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Preview / Installation: ROA – “Defragmentation” & “Fragments” @ The Scarlett Gallery

The last time we touched on the work of the prolific Belgium-based ROA was when we came across some of his murals during Art Basel Week Miami (here & here). And, the last time we witnessed an indoor showing from the anatomically-inclined artist was in Australia (covered) back in October. Well, we’re happy to report that he has two concurrent exhibitions planned very soon in Stockholm, one on the 17th at a yet-to-be-announced secret location entitled Defragmentation and another entitled Fragments on the 18th at the […]

Streets: How & Nosm @ LA Weekly Building (Los Angeles)

After recently completing an impressive murals in the heart of Downtown LA (covered), the prolific brothers known as How & Nosm returned to Los Angeles for another go around. This time however, they decided to paint the exterior of the LA Weekly building. Although this project is not quite the same size as last time, this mural is perhaps more detailed and more layered. What’s really unique is also the way in which the duo decided to use the building’s layout as part of the […]
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Pow Wow ’12 – Kickoff

AM is in Hawaii and it’s the officially the first day of Pow Wow 2012. Similar to last year, we started the day on the North Shore and moved to Honolulu where artists and media took their first steps to getting the Loft in Space location ready for the big exhibition this Saturday. It was a cheerful mood as the Pow Wow alumnus reunited and new artists got introduced. With an expanded roster for this year’s event, the setup work is requires helpf from everyone. […]

Art Focus: Claire Streetart

We hope you all enjoyed your Valentine’s Day today. To cap things off, we bring you a special mid-week Art Focus that we have been saving for the occasion. Claire Streeart is a Parisian street artist who work focuses on life-size couples kissing, hugging, and showing their affections. No surprise here as Paris is the City of Love. More photos after the jump…

Streets: RIME (Los Angeles)

Keeping up with yet another mural going up across the streets of Los Angeles, we caught up with MSK/AWR graffiti writer RIME as he was putting up his signature character design in the arts complex overseen by Warren Brand. This Branded Arts project is yet another addition to the growing list of artists such as Herakut (covered), Dabs Myla (covered) and most recently Anthony Lister (covered) who all have left their imprint at the Culver City complex. Sticking with his very unique style, RIME painted a number […]

Happy Valentine’s Day from Escif!

It seems that every year, some of Escif’s work will inevitably be applicable to this holiday. Last year, you may remember a piece entitled Black Kiss from the prolific Spanish artist. Well, for 2012, here is a recent mural he dubbed White Kiss that seems appropriate for the occasion. As a bonus, take a look at a similarly themed piece after the jump…

Openings: ZES x RETNA – “Excavated Revelations” @ Known Gallery

Over the weekend  ZES & RETNA (featured), two key members of the MSK graffiti crew, came together for an exhibition titled Excavated Revelations in which each of their unique styles was on full display. Taking place at Known Gallery, this show was the first for ZES who’s known in the graff world as one of the most daring and talented members of the crew. His new body of work was made up both rectangular and squared-like pieces that featured an affinity for streaks and patterns often […]

Releases: Aiko – “Lady Butterfly” Sculpture (Cherry)

You may remember last year when we told you about Aiko’s Lady Butterfly figure. The initial silver version drop on Valentine’s Day last year and subsequent black version release sold out rapidly, but in about an hour, this year’s V-day cherry version will be available here. Just follow the link and fill in the order form no earlier than midnight eastern time to order one of the 10 available pieces ($550). More photos after the jump…

Preview: Futura for Art Wynwood

Not wasting time after his solo showing (covered) in Paris last month, graffiti legend Futura headed over to Miami for Art Wynwood to work on his latest project. The inaugural five-day held in the Art Miami Pavilion both emerging and established artists from more than 50 galleries as well as a special “the flying murals of Wynwood” that will be displayed in the fair’s VIP Lounge. Slated to participate with 8′ x 24′ murals are Retna, How & Nosm, DAZE, Aiko, and of course Futura. Take […]

Videos: Conor Harrington – “Black Herds of The Rain” by Andrew Telling

Last summer, you may have caught our coverage of Conor Harrington’s (interviewed) visit back to his homeland of Ireland and the murals he created (here, here, & here). Since that time, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the video that was to be created by Andrew Telling documenting this trip. Finally completed and titled Black Herds of the Rain, this awesome short film gives us a rare glimpse into the talented artist’s creativity and approach in the the streets. We also find out that the journey and subsequent […]