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Seen on the erm, Beaches: Beach Art by Sam

We didn’t really have a category to list this post this great video under – we have ‘seen on the streets’, but maybe now AM needs a ‘seen on the beaches’ section – Maybe as well as a street art section, we need one for ‘land art’. Samuel Dougados is a French artist who makes his art on the beaches of Northern Europe. He goes simply by the name of Sam. Sam sent a series of pictures to us here and we just had to […]

Streets / Teaser: Escif @ Fifty24SF

Take a look at this sweet new street piece from Escif entitled “Black Kiss.” We were originally going to save this for Valentine’s but we also wanted to take the chance to tell our SF readers about his upcoming show at Fifty24SF in June. The Spanish artist will be showing alongside compatriot SAN with hopefully some collaborative pieces in the works. We would love to see some murals, installations, and larger works that have not been seen much in previous shows like the one Escif […]

Openings: Otto Schade @ LAVA Gallery

Otto Schade aka Osch, the East End artist that has made his name with his intricate entwined portraits, opened up his solo show at LAVA Gallery last week. The Chilean painter, now residing in London, brought with him works featuring familiar subjects with his signature twist, some of which has been replicated in the streets in recent weeks. Take a look at more photos courtesy of paul nine-o and Gutchinlondon.

Releases: Retna with Modern Multiples

Straight off an impressive showing at Art Basel week with a solo at Primary Projects (covered), Retna (featured) is already hard at work on his next project. It looks like he has an upcoming nice-sized release with Modern Multiples – hopefully with some hand-finished options like Saber’s Art Work Rebels Flag. More pics after the jump…

Streets: Sweet Toof stops the press in London

Looks like Sweet Toof has been re-appropriating an undisclosed number of Metro newspapers in an interventionist culture-jamming caper. Sweet Toof has got his teef into the front, back and centrefold pages of the paper, so check today’s ‘free-press’ at underground tube stations throughout London and try and find a copy for yourself ahead of Sweet Toof’s exhibition opening tonight. Having A Dig opens at Arch 402 Gallery, Cremer Street, London E2 tonight, and runs until 3rd February. Discuss Sweet Toof here.

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 […]

Video: JR – “The Wrinkles of the City”

Filmed and edited in his signature style, this The Wrinkles of the City video documents JR’s recent project in Shanghai which included an exhibition (covered) and street work (covered). With the general release of his acclaimed Women Are Heroes documentary set for this week in his home country, although not in the film, this footage should only excite the French street photographer’s fans even more before the worldwide release. Via Slamxhype.

Studio Visit: Remi/Rough

Continuing on from our look into Steve More’s Edinburgh studio, AM now brings you a peek into the bottom-of-the-garden studio of Remi/Rough. The artistic pairing of Agents of Change collaborators Rough and More are realised in the upcoming exhibition entitled ‘A’, opening on Tuesday 1st February at Blackall Studios in London. Remi works out of a purpose built log cabin style studio located in deepest, darkest East Dulwich. He paints using the natural light of daytime, and the immediate connection you make when visiting the […]

Streets: Christiaan Nagel (London)

We came across these sculptural street pieces recently from Christiaan Nagel placed last year scattered around on the East End in London. The colorful mushrooms are made from polyurethane, fiber glass, and stainless steel and are placed on top of buildings and roofs. Not sure if these are an ongoing series from the artist but we kinda hope it is. More photos via Street Art London after the jump…

Overtime: Jan 2 – Jan 8

New commission seen above by Andy Kehoe. Upcoming March solo at Jonathan LeVine. A tea cup giveaway from Amy Sol. Bunnie eared / horn girls from Audrey Kawasaki. A new sculptural piece from Nathan Ota. Eric Fortune trying his hand at oils. Some new sketches from Travis Louie. Apak x AT&T billboard. Hacking Google: a collection of design hacks that are variations to the popular Google designs. Artists’ studios were heavily damaged in Laguna Beach due to mudslides and flooding. Jeff Koons, who has been […]