If you remember, Australian artist Meggs was in town for a solo exhibition currently showing in Los Angeles at the Thinkspace Gallery (covered). While here, he also was asked to paint a mural at The Hundreds warehouse complex (also see Stephen Harrington). The piece features a skull in hand rendered in his signature comic-inspired style. Check out more photos below… Photo credit: Warren Brand. Discuss Meggs here.
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Over the weekend, the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City welcomed in Meggs from Australia as he opened his latest solo show. Entitled Heavenly Creatures, the exhibition included a mixture of paintings, sculptural works, and overlying murals including some interactive spinning panels that could be flipped by attendees. As usual, the new work featured his semi-abstract renderings of comic-inspired superheroes in kinetic compositions. Take a look at more photos below… Discuss this show here. Discuss Meggs here.
Tomorrow night (April 6th) at Thinkspace Gallery, Aussie artist Meggs will be unveiling all new works for his fans in Los Angeles (his first show in the area since four years ago). Heavenly Creatures will include paintings, sculptural works, and an installation featuring his street-infused imagery that is heavily influenced by comics and mythology. It has a been a couple months since hanging out with the Everfresh crew member in Hawaii, so it will be nice to catch up and see what he has been working [...]
After another enjoyable retreat in Hawaii for AM, it’s time to wrap up another successful POW WOW (see all our coverage here). Here are some of the other completed murals we saw while we were in town for the event that we haven’t focused on yet, including photos of walls that were in progress the last time we shared pics with you. Artists include ROID and Madsteez (seen above), as well as Apex, Askew, Bam, Ekundayo, Estria, Hannah Stouffer, Ian Kuali’i, Katch, Kamea Hadar, Meggs, [...]
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 [...]
Our global summary of street work returns this week with a look around the world but heavily tilted towards Florida due to Basel Week Miami. Kicking things off though is this new piece in Sri Lanka from the UK-based Phlegm. The rare splashes of color seen stem from his use of car paints in this wall. Other notable pieces come from RONE – Miami, Meggs – Miami, Phibs – Miami, Escif – France, Belin x Koka – Mexico (source), Dabs Myla truck – Miami, Prime [...]
While roaming the streets during Basel Week Miami, AM came across our old friends from POW WOW, Meggs and Phibs working on a massive collaborative mural. Situated in the Wynwood Walls district, the piece featured Meggs’ phoenix and flames combined with Phibs characteristic patterns. Stop by to see it for yourself if you are in Miami. Discuss Basel Week Miami here. Discuss Meggs here.
The summary of last week’s street activity is headlined by this new mural from Aaron Martin (aka Angry Woebots) in Hawaii. The piece which is located in the kaka’ako district at the UFC Gym (BJ Penn) in Honolulu was painted in preparation for the upcoming POW WOW event. Just so you know, some of the names for next year include new and returning artists like Meggs, Flying Fortress, Dabs Myla, Faith47, DAL, Herakut, Dalek, Yoskay Yamamoto, Nychos, ROID and more! Other notable walls come form [...]
Over the weekend, Australian-based painter Meggs opened his latest show Truth In Myth (previewed) at White Walls. The show featured a grand installation of a pyramid of skulls in a fully painted room, as well as a large street piece on the wall right outside the gallery. The new body of work consisted of paintings, collage, sculpture and mixed media that bridge the gap between past and present by fusing contemporary superhero elements with that of ancient mythology. Check out pics from opening night below. [...]
Tomorrow night in San Francisco, White Walls will be lending their walls to Australia-based painter Meggs as he reveals a new body of work he has been creating on site over the last month. Truth in Myth will feature his comic-inspired imagery infused with kinetic textures and abstract touches played out on multiple surfaces. Besides the aerosol and acrylic on canvas works, his renderings of gods, heroes, and supernatural beings were also painted on plaster skulls, original 1980′s Phantom Comics, and wood knife sculptures. Check the preview below… Discuss [...]