It’s been a long while since the last Instagram Roundup from the streets of East London here on AM, so we thought it was about time we gathered some photos of what’s been happening over the last five months. A favourite is definitely this great wall from Sweet Toof and Paul Insect, some wonderful painting by Conor Harrington, another visit from Sheffield artist Phlegm and new stabby women paste ups by Kid Acne and plenty more. There really is too much to talk about here, […]
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At week’s end, AM is again catching you up with the latest walls from around the world. Leading things off is this sick spider’s web collaboration between Flying Fortress, ZAY, and LAY-Z. Other murals you should check out come from Dabs & Myla (Australia), Bacon (Canada), DECYCLE (Germany), Eine, Sickboy, and Niels Shoe Meulman (California), City Bilder x Otecki (Germany), JR x Cyrcle. (France), M-City (Poland), Mea & Mart (Brazil), Ewok & Rubin (New York), Pøbel (Norway), Faith47 & DAL (Denmark), Deedee Cheriel (California), and […]
AM was pleased to see a visit this week from NY based artist Olek (featured), we don’t often get to see a crocheted cab on the streets of London! Great fun and very impressive. So, it was good news to hear that January next year Olek will be crocheting the entire gallery space of Tony’s Gallery and live there. Sounds like a show not to be missed. We have also seen work going up by Colombian artist Bastardilla over the last couple of weeks, painting […]
Initially known for his iconic red and yellow ‘Temples’ sprayed onto wheelie bins and walls across the world, Sickboy returns to London for his second major solo show titled Heaven & Earth. Taking inspiration from Renaissance paintings, religious iconography and surrealist artists like Hieronymus Bosch, Sickboy has spent the last two years building up a new body of work. On large scale paintings with intricate details, religious messages are replaced by Sickboy’s own symbolism and psychedelic world with a positive twist. A resident pastor appears […]
I have been kindly asked by the nice guys here at AM if I would like to submit a weekly street art article from my Instagram feed. Without hesitation I accepted… For those of you who haven’t heard about Instagram, it’s an app on the iPhone where you can upload and share pictures, so all photos are taken with the iPhone. I mainly focus on the streets of Shoreditch and areas of Hackney, London, taking photographs of new and old streetart. So, here goes, I […]
Our friends at VNA magazine have been dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s on their latest issue set to launch next week. Issue 14 features Sickboy on the cover – fresh in from his solo in Lisbon, and as always, the VNA boys have a special edition of 100 packs with a screenprinted cover available at the launch night to be held on Thursday 10th February at the East Gallery, Brick Lane London. The issue also has features on Mysterious Al, The Voina collective, […]
If temples and typography set your world on fire, then Sickboy’s upcoming exhibition should be right up your street. Burning Desire opens this Thursday 3rd February in Lisbon. Presented by Yellowpants Gallery, we hear that the Sickboy has been in town since last weekend, so expect some heavy installation work from him. Some more preview flicks after the jump.
This week will see somewhat of a homecoming for UK street artist Sickboy as he opens the second installment (first was in London) of his Logopop shows at Friend & Co. Gallery in Bristol this Friday, February 5th. Widely known in the streets of the UK for his signature yellow and red temples, Sickboy promises a site specific installation using mixed media and digital technology alongside his interconnecting Logopop pieces plus other original artwork.
UK artist Sickboy opened up his “Logopop” show yesterday in London at The Rag Factory. Along with new paintings and limited edition releases, the Bristol native also had immersive site-specific installations. Although known for his temple icon imagery, Sickboy also explored other aspects of his work with this show that are decidely his own. More images after the jump.