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Showing: Dale vN Marshall – “Walls With Wounds” @ Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

On Saturday, the 15th of February, Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry, opened a solo show entitled Walls With Wounds by Dale vN Marshall. This is a landmark exhibition for the Wales-based contemporary fine artist that was formerly known as the graffiti artist Vermin on the streets of his hometown of Bath and Bristol. The works for this exhibition are inspired by the crumbling walls of his former Victorian studio, as well as his time in one of Britain’s oldest asylums, and also contain elements of his graffiti background. This complexity of influences […]

Previews: Dale “Vn” Marshall – “Room 101″

In George Orwell’s novel “1984,” Room 101 was the torture chamber in which citizens were subjected to direct peril from their own worst fears, anxieties and phobias. The worlds of fine art and graffiti merge within Dale Marshall’s (streets) work and have been used as his own Room 101 for a more positive form of therapy. The artist, who also goes by the names Vn and Vermin, is open about his history of mental health issues. The duality of the artist and the exhibition echoes Marshall’s […]

Streets: Vermin & Jago – Moon Street Mural

We were impressed by this recent collaborative mural on Moon Street in Bristol, put together by Mr Jago and Vermin when we saw these pictures of the wall coming together from Mike Dring of Art-El. The two artists had not met before the planned day of painting, but they seemed to hit things off with this well composed and cohesive piece, which blends their styles with great effect – just check out some of the 3D details they achieved. More flicks and a video after […]