Constantly expanding their brand of street art inspired fun based in Hawaii, POW! WOW!’s latest adventure takes them to a satellite event at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. Local artists like Mouf, Truth, Ana Maria and Lucas Aoki alongside international talents like Rone, Yoskay Yamamoto, Meggs, Ron English, Kamea Hadar, Jasper Wong, Jeffrey Gess, Tatiana Saurez and Risk transformed the walls on Red River Street, Barton Springs Road, Ceasar Chavez Street and Fruth Street during a six day painting process (with help from SprATX, Flexfit, Knockaround, […]
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One of the art-related activities while in town for South by Southwest this year is taking advantage of multiple opportunities to enjoy Tom Sachs’ work. From the photos we have included here, fans can already see that his exhibition at The Contemporary Austin is a must see. Boombox Retrospective 1999–2015 is a survey of the American artist’s bricolage sculptural pieces inspired by the old school “boombox.” As a bonus, from March 18-20, “influential DJs and producers in electronic and hip-hop music – selected by SXSW Music and Sachs – […]
After attending this year’s POW! WOW! Hawaii and completing a large collaborative mural for the event, Andrew Schoultz headed to Austin, Texas for his next project. Juxtapoz & Converse have teamed up to bring the Los Angeles-based artist to SXSW where he painted another big wall, this time with a sweet tank embellishment. Take a look at more photos below… Photos via the artist’s Instagram. Discuss Andrew Schoultz here.
Game of Thrones fans and attendees of SXSW this year were treated to a group exhibition put together by Mondo themed on the hit HBO series. Artists Audrey Kawasaki (above – of Margaery Tyrell), Bill Sienkiewicz, Bruce White, Chet Zar, Craig Drake, Daniel Danger, Esao Andrews, Jacob Bannon, Jason Edmiston, Joao Ruas, Jock, Kilian Eng, Mia Araujo, Mike Mitchell, N.C. Winters, Rich Kelly, Richey Beckett, Sanjulian, Thomas Hopper, Tom Bagshaw, Tim Bradstreet, and Warwick Johnson Caldwell were asked to reprise some of their favorite characters and scenes from the show […]
During this year’s SXSW week, Mondo will be unveiling original art and limited editions inspired by the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. The group exhibition will include artists like Audrey Kawasaki, Chet Zar, Esao Andrews, Joao Ruas, Mia Araujo, Tom Bagshaw, Mike Mitchell (above), and Daniel Danger (who already designed posters for the show for last year’s SDCC). The exhibition will be available public viewing (7:00 – 10:00pm) from March 8th through March 12th, and afterwards – two posters will be released digitally each week […]
Our friends Kelie Bowman and Sto of Brooklyn’s Cinders Gallery are right now down in Texas with Kyle Ranson creating something extra special like only they can at Austin’s Okay Mountain. The project, entitled “Temple of Booom,” opens this Friday during the SXSW Festival, and will consist of a site-specific installation that combines paintings, prints, drawings, murals and sculpture by a host of artists, as well as musical performances all weekend. To tell you the truth, we don’t have much idea what it’s going to […]
Following up on our Shepard Fairey hits up SXSW coverage, MyLocationScouts posted a nice video of Shepard Fairey and the Obey Giant crew wheatpasting on the side of Home Slice Pizza in Austin. It’s always nice to see Shep’s artistry in action, showing off his composition, layering, and tearing skills. Via Hypebeast.
Shepard Fairey did some urban “spring cleaning” in Austin this past weekend in time for the SXSW Festival. Visiting the Lone Star state with buckets of wheat paste and some good old fashion Obey elbow grease, Shepard hit up many prominent spots including Lance Armstrong’s Bike Shop: Mellow Johnny’s, Red 7, Emos, Home Slice, and many more. We have some awesome in-progress pics of gorgeous murals being put up by the man himself. Shepard Fairey’s 2009 “Hat Trick” list: January – Washington DC: InaugurationÂ & Manifest […]
Just in time for South by Southwest (SXSW), Justin from Shooting Gallery set up an art show at Alternative Cafe in Austin that showcased works by many of the artists featured in the film, “New Brow: the Rise of Contemporary Art.” Artists in the film include: Eric Joyner, Charles Krafft, Shawn Barber, Travis Louie, Anthony Ausgang, Ron English, Mike Giant, Isabel Samaras, Camille Rose Garcia, Van Arno, Shepard Fairey, Liz McGrath, Henry Lewis, Tim Biskup, Gary Baseman, Glenn Barr, Kill Pixie, Niagara, Sas & Colin […]