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Preview: “Summer Group Show” @ StolenSpace

Tonight in London, the StolenSpace Gallery will be holding their annual Summer Group Show. Featuring represented artists as well as a few new names to the roster, this exhibition will include all brand new works in varied media and size as well as new print releases from D*Face (interviewed) & Word To Mother (interviewed). Other names you may recognize in the show include Sylvia Ji, Chloe Early, Hellovon, Eine, Mysterious Al, Oliver Vernon, and Josie Morway (see full list here). A couple more preview images after the jump…

Showing: Delta @ kunstraum.ch (Switzerland)

After hanging up his distinctive large-scale sculptural pieces in March at the Muziekgebouw Concert Hall in his home-city of Amsterdam (covered), Boris Tellegen aka Delta moved on to his next project, this time in the epicenter of art fair world – Basel, Switzerland. One of the most respected old-school writers from Amsterdam, Delta continues to explore his post-graf abstract aesthetic with this transformation of the kunstraum.ch artspace into an immersive installation.  The exhibition will be on view through September 10th so stop by if you […]

Video: Ekundayo

Ekundayo (interviewed), who we hung out with at POW WOW earlier this year, recently sent us this video of him getting up on Kapahulu in Hawaii.  Not a stranger to wall work in his home state (see here and here), the LA-based artist painted this newest piece after being inspired by an old Hawaiian legend of which he explains in the video above.  The project was supported in part by 33THIRD.com and UMIWORKSHOP.com. Discuss Ekundayo here

Streets: London Instagram Roundup

I have been kindly asked by the nice guys here at AM if I would like to submit a weekly street art article from my Instagram feed. Without hesitation I accepted… For those of you who haven’t heard about Instagram, it’s an app on the iPhone where you can upload and share pictures, so all photos are taken with the iPhone. I mainly focus on the streets of Shoreditch and areas of Hackney, London, taking photographs of new and old streetart. So, here goes, I […]

Happy 4th of July!

Everyone here at AM (at least on this side of the pond) wanted to wish you a happy fourth of July! We thought that we would take this opportunity to review some of the American Flags that have been reinterpreted over the years by artists we cover here. This is by no means an exhaustive list as the iconic symbol has been a very popular inspiration for artists whether it be a patriotic or anti-patriotic creation. More flags after the jump from artists including Aaron […]

Streets: Conor Harrington (Ireland) Part II

As we mentioned in our last article, Conor Harrington (interviewed) is traveling his home country of Ireland and it looks like he has cowboys on his mind. This newest wall is in Ennis and was painted for the Ennis Street Festival. Look for one more piece to come as well as a video from the talented Andy Telling, who previously created the Crossing Lines video with Conor in the Middle East (and the sweet Fame Festival footage in Madre). More pics after the jump…

Openings: San & Escif – “See you in Croatan” @ Fifty24SF

Spanish artists, San and Escif finally made their stop at Fifty24SF on Thursday for the opening of their show See you in Croatan. For the past month, the two friends have journeyed all along the coast of California, gathering inspiration to create works on walls and paper and documenting it on their blog, EL TERCERO EN CUESTIÓN. Regarding their project, “the mission was to work as far away as possible from doctrines, imperialisms and linear reasoning, searching for beauty in errors and fortuitous tools, working […]

Openings: “Zero to Sixty” @ Corey Helford Gallery

On Friday night, the Corey Helford Gallery celebrated its 5th anniversary by showcasing the artwork of more than 50 different artists from all across the world. With such an array of styles and talent, it may have seem like a difficult task to pull off, but the exhibit, titled Zero to Sixty, was nothing short of outstanding. Artists who were featured during the special celebration included the likes of Todd Schorr, Joe Sorren, Sas & Colin Christian, Ron English, Natalia Fabia, SHAG,  Greg Simkins, David […]

Overtime: June 27 – July 3

Leonardo di Vinci painting (with asking price of $200 million) lost for centuries has been authenticated by scholars. Founders of L&M Arts: Dominique Lévy and Robert Mnuchin, discuss their partnership. James Franco sells (prices range from $20 to $10,000) invisible art. Francis Alÿs posts his art films on his website for streaming or downloading. Art dealer Michelle Maccarone breaks her nose falling in Venice after trying to pee in canal. Interview with artist Nan Goldin. Missing Farah Fawcett Warhol painting discovered after shown on Ryan […]

Streets: Slinkachu – “House of God” (New York)

Miniature photographer Slinkachu has a gift for incorporating urban objects into his work with this newest piece in New York no different. Entitled House of God (Application to the Department of City Planning – Ref: 13-3470/C), this latest street intervention brings to mind the another piece he created for his solo at Andipa Gallery several months ago of a similar name and concept. More detailed shots after the jump…