It’s well established that will.i.am is a patron of the arts as evidenced by his involvement with the Grammy art shows (2009 and 2010) and music video featuring the work of Shepard Fairey. Now we see a little bit of his personal collection as he has added this commissioned piece from Os Gemeos entitled boombox planet centered on a character with his likeness standing on a globe of speakerboxes that the twins have made famous with multiple installations including at exhibits in LA, Paris, Portugal, and […]
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Although the new public library in West Hollywood isn’t set to open until the fall, the three large murals by Shepard Fairey, Kenny Scharf, and RETNA are now complete. Billed as an extension to MOCA’s Art in the Streets exhibition, the project (which we have been following) was apparently conceived by Jeffrey Deitch himself and will also include some additional indoor work from Fairey. The work however may not be permanent as the city has only committed to hosting the murals through July 2012. More […]
After gifting his native country of Ireland with three cowboy-themed murals (here, here and here), Conor Harrington (interviewed) has returned to England to continue working on his next solo show. He did find time however to paint this wall in London going back to his signature colonial style. More shots from unusualimage after the jump, but also check out some in-progress photos from Hooked Blog here.
Nick Walker (interviewed) went on a little trip over to France recently and our correspondent Butterfly tagged along with the Bristol artist as he wandered the streets of Paris to do a little scenic adjustment. With the help of his stencils and Butterfly’s trusty camera, we bring you this fun vid from the City of Romance. Check out some still shots after the jump.
Continuing to tear through Europe (Bologna, Palestra, Jesi, Krakow, Poznań, Fabriano, Cologne, Grottaglie, Valencia, Italy) at a torrid pace since March, Blu has hit up his home country again at the Draw The Line Festival in Campobasso, Italy. This new wall caused some initial controversy, of which the Italian street artist is not unfamiliar with after the MOCA incident, and features his views on war and a biting rendition of how the military produces their soldiers. More detailed views after the jump…
After showing off one of his brightest stars, Brooklyn-based Faile (featured), at his new outpost in Los Angeles, Lazarides will be introducing some of his other artists including Antony Micallef, Conor Harrington, Ian Francis, Jonathan Yeo, JR, Mode 2, Paul Insect, Stanley Donwood, Zevs, and Vhils (who just christens the outdoor space with a new piece). The Venice, California showspace Post No Bills will primarily deal in prints and limited editions and will host the opening of the European Bailout Show tonight from 7-10pm. More […]
KAWS fans in LA may remember his last showing in the City of Angels not only for the great art, but also for the long lines and large crowds they had to battle to get a look at their favorite artist. Well, let that be a lesson the second time around as he will be returning to Honor Fraser scheduled for a September 10th opening (perhaps with some Hennessy for attendees to sample). If these new images and his recent showing with the gallery at […]
On August 4th, the Joshua Liner Gallery will be showcasing their roster of artists, a number of which are scheduled for a solo show soon with the New York gallery. The exhibition will feature painting, collage, and drawing, with works by the following artists – Chloe Early, Damon Soule, Dave Kinsey, David Ellis, Evan Hecox, Evelyn Rydz, Greg Lamarche, Herbert Baglione, Oliver Vernon, Pema Rinzin, Ryan McLennan, Shawn Barber, Stephen Powers, Tiffany Bozic, Tomokazu Matsuyama and Tony Curanaj. Take a look at some more preview images after […]
Earlier this month, Shepard Fairey came and visited the Big Apple to work on a few projects (more on that later). In between his indoor sessions, he invited AM to tag along while he worked to beautify some legal spots in Manhattan. Many of you may recognize his classic wheat paste-ups, but Mr. Obey and his assistant Nick have expanded his outdoor tool-set to stenciling. Much like his giant Mandala Ornament mural and he stenciled in Miami and his WeHo Library wall in Los Angeles, he’s […]
AM’s regular Instagrammer SazaJane is taking a break this week from her London street art round-up, so as we were in Sheffield this weekend for Kid Acne’s opening, we bring you a northern version. We checked out some of the classic Acne slogan based murals that make up part of the Sheffield scenery, along with pieces, throwies and tags by Ema, D-Rot, Phlegm, Motfu, Dscreet and Osk amongst others. Take a look at more pics after the jump.