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Video: Kaws x Lindsay Lohan x Complex

It looks like Lindsay Lohan might be doing some jail time soon in the near future, but she did find time to do a photoshoot with Complex that is sure to be the fantasy of some art collectors out there. The troubled celebrity poses with plenty of KAWS graphics as well as with his 4 foot companion and will be the cover of the new issue of the magazine. Take a look at the behind the scenes video after the jump as well as a […]

Books: Faile – “Prints + Originals 1999–2009”

Our friends at Gestalten seem to be on fire recently with another key publication for the street/urban art genre. This time focusing on Faile, hardcover book “Faile: Prints + Originals 1999–2009″ is a comprehensive book chronicling the works of the New York based artistic collective over the past 10 years. From their signature silkscreen and hand stained prints to their unforgettable originals, the Patrick’s are sure to please their fans with what looks to be a photo rich and meticulous journal of their incredible works from the past decade. We’ll […]

Previews: David Choe Monograph Book

David Choe’s (featured) is finally set to release his monograph from Chronicle Books. The self-titled book is 10 years in the making as it details the life, art and cool happenings from David’s illustrious career thus far. We can tell you how awesome this 288 page bad boy is, because we were fortunate enough to preview this with David when we visited his studio before his amazing “Nothing to Declare” show at LAzarides 90210. The good folks at Chronicle had just FedEx’d him a publisher’s proof for […]

Giveaway: “Beyond the Street: The 100 Most Important Figures in Urban Art” (Part II)

Based on the successful turnouts at both the London’s Phillips de Pury and New York’s Deitch Projects release parties the past few weeks, it’s safe to say that Gestalten’s “Beyond the Street: The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art” by Patrick Nguyen and Stuart Mackenzie was very well received. Now we’re sure some of those that have picked up the book may have wondered why a few urban art cornerstone’s were not included? But after talking with one of the book’s Authors, some obvious artists (Ahem… Banksy, Barry McGee, and a few […]

Openings: “Beyond the Street” NY Book Launch @ Deitch Projects

Imagine the days of high school where it’s the last week of school before summer hits and everyone is saying their goodbyes while signing each other’s yearbooks. That was the scene as AM attended the last public event at the legendary Deitch Projects and as expected, it was a blast! Set to the background of Shepard Fairey’s intense “May Day” exhibition, the book launch for Gestalten’s “Beyond the Street: The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art”, by Patrick Nguyen and Stuart Mackenzie, drew a veritable […]

“Beyond the Street” NY book launch @ Deitch Projects

AM UK recently attended the bustling evening that was the London launch of Patrick Nguyen & Stuart Mackenzie’s “Beyond The Street” book, hosted at Phillips de Pury. The level of support for the book came over extremely positively in the number of people that attended the event. Now, New York gets it’s turn as the stateside launch party is to be held next Thursday 27th May at Deitch Projects. Bring your copy of the book along or grab a copy at a discounted rate at […]

Releases / Giveaway: VNA Issue 11

Pretty much every show or event we attend, we bump into a group of regulars out showing their support. The VNA crew are no exception to this. We just recently picked up a copy of the brand new edition of VNA – Issue 11 – which features Insa, Case, Gaia and Mike Giant amongst others. This issue builds upon VNA’s already amazing collection of current street art, graffiti, paste up’s and sticker action, but this time adds more features and interviews. Issue 11 definitely deserves […]

“Heroes & Villians” Book

Ever wonder how your favorite artist looks in person (like the beautiful Liz McGrath seen above)? Well, unless you live LA, Miami, SF, NY, or London, then chances are slim that you will get to meet them at an art show or event. While most people focus on the art, “Heroes & Villians” photographers Roman Cho and Tatiana Wills decided to center their attention on the actual artists themselves. And now that they have signed a deal with ZERO+ Publishing, hopefully you will get a […]

Book Launch: Beyond the Street @ Phillips de Pury, London

The London book launch for Gestalten’s “Beyond the Street: The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art” took place on Friday last week at Phillips de Pury’s Victoria headquarters to a healthy crowd and with a celebratory vibe. Many of the book’s contributors joined the editors of the book, Patrick Nguyen and Stuart Mackenzie, to toast the success of just how well this mammoth publication turned out. Artists and contributors alike happily signed and doodled in books all night. AM saw the launch party as both […]