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Basel Week Miami ’15 / Previews: “Urban Masters” @ Hausammann Gallery

On December 3rd (6-9pm), Hausammann Gallery in Miami (251 NW 23rd Street) will be holding the opening reception for Urban Masters. Featuring the works of Brisk, C215, CMP1, Defer, Kamea Hadar, Lokiss, Mear One, Morik, Norm, OG Abel, Pener, Poesia, Rae Martini, Raptuz, SatOne, Shok-1, and Vesod, the group exhibition certainly should be on your itinerary if you are a fan of street and graffiti art and in town for Basel Week Miami. Check out some more preview shots from inside the space below… Photo credit: Todd Mazer. Discuss […]
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Openings: Beyond Eden 2015

Just this past weekend, the fifth and final edition of Beyond Eden was held at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park. The bulk of the artworks exhibited was seen at booths from C.A.V.E. Gallery (Venice, CA), Copro Gallery (Santa Monica, CA), Spoke Art (San Francisco, CA), Hashimoto Contempoary (San Francisco, CA) and event organizers Thinkspace (Culver City, CA). Also, both Mear One (interviewed) and Meggs had solo showcases hosted by the event and there was live painting from Steven Lopez, Gustavo Rimada, John Park and Joseph Lee on Saturday night. Photo credit: Birdman Photos. Discuss Beyond Eden […]
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Previews: Beyond Eden 2015

This weekend (October 3-4), the fifth and final edition of Beyond Eden will once again be hosted by the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park. As with previous years, the event will feature galleries from around California exhibiting work from artists in the New Contemporary Art movement including C.A.V.E. Gallery (Venice, CA), Copro Gallery (Santa Monica, CA), Spoke Art (San Francisco, CA), Hashimoto Contempoary (San Francisco, CA) and event organizers Thinkspace (Culver City, CA). In addition to the works on display from the participating […]
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Rewind: Jun 7 – Jul 13

Headlining our Rewind feature this time is a short film documenting Adam Neate’s (interviewed) time in Beijing where he joined street calligraphers in Beihai Park. They all practice the art of DiShu, or water calligraphy where the ephemeral forms disappear as it evaporates. Other worthy videos include: Heavy Dreamers project from Booooooom that features artists from POW! WOW!. CYRCLE x Drew Merritt, Vyal and Mear One working on a VNA project in the desert A feature on Handiedan. A review of the POW! WOW! mural program for SXSW. Kidult […]
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Previews: Mear One – “Cognitive Dissonance” @ White Walls Gallery

This Saturday, July 11th, White Walls Gallery will be opening a solo from Mear One (interviewed) entitled Cognitive Dissonance. The new showing in San Francisco will feature a series of large oils and acrylics, some of which he has been working on and off on for the past several years. The new work is reflective of the murals he paints on the streets, highlighted by the socio-political injustices that he often references mixed with his interests in ancient cultures and human consciousness. Take a look at […]
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Releases: Mear One – “Transformanation” Print

Later today, at 11am PST, Static Medium will be releasing a new print from Los Angeles street legend Mear One (interviewed) entitled Transformation. Each print is embellished with hand painted details, sized at 18″x18″ image on 20″x22″ sheet, and cost $90.00 (postage $15 USA, $25 INT’L). The release will be timed sale lasting 24 hours with the edition size determined by how many are bought. Take a look at the video below to learn more about the image and head over here tomorrow if you are interested […]
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Streets: Mear One (Los Angeles)

Another day, another impressive mural from Mear One (interviewed). This latest wall is located in Culver City and features some of the apocalyptical-illuminati imagery that is often seen in his work as well as puts the LA-based street artist’s top-notch technical skills on display. This piece was part of series of works in support for Prop 37 leading up to the election and the fight for labeling of genetically modified foods (see video below for more info). Photo credit: The Hundreds. Discuss Mear One here.
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2012 Election: #GoVote – November 6th

It seemed like only yesterday that the some of the art world (here, here, here, here) helped boost Barack Obama into the White House. Now, it’s almost time for the 2012 elections and although the buzz created by the visual culture may not be as overwhelming as 2008, some artists are still taking a stand to make their voices heard. TrustoCorp created this image above reminding people to vote between hot dogs (Obama) & burgers (Romney) as there’s only one week left before Nov. 6th. Also […]
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Rewind (Sept 24 – 30)

Leading things off this week is a video introducing the new Doggy Radio from Yoshitomo Nara. Limited to a run of 3,000 pieces (comes with metal dog tag with its unique edition number), the sculptural edition is a fully functional sound system including radio, Bluetooth, USB or auxiliary input capabilities.  Also, with the twist of the nose, stroking under the chin, or touch of the collar, you can control various functions.  Watch the video below for more details… Julian Schnabel puts on a masterclass (via Beautiful/Decay). Timelapse and insightful commentary from […]
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Streets: World Roundup (July 2 – 8)

We start off this week’s look at street activity with this new mural from Mear One (interviewed) in Lincoln Heights as reported by LA Taco. The mural, which features the LA-based artist’s post-apocalyptic imagery, was commissioned by Tee Shirt Spot and is located on Pasadena Avenue. Other notable work this week comes from Shaka – France (source), Risk – UK, Hyuro – Spain, REMED x Saner – UK (source), Faith47 – France, M-City – Italy, Knarf – Austria (source), The Yok x Sheryo x Flying Fortress […]
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