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Interviews: Poesia / Graffuturism – “L’Avenir” Group Exhibition

If you follow the Graffuturism blog you’re probably aware of its writer and curator – Poesia. He is one of the pioneers of abstract graffiti and a member of the Transcend collective who helped popularise this particular form of graffiti, pushing new styles into the public eye as the movement continues to gather momentum and break boundaries. This weekend on 14th December, White Walls Gallery in SF plays host to L’Avenir, a group exhibition that acts as an international survey of the Graffuturism movement and features Augustine […]

Openings: “Wider than a postcard” & olive47 – “bonita bonita” @ Breeze Block Gallery

Breeze Block Gallery opened their huge group show Wider than a postcard (previewed) alongside the first solo show in their new gallery 2 space – olive47’s bonita bonita (featured) a couple of weeks back to a packed Portland crowd. Over 400 individual works went into the postcard show with 200 artists providing postcard sized works. The work was hung on the walls in grids of 24 cards, each echoing the aspect ratio of the individual works themselves as each work was 6×4 inches. The variance of work encompassed photography […]

Previews: “Wider than a postcard” @ Breeze Block Gallery

On the back of his Space//Form group exhibition last year (covered), Arrested Motion’s Sven Davis is working with Breeze Block Gallery in Portland again on another huge group event entitled Wider than a postcard. With over 200 artists and 400 individual works, this exhibition looks to be both bigger than the previous event and also smaller at the same time as all of the artworks are postcard sized at 6×4 inches. Each artist is either making work on a found / owned postcard and adapting / adding […]

Streets: World Roundup (Sept 24 – 30)

After a big time collaboration with Os Gemeos, Spanish young gun Aryz has painted a solo mural for the Urban Forms Gallery event in Poland. This piece featuring his signature street still life leads off this weeks Streets: World Roundup. Other walls worth noting include pieces from  C215 – Spain, Case – Ireland (source), Phlegm – Italy, Hyuro – France, Escif – France, Mark Jenkins – France (source), Pixel Pancho – Turkey, Dome – Turkey (source), Kofie, Part2ism, DERM, Remi/Rough & Poesia – UK (source), Inti […]

Showing: Part2ism – ‘A Retrospective 1995-2011′ @ Bar Lane Studios, York

It’s not often that AM gets to report on exhibitions in York, but this is one show that was always destined to happen. Part2ism, or Part2 for you old school graf-heads, is currently showing a retrospective of his work in his home town of York at Bar Lane Studios located just inside the city walls. Spanning the years from 1995 until the present, this body of work shows the journey that Keith Hopewell has taken since some of his first outings on canvas, as opposed […]

Previews: Part2ism – ‘A Retrospective 1995-2011′ @ Bar Lane Studios, York

This month sees somewhat of a homecoming for York’s favourite graffiti son, Part2. More recently known as Part2ism and also by his real name of Keith Hopewell, Part2 is one of the original leading lights of spraycan photorealism, which is now seen throughout the graffiti world with the likes of Herakut / Maclaim and whipper-snappers Best | Ever (interviewed) leading the fresh charge. Check the annals of history and it was the likes of Part2 and System of AoC that started bringing truly photorealistic productions […]