STREET LIFE: CONOR HARRINGTON’S NEW MURAL IN LONDON FOR THE DULWICH STREET ART FESTIVAL

May 3, 2013  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Proving once again why he's one of the heaviest talents in the street art game, our Irish brother Conor Harrington has just finished another epic new large-scale mural on Spurling Road in London for the upcoming Dulwich Street Art Festival, running May 10th—19th. Titled "Dulwich Fight Club," the image is based on a 17th century old master painting from the collection of the Dulwich Picture Gallery which has supplied all the source imagery for the murals in the project which is titled "Baroque The Streets." Read More

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STREET LIFE: ON THE WALL WITH AWER’S WILD DOGS IN ITALY

May 1, 2013  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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We're loving this gorgeous new wall piece by Italian street artist AWER in Genova that showcases the artist's trademark undulating line style and bold use of color in a composition we wish we could frame and hang on a wall. Well done...

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ON EXHIBIT: ROA’S AVIAN ART JET AT THE ARIZONA BONEYARD PROJECT

April 29, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Looking beautiful in the Arizona sunset this week is ROA's incredible painted jet for curator Eric Firestone's ambitious "Boneyard Project." Featuring a giant bird skeleton in the trademark style of the Belgian street artist on a decomissioned jet from the Korean War, the skeletal aircraft stands as a testament to an ambitious project slowly turning Phoenix into a world class art attraction. Read More

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STREET LIFE: JOSE PARLA x JR ON THE WALL IN NYC WITH THEIR “WRINKLES OF THE CITY” PROJECT

April 28, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Soul brothers (in both art & fashion) and Supertouch buddies Jose Parla & JR (who just kicked off his massive "Inside Out New York City" street art project in Times Square) celebrated their upcoming joint exhibition at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in NYC last week by creating a giant collab mural in Chelsea. Located on 24th St at 10th Ave, the 20+ foot mural celebrates their recent "Wrinkles of the City" project in Cuba, a theme which will be reflected in their gallery show togheter opening May 7th. Read More

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STREET LIFE: CONOR HARRINGTON x MASER ON THE WALL IN LONDON

April 26, 2013  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy and distinguished painter Conor Harrington just wrapped up a brand new street piece on the wall in London with fellow street artist Maser that beautifully combines their realistic and abstract styles. Read More

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JR’S “INSIDE OUT” STREET ART PROJECT HITS TIMES SQUARE

April 25, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy JR is currently posted up in the heart of Times Square with his mobile photo truck creating his largest street art project ever, "Inside Out New York City." An extension of his "Inside Out" project which launched after he won the TED Prize in 2011, the Times Square project sees the artist capturing photos of passers-by, printing large scale black and white images of them instantly on the spot and then pasting them on the ground in Duffy Square to create a giant mosaic of local faces. Read More

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STREET LIFE: DAN WITZ ON THE WALL IN BERLIN WITH HIS “FREE PUSSY RIOT” SERIES

April 25, 2013  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Brooklyn-based Dan Witz, renowned for his installations of ultra-realistic figurative street art is currently in Berlin, Germany, where he's been hitting the walls with his "Free Pussy Riot" series. Honoring the jailed Russian activist female punk rock band of the same name whose members have been sentenced to Siberian labor camps for their controversial displays of anti-Puin sentiment in Moscow, Witz' paste-ups are installed on the inside of small door windows in an effort to depict the band members as they appear behind jail doors. Read More

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STREET LIFE: MISS VAN x CIRO SCHU ON THE WALL IN SAO PAULO

April 23, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Currently traveling in Brasil, Supertouch buddy Miss Van recently wrapped up a beautiful new mural with fellow street artist Ciro Schu featuring her brightly-colored iconic figures embracing beneath a tribal, abstract tonal arch by Schu. Read More

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TRUSTO CORP IN THE STREETS, IN THE SUPERMARKET, AND AT LEBASSE PROJECTS: “THE FUTURE IS BLIGHT”

April 22, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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The international crew of culture jammers, street artists, graffitists, and general ne'er-do-wells known as Trusto Crop made the city of Los Angeles their home base of operations in 2013. To celebrate, the band of outsiders initiated a full court press of subversive diatribe in the streets and supermarkets of LA with an allegorical street art and guerilla cereal box campaign leading up to their crowning achievement, the opening of Trusto's first West Coast gallery show, "The Future is Blight" at Lebasse Projects in Culver City on April 13th. Read More

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ARTIST JR’S “WRINKLES OF THE CITY” AT GALERIE HENRIK SPRINGMANN, BERLIN

April 17, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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French social activist street artist JR continues his ongoing "Wrinkles of the City" project with his latest gallery show of the same name, this time in Berlin at Galerie Henrik Springmann. Opening to a packed house on Wednesday, April 17th, the exhibition showcased a selection of his photographic images wheatpasted onto large wooden palettes mimicking the physical nature of his street-level installations alongside a series of beautiful photographic prints depicting his street pieces as they appeared installed around the world, from China to Cuba. Read More

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