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Streets: Slinkachu (London)

Recently, street sculptor & photographer Slinkachu was asked to participate 20 Years of War Child, a new exhibition celebrating 20 years of the charity’s (War Child) work. He created three installations that he staged in various parts of London, the results of which will be put on display at The British Music Experience through March 28th. Take a look at the other pieces below along with shots from different perspectives below… Discuss Slinkachu here.

Videos: Roy Lichtenstein Retrospective @ Tate Modern

Starting today, the Tate Modern in London will be opening their doors to the public for the first full-scale retrospective of Roy Lichtenstein in many years. This momentous survey of the renowned American artist will include 125 of his most definitive paintings & sculptures and certainly should not to be missed if you are in the area prior to its close on May 27th. Get a preview by looking at the video below put together by VernissageTV. Discuss Roy Lichtenstein here.

Upcoming: Katrin Fridriks @ Art13 (London)

Iceland born artist Katrin Fridriks will have a solo show during Art13 art fair in London from the 1st until 3rd of March 2013. Circle Culture Gallery will be showing her newest body of work at booth H4 of Olympia Grand Hall, London. Fridriks is currently living and working between Luxembourg and Paris, and for this solo show she prepared different kinds of works that she will be exposing. The new works include perspective studies of the Stendahl Syndrome, Crayons, and Gene & Ethics series, her signature works that […]

Videos: José Parlá: Broken Language

On the occasion of José Parlá’s return to London for a solo showing at Haunch of Venison, NOWNESS has released a new video titled the same – Broken Language. The mini-documentary follows the NY-based artist through the entire process starting with an explanation of the philosophy behind his work, the photo reference acquisition, the creation of the actual paintings and sculptural pieces. Take a look at the insightful footage below… Discuss this show here. Discuss José Parlá here.

Showing: Dan Witz – “Prisoners 2012 – 2013” @ Lazarides (Rathbone)

Late last month, the Lazarides’ Rathbone Place in London hosted Dan Witz’s solo debut with the gallery with a show entitled Prisoners 2012 – 2013. As the title suggests, the new body of work was mainly focused on a series where the NY-based artist partnered with Amnesty International, the world’s largest human rights organization, to create works featuring individuals who are subjects of their campaign for rights awareness. These combined with the lighting in the space made for a dramatic setting. These paintings were joined by some […]

Showing: Conor Harrington – “A Whole Lot of Trouble for a Little Bit of Win” @ The Outsiders (London)

Last weekend, The Outsiders in London hosted the opening for Conor Harrington’s (interviewed) latest solo show. Entitled A Whole Lot of Trouble for a Little Bit of Win, the new body of work featured mostly a series of studies that the UK-based painter labels his “morning glories” and which he uses to prepare for his large scale paintings (like the ones he did for a showing in 2012). Included in the mix were several larger pieces and as a whole, this exhibition showed off Harrington’s deft balance between the abstract and realism […]

Kai & Sunny for Southbank Centre

London’s art lovers will be getting a healthy dose of Kai & Sunny soon as the Southbank Centre has commissioned the two to design imagery for their their membership pack, posters, press and all other media (set to run two years). The artistic complex consists of three main buildings (the Royal Festival Hall, the Queen Elizabeth Hall, and the Hayward Gallery), and is Europe’s largest center for the arts so it will certainly be a high profile showcase for the duo’s abstracted birds (which will also be seen on an outdoor billboard). Via […]

Upcoming: Conor Harrington – “A Whole Lot of Trouble for a Little Bit of Win” @ The Outsiders (London)

On February 1st, Conor Harrington (interviewed) will be returning to London for another showing, this time at The Outsiders. A Whole Lot of Trouble for a Little Bit of Win will feature some of the studies that he has been sharing photos of with his fans for quite some time now, in particular the ones he did leading up to a painting of the same name for a showing in 2012. The UK-based artist calls these his Morning Glories as he paints them daily, first thing upon arrival at his […]

Upcoming: José Parlá – “Broken Language” @ Haunch of Venison

It seems that it’s been over four years since José Parlá has been able to commune with his UK fans in London (covered here) at a solo showing. Come February 1st, this will be rectified with his exhibition entitled Broken Language, held at a new gallery – Haunch of Venison. Presenting new paintings, works on paper, photographs and sculptures filled with rich urban textures and his characteristic script. He states: “For most of my life I have experienced being in transition and migration. This feeling allows me to bring […]

Streets: Phlegm (London)

It seems the Sheffiled-based Phlegm has headed south again to London for another mural. This newest piece is on the Village Underground wall on Holywell Lane and features some of the long legged creatures he has been painting as of late (see here), as well as one of his classic characters catching a ride. He has also been hard at work on a book that hopefully will be released soon. See some updates here, here, here, and here. Photo credit: Claudelondon. Discuss Phlegm here.