UK duo Kai & Sunny have taken a huge leap with their latest exhibition Migration South set to launch on Thursday 23rd May at the revered UK arts venue, the Southbank Centre. The pair walk a well versed path with their feet bridging the gap between the fine art and design worlds with their unique take on forms found within nature, and this specially commissioned installation serves as somewhat of a retrospective of their works to date. The exhibition launches with an artist talk on the 23rd [...]
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South Africa-based DAL and his wife Faith47 have been busy painting murals nonstop since they arrived in London several weeks ago. Our photographer on scene, Butterfly, caught up with the prolific artist as he worked on one of his walls near Brick Lane. This new piece features two large beasts fighting it out, rendered in his signature kinetic style. Check out some more in-progress photos below… Photo credit: Butterfly. Discuss DAL here.
Local and international street artists have been invited by The Legacy List recently to create public works along along East London canals. The roster includes artists Mark Lyken (Scotland), Teo Moneyless (Italy), Zezão (Brazil), Remed (Spain), Ekta Ekta (Sweden), and Interesni Kazki (Ukraine). Curated by Cedar Levisham, the artworks will be installed during summer 2013 and should reflect the location and history of the canals in a variety of innovative ways. Take a look at what Zezão painted below and read more about The Canals Project. Pics by Butterfly.
On May 10th, the new exhibition from The London Police will open to the public at StolenSpace in London. It’s All Fun & Games Until Someone Gets Hurt will be a homecoming of sorts for the lads and it will be their first solo show in England since 2009. The pieces this time around are themed on sports and games with their famous characters as well as themselves no doubt inserted in urban landscapes. Head over for a look at Bob and Chaz’ incredible linework [...]
Over the weekend at the Art13 art fair in London, the Circle Culture Gallery featured some paintings from Katrin Fridriks at their booth in the Olympia Grand Hall. The new works consisted of pieces with vibrant splashes of colors as well as abstract monochromatic offerings. Take a look at more detailed images below… Discuss Katrin Fridriks here.
Recently, street sculptor & photographer Slinkachu was asked to participate 20 Years of War Child, a new exhibition celebrating 20 years of the charity’s (War Child) work. He created three installations that he staged in various parts of London, the results of which will be put on display at The British Music Experience through March 28th. Take a look at the other pieces below along with shots from different perspectives below… Discuss Slinkachu here.
Starting today, the Tate Modern in London will be opening their doors to the public for the first full-scale retrospective of Roy Lichtenstein in many years. This momentous survey of the renowned American artist will include 125 of his most definitive paintings & sculptures and certainly should not to be missed if you are in the area prior to its close on May 27th. Get a preview by looking at the video below put together by VernissageTV. Discuss Roy Lichtenstein here.
Iceland born artist Katrin Fridriks will have a solo show during Art13 art fair in London from the 1st until 3rd of March 2013. Circle Culture Gallery will be showing her newest body of work at booth H4 of Olympia Grand Hall, London. Fridriks is currently living and working between Luxembourg and Paris, and for this solo show she prepared different kinds of works that she will be exposing. The new works include perspective studies of the Stendahl Syndrome, Crayons, and Gene & Ethics series, her signature works that [...]
On the occasion of José Parlá’s return to London for a solo showing at Haunch of Venison, NOWNESS has released a new video titled the same – Broken Language. The mini-documentary follows the NY-based artist through the entire process starting with an explanation of the philosophy behind his work, the photo reference acquisition, the creation of the actual paintings and sculptural pieces. Take a look at the insightful footage below… Discuss this show here. Discuss José Parlá here.
Late last month, the Lazarides’ Rathbone Place in London hosted Dan Witz’s solo debut with the gallery with a show entitled Prisoners 2012 – 2013. As the title suggests, the new body of work was mainly focused on a series where the NY-based artist partnered with Amnesty International, the world’s largest human rights organization, to create works featuring individuals who are subjects of their campaign for rights awareness. These combined with the lighting in the space made for a dramatic setting. These paintings were joined by some [...]