Set to be a future bible of the urban and street art scene, Gestalten are soon to publish “Beyond the Street – The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art”. Compiled and edited by Patrick Nguyen and Stuart Mackenzie, this 400 page monster-sized tome has been over 2 years in the making. To date, we’ve seen some page spreads and sneaked a read of a couple of the wonderfully constructed and insightful interviews contained within the book. Certainly, if you have an interest in this genre […]
Inspired by the resident ghost of the notorious Victorian bookseller F.J. Williams, Black Rat Projects (formerly the Black Rat Press) are celebrating the festive season with the installation and launch of Black Dog Books on 2nd December. This pop-up emporium will be located within the gallery and promises the finest in new and old books including hand made fanzines, films and artwork by Swoon (interviewed), Burning Candy, Giles Walker, Brian Adam Douglas aka Elbow-Toe (interviewed), Lucas Price aka Cyclops (interviewed) and others. Designed by members […]
Brendan Monroe returns to Los Angeles this weekend after recently moving to Sweden. The word is there will be a huge wall installation described as a portable mural and another installation featuring an array of hanging wood sculptures. The notion of a slew of Monroe wood sculptures up for grabs has us here at AM very excited. Be sure to get down to Bergamot Station in Santa Monica this Saturday bright and early and welcome Brendan back to LA, even if only for a short […]
This Saturday sees London’s Black Rat Press open the doors to their second Annual Print Show which gives a unique insight into the way prints are created with print demonstrations with Matt Small and Black Rat’s master printers as well as the opportunity to ask the experts those technical questions you’ve never been able to ask before. In addition to several new editions there will also be the opportunity to pick up special small editions, hand coloured variants and other unique works by the Black […]
If last year’s event is anything to go by, the Black Rat Press Annual Print Show in London, opening on Saturday, 21st February will be worth checking out. The chance to see printmaking demonstrations, ask the printers questions, as well as check out new editions, trial proofs, hand colored rarities, and other treats from the Black Rat Press’ stable of artists could well make this one rather special. Artists involved include Matt Small (above), D*Face, Sweettoof, Brian Adam Douglas, Gaia, Lucas Price, Nick Walker, Blek […]
As previously mentioned, Black Rat Press exhibited at the London Art Fair where they showed works by Swoon, Matt Small, Lucas Price, Asha Zero, Brian Adam Douglas, D*Face and Nick Walker.Â As expected, Walker’s print sold out, but there were actually some pretty good originals available.Â In particular, Swoon’s and Matt Small’s pieces were quite strong.Â Take a look after the jump.
Black Rat Press will be exhibiting at the London Art Fair (Jan 13-18) where they will be showing works by Swoon, Matt Small, Lucas Price, Asha Zero, Brian Adam Douglas, D*Face and Nick Walker.Â Also garnering significant interest is the new print “The Empires’s State” by Nick Walker from his “The Morning After” series.Â The release will on January 13th (6 pm) at the fair, but there will also be an online option for those who are overseas and can’t make it. Details after the […]
Black Rat Press’ annual group show “White Noise” will open tonight featuring D*Face, Nick Walker, Blek Le Rat, Lucas Price, Asha Zero, Matt Small and Brian Adam Douglas. Luckily for us and our readers, we were able to see some advance photos from the special preview event last night. We love how lighting effects and ambience really highlighted each piece of art nicely. Some favorites as well as all the photos after the jump.
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More stories from the week that ended Aug 6 (click on bolded words for more information): Alex da Corte’s Slow Graffiti at Vienna Secession. RIP: Harold M. Williams, who passed away at the age of 89. RIP: Concetto Pozzati, who passed away at the age of 81. Israeli authorities arrest five Palestinian antiquities dealers in Jerusalem connected to Hobby Lobby scandal. Skulptur Projekte Münster attracts repeat acts of thievery and vandalism. Police arrest 67-year-old woman accused of stealing Basquiat painting (of questionable authenticity). Anti-gentrification movement in Southern California spreads to South […]