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Video: Mear One – “Snow White and the Huntsman” Mural

To promote the upcoming release of Snow White and the Huntsman, a pop-up gallery has opened in Los Angeles (7710 Melrose Aveneue). Along with costumes from Colleen Atwood, the film’s Oscar-winning designer, fans will also be greeted by a mural from Mear One (interviewed). The unique 12 foot piece featuring a moonlit forest scene is painted entirely on a mirror with some of it drifting onto the surrounding walls. Take a look below as Mear talks about his process and his thoughts behind this piece. […]

Studio Visits: Nick Walker – “TMA Paris” Print

Throughout the past year we’ve been liaising with British artist Nick Walker as he worked on a vandal theme with a Paris focus. From accompanying him on Paris rooftops to get some inspiration, to following the different steps of the creative process, it’s been a very exciting journey and we’re glad to be able to share some behind the scene pics. The Morning After Paris print will be a very limited edition, available in person only at Opera Gallery Paris on June 23rd at 2PM – […]

Preview: Yue Minjun, Mark Jenkins, and Aakash Nihalani @ Carmichael Gallery

This Saturday, May 26th, the Carmichael Gallery will be opening a show featuring work from three artists coming from diverse backgrounds. The first is a giant in the Chinese contemporary art scene – Yue Minjun. Working with the original publisher, two of each of the 28 large format lithographs from the Smile-Isms set (edition of 45) will be made available. The second artist featured is American street artist Mark Jenkins (interviewed) who will be displaying his thought-provoking and clever sculptural works. Rounding out the trio is […]

Streets: ROA (Vienna)

After a showing last August at INOPERAbLE in Vienna, ROA has been invited back by the gallery to paint a massive 23 m wall in the city center. The Belgium anatomical street specialist decided to render a beautiful collage of local birdlife on a wall in the 9th district that dwarfed the mural he painted at the showspace last time. Discuss ROA here.  

Update: Banksy

The ever elusive Banksy has recently updated his website with some new “indoor” work with pieces that seem destined for some gallery show, museum, or private collection. Also new were some confirmations of outdoor stencils that has popped up recently including the “child labor” piece that appeared in London a couple weeks ago as well as some work that hadn’t appeared on the interwebs yet. Discuss Banksy here.

Streets: Flying Fortress x Nychos (Dublin)

Last weekend in Dublin, Flying Fortress and Nychos collaborated on a sweet mural for the All City Tivoli Jam. This isn’t the first time the two have worked together if you remember the piece they painted several months ago in Vienna entitled “The Anatomy of Mother Bear Giving Birth” when FF visited his friend Austrian friend. This time around, the Fortress’ signature character is again dissected in Nychos’ distinctive style. Discuss Flying Fortress here.

Arrested Motion – “City of Fire” Exhibition

In two weeks, the group exhibition we are curating at Stephen Webster in Beverly Hills will be opening its doors with works from Cyrcle., Thomas Doyle, Ron English, James Jean, Kid Zoom, Dave Kinsey, MARS-1, Patrick Martinez, Pedro Matos, REVOK, Rostarr, Andrew Schoultz, SABER, Jeff Soto, Judith Supine, TrustoCorp, Mark Dean Veca, Nick Walker, and Adam Wallacavage. For those interested in attending, please email rsvpbh [at] stephenwebster (dot) com and to receive a preview when it becomes available, please email: exhibitions [at] arrestedmotion (dot) com. We’ll be revealing […]

Preview: “Wild At Heart” @ Thinkspace

This Saturday night, May 26th, the benefit show for Born Free USA, Wild at Heart will be opening at the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City. co-curated by Amanda Erlanson and Andrew Hosner, the artists including Wayne White, Andrew Hem, Aron Wiesenfeld, Dabs Myla, Martin Wittfooth, Amy Sol, Aryz, Chet Zar, Esao Andrews, Frank Gonzales, Mary Iverson, Amy Dover, Jasper Wong, Jeff Ramirez, Jacub Gagnon, Linnea Strid, Luke Chueh, Liqen, Naoto Hattori, Phil Hale, Stella Im Hultberg (above), Edwin Ushiro, João Ruas, Tessar Lo, and more were asked […]

Streets: Vhils (Lisbon)

After putting a new piece up at the revolving mural project Le M.U.R in Paris (covered), Vhils headed home to work on another wall in Lisbon. In contrast to the one in France where he used techniques similar to what you see from the artist for some pieces in gallery shows, this new piece in Portugal sees his classic chisel and hammer technique. Coincidentally, it sounds like he is currently working on upcoming shows in Paris and Lisbon that looks like it might be going in […]

Video: Cyrcle. – “Daydreaming With…James Lavelle”

Recently, the Los Angeles-based art collective known as Cyrcle. were invited to take part in an exhibition named “Daydreaming With…The Hong Kong Edition” which brought together an incredible number of artists under one space all inspired by the music of legendary producer and musician James Lavelle aka U.N.K.L.E. Curated by both Lavelle and artist Simon Birch, the exhibition also included artists such as Doug Foster, Wing Shya, Li Wei, Cang Xin, Azzi Glasser, Futura, Shynola and visual artists from Black Dog Films such as Toby […]