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Streets: Hyuro (Copenhagen)

While in town for her show in Copenhagen (covered), Hyuro also spent time working on a massive new mural over 270 meters long. Spending about two weeks painting her progressive imagery featuring an elk making a transformation as it trots through a forest, the long piece is a gift to her fans in the Danish capital. Take a more detailed and extensive look in the photo set below… Photo credit: Henrik Haven. Discuss Hyuro here.

Overtime: June 3 – June 9

More stories from the week ended June 9: Subodh Gupta’s giant boat on show at Hauser & Wirth rumored to sell to Guggenheim Abu Dhabi for $800k. RIP Charles Mason, who has taken his own life at age 50. Tragic news – artwork by from Picasso, Monet, and Matisse stolen from Rotterdam may now just be ashes. Paul Yore collages confiscated by police, who say the work sexualizes children and he may face charges. Christie’s withdrew ten works by Brazilian artists from its auctions of […]

Overtime: May 27 – June 2

More stories from the week ended June 2: Marc Quinn unveils inflatable sculpture portraying Alison Lapper outside the church of St. Giorgio Maggiore. RIP: Otto Muehl, who died at the age of 87 after suffering from Parkinson and heart problems. Formal debate at Art Basel HK considers the assertion: The Market Is the Best Judge of Art’s Quality. The Art Law Blog states that despite what some may think, Detroit is able to sell artwork from DIA collection. Velvet Underground settles Warhol lawsuit with Warhol Foundation […]

Interviews: Jim Kazanjian – “Temporary Equilibrium” @ Breeze Block Gallery

When you first realize that the subject matter within Jim Kazanjian’s work doesn’t actually exist, you may at first be relieved that such precarious looking locations aren’t out there. Your next thought may well be “just how the hell does he do that”? Kazanjian works in photography, but is not a photographer. His tools include the internet for sourcing his library of over 25,000 high resolution images and Photoshop to assemble his impossible architecture compositions. He describes his creative process as hyper-collage. He has a two-person […]

Streets: Interesni Kazki (Lisbon, Portugal)

Ukrainian artistic duo, Interesni Kazki, were recently in Lisbon, Portugal, where they did their part for the UnderDogs Project. Famous for their unique fairy tale-like murals, the duo worked on a new street piece, which included their signature bright and poppy color palette. Fully using the space and the structural elements in it, the finished piece Ukrainian artists proved once again their talent and their reputation as one names to watch in street art world today. Aside from working on a new mural, the artists […]

Overtime: May 20 – May 26

More stories from the week ended May 26: John Constable masterpiece, Salisbury Cathedral from the Water Meadows, bought by Tate for £23.1mil. RIP: Cecilia Steinfeldt, known as the First Lady of Texas Art, pass away just a week shy of her 98th birthday. Detroit Institute of Art’s multibillion-dollar art collection could face sell-off to satisfy Detroit’s creditors Joseph Beuys biography accuses him of having close ties to the Nazis. SplitArt ends in liquidation due to a split between the investors about its direction. Nils Jennrich, […]

Streets / Contests: Dal East (London) – Part II

Last week, we gave you a glimpse of what DAL has been up to in London with a look at one of the murals he has been working on. Turns out there was a total of seven walls ranging from small to massive that the South Africa-based muralist blessed with his signature kinetic imagery. Check out all the photos below, and if interested, DAL has launched a contest for those lucky enough to be in London Town. Contestants are asked to find and snap a pic of each […]

Studio Visit: Michael Johansson

Earlier this year, our EU correspondent Henrik Haven headed over to visit Michael Johansson’s studio in Malmø. The Swedish artist was in the midst of preparing for his show Familar Abstractions that just ended at the  Vigeland-Museet in Oslo, Norway (more on this soon). Famous for his hued fabricated cube assemblage made from everyday objects, Johansson’s space was understandably organized by careful color coding. Interestingly enough, you can get an idea of his process by seeing the equipment in his studio. Photo credit: Henrik Haven. Discuss Michael Johansson […]

Geoff McFetridge @ Walker Art Center

Earlier this year, artist, animator, and graphic designer Geoff McFetridge visited Minneapolis to speak at the Insights Design Lecture Series 2013 at the Walker Art Center. While there, he also worked on a filmstrip style massive wraparound mural featuring his minimalistic imagery. Watch the video below as he talks about the construction fence installation as well as enjoy some footage of the project. Via Walker Art Center & Juxtapoz. Discuss Geoff McFetridge here.

Rewind: May 13 – May 19

This week’s Rewind’s top video focuses on Anish Kapoor and his current show in Berlin at Martin-Gropius-Bau. Along with footage of his first comprehensive showing in the city, an insightful interview with the artist is included. Some other videos worth of attention include: Voina Wanted banner hung off London Tower Bridge. Leo Villareal releasing an edition of his The Bay Lights piece. Ai Weiwei cuts hair during dinner. Taylor Mead’s final fifteen minutes. Reactions from actual neighbors from Arne Svenson’s photographs. Benedikt Taschen talks with Sebastião […]