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Streets: Kenny Scharf (Los Angeles)

After opening his show at Honor Fraser (covered) in Los Angeles as well as painting on the cars of his lucky fans in the area, Kenny Scharf (interviewed) returned to New York where he continued improving vehicles with his signature imagery. He seems to get around, as he was back in the City of Angels last week to create a new mural (arranged by Branded Arts) in Culver City. Head over to Davis Brothers’ Tire Pros yourself for a look if you are in town. Photo credit: Branded Arts. […]

Rewind: Aug 12 – Aug 18

This week’s Rewind feature is headlined by the trailer for a new film coming out later this year called The Monuments Men. The movie stars George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, and others as a group of museum directors, curators, and historians going behind enemy lines in Nazi Germany to rescue artworks. Take a look at the trailer below… Other worthy videos include: Jim Houser creating an installation for the Black Book Gallery. A video of Shepard Fairey when he was in Denver for a group […]

Overtime: Aug 12 – Aug 18

More stories from the week ended Aug 18: The Whitney recreates Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks on Fifth Avenue in NYC as part of exhibition. RIP Allan Sekula, who died at the age of 62. Jasper Johns’s former assistant assistant charged with stealing 22 Johns works and selling for $3.4mil. Trial to start for six Romanians accused of stealing seven masterpieces from Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum. The suspects have offered to return five paintings in exchange for moving their trial from Romania to the Netherlands. Jonathan Meese acquitted in court […]

Streets: Interesni Kazki (Moscow)

Ukrainian artists and muralist Waone and Aec, known as Interesni Kazki, recently took part in the LGZ Moscow project where they worked on two separate surrealistic murals. Waone did a piece called Flying & Crawling mind at Lublinskaya Str.3, while Aec worked on his Time Machine mural in Sadovnicheskaya  Str. 78, Moscow. Covering the era of the dinosaurs, constellations, age of big discoveries, technical progress and weapons development, Aec’s mural shows the history of the planet, and the big influence that humans have over all of it. On the other hand, Waone’s mural is the artist’s […]

Streets: Nychos & DXTR (Copenhagen)

If you remember, last year we brought you a look at some of the public works painted for the Galore Festival in Copenhagen. Times flies as the 2013 version is already upon us. First up is a collaborative effort from Nychos & DXTR where they melded their styles together for this mural. Check out more action shots and a closer look at the details in the photoset below… Photo credit: Henrik Haven. Discuss Nychos here.

Streets: Ludo (San Francisco)

French artist Ludo (interviewed) was recently in the US, visiting and working on both coasts. The artist arrived to New York City to take part in the 10 Years of Wooster Collective show (covered), as well as work on a new print (seen below) he is releasing with Paper Monster. Ludo spent a couple of days in Faile studio working on this hand finished edition that will available mid September. After that he flew to San Francisco, where he finalized his upcoming solo show at White Walls, opening on […]

Streets: Cyrcle. – “Capture The Flag!” @ Walk & Talk Festival (Azores Islands)

Recently, Los Angeles art collective Cyrcle. spent time in Portugal for their latest exhibition titled “Capture the Flag! : Conquer the Divide!” (covered). However, they also participated in the Walk & Talk Azores Festival,which featured a great variety of both Portuguese and international artists such as Vhils, El Tono, Nespoon and Topo. Cyrcle. certainly didn’t waste any time while they were in Azores and as we can see from this mural, their style continues to evolve both in style and in theme. Touching on the subject of the […]

Overtime: Aug 5 – Aug 11

More stores from the week ended Aug 11: Andy Warhol Bridge yarn bombed. (above photo by CBS Pittsburgh) RIP: Ruth Asawa, first Asian American woman to receive recognition as a sculptor, dies at age 87 in SF. RIP: Israel Hernandez, killed by Miami Beach police for putting up graffiti on abandoned building. Experts investigating Rotterdam heist find burnt remains of at least three different oil paintings. Two men rush stage, kiss, gropes Yan Yinhong during her performance about sexual violence against women. Van Gogh specialists […]

Interview: Adam Feibelman (by Andrew Schoultz) @ Guerrero Gallery

Our latest interview is with artist Adam Feibelman (aka Adam 5100), who hails from New Mexico & has been working in San Francisco for the past sixteen years. His most common medium and technique involves enamel paintings utilizing stencils & stitched paper stencil collages. Adam has a solo exhibition opening tomorrow night at San Francisco’s Guerrero Gallery, so AM enlisted his peer & friend Andrew Schoultz to find out a little more about Adam (including a commission for the new 49ers stadium). Take a look at […]

Upcoming / Streets: Nychos – “Silly Slicesophy” @ Mighty Tanaka (New York)

After recently gifting San Francisco with a new mural, Nychos has headed to the other coast for a showing in New York. Silly Slicesophy will open Friday night (August 9th) in Brooklyn at the Mighty Tanaka. As referred to in the title, the Austrian artist will be taking his knife to classic Disney characters (like Mickey above), and dissecting them in a style he often uses on the streets. Speaking of which, he just painted a new killer whale piece for his fans in NY (seen below). Photo […]