Posts Tagged ‘Graffiti’

FIRST LOOK | DENNIS MORRIS’ “THE BOLLOCKS” AT KNOWN GALLERY, LA

August 14, 2014  |  art, Music  |  No Comments

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If you've got a favorite photo of the Sex Pistols, there's a good chance it's by their former official photographer, Dennis Morris. There's also a very good chance you can see it in person at Morris' current show, The Bollocks, at Known Gallery in LA. Traveling with the punk boy band Read More

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RIP | BANKSY MEMORIALIZES KING ROBBO

August 14, 2014  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Despite their longstanding (and highly entertaining) graffiti feud, Banksy has paid public tribute to his fallen artistic adversary King Robbo, who died this summer by altering one of his own existing protected murals in London to read "His Royal Highness King Robbo." Read More

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STREET LIFE | STEVE “ESPO” POWERS VS THE TWELVE O’CLOCK BOYS IN PHILLY

August 12, 2014  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Perhaps the best street art snap of the summer comes in the form of this shot of The 12 O'Clock Boys pulling some righteous wheelies in front of Steve "ESPO" Powers' Love Letters series sticky note wall pieces in Philadelphia. Ride on, boys... [photo by Pat McGinn] Read More

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STREET LIFE | INSA’S ANIMATED “GIF-ITI”

August 8, 2014  |  Streets, Tech  |  No Comments

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UK-based street artist & designer INSA has been taking his mural game to new levels over the past year with a series of  "GIF-iti" pieces in spots around the world from Hollywood to Gambia. Like traditional stop motion animation, the murals are painted in successive evolving layers, each of which is photographed in succession and then combined to create a final Read More

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FAILE’S FUEL, FANTASY, FREEDOM AT GALLERY ERNST HILGER, AUSTRIA

August 5, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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The Brooklyn-based collaborative street & fine art duo of Patrick McNeil andPatrick Miller (aka: "The Patricks", aka: Faile) brought their distinctive style to Austria when their newest show, Fuel, Fantasy, Freedom opened at Gallery Ernst Hilger in Vienna late last month. For this exhibition, the work  delves into the uncanny realm of Read More

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STREET LIFE | JUDITH SUPINE’S SEWER SCULPTURE IN NYC

August 1, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Never content to limit his artistic output to traditional city walls, NYC-based artist Judith Supine has taken to the sewer system of Queens, where his latest Bowie-esque illuminated sculpture now dangles from an iPhone charger in one of the city's labyrinthine drainage tunnels, creating what just might be the strangest piece of street art of the year.  Read More

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STREET LIFE | NEW WORK BY CYRCLE IN POLAND FOR THE STREET ART DOPING PROJECT

July 17, 2014  |  Street Art  |  Comments Off

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Freshly created for the current Street Art Doping public art project in Warsaw, Poland is this striking new mural by LA-based three man collective Cyrcle whose artistic trademark is combining classical imagery into modern compositions within the genre of street art. Read More

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PUBLIC ART | JR’S WOMEN ARE HEROES CONTAINER SHIP PROJECT SETS SAIL

July 15, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Earlier this month French street artist and human rights champion JR launched one of his most unique projects yet when a giant shipping container ship set sail from le Havre, France to Malaysia. Adorned with the giant eyes of a Kenyan woman living in the Kibera Slums along with an image of a ballet dancer from his recent Read More

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OPENINGS | OK I’ll RENAME IT: KAWS, TODD JAMES, TOMOOO GOKITA, & ERIK PARKER AT BILL BRADY, KANSAS CITY

July 14, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Opening last week in the unlikely location of Kansas City, Missouri was the ambigiously-titled OK, I'll Rename It, featuring new work by KAWS, Todd James, Tomoo Gokita, and Erik Parker at the venerable Bill Brady Gallery. Showing together for the first time—and in the Midwest, no less—the quartet of super friends represent the vanguard of a new movement of cartoon-based painting, each with a distinctive, yet complementary style that will doubtless be the subject of future Read More

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FILM | JOSE PARLA & JR: “WRINKLES OF THE CITY”

June 25, 2014  |  Film, Streets  |  Comments Off

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In 2012, Supertouch buddies JR & Jose Parla traveled to Parla's home country of Cuba as part of the Havana Biennale to create a citywide installation of their Wrinkles of the City series that brings the residents of an area to life via large-scale urban  portraits. The pair have finally released their co-directed film of the artistic journey, which can be seen in its entirety Here.

 

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