Showing through this Saturday (January 4th) at the White Walls project space in San Francisco is a solo from ROA. Presented in a format seen previously from the Belgium-based street artist, the work was interposed throughout the gallery set up like the workspace of a field biologist full of drawings, tools, and evidence of field research. Of course, the imagery presented featured his signature dissections, anatomical details, and interactive qualities. Discuss ROA here.
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This week’s Streets World Roundup is headlined by the latest piece from Banksy during his month long artist residency on the streets of New York. Painted on Day 28 of the project, this wall in Coney Island muses on what a robot would paint if he was to do graffiti. Take a look at other murals you may have missed from Mr. B earlier in the month here. Other notable walls come from ABOVE – Canada, Mark Jenkins – Germany, Mark Dean Veca – Los […]
It’s been quite a while since our last Rewind feature, so it’s high time we bring you some videos. Starting things off is an explicit new music video from Tyler, The Creator entitled Tamale. If you recognize the scene from 0:48 – 1:02, it’s because it is a scene based of a Mark Ryden painting who also designed the cover for his new album – Wolf. Other notable videos: An interview with Anthony Lister at Wynwood Miami last May. ROA, Phlegm and others recreate famous Baroque paintings. RuPaul drives […]
Tonight (7pm) at the Howard Griffin Gallery (189-190 Shoreditch High Street) in London, a special show from John Dolan will be opening featuring his drawings and collaborations with many street and graffiti artists. Dolan has been a fixture in Shoreditch, sitting in the same spot for the last three years with his faithful canine companion drawing the changing urban landscape of the area while interacting with many of the artists that create public art in the area. With a 20 year history of homelessness himself, […]
We have more from Stavenger, Norway today from this year’s Nuart Festival (see previous years) featuring street work from participating artists. For this article, we focus on new murals from ROA (seen above), Dot Dot Dot, Martin Whatson, and Ernest Zacharevic. Take a look at the photos below and get ready for more tomorrow… Photo credit: Henrik Haven.
It’s time for another Streets Roundup again as we look at walls around the world. Leading things off is an epic collaboration in Los Angeles arranged by Branded Arts at the Gabba Gallery between Dabs Myla, Rime, Persue, Nychos, and Askew (photo by Birdman). Other worthy work comes from Jasper Wong – Montreal, Case x WOW123 – Russia, Nychos x Smithe – New York (source), Cranio x Mighty Mo – London (source), Waone (Interesni Kazki) – Moscow, Dot Dot Dot – Norway (source), Fintan Magee – […]
It’s been a while since we had a streets round up here on AM so we have some catching up to do. Leading off things for recent street activity around the world is this new mural (photo via SAN) from Conor Harrington (interviewed) in Rochester, New York. The wall was painted for the ongoing WALL\THERAPY festival and features the UK-based painters signature mix of colonialism, abstraction, and photorealism. Other notable murals include work from: Proembrion – Poland (source), Ericailcane x Bastardilla – Italy (source), Herbert Baglione x SAN […]
You may remember street nomad ROA’s successful show at INOPERAbLE back in 2011 (covered). With a schedule that includes traveling more often than not, the in-demand street muralist only recently stopped by his home country for an exhibition (covered), before he headed out to Vienna again for PAN-ROA’S Box. Featuring a signature mix of found objects and interactive paintings of his dissected animal characters, the exhibition is a worthy destination for those in the area through August 31st. Photo credit: INOPERAbLE. Discuss this show here. Discuss ROA here.
After revealing a new piece last month with strong placement from Invader in Paris, our Streets World Roundup feature returns with another piece playing with some nostalgic characters from childhood for most of us. The new Star Wars mosaic is part of his recent attack on London of which you can check out more photos of here. Other worthy walls come from Anders Gjennestad – Norway. Anthony Lister – Miami (source), Wild Drawing – Greece (source), La Pandilla – Arizona (source), Phlegm x Run – UK (source), LNY – Philadelphia […]
If you remember from earlier this year, Belgium-based artist ROA put on a homecoming show in Brussels at Bodson-Emelinckx Gallery entitled Stop Over. Although we covered the exhibition extensively, photos sometimes don’t do justice to the interactive nature of his works. This latest video that Colin M. Day put together follows the street muralist as he hunted in the city for found materials and also includes footage of the opening as patrons and collectors played with the panels and moveable parts to ROA’s pieces. As a bonus, also check […]