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Installation / Preview: “Re-Creation II” @ Ogilvy & Mather w/ Carmichael Gallery

This Friday, March 5th the Carmichael Gallery is visiting the big apple for a collaboration project with Ogilvy & Mather and Jun Lee for a special Armory Week presentation of art’s emerging contemporary street artists. In a show called Re-Creation II, they’ll host a collection of international artists such as: Will Barras, Simon Birch, Boxi, Ethos, Mark Jenkins, Labrona (interviewed), Aakash Nihalani, Nina Pandolfo and WK Interact. AM stopped by the gallery as the artists were neck deep in creating murals and installs for the […]

Openings: Ericailcane / Will Barras / DEM – “Original Cultures” @ StolenSpace

StolenSpace’s official start to 2010 has arrived in the shape of “Original Culture” featuring an Anglo-Italian line up of Ericailcane, DEM and Will Barras. Will Barras was at the opening this Thursday night, and his element of the show consisted of a series of stunning and poignant works painted in situ. Will told us that the paintings were inspired by news he heard on the radio of the author Terry Pratchett, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, who had proclaimed that he would end his own life […]

Openings: “Winter Warmers” @ StolenSpace

Wintertime groups shows are common this time of year, so it’s not surprising we have another one to share with you. “Winter Warmers” opened last week at in London at the StolenSpace Gallery, and as you can see from the image above, D*Face (interviewed) was in a festive mood. The show also marked the release of VNA Issue 10 with a special screenprinted cover by D. Take a look at more images from some established artists as well as some promising young talent after the […]

Video: Will Barras, Ericailcane, DEM – Stay Away from Light

In a continuing effort to increase European-Japanese artistic relations, the non-profit modern performing art organization, Original Cultures, has just released their latest project starring visual artists Will Barras (UK), Ericailcane (IT) and DEM (IT), as well as musical artists Om Unit (UK), Tatsuki (JP) and Tayone (IT). Over the course of four days last June in Bologna, these six artists collaborated, albeit separately, on the visual and musical aspects of this video. After the four days, the video was unveiled with live musical accompaniment. Expect […]

Openings: Will Barras – “Darling We’re Leaving” @ FIFTY24SF

Will Barras’ nearly sold out show, “Darling We’re Leaving” at FIFTY24SF will be closing later this week. AM had the opportunity to visit the artist during the install (though it was more of a week-long live painting session) as Will effortlessly crafted his narrative, weaving it between the walls and the wooden canvases, smoothly expressing a fluid stream of consciousness and spontaneous storytelling full of lust, compassion, fear and longing. Barras, being the overall nice guy that he is, set this show at very attractive […]

Openings: Green Day – “The Art of Rock” @ StolenSpace

AM just got back from the opening of Green Day’s “The Art of Rock” show at London’s StolenSpace gallery (previewed), the night before the band starts a run of sold out dates on the UK leg of the 21st Century Breakdown Tour. Logan Hicks (interviewed) curated the group show, which consisted of 18 pieces of art inspired by the lyrics of the new album. The participating artists were M-City (Mariusz Waras), Meggs, Peat Wollaeger, Pisa73, Ron English (featured), Sadhu, Sixten, The London Police, Will Barras, Adam (5100) […]

FAME Festival – A Tour Through the Monastery

After months of following the goings on at Italy’s FAME Fest (see our coverage here), AM decided to take a trip to Grottaglie to find out if all those pieces were really as incredible as they appeared. Let’s just say that we were far from disappointed. From the murals painted within the ancient monastery and on the walls around town to the fantastic private preview dinner and packed opening night reception showcasing work from all the artists, FAME is every street art fan’s dream come true. […]

Preview: “The Art of Rock” Green Day Show @ StolenSpace

Our good friends at StolenSpace just sent us a little look into their coming show with renowned punk band Green Day. The show curated by Logan Hicks (featured) features a strong lineup of urban artists such as Ron English (featured), London Police, C215, Will Barras, Eelus, Chris Stain (interviewed), Sixten, Adam 5100 each doing a piece inspired by Green Day’s music. The show opens the day before Green Day starts it’s sold out tour of the UK on Oct 23rd and will run only until Nov […]

Preview & Setup: ModArt Magazine Curated Show @ Thinkspace Gallery

At 7pm tonight, Thinkspace Gallery plays host for the opening of “ModArt – A Celebration of 20 Issues and All That Lay Ahead,” a group show curated by the team at European based ModArt Magazine. AM stopped by the gallery for a sneak peek while things were being set up and enjoyed the visual buffet of urban, low-brow and contemporary art that was on hand – a show definitely worth checking out. The roster of artists in the show includes UK urban artist Mr. Jago and […]

Teaser: FAME Festival 2009

Studio Cromie just announced their lineup for “FAME Festival 2009,” an outdoor art event held from June through September in which street and contemporary artists from across the globe descend on Italy to create some spectacular murals across the city of Grottaglie. The festival will draw to a close on September 19th with a group show featuring new work from the participating artists, print and book releases, as well as a tour around town to see all the artwork. This year’s lineup includes: Blu, Conor […]