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Review: Phlegm – Book of Pen and Ink Illustrations

British artist Phlegm recently announced the release of his long awaited book of illustrations. Based on the walls he painted all over the globe in the last couple of years, the book is a fantastic collection of his work as it usually begins – pen and ink drawings. From hand printed and embossed cover, for which he used his Documenting Everything There Ever Was And Will Be image (released as a limited edition print), to the last triple fold out page with his Civilization image (also released as […]

Streets: World Roundup (May 6 – May 12)

After revealing a new piece last month with strong placement from Invader in Paris, our Streets World Roundup feature returns with another piece playing with some nostalgic characters from childhood for most of us. The new Star Wars mosaic is part of his recent attack on London of which you can check out more photos of here. Other worthy walls come from Anders Gjennestad – Norway. Anthony Lister – Miami (source), Wild Drawing – Greece (source), La Pandilla – Arizona (source), Phlegm x Run – UK (source), LNY – Philadelphia […]

Streets: World Roundup (April 22 – April 28)

This weekend sees the return of our Streets: World Roundup feature detailing street murals from around the globe. First on the list is a new mural from Wes21 in Biel, Switzerland (source) with a pretty sweet placement. Other notable walls come from Remi Rough x Shok-1 – UK, Waone (Interesni Kazki) x Kislow – France, Faile – Ireland (source), Escif x Hyuro – Spain, Escif x M-City – Spain, RIME x Toper – New York, INSA – Australia (source), Conor Harrington x Maser – London (source), Interesni […]

Rewind: April 1 – April 7

Bringing back the first Rewind article in several weeks, we summarize the plethora of recent art related videos for you. At the top of the list is the newest video from Art21 as they follow and interview artist Barry McGee about his recent exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (covered). Insighful topics include his views on tagging and life on the streets with comparisons to his studio practice. Check out the footage below along with other notable videos… Above working with the children […]

Releases: Phlegm – “Documenting Everything There Ever Was And Will Be”

For those following news from the Sheffield-based Phlegm, you will know that he has been feverishly working on finishing up his new book. Now, fans of the prolific street muralist can help fund this endeavor by purchasing a new print from him – Documenting Everything There Ever Was And Will Be – the eventual cover of the publication. The edition is 100 and will cost £100 (UK packing and postage £10 and overseas £15) with release scheduled for Wednesday, April 3rd (between 10:30 am and 11:30 am […]

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.

Streets: World Roundup (Dec 24 – Dec 30)

Another week, another selection of great public art from around the world. This week’s Streets World Roundup, the last of 2012, is headlined by a new piece from Martin Ron (in collaboration with Frederico Ron) entitled Lujuan Pedro and His Dog (source). The mural was painted for the Meeting of Styles event in Buenos Aires, held in the Barracas district. Other notable work this week comes from Phlegm – UK, Gaia x Freddy Sam – South Africa, Escif – Spain, Shepard Fairey – Miami, Pixel Pancho x […]

Streets: World Roundup (Dec 10 – Dec 16)

Our global summary of street work returns this week with a look around the world but heavily tilted towards Florida due to Basel Week Miami. Kicking things off though is this new piece in Sri Lanka from the UK-based Phlegm. The rare splashes of color seen stem from his use of car paints in this wall. Other notable pieces come from RONE – Miami, Meggs – Miami, Phibs – Miami, Escif – France, Belin x Koka – Mexico (source), Dabs Myla truck – Miami, Prime […]

Overtime: Nov 19 – Nov 25

Overtime stories of the week: Phlegm working through possible covers for his new book. RIP: Arnaud Maggs, who died at the age of 86. Congratulations: Julian Schnabel and The Hole’s May Andersen get engaged. An insightful look at the market for Damien Hirst works and how he may have damaged it with his actions. Sotheby’s posted a pre-tax loss of $46.4m, representing a 58% fall in net profits for first nine months of year. Per ArtTactic, confidence in the Chinese contemporary art market declines as […]

Streets: World Roundup (Oct 29 – Nov 4)

This week’s Streets: World Roundup feature is headlined by a new mural (photo by Lois Stavsky) in New York City by Ron English, who worked overtime to finish it before Hurricane Sandy hit. The piece (on Mulberry Street between Canal and Hester in New York’s Little Italy) depicting his Temper Tot character is a English’s first mural in Manhattan in about 25 years as part of The New York Comedy Festival and Vandalog’s series of indoor and outdoor installations collectively titled The Art of Comedy. If you are interested, you can join their The […]