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Upcoming: Mobstr – “Sex, Drugs & Painting Canvases” @ The Old Truman Brewery

On May 15th, Mobstr will be opening a show (RSVP needed, details below) at The Old Truman Brewery entitled Sex, Drugs & Painting Walls Canvases. Known for his witty text based works in the streets, the UK-based artist will be transferring his aesthetic from walls to canvases. Rounding out the exhibition, which will run for less than a week, will be a series of installations. Discuss Mobstr here.
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Rewind: Aug 12 – Aug 18

This week’s Rewind feature is headlined by the trailer for a new film coming out later this year called The Monuments Men. The movie stars George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, and others as a group of museum directors, curators, and historians going behind enemy lines in Nazi Germany to rescue artworks. Take a look at the trailer below… Other worthy videos include: Jim Houser creating an installation for the Black Book Gallery. A video of Shepard Fairey when he was in Denver for a group […]
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Streets: Nuart Festival 2012

At the end of last month, Norway saw another edition of the annual Nuart Festival roll around. And as usual, another stellar lineup of artists stopped by to work on public art projects for local and traveling street art fans to enjoy. Participants Aakash Nihalani, Dolk, Eine, How & Nosm, Jordan Seiler, Mobstr (above), Ron English, Niels Shoe Muelman, Saber, Sickboy, The Wa also found time to create some indoor installations and murals for an associated group showing. More photos below… Photo credit: kalevkevad.
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Streets: World Roundup (May 21 – May 27)

Leading off our summary of last week’s notable public art is this mural from Philippe Hérard (photo by morac19, via Juxtapoz). Utilizing a mixture of paint and newspapers, Hérard is able to create a whimsical piece for the streets of Paris. Other walls worth mentioning this week comes from Sten & Lex (Poland), Gaia (Washington DC), Phlegm (UK), Nick Walker (New York), LUDO (Belgium), Shida x Knarf x Bazuco (Austria), Sam3 (Spain), Mobstr (UK), Ever (Baltimore), C215 (France), 2501 (Italy), Philippe Baudelocque (France), Philippe Hérard […]
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Streets: World Roundup (May 14 – May 20)

We start our roundup off this week with a tribute mural for Maurice Sendak from the PDB crew on Melrose in Los Angeles, You can see more photos on  Melrose & Fairfax for those who want a closer look. Other walls worth looking include pieces from Escif (Spain/Morocco), Vhils (France), Blo x Jaw (Australia), Jef Aerosol (Belgium), Isaac Cordal (Belgium), Chazme x Nawer (Poland), Carl Cashman (UK), M-City (Finland), Zilda (Italy), Saner & Aryz (Mexico), Mobstr (UK), Shida x Nychos (Austria), La Pandilla (Mexico), Jaz […]
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Streets: Mobstr (London)

It looks like the ever witty Mobstr has been busy in and around London recently putting up some new pieces. The street artist hailing from Newcastle is known for verbiage-based pieces that poke fun at his art form as well as challenge the way we view public space. These photos, which come courtesy of Hooked Blog include a continuation in his Huh? series as well as other “lessons in advertising.” Discuss Mobstr here.

Streets: London Instagram Roundup

It’s been a long while since the last Instagram Roundup from the streets of East London here on AM, so we thought it was about time we gathered some photos of what’s been happening over the last five months.  A favourite is definitely this great wall from Sweet Toof and Paul Insect, some wonderful painting by Conor Harrington, another visit from Sheffield artist Phlegm and new stabby women paste ups by Kid Acne and plenty more. There really is too much to talk about here, […]

Streets: World Roundup (March 26 – April 1)

As we reach the end of March, we have some more worthy walls to share with you. Leading things off is another skeletal mural from Shok-1, this time in neon. Other artists and their works that you should check out include Stinkfish (Columbia), Mobstr (UK), Phlegm (UK), C215 (France), Ludo (France), Dimitris Taxis (Spain), Philippe Baudelocque (France), The BMD Collective (New Zealand), Probs (UK), and Triangulo Dorado. See them all after the jump…
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Streets: World Roundup (Jan 23 – Jan 29)

We lead off this week’s street roundup from around the globe with this new piece from Mobstr with another one of his witty one-liners. Other murals of note include something from Hush (interviewed) in San Francisco where he currently has a solo show, as well as walls from Labrona (New York), Reka, Ghostpatrol & TwoOne (Melbourne), Papy x Milouz (France), Stinkfish (Columbia), Aner – Maher – Alapinta crew (France), Space Invader (France), and Cranio. Check it out after the jump…

Streets: London Instagram Roundup

AM was pleased to see a visit this week from NY based artist Olek (featured), we don’t often get to see a crocheted cab on the streets of London! Great fun and very impressive. So, it was good news to hear that January next year Olek will be crocheting the entire gallery space of Tony’s Gallery and live there.  Sounds like a show not to be missed. We have also seen work going up by Colombian artist Bastardilla over the last couple of weeks, painting […]
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