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Previews: Mantis – ‘Epoch’ @ Hoxton Gallery

Following his last solo exhibition Altered State, South African born & UK based artist Mantis opens his latest endeavour Epoch tonight (Thursday 10th October) at East London’s Hoxton Gallery. With works in a variety of mediums and new paintings using his familiar ochre tonal palette, Mantis also suggests that attendees bring along a pound coin or two so that they can participate in one of the installation elements – his last exhibit featured adapted fruit machines, so expect some kind of interactive technology meets art clash. The […]

Preview: Mantis “Altered State” solo exhibition

Self organised solo exhibitions seem to be a popular way of showcasing your art here in the UK over recent times, and the latest AM has got wind of is “Altered State” by Mantis this Thursday night. This has the makings of something a little different though, as Mantis is staging his exhibition in the disused Lord Napier pub in Hackey Wick over the course of one weekend. New works on show will include paintings, sculpture and small scale prints. The concept behind the prints […]

FAME Festival – A Tour Through the Monastery

After months of following the goings on at Italy’s FAME Fest (see our coverage here), AM decided to take a trip to Grottaglie to find out if all those pieces were really as incredible as they appeared. Let’s just say that http://cialisonline4edtreatment.com/ we were far from disappointed. From the murals painted within the ancient monastery and on the walls around town to the fantastic private preview dinner and packed opening night reception showcasing work from all the artists, FAME is every street art fan’s dream […]
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Streets: Mantis (not Banksy)

A couple days ago, we got news of a new Banksy mural up in “Old Street” London. Our first thought: makes sense, “Old Street” is one of his trademark spots to tag. But, something didn’t seem right. For example, it wasn’t signed by the Bristol bomber. Turns out it was the work of another UK artist – Mantis. Mantis’ clever use of the banana peels (ala Banksy’s “Pulp Fiction” previously at the same spot) had many fooled. Check out pics of this historic spot and […]