Recently, French street painter Miss Van has been spending quite a bit of time in Brazil. While there for four months, she mostly stayed in the hotbed of street activity and home to many artists seen here AM – Sao Paulo. She was able to get up solo on multiple walls, but much of the time was also spent painting with friends like Zezao, CiroSchu, and Titifreak. We already shared some of these murals in Part I of our coverage, but now enjoy some more photos as well […]
Street femme fatale and intrepid traveller Miss Van has been spotted in frolicking in Brazil, in particular getting up in Sao Paulo. While visiting friends like Zezao and Ciro Schu, she took time to paint one of her signature Poupee characters near an abandoned factory – one of her first outdoor pieces for 2013. Discuss Miss Van here.
It’s time to start winding down our Basel Week Miami coverage here on AM with another look at the PULSE art fair (highlights here). We’ve already shared photos from a couple booths there (Joshua Liner & Jonathan LeVine), and there is a look at a third booth – LeBasse Projects. Included for the showing were works from artists like Yoskay Yamamoto, Seonna Hong, Thomas Doyle, Herakut, and Miss Van. Photo credit: Top image by Yoskay Yamamoto, All others by Arrested Motion. Discuss Basel Week Miami here.
This weekend in Rome, Miss Van will be presenting new works at the Dorothy Circus Gallery collectively entitled Wild At Heart. For her first Italian solo show, the street femme fatale will be offering up various drawings and paintings on canvas, wood, and paper as well as two collaboration pieces with artist Dan Quintana (whom she also collaborated with recently on some public art murals in Los Angeles). More preview pics below… Discuss Miss Van here.
Last week in Culver City, Miss Van (who was in town for her show at Copro Gallery) and Dan Quintana combined their powers for mural at the Branded Arts Complex. For this wall, entitled The Big Bad Wolf, street French femme fatale and the Los Angeles-based Quintana created a scene involving Vanessa’s signature poupée’s posed with a large wolf. Some additional in-progress photos of the unexpected collaboration below… Photos via Dan Quintana & Andrew Hosner. Discuss Miss Van here. Discuss Dan Quintana here.
This past weekend, New York’s Cotton Candy Machine hosted their second annual “tiny” art showcase entitled Tiny Trifecta. As we mentioned in our preview, artists this year upped the ante as each created three pieces of original artwork for fans who may not have the opportunity to purchase their larger scale works. All you needed was a $100 and the patience to queue up for a chance at your favorite artwork. Tara McPherson curated strong and diverse lineup which included names such as James Jean, Audrey […]
Last month, the StolenSpace Gallery in London hosted a show that opened around Valentine’s Day appropriate to the theme entitled Love & Hate. For the group exhibition, most artists created two works, one for each of the strong emotions that often seems linked hand in hand depending on the situation. Because of the concept behind the showing, the pieces that were presented had an interesting dichotomy that made the exhibition well worth seeing. More photos after the jump by Henrik Haven…
AM recently attended the wild premiere of F*CK Art, at New York’s Museum of Sex. As the bold title indicates, the group exhibition curated with the help of Mighty Tanaka aimed to pique the interest in both sex and art by pushing and melding the boundaries with the movement from the streets. From paintings to sculptures to interactive installations, the show had the audience constantly buzzing as artists took their works a little further towards the edge. We caught Rostarr’s nation of millions canvas and […]
Opening tonight in New York is a special group show put together by the Museum of Sex. This provocative showing features 20 street artists including Mode2, Aiko, Rostarr, Miss Van, and Lush as they occupy the building with works that further push the boundaries of their viewpoints of sexuality and relationships (some more subtle than others). Attendees will be greeted by the 14-foot FUCK BIKE by Andrew Shirley & William Thomas in the Fifth Avenue lobby entrance. See the bike and more NSFW preview shots […]
French street femme fatale Miss Van just opened a show in Vienna featuring her sexy “poupées” and their animal friends. Featuring small to medium pieces, the new work filled the INOPERAbLE Gallery with her Muses which were admired by an adoring crowd. Unfortunately no murals were painted due to the weather but don’t rule it out for a later date. More photos via the gallery after the jump…