AM is excited to announce the first details of the 2015 NuArt Festival, one of the world’s leading celebration of street art. The festival will take place the first weekend of September (9.5 – 9.6) in Stavanger, Norway, which is located on the country’s west coast; the exhibition associated with the festival will run the following week (9.6 – 9.11). This year is NuArts’ 15th anniversary, and in celebration of this important milestone, the organizers have put together an amazing program of public murals, installations and […]
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The city of bridges (Venice is located on 117 small connected islands), is currently hosting a very unique group exhibition titled Bridges of Graffiti. Organized as a collateral event of the 56th International Venice Biennale Arte, this show brings together a wide range of important names for the graffiti culture in Italy and worldwide. The ten artists involved – Boris Tellegen, Doze Green, Eron, Futura, Mode2, SKKI ©, Jayone,Todd James, Teach, and Zero-T worked together for the very first time, bringing to life a single cohesive Hall of Fame show, along with […]
Time for some more art-related videos to finish off your weekend with this latest edition of our Rewind feature. Starting things off are a series of videos from our friends at POW! WOW! with the Hawaii edition fast approaching. Up top is a look at a feature with legendary photographer Martha Cooper (interviewed) as she reviews last year’s festival. Down below are two other videos from last year’s POW! WOW! event in Taiwan. Other notable videos: A look at the El Mac + KWEST + STARE mural […]
Urban Nation is a Berlin-based organization whose aim is to bring together and connect the creative voices of the cities around the globe in a non-proﬁt public space and to help shape the future of urban art, communities, neighborhoods and city planning. They are currently running an interesting arts program in their hometown, titled Project M. The goal is to improve the face of neighborhood as well as push creativity and connect people, by engaging them in different actions and events organized inside and around a […]
Along with the plethora of murals painted for this year’s Nuart Festival (see previous years), the artists involved also put together a group exhibition indoors as well. David Choe, C215, Martin Whatson, Hush, Ernest Zacharevic, Dal East, Faith47, Martha Cooper, Aiko and others all created works in their own recognizable style. Take a look at more photos below… Photo credit: Henrik Haven.
Little known fact: sometimes between the large scale murals by invited artists, the prominent Bowery & Houston wall also hosts temporary tribute projects in the interim such as the one held for Dash Snow after his passing in 2010 (covered). Prior to the mural Crash created recently (here & here), another tribute came up for legendary photographer Martha Cooper, a woman who has definitely left her mark on the Graffiti & Street Art scene over the past few decades. She’s also been the official photographer for […]
Last weekend at the L.A. Mart Design Center, the Urban Legends auction and exhibition opened their doors to the public. With a series of largescale pieces, murals, photographs, and installations, artists around the world like Chor Boogie, Kofie, Mear One, Shark Toof, Cern, Estria, Martha Cooper, Sand One, Herakut, SANER, Estevan Oriol, Eriberto Oriol, Chaz Bojorquez, RETNA, Andrew Hem, and more were invited to put their work on display. More photos after the jump from Jennifer Leigh Strauss.
Last month, we brought you the trailer for Here Comes The Neighborhood, a new video series focusing on Wynwood Arts District in Miami. The latest episode features the prolific street photographer, Martha Cooper (interviewed), and her views on the blossoming mecca of street art and graffiti that has become a destination for all art fans during Art Basel Week. Check out some of the other episodes after the jump including features on IRAK, Sego & Saner, Intercambio, Kenny Scharf, and Gaia.
As stated in our focus on the Los Angeles portion of the Art in the Streets exhibition, the MOCA gave us a look at both the beginning of the movement and its roots. LA is the home of the museum and also the west coast street movement, but let’s not forget that Jeffery Deitch made his name in the streets of New York prior to his ascension to director of the museum. Mr.Deitch also made sure to carry the legends of the easts across the […]
Reuniting three major players from the Art in the Streets exhibition, this latest release from OBEY Giant features the photography of Martha Cooper (interviewed) of a wall with Shepard Fairey (featured) and COPE’s work on it, all distilled through Shep’s distinctive filter. The 18 x 24″ signed screen print will be released today, April 21st, online at a random time with a limited run of 450 and priced at $60 for those interested. Some photos of the artists signing the print via Modern Multiples after […]