Faile: Prints + Originals 1999–2009″ is a comprehensive book chronicling the works of the New York based artistic collective over the past 10 years. From their signature silkscreen and hand stained prints to their unforgettable originals, the Patrick’s are sure to please their fans with what looks to be a photo rich and meticulous journal of their incredible works from the past decade. We’ll […]

Giveaway: “Beyond the Street: The 100 Most Important Figures in Urban Art” (Part II)

Based on the successful turnouts at both the London’s Phillips de Pury and New York’s Deitch Projects release parties the past few weeks, it’s safe to say that Gestalten’s “Beyond the Street: The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art” by Patrick Nguyen and Stuart Mackenzie was very well received. Now we’re sure some of those that have picked up the book may have wondered why a few urban art cornerstone’s were not included? But after talking with one of the book’s Authors, some obvious artists (Ahem… Banksy, Barry McGee, and a few […]

Book Launch: Beyond the Street @ Phillips de Pury, London

The London book launch for Gestalten’s “Beyond the Street: The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art” took place on Friday last week at Phillips de Pury’s Victoria headquarters to a healthy crowd and with a celebratory vibe. Many of the book’s contributors joined the editors of the book, Patrick Nguyen and Stuart Mackenzie, to toast the success of just how well this mammoth publication turned out. Artists and contributors alike happily signed and doodled in books all night. AM saw the launch party as both […]

Giveaway: “Beyond the Street: The 100 Most Important Figures in Urban Art”

We brought you some news last week of the impending book release and launch parties in London and New York that publisher Gestalten is planning for “Beyond the Street: The 100 Most Important Figures in Urban Art”, and now some further details have been released regarding the London launch party co-hosted by Gestalten and Simon de Pury. The May 7th event runs from 6pm until 9pm at Philips de Pury, Howick Place, London SW1 1BB. The reception is open to all, but see the flyer […]