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Streets / Recap: Mural Festival (Montreal)

Between the 12-15th of June, Montreal became a mural mecca of the world for a few days. Hosting a great lineup of street art names, the city got culturally richer with the creation of some beautiful large murals that were painted during Mural Festival 2014. With the main idea of celebrating the creativity of and democratizing urban art, last year’s edition of the event had over 800,000 visits, and was awarded the Montreal Grand Prix du Tourisme. With international names from every corner of the globe, from South […]

Matthew Feyld – ‘Untitled (197 Drawings)’ @ Nowhere Montreal

Matthew Feyld’s new book entitled Untitled (197 Drawings) has just been released by Blackdot Publishing, and to accompany the edition, Nowhere Gallery in Montreal hosted an exhibition under the same untitled title featuring many of the works presented within the book. Matthew’s drawings and paintings have been a point of fascination for us at AM for a while now, and we’ve enjoyed watching the evolution of Feyld’s work. Gone are the figurative and mixed media creations we first associated him with five or so years ago. His draftsman-like qualities have been exchanged […]

Openings: INSA @ Projet Beaumont (Montreal)

Last week, London-based artist INSA returned to North America to open a new solo show in Canada. For this show, the Yves Laroche Gallery joins forces with LNDMRK in a brand new space in the Parc Extension neighborhood called Projet Beaumont. This exhibition of new works includes spray paintings, concrete works, wall installations and an outdoor mural. For those in Montreal, the exhibition runs through September 21. Photo credit: Andrea Bathalon and Toma Iczkovits. Discuss INSA here.

Streets: El Mac – “Spirit of Summer” (Canada)

As summer is drawing to an end, AM thought we would draw attention to this mural from Los Angeles-based El Mac, who recently visited one of his favorite cities, Montreal, Canada. Entitled Spirit of Summer, this piece is an interpretation of a young Rose Phillips, the namesake of the neighborhood this is in, Rosemont. More in progress photos from the master of can control after the jump…