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Openings: “Daydreaming with…” (Hong Kong Edition) @ ARTISTREE

Last month, AM stopped by the Hong Kong edition of the Daydreaming with… exhibition. Designed to marry music and visual art, this experience gathered some high profile names in the genres of music, art, film, photography, fashion and design. Held in the ARTISTREE show center, the event took full advantage of the spacious layout to showcase the works of 30 artists such as Futura, Cyrcle. (see video of their experience here), Jonas Akerlund, Wing Shya, Li Wei, Doug Foster, Cang Xin Shynola, Emma Richardson, Jonas […]

Video: Cyrcle. – “Daydreaming With…James Lavelle”

Recently, the Los Angeles-based art collective known as Cyrcle. were invited to take part in an exhibition named “Daydreaming With…The Hong Kong Edition” which brought together an incredible number of artists under one space all inspired by the music of legendary producer and musician James Lavelle aka U.N.K.L.E. Curated by both Lavelle and artist Simon Birch, the exhibition also included artists such as Doug Foster, Wing Shya, Li Wei, Cang Xin, Azzi Glasser, Futura, Shynola and visual artists from Black Dog Films such as Toby […]

Flying Murals of Wynwood

You may remember some photos that Futura sent us that we shared with you last month painted for Art Wynwood. That large painting, along with work from Retna, How & Nosm, DAZE, and Aiko was destined to be displayed at the Miami fair last weekend above as part of the flying murals of Wynwood project over the VIP lounge area. Here are now some photos of them hung up along with some bonus looks at an installation by Ron English. Check it out after the […]

Preview: Futura for Art Wynwood

Not wasting time after his solo showing (covered) in Paris last month, graffiti legend Futura headed over to Miami for Art Wynwood to work on his latest project. The inaugural five-day held in the Art Miami Pavilion both emerging and established artists from more than 50 galleries as well as a special “the flying murals of Wynwood” that will be displayed in the fair’s VIP Lounge. Slated to participate with 8′ x 24′ murals are Retna, How & Nosm, DAZE, Aiko, and of course Futura. Take […]

Openings: “The Boneyard Project : Return Trip” @ Pima Art & Space Museum

Last weekend, the outdoor fields and indoor hanger Pima Art and Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona were the venues for the hand-painted vintage planes of The Boneyard Project: Return Trip. While the the DC Super 3 planes painted by How & Nosm, Nunca, and Retna, a C97 cockpit by Saner, a C45 plane by Faile, and a Lockheed VC 140 Jetstar by Andrew Schoultz were already stunning enough as centerpieces of the exhibition, when you include the nose cones, cockpits, and other plane segments painted […]

Videos: Futura 2000 – “Expansions” @ Galerie Jerome de Noirmont (Paris)

As part of our coverage of Futura’s show at Jerome de Noirmont in Paris, you may have noticed some photos of a large abstract mural that the crowd was admiring. Apparently, Guillotine was on hand to document some live-painting action as the NY graffiti legend showed off his spray control. Discuss Futura here.

Openings: Futura 2000 – “Expansions” @ Galerie Jerome de Noirmont (Paris)

Last night, AM was invited for a early viewing of Futura’s show at Jerome de Noirmont in Paris. The exhibition entitled Expansions was a fresh collection of works created by the New York graffiti legend. Getting to see the paintings up close gave us a deeper appreciation of the details layered in by the Brooklyn-based artist. This strong new series of works on canvas contained a next level of abstraction & colors mixed with his minimalist spray paint techniques which reflected a evolution of over three […]

Previews: Futura 2000 – “Expansions” @ Galerie Jerome de Noirmont (Paris)

You may recall that last Spring Futura was preparing to show at Galerie Jerome de Noirmont in Paris. Unfortunately, the show got moved as the artist was busy with several projects such as Carbon and Art In the Streets at the MOCA (covered). Good news is the exhibition is now set to open on January 13th. Retitled Expansion, the Brooklyn -based artist plans to display 15 new works created in his abstract realism style for the people in France to enjoy. We caught an early look at the show […]

The Underbelly Project (Paris)

As the Underbelly Project preps for the festivities for Art Basel Miami Week, word comes (via Brooklyn Street Art) of another satellite undertaking in Paris. Featuring the same daring tactics as in New York, the smaller French version (also organized by Workhorse and PAC) includes artists Conor Harrington, SheOne, Saber, How & Nosm, C215, Alice Pasquini, Will Barras, Futura, and Tristan Eaton. More photos by Ian Cox and Martha Cooper after the jump…

Openings: “Street Art Saved My Life” @ C.A.V.E. Gallery

Last Friday, the C.A.V.E. Gallery and Brooklyn Street Art in collaboration with Thinkspace presented an exhibit titled 39 Stories: Street Art Saved My Life. The exhibit featured 39 different artists including the likes of Anthony Lister, Futura, Judith Supine, Know Hope, Faile, and Swoon to many other names familiar to AM readers. The show was meant to display the current street art scene that’s taking place across New York and the surrounding areas. Although not all artists were born in that region, all of them […]