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Openings: “Don’t believe the Type” @ Zero Cool

As we mentioned recently in our dual interview with Hush and Dan Baldwin, their collaborative pieces were part of a group show “Don’t Believe the Type” that opened several nights ago at Zero Cool Gallery. Also on display were works from artists like Asbestos, Copyright, Ben Frost, Meggs, Pure Evil, T.WAT and many more.  Take a look at all the pics after the jump…

Video: Asbestos x Absolut Vodka

Last we heard from Dublin street artist Asbestos, he was opening his fantastic “Boxing Club” show in North Belfast. We have an update for you on a project he has been working on with Absolut, where he had the honor of remixing their iconic bottle for the Absolut Originals show (details after the jump). Check out this video documenting the fascinating process of creating 200 unique customized and hand-finished screenprints, where he continues exploring his triangular technique (good example of this was his piece for […]

Openings: “Mood Swings” @ Carmichael Gallery

Opening alongside Know Hope (covered) at Carmichael Gallery was “Mood Swings,” a group show showcasing the work of seven urban artists: Asbestos, Bumblebee, Cena7, Fefe Talavera, Imminent Disaster, Labrona and Oddzoo. The show, which runs through July 2nd, presents a mixture of up-and-coming and established artists from varying backgrounds, giving patrons an opportunity to enjoy a diverse sampling of the genre. From the vibrant watercolor and ink pieces of Cena7, to the beautiful potraiture on found objects from Asbestos, or the gentle reminder from Bumblebee […]

Asbestos @ Safehouse Gallery

Dublin based street artist Asbestos’ newest show at Safehouse Gallery features portraits of boxers from the Ligoniel Amateur Boxing Club in North Belfast. His works are reminiscent of JR’s recent show which also featured photorealistic images on found objects – well, obviously for JR since they were photos but these works from Asbestos are combination of photography and painting. His moniker is explained in his words “street art is a little bit like Asbestos. Asbestos is all around us (in the walls and in the […]