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Streets: Conor Harrington (Ireland) Part III

For this trip back to his home country, Conor Harrington (interviewed) has painted his third (see first & second) and final piece in an abandoned Georgian mansion in the Belfast city centre. Three must be his lucky number because he also produced the same amount of murals when he was in Ireland (here, here, & here) last summer. Titled the Dilapidated Swordsman, this wall was located in the stairwell and features Harrington’s distinctive colonial style. Discuss Conor Harrington here.

Streets: Mobstr (London)

It looks like the ever witty Mobstr has been busy in and around London recently putting up some new pieces. The street artist hailing from Newcastle is known for verbiage-based pieces that poke fun at his art form as well as challenge the way we view public space. These photos, which come courtesy of Hooked Blog include a continuation in his Huh? series as well as other “lessons in advertising.” Discuss Mobstr here.

Update: Barry McGee @ PRISM

Time flies. The opening reception for Bay Area legend Barry McGee’s exhibition at the PRISM Gallery in Los Angeles is almost here. Fans in the area better make plans to be there tomorrow night, May 11th (6-9 pm) as solo shows from Mr. Twist in Southern Cal are pretty rare, especially with the potential of the architectural showspace that he will be able to install his work in at his leisure. Photo via PM Tenore. Discuss this show here. Discuss Barry McGee here.

Preview: “Streets of the World” @ Opera Gallery (NY)

Tomorrow night (May 11th), if you are in New York, you may want to head over for the public opening of Streets of the World, a rare street art show that includes such diverse and long list of participants. Spanning the globe, the Opera Gallery has chosen forty artists who have made their name with their public art whether it be legally or illegally created. The list includes Banksy (above), Anthony Lister, Rone, Kid Zoom, ROA, Dal East, Blek le Rat, Herakut, How and Nosm, […]

Teaser: “Wild At Heart” @ Thinkspace

Coming up at the end of the month, the Thinkspace Gallery will be hosting the opening for Wild at Heart, the sequel to 2010’s A Cry for Help show (covered), a massive group exhibition co-curated by Amanda Erlanson and Andrew Hosner with the endangered species of the world in mind. Included in the list of artists who will be creating work to benefit Born Free USA are Wayne White, Andrew Hem, Aron Wiesenfeld, Dabs Myla, Martin Wittfooth, Amy Sol, Aryz, Chet Zar, Esao Andrews, Frank Gonzales, Jasper […]

Update: Arrested Motion – “City of Fire” Exhibition (Part IV)

Three weeks after our first announcement regarding artists proudly included in our City of Fire exhibition in Beverly Hills, Arrested Motion is pleased to reveal the eagerly awaited final four. As sharp and knowledgeable readers may have identified by examining the image above, these artists include Thomas Doyle, SABER, Nick Walker, and Mark Dean Veca.  To summarize, the complete list (in alphabetical order) includes the aforementioned, as well as:  Cyrcle., Ron English, James Jean, Kid Zoom, Dave Kinsey, MARS-1, Patrick Martinez, Pedro Matos, REVOK, Rostarr, […]

Update: JR x Jose Parla – “Wrinkles of the City” (Cuba) Part III

By now, you will have seen photos from the intriguing collaboration between JR (featured) and Jose Parla on the walls of Havana. Parla, with his Cuban roots, seems like the perfect partner in crime for the TED winning French artist as calligraphic stylings of the first meld seamlessly with the stark photos of the second. This next phase of JR’s Wrinkles Of The City project will coincide with the 11th Havana Biennial 2012 and feature photos from a previous trip to Cuba that the duo took back in […]

Preview: Dave Kinsey – “Lost For Words” @ FFDG

This Friday, May 18th, is the opening date for Lost For Words, the newest body of work from Dave Kinsey (featured). This exhibition at Fecal Face Dot Gallery will be his first solo in San Francisco since 2000 and certainly not one to miss for his fans in the Bay Area. The showing will consist of a series of mixed media paintings that continue to follow the Los Angeles and Three Rivers based artist on his path towards abstract representation while still referencing the distinctive […]

Openings: Shepard Fairey – “Harmony & Discord” @ Pace Prints

Last Friday AM attended a preview of Shepard Fairey’s (featured) solo exhibition Harmony & Discord with blue chip gallery Pace Prints. As shared in our recent studio visit, this epic show was over a year in the making. Utilizing the full gamut of tools & materials from the legendary print facilities, the head of OBEY created some of the most exquisite and beautiful editioned fine art he’s ever crafted. He didn’t just stop with superbly produced HPM’s and prints. Leave it to Shepard to elevate his game as […]

Openings: Thinkspace Curated “Synergy” @ Spoke Art

Saturday evening marked the opening of a joint effort between LA-based gallery, Thinkspace and San Francisco’s Spoke Art Gallery (previewed). Up until May 26, Bay Area art lovers will get to view a survey of Thinkspace’s roster of artists that includes Allison Sommers, Ana Bagayan, Bumblebee, Craig “Skibs” Barker, Dabs Myla, Dan-ah Kim, Dave MacDowell, David Cooley, Derek Gores, Elliot Brown, Erik Siador, Jeff Ramirez, Jolene Lai, Kelly Vivanco, Liz Brizzi, Matt Doust, Nathan DeYoung, Seth Armstrong (seen above), Stella Im Hultberg, Stephanie Buer and […]