Brian Adam Douglas, a.k.a. Elbow-Toe (interviewed) was in London a couple of weeks ago for his Due Date solo exhibition (covered), currently on at Black Rat Projects. While in town, he made sure to put up a few street pieces. AM caught up with the artist as he installed a black-and-white version of his linocut print Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? on Rivington Street in Shoreditch — opposite the landmark SCARY mural by Eine. We were able to witness the joys of trying to […]
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Who rocks the hardest? Apparently, Ben Eine does, among other things as he’s painting up San Fran in conjunction with his show that opened last weekend (covered). Not only was he working on his signature shutter typography all around town, he’s also was getting up select phrases. Take a look at the video and more pics from Skate Legs Magazine after the jump…
Ben “Eine” is currently in San Francisco preparing for his show “GREATEST” at White Walls set to open on March 12th. In conjunction with the exhibition, the London-based artist will be be painting his signature typography on various walls around the city, with plans for each letter of the alphabet to be represented (reminiscent of his recent alphabet street project). More photos after the jump…
The last time we hung out with Ben Eine was when he was painting the “Alphabet Street” in London. He has since made headlines by entering Obama’s collection and now appears to have traveled to Cape Town to do some work. Take a look this nice project as he painted over some large vats with “FAIR SPONTANEOUS PASSIONATE CHANGE THE WORLD AND CELEBRATE.” Take a look at a couple of in progress shots as well as more shutters from South Africa after the jump…
And so, a very unique and a very strange week for Ben Eine has come to an end. Unless your head has been in the sand, you’ll have seen that his painting “21st Century City” was gifted to Barack Obama by British Prime Minister David Cameron, and as a result, Eine has been all over the news – TV, radio and the papers – even some of AM’s own pictures appeared in The Guardian amongst a variety of other places. A multitude of articles appeared […]
We all know that Ben Eine’s alphabet shutters can brighten up any street right? Well, we were surprised that before now, Ben had never actually painted a full alphabet down one street, so AM went along to see how Middlesex Street in London, was getting turned into Alphabet Street. A new gallery in town, Electric Blue, had liaised with the local proprietors and shop owners and agreed that the shutters could be painted by Eine all along this largely ‘unpainted’ area sandwiched between Liverpool St […]
Ben Eine, whom we last saw at his “A to Z of Change” show at Carmichael Gallery (covered), has just released a new print through Friend and Co. Measuring approximately 19.5″ x 27.5″, this hand pulled two color screenprint is limited to only 50 copies and will run you $123. Available now through Friend and Co. For more information or to discuss the artist, click here.
AM enjoyed the intense visual experience of EINE’s Los Angeles debut solo show “The A – Z of Change” (previewed) which opened at Carmichael Gallery this past Thursday. The buffet of vibrant colored squares strewn across the walls served as the perfect backdrop for his amazing canvas pieces and the powerful imagery contained therein. Check out all of the photos from the opening after the jump.
We weren’t sure what to expect when we first got wind ofÂ EINE’s Los AngelesÂ solo debut,Â â€œThe A – Z of Change,â€ (teased) opening July 9th at Carmichael Gallery, but we areÂ seriously impressed with what he’s delivered.Â For this latest body of work on canvas, EINE used aÂ combination of silkscreen and hand-spray techniquesÂ to create vibrantÂ piecesÂ containingÂ powerful imagery of individuals standing up against the status quo, a message all too appropriate in today’s times given theÂ unstable politicalÂ climate in various countriesÂ around the globe. We can’t wait to see the entire […]
Fresh off his world record setting “Shutter Font” exhibition, Ben EINE makes a trip across the pond for “The A – Z of Change,” his debut Los Angeles solo opening July 9th at Carmichael Gallery. EINE will showcase his vibrant lettering with a new body of canvas pieces and will undoubtedly make his mark on the city with some awesome street pieces. Discuss EINE here. Discuss this show here.