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Streets: LUDO in Paris

After visiting the Atlantik Wall and dropping off some well-armed insects for battle, Paris-based street artist LUDO (interviewed) returned home and put up some more subtle work. As part of his “Nature’s Revenge” series, these modified trash cans invite Parisians to partake of some pineapple juice – laced with poison. More images LUDO sent us after the jump…

Video: Poster Boy – “Gone Fishing”

The details behind this video are a little bit murky, but what we like about it is that we get to see the elusive Poster Boy or one of the members of his “collective” in action. Although we don’t especially find these particular works that impressive, seeing that razor blade in action is pretty cool. This old footage is from early 2009, when MoMA put up artwork all over a New York subway station and may or may not have hired Poster Boy to help. […]

Overtime: August 29 – Sept 4

A closer look at Kaws’ upcoming work in Hong Kong. Banksy Hastings stencil defaced by Team Robbo already. Aiko to hit up Shanghai. It’s not good to get drunk carrying a $1.3 million painting around. Surprise surprise. The French are appalled with Murakami’s work. Gagosian to open Paris gallery. Damien Hirst accused of 8 counts of plagarism. What if the world’s richest man collected art? This is how he rolls. Stella Im Hultberg gets raw – in her sketchbook. Nate Frizzell is switching to oils […]

Fame Fest ’10: JR

With the opening of this year’s Fame Festival just around the corner, another artist arrived to make his unique mark on the city of Grottaglie – JR! After getting past some initial obstacles, the French street photographer pasted up an image from his new series of works – “Unframed” and is the first piece pasted up by him that was not his photography. Another look after the jump…

Videos / Teaser: Os Gemeos – “It’s Snowing” Animation

We just got wind of a pretty cool project Os Gemeos has been working on – an animated feature based on their beloved imagery and characters. Although the twins are using more traditional methods, this brings to mind Blu and his graffiti-animations. We can’t wait to see what the brothers from Brazil will bring with their imagination in this new medium. Check out a short snippet in the video above entitled “It’s Snowing” which is loosely based on the Russian clown show – Slava’s SnowShow. […]

Setup: Eelus & C215 – “Paradise Lost” @ Brooklynite Gallery

It looks like Eelus has arrived in New York and is already started work on Brooklynite’s walls. The UK street artist will be showing jointly with C215 in “Paradise Lost” (teased), both of which are known for their stencil work. Take a look at at more photos as Eelus works on some classic imagery like his “jump rope girl” and “firestarter” after the jump…

Video: David Choe x Machete (The Movie)

Sure to be cult movie classic, Machete, is being released this Friday and you can be sure AM will be in line for this one. However, one person who we know has been lucky enough to see the movie already is David Choe (featured). For once, the suits did the right thing and chose one the grimiest artists out there to create some of the movie’s promotional material. Take a look at the video above as David discusses the creative process behind the project – […]

New Banksy Videos

Along with the batch of photographs Banksy posted of his new work on his website the other day, he also released two videos. One is a dolphin ride for kids, but modified with netting and barrel with a crude oil leak with typical Banksy humor.  Also, if you look carefully at the video after the jump, you may be seeing Mr. B. himself in disguise heckling Prince Charles.

Highlights: Recommended Openings for Sept. 1st – Sept. 4th

The official launch of the fall art season is upon us and with it an amazing array of high profile shows are opening the world over this weekend. From big solo shows in Los Angeles from the likes of Sarah Joncas, Buff Monster, Dabs Myla, Nathan Ota, and Yumiko Kayukawa to big solo shows in San Francisco from Stanley Donwood and in the UK from Guy Denning. All that and I didn’t even mention Kent Williams’ big solo in NM and Brendan Monroe’s show in […]

Streets: Blu in Madrid

Blu’s amazing largescale works are now expected to be amazing whenever we hear of something new from the Italian street artist. What we really need now is a big solo show for him to see how his works translate in the gallery setting – hopefully we’ll get to see something like that from him soon. Here is his latest piece (in Madrid), again taking aim of one of his favorite targets – the corporate fat cats. A closer look after the jump…