Dutch artist, designer and illustrator, Parra, will be opening his first solo show in Belgium on the 28th of May at Alice gallery in Brussels. Salut will be his first show since the opening of his 10 year retrospective show at Kunsthal Rotterdam. Over the years, Parra managed to apply his aesthetic in numerous different mediums, from paintings, sculpture, toy design, video, footwear, graphic, fashion, to skateboards, creating a recognizable trademark with his distinctive visual language. Established as an artist worldwide, his clear and stylish works found their ways […]
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After taking his own work up to space and living up to his moniker, Invader has recently expanded his activities to spread his work further along similar lines. Not only has the French street artist put up his signature tiled mosaics up at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne and Euro Space Center in Belgium (above), but it also looks like one of his pieces has made it up with an astronaut to the International Space Station. Discuss Invader here.
Prolific world traveler ROA hardly has time to be in his home country, but it looks like he recently was in Belgium for the North West Walls project. We already touched on the event here for another artist, but now we have some photos to share from the anatomically obsessed street artist as he painted stacked containers at one of the country’s biggest music festivals. Take a look at an interview he gave here and check out some of the other artists’ efforts here. Photos via BA Street […]
The city of Charleroi in Belgium was the host for the first edition of the Asphalte Urban Art Biennial. Taking place from the beginning of May till the end of October, this event includes theatrical programming, dance and academic programs, concerts, as well as urban and street art projects. Created as an initiative of the City of Charleroi and its cultural operators, the visual component of the event was curated by Alice van den Abeele and Raphaël Cruyt from Alice Gallery. The idea was to produce a […]
DALeast has been having a quiet year focusing more on his studio work, traveling less and doing less street works. But recently, he took part in the Day One Festival in Roeselare, Belgium, organized by Street Art Belgium, by creating this massive piece on the docks. The Chinese-born artist painted this large image showing six human figures moving a large mountain. Painting in a country that doesn’t have one single mountain, this was artists symbolic present to the country. According to the artist, the image represents […]
Alice Gallery in Brussels recently opened a big group show entitled Just Before Brazil. The idea was to showcase the artists they invited to the Asphalte festival in Charleroi and to share with the world their works before everyone’s attention gets focused on Brazil and football. But, after settling on the first lineup of artists, they’ve decided to add few more names and ended up with an impressive list of 52 artworks by 26 artists from various parts of the globe, various backgrounds, and various ways […]
WK Interact (featured) recently visited Belgium to participate in the Independent Arts Festival in Sint-Niklaas. Showcasing his talents of visual motion for the lucky passerby’s, the French-born & Brooklyn-based artist created a massive 22 by 9 meters at the Stadsschouwburg Stad. If you think this beautiful public work of art is angelic, just wait until he actually returns to finish up the left part of the piece… stayed tuned for the completed mural. Until then enjoy a look below. Pictures via artist. Discuss WK Interact […]
If you remember from earlier this year, Belgium-based artist ROA put on a homecoming show in Brussels at Bodson-Emelinckx Gallery entitled Stop Over. Although we covered the exhibition extensively, photos sometimes don’t do justice to the interactive nature of his works. This latest video that Colin M. Day put together follows the street muralist as he hunted in the city for found materials and also includes footage of the opening as patrons and collectors played with the panels and moveable parts to ROA’s pieces. As a bonus, also check […]
On March 22nd, the New York-based Tauba Auerbach will be putting her paintings on display at the unique contemporary art institution – WIELS – in Belgium. Tetrachromat, which opened at Bergern Kunsthall in Norway in 2011 (covered), traveled to Malmö Konsthall in Sweden in 2012, will now soon be on view at the Wiels Contemporary Art Center. Fans of the fold paintings from the rapidly ascending art star should head over to see these stunning pieces in person if they happen to be in Brussels through June […]
Tonight in Belgium, favorite son ROA will be opening a show at Bodson-Emelinckx in Brussels. Entitled Stop Over, this exhibition will finally give fans in his home country a look at his special anatomical style. As usual, the prolific street artist is keeping things close to the vest but here are a couple sneak peaks at what he is working on. Photo credit: Henrik Haven. Discuss ROA here.